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  • Nadya Day IIDA,AAHID,LEEDAPBD+C w w w .n a d y a d ay.c o m Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S : Interior Architectural Designer and Project Manager. Successfully performing in all phases of the project management and interior design process: pre-design and programming, through construction administration, closeout, and follow-up. Experience in client representation, group development, technology, communications, marketing, and business strategy. Additional qualifications include: - Working knowledge Revit (fundamentals), Google SketchUp, Earth, AutoCAD ‘11, Adobe Suite CS5, PowerPoint, IWMS/CAFM, Office Suite ’07, specification and programming applications & online project collaboration - Expertise in ADA, UFAS, NFPA, ANSI codes; FGI, JCAHO, and HIPAA guidelines; evidence based design and life enhancing, human- centered environments - Familiarity and participation in projects based on national models of healthcare culture - Client presentations & production design - Group development, goal setting & teaching - Owner’s Rep: budget development & estimating - Managing complex Healthcare Wayfinding, Environmental Graphics, Donor, Mapping & Kiosk design - Programmer & Planner for large Healthcare, Corporate & Academic architectural projects A C C O M P L I S H M E N T S I N : Project Management - Known for foresight, resourcefulness, thoroughness, tech-savvy, and completion - Understanding and facilitating group development and visioning practices, to produce efficiency, ease in work processes, and team cohesiveness. - Building on the ideas, work, information, and technology of others, to obtain faster, simpler solutions— improving deliverables and achieving shared successes - Foreseeing and addressing critical decisions requiring early strategy formation. Collaborating, identifying, and integrating differences—to form and implement solutions. Successfully fulfilling project schedules. - Collaborating to simplify construction and fabrication—saving construction administration time and money Design - Organization-wide evaluation, development, and standardization of systems and design concepts - Implementing team building guidelines, helping clients to engender designs that are interpretive and responsive to their organization - Researching, organizing, diagramming and publishing workbooks and slide shows for pre-design workshops with clients Commercial Facilities Management & CAFM - Launched, built, and implemented a CAFM System and facilitated development of a web-based “Move Manager” application. Served as Owner’s Representative for internal departments and external contractors and consultants. Wayfinding, Environmental, Donor, Directory & Mapping (Digital) Graphics - Began, and oversaw the first campus-wide initiatives for: space identification standardization; wayfinding; environmental graphics; donor, directory, and mapping graphics, for an 800-bed, 22-building, 36-acre Medical Center campus with a Medical Staff exceeding 600 physicians, 5,900 employees, in 50 clinical specialties. Served as Owner’s Representative. Capitalized on the CAFM System’s database to populate fiscal, architectural, and wayfinding fields for reports and fabrication schedules. Outsourced and automated systems’ future maintenance. S U P P O R T I N G S K I L L S : Technology - Pioneered use of new technology. Guided assimilation of software into the work flow to simplify and ease processes, resulting in quick translations, timely deliverables, and improved efficiency. Marketing - Revitalized graphic design marketing efforts to the advertising sector in LA. - Started-up a new city for a national office furniture rental company. Exceeded forecasted goals. P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E : Interior Designer / Planner, COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA, Philadelphia, PA 2011-Current Development and coordination of plans and interior designs for new and existing facilities. Collaboration with multiple external architectural teams and systems consultants for facilities’ interior (and exterior) design. Responsible for: - Generating programming, analysis, and options reports - Delivery of plans and diagrams to aid in options evaluation for master planning, space layout, design concepts, schedules, procurement options, and budgets - Creation and maintenance of IWMS/CAFM systems to track MACs and provide one-touch report creation - Establishment of organization-wide Wayfinding and Environmental Graphics standards - Communicating design ideas and direction quickly and keeping senior staff up-to date - Executing initiatives timely and effectively by understanding the project’s specific service delivery work processes and responsibility distribution - Exercising the highest quality, evidence-based practices for business strategies, work place trends, and teaming
  • P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E ( cont.) Interior Architectural Designer, NADYA DAY, IIDA, Philadelphia, PA 2009- 2010 Independent designer: Collaborating to formulate strategies. Delivered high quality, economical projects on-time. Interior Architectural Designer, BALLINGER, Philadelphia, PA 1997 - 2008 - Delivered all phases of Interior (and Exterior) Project Management and Design for large, complex commercial healthcare, academic, corporate, and retail projects averaging 400,000 S.F, with minimal supervision. Collaborated with groups to conceptualize, forecast, formulate strategies, perform and deliver projects for high quality clients, including: UPenn, SEAS, MEAM; New York Presbyterian Hospital (PAH); Temple, Jeanes Hospital; Shore Memorial Hospital; Pennsylvania Hospital; Reading Hospital & Medical Center (TRHMC); Hunterdon Medical Center; Merck & Co. Inc; UPHS Limerick; and IKON Office Solutions (11 sites). - New Construction Pre-Design: Saginaw Valley State University; Nextgen Healthcare; Vistakon; Comcast Bus. Comm.; Merck & Co. Inc. - Furniture Specifications: Pennsylvania Hospital; New York Presbyterian Hospital; TRHMC - Wayfinding, Environmental & Donor Graphics: Weill Cornell Medical Center; PAH; TRHMC. Interior Architectural Designer, INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS INC., Philadelphia, PA 1995 - 1997 Carried out all phases of Interior Project Management and Design for corporate and government projects, typically 60,000 sf. Clients included: State of NJ; CoreStates, IMS, GMAC. - Successfully coordinated with governmental telecommunications specialists to produce construction documentation and specifications for a power/voice/data “design/build” bid set. Interior Designer, Freelance for AP3C Inc. & Tsirantonakis & Assoc., Philadelphia, PA 1994 - 1995 Performed all phases of Project Management and Interior Design including graphic arts concept development. Collaborated with project teams ranging from 2-8 persons. Clients included: UPHS: The Presbyterian Foundation; The WEFA Group; and the SEPTA Transit Museum. Simultaneously managed Marat Zubar Studios. Liquidated a 10,000 S.F. artist’s studio. Inventoried, insured, archived, moved, and negotiated loans of paintings, sculptures, stained glass, and ceramics. Interior Architectural Designer / Estimator, ALEXANDER WOODWORK COMPANY, Phila., PA 1993 - 1994 Produced architect’s approved shop drawings for commercial wood, glass, and metal millwork. Serviced clients, calculated takeoffs, and delivered bids. Projects included: KPMG Peat Marwick; MBNA; Bally’s ParkPlace; Glenmede Trust; Elf Atochem; and Dupont/Merck. Full-time Student at Drexel / Interior Design co-op, KLING, Philadelphia, PA 1990 - 1993 Supported seven Interior Designers in all phases of the design, presentation, FF&E specification, and submittals. Attended Steelcase: Business Basics & Basic Training. Projects included: Sterling Research; Upjohn; Glaxo; N.I.H.; F.A.A.; and Conrail. Office Manager / Account Executive, SOOHOO DESIGN, Los Angeles, CA 1989 – 1990 Managed day to day operations of a 12-person graphic design firm. Promoted to Account Executive, targeting large LA ad agencies. Pre-qualified art directors, made presentations, and followed up. Projects included: Federal Express; Walt Disney; MCA; Lorimar; Pioneer; and Pac Bell. Assistant Set Decorator, WARNER BROS. TV “Spenser: For Hire” –38 episodes, Boston, MA 1986 - 1988 Recruited from Cort. Designed and closed deals for hard-to-find furniture, equipment and artwork rentals, totaling $11,000 per week. Developed a network of vendors. Coordinated decorators’ and union swing gangs’ daily schedules. Documented and returned inventory to Burbank, CA. E D U C A T I O N / C E R T I F I C A T I O N & A W A R D S - BS, cum laude: Interior Design (minor in Business), Drexel University, Nesbitt College, 1993 - AAHID Certification, 2010 - LEED AP Credentialed, 2008 - NCIDQ Certification, 1999 - Letter of Commendation & FIDER Accreditation Site Visit presentation, Drexel, 1992 & 1993 - Sibby Merkel Brasler Award, Interior Design. Drexel University, 1991. 1991 - 2014 C O N T I N U I N G E D U C A T I O N Greenbuild (30 CEUs) ‘14, 3D Modeling with Google SketchUp, ‘10; ifi IDA Think Tank, ’10; AAHID Cert. Exam, ‘10; Fundamentals of Revit 2010 (BIM) ‘09, Group Development (system centered) ’09; AutoCAD'09; Photoshop '08; Physics and Calculus, '03-'05; IIDA /NCIDQ CEUs; CAD Modeling, '04; 3D Computer Visualization, '01; Fundamentals of Lighting, '00; Team Building, '00; Intro. to Microstation '98; Advanced Access '98 & '96; Introduction to CAD '93, DOS '89, Steelcase Basics ‘89 1989 - 2014