Alisa Dragt-Hoffman

Freelance Interior Designer & Architectural Illustrator

Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
2 Skills
An organized, motivated, creative Interior Designer with resourceful space planning solutions, excellent written and verbal communication, and experience in high-end residential design.

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, Spring 2005
FIDER Accredited

N. Shank and Associates, ltd, Minneapolis, MN 2004-2008
Design Assistant

- Maintained and organized office files, bids, contracts, invoices, and project schedules
- Worked closely with clients, contractors, and vendors ensuring open communication
- Consulted with clients to develop effective space plans, and select finishes, materials, furniture, and accessories
- Wrote proposals and purchase orders, tracked orders to ensure on time deliveries, and monitored invoice payments
- Traveled to job sites to oversee physical installation and completion of projects
- Demonstrated presentation skills in drafting, rendering, and material selection boards

University of Minnesota. Twin Cities Campus 1999-2000
Community Advisor

- Created a positive learning community in the residence hall
- Designed and implemented programs and activities that contributed to students’ academic and social success
- Promoted student involvement and leadership development
- Developed and enforced community standards
- Confronted and documented inappropriate behavior and mediated conflicts
- Assisted at the hall information desk

Herberger’s, Willmar, MN 1996-1998, 2000-2001
Sales Associate

- Designed in-store displays using color and texture as primary focus
- Organized floor displays to maximize space and call attention to latest merchandise
- Utilized strong interpersonal and communication skills to serve customers
- Registered daily cash reconciliation


- Girl Scout Leader 2009-current
- College of Human Ecology Student Board 2003-2004 - Representative for the Department of Interior Design
- Pioneer Hall Student Government Board 1998-99 - Chair member