16946 Davenport Court, Dallas, Texas 75248
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Over 18 years of experience with a comprehensive background in all phases of architecture, interior
design, and construction, including commercial, hospitality, residential, restaurant, retail, nightclub design
and development, as well as corporate strategic planning.
Exceptional knowledge in product sourcing
Creative in concept development
Skilled in construction documentation and administration
Highly proficient in ACAD
Experienced in project profit/cost analysis
Marketing architectural services
Understanding the large corporate environment
Successful Project Manager/Designer from concept to completion
Skilled at training and mentoring mid-level and Jr designers
Highly effective team leader
Thrive in team setting
NELSON, Dallas, Texas 2008 - Present
Sr. Project Designer – Interior Design
Promote the image and capabilities of the firm and seek new work from existing clients.
Coordinate and lead proposal/design presentations for new work and ongoing business.
Define project design requirements, phases required by client and scope of work.
Organize and delegate project design process, functions, task plan and selection of design team.
Prepare agendas and project construction/design cost analysis.
Develop and direct new design concepts for commercial clients.
Ensure initial design concept meets schedule, construction budget and achieve client’s
expectations and satisfaction.
Confirm project meets critical design issues as defined in program, material and FF&E selections
and design detailing.
Review and edit all new project design direction and plans.
Selection of all finishes and furniture, fixtures and equipment for each new project along with
coordination of installation of final design package.
Ensure design is executed per client approved direction during construction administration.
Develop and maintain network of existing or new vendors, suppliers and consultants.
Coordinate, supervise and motivate team members to coordinate work load and assign project
tasks to team members.
Provide constructive criticism of team member’s design performance on a continual basis.
STAFFELBACH DESIGN ASSOCIATES, Dallas, Texas 2007 - 2008
Sr. Project Manager – Interior Design
Develop and maintain follow up with former clients, seek ongoing business to expand each project
and prepare project proposals and fee structures.
Define project management requirements and construction phases required by client.
Prepare estimated manpower requirements and project schedules and contractual agreements
Prepare status reports for accounting/management and requests for additional services.
Selections of project team and establish task plan for delegation.
Prepare agendas, project history data, and construction cost analysis.
Ensure project proceeds in accordance to contract and completion of delegated tasks.
Review and approve time sheets of team members and client invoices for distribution.
Recommend advancement and/or compensation changes of team members.
VISION 360, Dallas, Texas 2003 – 2007
Sr. Project Designer/Manager & New Business Development – Architecture & Interior Design
Managed design team in all aspects of the project from initial restaurant and nightclub
design/program concept thru final delivery.
Managed research for potential restaurant and nightclub client brands including demographics
for market, branding and concept designs.
Designed prototypical concepts as well as total concept roll out for new and existing restaurant
Prepared proposals for new business, including design fee pricing.
Setting budget and schedules for project designers to complete tasks for overall profits of the
Reviewed and advised clients on restaurant and nightclub site selections, business plan feasibility,
and implementation for concept prototype or roll out.
MATERIALS MARKETING, Dallas, Texas 2002 – 2003
Sales Representative – Architecture & Interior Design
Sold modern and traditional flooring materials to commercial and residential design companies.
Targeted residential/commercial A&D firms to increase sales volume and advised private
homeowners/commercial designers on stone and tile materials for their projects.
SCOTT + COONER, INC., Dallas, Texas 2001 – 2002
Sales Representative – Architecture & Interior Design
Represented high-end modern and mid-century modern furniture/lighting lines to commercial and
residential design companies.
Increased sales by 14% and client base by 26% in six months and re-established relationships with
accounts that had been ignored for several years.
HERMAN MILLER WORKPLACE GROUP, Dallas, Texas 1999 - 2001
Sr. Project Manager - Nortel Campus
Worked directly with Nortel Network’s Real Estate Group on strategic planning and interior design
of the Richardson campus.
Team achieved $1.3 million in sales, compared to a goal of $750,000, for the startup Professional
Services Group and served as a member of the Marketing Advisory Team.
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1989-1999
INTERIOR ARCHITECTS, Dallas, Texas
BENSON HLAVATY ARCHITECTS, Dallas, Texas
T.S. ORENDIAN & ASSOCIATES, Addison, Texas
Camp Dresser & McKee, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Associates Degree in Design and Graphics; 1989
AAI Institute, Glendale, Arizona
TVI Community College, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Architecture Courses; 1990 – 1993
University of Texas at Arlington; Architecture Courses; 1994