Donna May

Freelance Interior Designer & Presentation Designer

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Location:Centreville, Virginia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/donnamay
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Donna L. May
6009 Honnicut Drive, Centreville, VA 20121. (919) 413-2373 maydonna@email.meredith.edu
OBJECTIVE
Energetic and eager professional seeking a position that requires application of personal creativity and ideas in an environment where determination and integrity are valued.
SKILLS / COMPUTER EXPERTISE
Achieved proficiency in the following skills:
• Executed creative and functional solutions for commercial, institutional, and
residential interior design problems.
• Preparation of design contracts and specifications; portfolio critiques; project
management
• Developed solutions for Large-scale design problems, multi-use spaces, building systems and codes
• Survey of residential and nonresidential systems
• Developed & Created recommendations for Green Design
• Building materials,
• Construction methods,
• Building codes
• Wood furniture design
• Created & Accomplished Presentation Methods
• Mac & PC Operating Systems
• Microsoft Office
• Excel
• Auto-Cad
• Google Sketch up
• Power Point
• Business procedures and ethical practices of interior design
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
FA DESIGN BUILD 2011-Present
FA Design Build is a locally owned and operated, full service remodeling and contracting firm serving VA, MD and Washington, DC, affiliated with NARI, NAHB, and NKBA.
Founded in 2004 as a subsidiary of local Flooring America, FA Design Build is professional, experienced and dedicated to serving you. We partner with you to create custom designs, renovations and additions that fit your style and your space.
Design and Sales Consultant
Providing interior and spatial design, technical and project management expertise, personally guiding our customers experience through their remodeling projects.

PROFESSIONAL HOME STAGING AND DESIGN 2009-August 2011
Professional Home staging has provided over $75 million in property sales. They are a member of the IRIS Interior Redesign Industry Specialists, IDS, Interior Design Society, SDP, the Society of Decorating Professional, North Carolina Home Builders Association and the Realtors Association. They provide Interior Redesign, Real Estate Staging, Color Consultations, Model Home Staging and Builder Spec Home Staging.
Design and Home Staging Consultant
Provided design consulting in the areas of interior redesign, real estate staging, color consultation, model home staging and builder specification home staging. Awarded 2nd place in the booth design for the 2009 Southern Ideal Home Show. Provided studio design for “Spotlight on the Wall” for VitaLink with a TV station in Raleigh.

CAROLINA WHOLESALE 2004-2005
Furniture Sales Associate and Accounts Receivable/Payable
Established exceptional customer relations by working one on one with clients. Assisted customers in selecting home furnishings. Produced accounting records for small furniture showroom. Managed cash accounts, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
INTERNSHIP
PROFESSIONAL HOME STAGING AND DESIGN 8/2009-12/2009
Professional Home staging has provided over $75 million in property sales. They are a member of the IRIS Interior Redesign Industry Specialists, IDS, Interior Design Society, SDP, the Society of Decorating Professional, North Carolina Home Builders Association and the Realtors Association. They provide Interior Redesign, Real Estate Staging, Color Consultations, Model Home Staging and Builder Spec Home Staging.
Developed interior design, color consultation, real estate and home staging experience and applied this knowledge in practical applications in the greater Raleigh area.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
• Alpha Sigma Lambda: National Honor Society for Adult Students, Meredith College 2008 -
• 2011
• Kappa Omicron Nu: National Honor Society for Human Sciences, Meredith College 2009-
• 2011
• Kappa Omicron Nu Member at Large 2009-2010
• ASID Student Member 2011
• IDS Student Member 2011
• Student Advisor, 23+ Advising Committee, Meredith College, 2007-2009
• Student Advisor, Health Committee, Meredith College, 2009
• Guest Speaker, Alpha Sigma Lambda Induction Ceremony, Spring 2009
• Carolina Psychology Conference, Meredith College/ NC State University 2006
• International Education Award, 2007
• Dean’s List Certificate – Outstanding Student Achievement 2008
• Nannie Willis Hunter Scholarship, 2009
• 2ND place Southern Ideal Home Show, 2009
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
• The Umbra Institute, Perugia, Italy (June 2007 – August 2007)
• Universit`a per Stranieri di Perugia, Perugia, Italy (June 2007 – August 2007)
• Certified Home Stager, 2009
• B.S., Interior Design, Meredith College, NC, 2011

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST