Margaux Word

Freelance Interior Designer & CAD Freelancer

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Location:Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/margauxword
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Thrive Homes Atlanta, Georgia
Residential Design/Build Company July 2012-April 2013
Project Designer
- Created all interior drawings needed for construction on AutoCAD
- Made specification books for superintendents detailing interior construction and specifications
- Worked with home owner to select all materials and fixtures needed for home
- Estimated fixture quantities required, placed all orders, managed delivery and installation
- Generated spreadsheets detailing pricing, communicated information to clients for approval
- Managed client relationships, acted as main contact on all design and construction issues
- Went on final walk-throughs with clients and superintendents, created final punch lists

Renewal Design/Build Decatur, Georgia
Residential Design/Build Company February 2009-September 2011
Project Designer
- Designed residential spaces (remodels) from design phase to completed construction
- Rendered design projects on three dimensional Chief Architect computer program
- Met with subcontractors to provide construction information for pricing
- Created detailed pricing packages for clients
- Produced specification books detailing drawings and materials for construction
- Acted as a design liaison between project managers and clients until project completion
- Frequently went on sales calls to obtain new business
- Hosted and presented design seminars to general public

By Design Ltd. Hamilton, Bermuda
Residential/Commercial Design Company August 2006-October 2009
Senior Designer
- Designed residential spaces (new construction and remodels) from beginning conceptual phase to installation
- Directed client meetings throughout all phases of the design process
- Created detailed millwork drawings and all construction documents on AutoCAD
- Produced specification books detailing drawings and materials for construction
- Acted as a design liaison between subcontractors and clients
- Selected interior furnishings and custom designed furniture/window treatments for production
- Chose fabrics and materials for furniture and window treatments
- Compiled accurate budgets, created estimates, purchase orders and invoices for clients

Est Est, Inc. Scottsdale, Arizona
Residential/Commercial Design Company February 2003-July 2006
Designer
Designed spaces from conceptual phase to furniture and fixture installation
- Directed client meetings throughout all phases of the design process
- Created all construction documents and elevations on AutoCAD
- Produced specification books detailing drawings and materials for construction
- Met with vendors and subcontractors to review work and provide direction
- Selected interior furnishings and custom designed furniture for pricing and production
- Created story boards to present clients with fabrics, finishes, and renderings
- Produced estimates, purchase orders and invoices for clients
- Frequently brought in clients on previous work and client referrals

EDUCATION
NCIDQ Certified: Number 021498 July 2006
- Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona
- Bachelor of Science, Interior Design, FIDER accredited May 2002
- Michigan State University Paris, France
- Abroad program in art and design Summer 1999

INVOLVEMENT
- Winner of the 2004 IIDA Pride Awards Model Home of the Year award
- Appeared on HGTV as a mentor in the show Designer Finals
Skills (2) Rating
Interior Design
CAD