Lisa Stevens

Freelance Architectural Illustrator & Interior Designer

Location:Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Phone: 6154849247
2 Skills
Lisa Stevens, LEED AP ID+C
Innovator - Explorer - Relentless Optimist

Thomas L. Anderson Architect, Inc. (August 2008 – Present)
Interior Designer, LEED-AP ID+C
Responsible for developing an interior design department with an emphasis on sustainable interiors. Responsibilities include but not limited to: project management, design development, project estimation, architectural rendering, AutoCAD drafting, design presentation, knowledge of building codes, resource library development, as well as marketing. Notable projects include Locante Dental (Brentwood, TN), Bethel Primitive Baptist Church (Goodlettsville, TN), Riverwood Church of Christ (Nashville, TN), and Cane Ridge Freewill Baptist Church (Nashville, TN).

Interior Design Services (IDS) (February 2007 – May 2008)
Design Intern
Responsible for resource library coordination, ordering product resources and samples, assisting with field verifications, creating CAD-CAP bid documents, SketchUp and hand-rendered architectural presentations, and assisted in the training of new interns. Valuable experience in corporate commercial design, hospitality, healthcare and office furniture systems.

Watkins College of Art & Design (August 2005 – May 2009)
Student Chapter President of ASID and IIDA (2005-2008), President of Watkins Student Government Association (2008), Resident Assistant, Events Coordinator, Orientation Leader, Interior Design Work-Study. Responsible for updating and managing resource library, creating and managing FIDER accreditation surveys, helping to boost student enrollment, and increasing level of professionalism and over-all function of student government.

Synergy Business Environments (May 2006 – August 2006)
Design Intern/AutoCAD-CAP Assistant
Responsible for creating AutoCAD-CAP bid documents, specification documents, and space planning/visualization documents for clients. Trained extensively in commercial office systems design and product specifications.

M. Taylor & Company (October 2005 – December 2005)
Design Intern
Responsible for organization and final presentation to Junior League of Nashville, resulting in desired exposure in the Junior League Show House. Responsibilities in addition to Junior League included sales and resource management.

Watkins College of Art & Design (August 2005 – June 2009)
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design

Groups & Associations____________________________________________________
USGBC of Middle Tennessee, Advocacy Committee Member
IIDA, Middle Tennessee Chapter

• Sustainable Commercial and Residential Design (LEED project implementation)
• Sustainable Building Advocacy and Education
• Project Management
• Architectural Rendering
• Bids and Marketing
• Building Codes, Life Safety, ADA regulations and Liability issues
• Sacred Space, hospitality, and contract systems furniture
• Thorough knowledge of architectural products and materials

Skills, Abilities & Awards_________________________________________________
• AutoCAD 2011 drafting and design
• AutoCAD – CAP
• Adobe Photoshop
• Sketch-Up
• Microsoft Office
• QuickBooks
• Interior Design Exhibition Winner (2007): 1st Place in Commercial Category
• ASID Student Charette Competition Winner (2005)
• Leadership
• Creative Problem Solving
• Fast Learner
• Flexibility
• Teaming & Collaboration
• Strong Work Ethic
• High Level of Professionalism
• Efficient Time Management
• Designing Within Budget
• Creative Collaboration and Teamwork
• Committed
• Optimistic
• Excellent People Skills