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Akron, Ohio, United States
August 27, 2018

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Julie A. Dilber

****• Clover Hill Rd, Bath, OH **333

330-***-**** •

Career Objective

With twenty eight years of experience in the interior design industry, I am seeking a position that would involve managing multiple design projects, project management of minor construction and/or renovation projects and mentoring new designers new to the industry. I have thorough knowledge of corporate commercial design and space standards. My versatility and interpersonal skills would make me an excellent candidate for any design position.


Associate in Specialized Technology, Interior Design, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA, 1990.

AutoCad Course, Adult Full Service Center – Trumbull County JVS, Warren, OH, 1994.

Employment History

Progressive, Mayfield Heights, Ohio – Interior Designer 3 – 2000-2017

Interior designer and space planner.

Met with internal and external customers to establish project requirements and scope.

Created space plan and construction drawings for multi stage projects utilizing standard architectural drafting practices.

Ensured all space plans and construction drawings comply with life/safety codes and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Ensured that all space plans and drawings complied with corporate standards.

Evaluated existing conditions for compliance with corporate design and space standards and recommended alternatives to project team.

Reviewed architectural and mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) drawings for accuracy and submit changes to project team.

Coordinated selections, procurement and installation of furniture, fixtures and equipment for multi-stage projects.

Managed project scope, schedule and budget for all furniture, fixtures and equipment, Contacted and managed furniture installers.

Selected all project finishes and served as contact for finish vendors (paint, carpet, tile, lighting, etc.).

Responsible for ensuring furniture vendors are in compliance with their contracts.

Created and managed accurate project budgets and schedules.

Leaded and implemented process improvements and initiatives to ensure compliance with Progressive Real Estate process alignment and corporate standards.

Participated in the Expert Skills program by focusing on a specific area of expertise within Interior Design and educating others within Progressive Real Estate.

The Ohio Desk Company, Cleveland, Ohio – Project Designer – 1996-2000

Coordinated the specifications of interior finishes on a medium to large size project, utilizing the proper documentation for specifications and installation drawings.

Coordinated a large number of C.O.M. fabric specifications with order entry and installation.

Attended construction meetings for projects. Acted as a consultant regarding the interface of building electrical and communication systems.

Crested accurate budgets or final specifications using CAP software.

Met with OPS/Project Managers regarding product application and scheduled the initial project installation date.

Presented the final presentation to the client.

The Cuyahoga Companies, Cleveland, Ohio – Project Designer – 1994-1996

Gathered accurate field measurements and program information.

Created and implemented design of contract interiors.

Selected and presented architectural and project finishes.

Generated CAD installation drawings using Cadvance software.

Initiated specifications with computer software linked to drafting programs.

Gathered accurate field measurements and program information.

Selected and presented architectural and project finishes.

Business Environments, Youngstown, Ohio – Interior Designer and Sales Associate–1991-1994

Responsible for product knowledge of various manufactures, with emphasis placed upon Haworth/Comforto products.

Created customer quotations and wrote sales orders.

Interfaced regularly with clients to apprise them of order status.

Initiated billing procedure and followed orders through collection of receivables.

Developed the Youngstown/Warren marketing area.

References and Portfolio available upon request.

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