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Education
•B achel or of Fi n e Ar t s , Inter i or D esig n (2 0 0 9 ). Richmond, Virginia.

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Wo r k E x p e r i e n c e
L an d s c ap e D r af ter / F l o or Man ager ( 2 0 1 1 ) . Sollecito Landscaping Nursery. Syracuse, New York. Drafting duties encompassed a process beginning with the interpretation of written instructions and ending with hand drawn landscape plans used for both installers and client presentations. After three months, a promotion to Floor Manager added new responsibilities. These included: • Sorting and cataloging over 800 different varieties of plants over a six acre nursery with approximately three new deliveries of plants each week culminating in the completion of the nursery’s weekly inventory. • Becoming competent in all administrative tasks which entailed the preparing of client files, preparing signage and hand tags, customer service, knowledge of plant inventory, answering phones and directing customer inquires accordingly, creating policy documents, cash register and nursery opening and closing operations, and making contact with other professionals regarding landscape installation. • Manage the day to day operation of the nursery including daily irrigation checks, preparation of all customer installing jobs, organizing staff and preparing daily job tasks to perform, and working with clients to design low maintenance green spaces for their home.

Virginia Commonwealth University.
VCUar ts was r an ke d a s t h e # 1 publ i c university s cho ol of ar t an d d e si g n i n t h e c ountr y by U.S. Ne ws & Wor l d Re p or t (20 05,2010). C. I. D. A . / F. I . D. E . R . Ac cre dite d.

•Master of Arc hite c tu re (35/ 11 0 cre dit s)

Syracuse University. Syracuse, New York.
Th e Sy r a c us e Univer sity S cho ol of Arc h ite c ture und erg r a du ate pro g r am has b e en r an ke d #2 in the n ati on by D esig n Intel ligenc e, the bimont h l y j ou r n a l of t h e D esig n Future s C ou n c i l.

Ad diti ona l rel e vant e du c ati on : Intro du c ti on to Mus e u m Stu di es ( 2010) Syracuse University. Re a l E state Principl es ( 2007) Virginia Commonwealth University. E l ements of Photo shop ( 2007) Virginia Commonwealth University. Su mm er Stu dy Abro ad Pro g r am ( 2006) Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Event Pro du c ti on Assi st ant ( 2 0 1 1 ) . The Events Company. Syracuse, New York. Assisted in the execution and production of event designs including weddings, corporate dinners, and vendor exhibitions. • Gained hands on experience of pipe and drape systems, backdrops, linens, lighting, and signage. • Developed strong organizational skills, team leadership abilities, multitasking abilities, and flexibility with problem solving as needed throughout all aspects of the event process.

Su m m er Intern sh ip ( 2 0 0 8 ) . Linberg & Simmons Architecture Ltd. Hamilton, Bermuda.

Skills/Certifications
Micros oft W o r d , Powe r p oi nt , a n d Ex cel . A d ob e I n D e s i g n , P ho t o s ho p , and I llu s tr a tor . Aut oD e s k pr o du c t s : A rc h it e c t u r a l D es k t o p , a nd V I Z R h i no a nd G o o g le S k e t c h Up 3D mo d e l i n g pr o g r a m s . P r of ic i e nt i n me d iu m s s u c h a s w at e rc olor s , C h a r p a k m a r k e r s a nd phot o g r a phy. E mph a s i s on Sp a c e pl an n i ng , L E E D st and ards and A DA c o de s .

Received work from Interior and Architecture departments. Work included learning the office material library, selecting and ordering materials/finishes, collecting and creating building site documents, space planning for commercial spaces, mechanical proposals to comply with building safety codes, and completed small residential renovation projects.

Dive Master ( Su mmer 2 0 0 4 - 2 0 0 6 , 2 0 1 0 ) . Dive Bermuda. Triangle Diving. Hamilton, Bermuda. This professional diver certification enabled me to work with novice divers to teach scuba diving principles, and escort/lead beginners and advanced divers on open ocean dives throughout the Bermuda reef system. PADI Dive Master (#196228) ( 20 0 5 ) . Professi ona l s c ub a diver c er tif i e d in CPR and f i r st ai d.

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