A Strategic Designer who adapts easily to new challenges. Connects design to business strategies. Takes the initiative to utilize social trends and research in order to plan for the future needs, and help plan a design direction to reach the described future needs.
- Proficient in: Vellum Graphite . Archi-cad . Solidworks . AutoCAD . M.S. Office . Outlook . Entourage . Photoshop . Illustrator . Indesign . Acrobat Professional . Retail.com .
- Skilled in: Illustration . Photography . Painting . Welding . Carpentry . Masonry . Light Electronics .
- Owns and maintains a portable engineering workstation, AUTOCAD Professional ’09 License.
Recent-11/08 Crate&Barrel, Chiasso … Freelance. Designer . San Francisco & Chicago, IL
- Designed large furniture collections for brands like Crate&Barrel, Chiasso, Walmart and Home Depot
- Extensive Hand Sketched initial concept illustrations • Created presentations in Photoshop, Illustrator & Indesign
- Drafted final production Technical CAD drawings
11/05 – 10/08 William Sonoma, Pottery Barn Teen . Furniture & lighting Designer . San Francisco . CA
- Developed furniture and lighting designs through all stages from concept development to manufacturing
- Identify Product Opportunity Gaps • Sketched concepts for seasonal projects • Drafted technical drawings
- Created presentations in Photoshop, Illustrator & Indesign • Prioritized, organized and worked on multiple projects
- Monitor sample development to meet key calendar dates, finishing, metal treatments, detailing, and QA timelines
- Executed and communicated with agents and vendors domestic and in Asia
04/05 – 11/05 Lougue Studio Design . Architectural Intern . Draftsman . San Francisco . CA
- Developed office furniture design concepts for Herman Miller • Developed graphic proposal for Herman Miller
- Developed fixture designs for custom residential projects • Selected materials and colors for custom residential projects
- Drafted plans, elevations and sections for residential projects
11/05 – 01/02 Perretti Design . Night Club Designer . San Francisco . CA
- Owner of a Design Build Firm specialized in Residential, Retail and Commercial projects.
- Designed & Fabricated Custom Furniture and Interiors; • Supervised construction, Managed budget
- Design Consulting Clients Include: Loft 11 . Wish . Amber . 1015 . Sugar . Tonic . Fuse . Red Room . Dot . John Collins . Wish
02/00 – 01/02 Theatrical Stage Union 16, Movie Set Designer, San Francisco . CA
- Develop Construction drawings.• Constructing on site sets according to plans
- Metal shop machinist, included welding, cutting and milling metal for sets • Shop carpenter, building scenic flats and sets