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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
August 31, 2018

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Interior Designer

Wesex Corporation Design-Build Architecture Firm

March 2017 - Jan 2018

Empowered to take on additional responsibilities as the first interior designer at design-build architecture firm in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania. Collaborating in an open-office setting within an integrated design team, reporting to the chief architect. Lead interior designer on retail project from concept to completion. Responsibilities include: comprehensive research, preliminary building code review, corresponding and collaborating with team and client, on-site visit and field-verifying measurements, space planning, merchandise layout, floor planning, retail fixture layout, retail space lighting, creating and placement of signage, assist with custom mill-work designs, support finish selection, and collaborate on construction documentation through Revit BIM technologies. The RCF Group Workplace Solutions Design Group

Jan 2018 - May 2018

Interior design intern at design group with specialized focus on delivering tailored workplace solutions through client-branded furniture selections. Collaborating within a design team of interior designers, project managers, and architects in an open-office environment located in Tremont Cleveland, Ohio. Assisted project manager and lead interior designer with large-scale office design from early project stages to near completion. Responsibilities include: assisting designer and client with finish selections, engaging in client meetings, preparing presentation materials, fabricating interior renderings through Sketch-Up and Adobe Photoshop, and accompanying on-site visits.

Joann Fabrics Store Planning Team

July 2018 - Present

Full-time interior designer collaborating with multiple facets of store planning team in a corporate office setting at head quarters located in Hudson, Ohio. Responsibilities include: Updating hackneyed store fixture plans through Auto-CAD programs, Utilizing Design Review, in-depth understanding of retail fixtures and fixture layouts, corresponding with Joann Fabric stores at a national level, and multi- tasking multiple projects at a time.


Kent State University

2014 - 2018

Kent, OH

B.A. in Interior Design


2012 - 2015

Bowling Green, OH

Howland High School

2009 - 2012

Warren, OH



Revit 3+ yrs

Auto-CAD 3+ yrs

SketchUp 1+ yrs

Photoshop 3+ yrs

InDesign 3+ yrs

Illustrator 2+ yrs

Microsoft 6+ yrs

Selected as 1 of 3 students

from the Kent State

University’s Senior Exhibit to

be entered into the IIDA-AIA

Design Awards January 2019






P. 330-***-****

L.Tallmadge, Oh

E. drwelch18@gmail.

Danielle Welch

IIDA Ohio/Kentucky Chapter

2018 - Present

IDSC Mentor


Interior Design Student Collaborative [IDSC]

2017 - 2018

Kent State University

PALS In Motion 2017

Bowling Green Harshman Hall Council Representative 2012-2013


Jill Lahrmer

Kent State University

Assistant Professor

College of Architecture and

Environmental Design

C. Michael Thomas

Kent State University

Interior Design Adjunct Faculty

College of Architecture and

Environmental Design

Brittney Penn

Wesex Corporation

Digital Media & Design

Integration Specialist


P. 330-***-****

L.Tallmadge, Oh

E. drwelch18@gmail.

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