Melissa Rocheleau

Freelance Architectural Illustrator & Drawer

Location:Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States
2 Skills
Endicott College, Beverly, MA
Bachelor of Science in Interior Design CIDA Accreditation May 2011
Activities: Admissions Tour Guide, Campus Activity Board, Volunteer; GPA: 3.25

Related Experience_____________________________________________________________
Design Collaborative October 2011 - Present
Design Assistant, Pawtucket, RI
o Recreate existing conditions using AutoCAD Architecture.
o Prepare construction documents; new construction and demolition plans, elevations, details, and
furniture, finish, and equipment plans.
o Organize furnishing, finish, and lighting schedules.
o Keep up with a fast-paced work environment.
o Keep the material and resource library organized resulting in greater accessibility and efficiency.
o Improved the company website by editing webpages using Adobe Photoshop and the website
builder Squarespace to insert JPEG images.

Hospitality Solutions, Inc. August – December 2010
Intern, Beverly, MA
o Revised restaurant floor plans using the knowledge of both hand drafting and AutoCAD Architecture.
o Developed exterior elevation renderings of restaurant entry areas using Adobe Photoshop.
o Corresponded with vendors to help maintain and organize price estimates, quotes, purchase orders,
and shipping information.
o Created graphic presentation boards.
o Coordinated meetings between the lead designer and clients by maintaining a multi-line telephone
and organizing e-mails.

Carole Cillino Interiors January – August 2009
Intern, Westerly, RI
o Prepared drafted floor plans and elevations for presentation boards to be presented to clients.
o Utilized sketching and rendering to skillfully complete projects for client visits.
o Researched materials and finishes to meet budget requirements and client’s needs.
o Promoted the firm’s design capabilities throughout Rhode Island and parts of Connecticut by using
social media platforms such as, Constant Contact and LinkedIn; which created new client
relationships and enhanced older ones.

Additional Experience___________________________________________________________
The Fashion Bug November 2011 – Present
Sales Associate, Warwick, RI
o Assist customers with fashion purchases while also meeting sales goals every week.

Endicott College Center for Teaching and Learning September 2009 – May 2011
Tutor, Beverly, MA
o Supported students in various interior design topics including hand drafting, rendering, Revit
Architecture, Google SketchUp, AutoCAD Architecture, and Adobe Photoshop.

Related Skills__________________________________________________________________
Hand Rendering, Sketching, Hand Drafting, Revit Architecture, AutoCAD Architecture, Google SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Squiggle, Microsoft Excel, Design Manager, and Dropbox.