Kansas State University 8/98-5/03
Bachelors of Interior Architecture/Product Design
Bachelors of Fine Art/ Painting
Marshall University 8/96-5/98
Majoring in graphic design-transferred to K-State
Cabell Midland High School class of 96
Microsoft Office Suite (including excel and word), 20/20, AutoCAD 2000-2009, Sketch-up, Revit, Adobe Photoshop 7, Adobe Illustrator, Quark Express, Architectural Desktop, Adobe Premier, PowerPoint, UDA Office, and all search browsers
Creative Kitchens 3/11-11/11
Kitchen and Bath Designer/ Drafter
I drafted all designs in either 20/20 or Autocad, made 3-d color renderings of the areas in 20/20, checked job folders for accuracy, and designed cabinetry and layouts based upon the clients needs.
Kitchen and Bath Designer
I was responsible for all kitchen and bath cabinetry designs within Direct Buy. Job tasks include meeting with members and designing kitchens based upon their wants and needs, ordering the kitchen, checking all orders for accuracy, and providing construction administration to clients to ensure proper installation.
Department Head 7/09-8/10
As department head I am responsible for merchandising freight on the sales floor, ordering freight based upon sales floor needs, assisting customers with purchases, managing 3 associates and providing them with daily tasks and expectations. Among my responsibilities I also assist with unloading daily truck shipments and organizing freight in the warehouse. During promotions I am responsible for setting displays and promotional merchandise.
Blackwater Design 3/08- 4/09
While at Blackwater Design I have attended architectural review board meetings, created plans for permit, created illustrations, researched materials and finishes. Specified and purchased equipment and finishes, coordinated with clients and product representatives.
Form Architects 8/07-3/08
At form I was a project designer for 3-5 projects at a time. I answered phones as needed performed site surveys, client meetings, created drawings, specified materials, coordinated each project to completion. I researched materials and installation techniques as well as care and maintenance. Created space plans, construction documents, and all drawings needed to obtain a permit.
Icon Construction 1/07-8/07
Front Royal, VA
Throughout the course of my employment at Icon I acted as both the architectural designer, graphic designer, and the receptionist. I greeted individuals, answered the phones, performed basic office duties such as copies and filing paperwork, provided all architectural drawing sand illustrations, worked on-site with construction crews as needed. Created logos, spreadsheets, timesheets, coversheets and all start-up material needed for the company and acted as designer for 2-3 projects at a time.
Monitor Architecture 7/06-1/07
I performed basic duties of an architect and a graphic designer. I coordinated with vendors and clients, created drawings for permit, created illustrations for client meetings, and performed light construction.
Eighth Day Design 3/05-7/06
While a junior level designer I tracked my billable hours for each project. I performed site surveys, client meetings, coordinated with sales representatives and clients regarding projects and materials. Created drawings for permit as well as performing construction administration tasks. During this time I also preformed onsite work at the IMF as a facilities manager.
Home Depot 3/04-3/05
Lawrence, KS-Barboursville, WV
As a flooring specialist it was my responsibility to assist customers while shopping, keep up to date with product knowledge and installation techniques. Answer phone inquiries, place orders, arrange displays, complete a weekly inventory, stock shelves, maintain sales quotas, and perform light computer work.
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art 2/99-8/03
During my employment with the museum I preformed as both a gallery attendant and a gallery technician. While a gallery attendant I served as a link between the patrons of the museum and the artwork by answering any questions regarding the artist and their works. It was also my responsibility to ensure the safety of the artwork and see that gallery rules were followed. As a gallery technician I handled artwork directly, preformed light construction duties to ready the galleries for each new exhibition, matted and framed artwork pieces, created displays for the artwork, adjusted the lighting etc…