Christina Erickson

1449 Abourndale Ct. Wheelling, IL 60090 Phone: (847) 224-5650 Christina.erickson@Loop.colum.edu OBJECTIVE: Seeking an internship position in interiors whereby I can participate and contribute to the design team utilizing my design and technical skills learned thus far. EDUCATION: 1. IIT, Illinois Institute of Technology, Architecture, 2008-2010 2. Columbia College Chicago, BFA Interior Architecture, 2010 - Present WORK EXPERIENCE: Susan Fredman Design Group Chicago, IL P: (312) 587-8150

May - September 2012

Susan Fredman Design Group is a firm that offers residential and commercial interior design. This company has a variety of designers with many different backgrounds. While the company does offer commercial design, their main projects are residential. They have offices in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Intern: - Picked out and collected materials from the merchandise mart - Worked with designers on design options - PowerPoint documents for client presentation - Wholesale and retail pricing on furniture, hardware, fabrics, etc. - Introduced to purchase and proposal orders and their process - Helped maintain the materials library

Vanderpoel Design Associates, LLC. Chicago, IL P: (773) 588-8092

May 2012 - Present

This is an architecture design firm that offers interior and architectural designs from homes to commercial buildings. They offer construction documents and design from small projects to large projects. Assistant: - Produced Construction Documents - Produced three dimensional renderings

Xsport Fitness, Arlington Heights, Il

2008-09 / 2010-11

This is a large corporation that has approximately 28 stores throughout Illinois, Washington D.C., and New York. This is a wellness & exercise center with departments for all around beauty. All of the facilities have exercise equipment and trainers. Some select facilities have tanning salons and hair salons. Receptionist: - Answered phone calls, and connected calls to various department - Updated membership and took care of monthly payments - Responsible for invoice and billing Timeless Design Barrington, IL

July - August 2011

This is a small one-person design firm that deals with residential and commercial designs. Shadow/Assistant: - Shadowed at client meetings - Merchandise Store Trips - Helped pick out materials Abercrombie and Fitch, Northbrook, IL

2007-2008

Male and female full service-clothing store that is targeted for teenagers to young adults. Store Representative: - Answered phones - Greeted and assisted customers - In charge of keeping the areas retail appearance

Accu-Fab Inc. Wheeling, Il

2005

This is a metal fabrication company that provides stamping. Assistant: - Answered phones and connected calls to various department - Responsible for filing and paperwork HONORS: National Honor Society, 2008 PAC Award, Practical Architectural Construction Design Winner, 2008 SUMMARY OF SKILLS: Computer Skills; AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, Revit, PowerPoint, Adobe In-Design Adobe Photoshop. I have been using AutoCAD for about 6 years.