8 months ago


see, that wasn’t so

see, that wasn’t so bad....

how i got to where i am today... Education Masters of Architecture 2010 to 2012 University of Illinois at Chicago B.S. - Architectural Studies 2004 to 2009 University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign Experience Freeman XP 2016 to Present Environmental Designer - design of kiosks, booths and retail experiences within trade show and corporate event environments - architecural design and art direction for RFP submittals for clients including Atlassian, Huawei, Google and NBC among others - oversee all phases of architectural and graphic design implementation from schematic design through design development and construction, coordinate budget and design with Freeman fabrication and outside vendors. Starbucks Coffee Company 2014 to 2016 Associate Store Designer - interior/architectural design (2D spatial and 3D buildout) of various store types including: new, renovations and kiosks for core, core +, high profile and reserve stores - manage and oversee all phases of design from schematic to construction design, coordinate with outside consultants to insure accuracy on DD/CD sets and outside production partners on fabrication of casework and other architectural features - work closely with internal construction reps and managers to insure design meets allocated budget Levy Restaurants 2012 to 2014 Environmental Designer - architectural & graphic design lead for various proprietary and local food & beverage concepts - created 3D architectural renderings of spaces including: bars, retail, concession stands, food/beverage kiosks, arena suite environments and outdoor activations - created 2D plan, elevation and section drawings for restaurant, bar and retail spaces Eastlake Studio January 2011 to March 2011 Architectural Intern - 2D drafting for tribune tower renovation project - documentation of current reflected ceiling plan, ceiling fixtures and life safety detectors on all floors Pod Design + Media May 2009 to August 2009 Architectural Designer/Intern - provided architectural services and led project teams for the following: Marks House (schematic design schemes for a home renovation in Chicago) - pop-up store for Zero + Maria Cornejo, completed schematic interior design for stores located in Paris, New York and Los Angeles - schematic design for united nude shoes retail store in NYC Destefano + Partners May 2008 to August 2008 Architectural Designer/Intern Skills 2D Drafting + 3D Modeling AutoCAD 2018 / SketchUp 2018 / Revit 2018 / Podium Render / Rhino 6 Graphic Design + Presentation Adobe CC Suite 2018 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom)