Dominique Daniels, Allied Member of ASID, IIDA, CID, LEED APdomi@danielsdesignassoc.comhttp://www.linkedin.com/pub/dominique-daniels/a/34a/785Interior Architecture and Design – Senior Project ManagerA passion to deliver project excellence and sustainable design integrityConfident Senior Interior Design and Project Management professional with twenty yearsexperience. I have high-end corporate, commercial, hospitality and residential projectexperience both domestic and international. My broad range of experience allows me tobe a creative and resourceful project manager with the ability to express ideas andconcepts through a wide range of drafting skill and computer aided design technology. Iam known professionally as a diplomatic problem solver - a team leader, capable ofcreating dynamic designs independently and in collaboration with associates andclientele. I am an extremely discrete and highly professional property and projectmanager with celebrity, high profile experience.Technological SkillsAutoCad2010, Google Sketch-Up, Mac-Draft, Adobe Photoshop, 3D Max Design,PowerPoint, 20-20 Cap Studio, Excel, Microsoft Word 2007, SPEXX, Illustrator Skills,ModelsProfessional ExperienceConsultant Interior Designer/ Design Principal DANIELS DESIGN ASSOCIATES December 8, 2000 – PresentDesigner/principal owner, conceptual design, space planning, design presentation andmaterial development: sketches, renderings and models. Project Manager andadministrator, budgeting, code compliance and sustainable building practice.Specifications and purchasing-FF & E/Add on services for commercial, corporate andresidential projects.
Sales Management Design/Director of Sales ROSE TARLOW-MELROSE HOUSE December 1998 to October 2000Inside sales and design support of Los Angeles showroom. Conceptual sketches,production drawing, material, and finish application, specification approval. I was theliaison between the factory operations manager, clients, and Principal Designer regardingall custom designs. My position included space-planning consultation, custom furnituredesign and manufacturing, custom finishing and quality control practices. I maintainedshowroom appearance and project management. My sales increased profits by 23% in myfirst year.Sales Management Design/Director of Sales A.RUDIN DESIGN, Los Angeles November 1992 to June 1998 My position included showroom management and operations duties for a staff of 6people. Responsibilities included sales and custom design support for this multi-line andupholstery showroom in the Pacific Design Center. The responsibilities also entailed theshowroom’s appearance and product display, new product fabric and accessoriesacquisition, outside and inside sales development and support. All of the professionaland hospitality sales, advertising and special events were managed and orchestrated byme.Sales Management Design/Director of Sales KNEEDLER-FAUCHERE, Los Angeles June 1987 to September 1992Managed showroom operations, procedures, activities and assigned budgets (of which-included 22 sales and administrative staff). I conducted weekly product, sales trainingprograms and administrative support to regional field sales personnel. My responsibilitieswere to be the liaison between customers, suppliers, personnel and owners of showroom.I maintained showroom appearance and display. The position required that I coordinateall parties, special promotional events and advertising. My responsibilities included theacquisition of new lines and product development.
Areas of Excellence Residential, Commercial & Hospitality Design Client Relations Project Management California Codes – CID Technical Specifications FF& E/Add-On Services Sustainable Building Practices – LEED AP Proposals/Project Scope Budgeting Product Design, Custom Finishing & ManufacturingEducation and CredentialsAssociate of Arts Degree – Interior Design & Architecture - Academy of Art University,San Francisco, CA- 2008Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree – Interior Design & Architecture –Academy of ArtUniversity, San Francisco, CA - 2012CCRE – Certification 2008CCIDC- CID –Certification#6456 - 2008LEED AP- 2008Daniels Design Associate - Key ProjectsBeverly Hills Country Club – Bar, Dining Room and SpaCommunity Bank, Burbank, CA – Developed Design Concept for BrandGennaro’s Restorante, Glendale, CA – Remodel RestaurantMazo & Vidor, LLC, Beverly Hills, CA – Interior Design for new location officesJeffer, Mangles, Butler & Marmaro LLP, Century City, CA – Interior Design patentofficesThe Ingleside Inn, Palm Springs, CA-Remodel of eight theme rooms, dining room andlobbyLe Grande Chateau, Dinan, France – Turn-key interior design and remodel of newlypurchased chateauNew Spirit Aesthetics, Temecula, CA- Interior Design for brand, FF&E purchasing, andbuild out retail construction developmentSuper 8 Hotels, Beijing, China-Virtual design for branding opportunity in preparationof the OlympicsAlia Skawkat’s Residence (Arrested Development) Hollywood Hills Interior DesignGuthy-Renker Corporation – Indian Wells Residence Guest Suites