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About

Hi there, I'm East. I provide design solution, sustainable space planning and cabinet design for residential and commercial office interiors and currently active in online freelancing seeking to serve clients around the globe.

My background is Interior Design and I've worked as In-House Designer for European and Asian suppliers of residential and commercial furniture and cabinetries like kitchen, wardrobe, tv wall panel and storage systems for 5 years in the Philippines and Singapore. Part of my work includes meet design requirements; reading specification manuals and CAD drawings from clients and Architectural & Design Firms; produce 2D & 3D drawings along with quotation/cost estimates; project budgeting; participate and win bid projects.

About my education, I have finished my bachelor's degree in fine arts major in Interior design located in Philippines and Advanced Diploma in Interior Design (Commercial Interiors) in ACT, Australia. In addition, I have studied at Microcadd Institute, Inc. (Authorized Autodesk Training Centre in the Philippines) to hone my software skills for design presentation.

Software Used: AutoCAD | SketchUp | Planit Millenium (Kitchen & Bath) | Adobe Photoshop | Revit Architecture | Mozaik Kitchen Design | Adobe Illustrator | Adobe Lightroom | Bluebeam Revu (takeoff & markup) | MS Excel (Quotation/Cost Estimates) | MS PowerPoint (Design Presentation | Canva (Design Presentation

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I'm looking forward to serving clients around the globe to build homes not just a house; an environment that will boost creativity and productivity to improve everyday lifestyle. Just click the invite button, message me and let's start reaching your goals!

Experience

  • Space Planner and Cabinet Designer East Felicen · Self-employed Feb 2022 – Present 2 yrs 4 mos Quezon City, NCR, Philippines 1) Provide design consultancy and sustainable space planning for small apartments, condominiums mostly for rental investments of owner to increase business opportunities on rental properties; 2) Produced 2D & 3D drawings, furniture and appliances specification that will perfectly fit the interior space; cabinet drawings for kitchen, wardrobe and tv wall panel systems and display cabinet for Café; 3) Use MS Excel/spreadsheet for specifications/sourced out suppliers' list along with quotation of furniture, accessories, appliances and meet project budget; 4) Photo editing of interior design images removing background, improved blurred and noise images and lighting.
  • Remote Cost Estimator Cube Care Company · Full-time Sep 2019 – Oct 2019 1 mos undefined, FL, United States 1) Review and interpret blueprints, specification manuals from American based Clients, Architectural & Firms, Invitation for Bid (IFB) organizations for project proposal, takeoffs and estimates for special window treatments for healthcare and other commercial interiors; 2) Use Bluebeam Revu to rescale CAD PDF drawings and indicate measurements (Imperial System) of windows to perform takeoffs; 3)Research window treatments type based on requirements; 4)Produced cost estimates by converting imperial to metric measurements based on pricelist and calculate package with crates and shipping cost; 5) Prepare invoice and list for order processing and data entry in Sales order software. 6) Update team on project updates in Asana project management application; sending accomplished report to Lead Cost Estimator via MS Outlook every after shift along with screenshot image of time in and time out of Teramind time tracker.
  • Retail Sales Executive Bedshed ACT · Apprenticeship Nov 2017 – Dec 2017 1 mos undefined, ACT, Australia 1) Retail Executive selling bedroom furniture pieces and mattresses; 2) Assist walk-in clients and conduct showroom presentation to build client rapport and potential sales; 3) Answer phone calls and inquiries of products over the phone and process new orders, update clients on indent order arrival dates; 4) Specify furniture, materials for ordering; create sales order and accept progressive payments like credit cards; 5) Build rapport with new customers and achieved individual sales for bedroom furniture set including mattress to attain team sales target
  • Senior Design & Technical Specialist Accent Systems, Inc. · Full-time May 2015 – Nov 2015 6 mos Makati, NCR, Philippines 1) Space planner of office furniture, desk & workstation systems and kitchen cabinet designer for pantry area for private and government offices. 2) Review CAD drawings, blueprints and specification manuals from Clients, Architectural & Design Firms; 3) Measure floorplans of rooms/areas by photo scanning floorplans and rescale jpg. in AutoCAD to get accurate measurements; 4) Research products to determine project proposal and follow guidelines on specification manuals to perform takeoffs and submit cost estimates before deadline especially for bid projects; 5) Use AutoCAD to deliver CAD drawings and 3D perspective using SketchUp Pro; 6) Produced furniture lists and specification including material & finishes for presentation of Business Development Executive/ Managers using MS PowerPoint; 7) Generate cabinet cut list, furniture parts list for order processing; followed and passed Company standard for ISO 9001 and 9002
  • Senior Kitchen Sales Designer Kitchen Culture Holdings Ltd. · Full-time Jul 2013 – Mar 2015 1 yrs 8 mos undefined, Singapore 1) In House Designer/Space planner of European modular kitchen cabinets for brands Poggenpohl, Rational, Hacker; Wardrobe cabinets for Fimes and Interlukbe; 2) Assist walk-in clients and conduct presentation in the showroom of kitchen and wardrobe display; provide freehand sketch on floorplans and 3D to build client rapport and provide design solutions; 3) Review CAD drawings, blueprints and specification manuals from Architectural & Design Firms; 4) Research cabinet specifications and materials to determine project proposal for rooms or areas to perform takeoffs and participate in design phase; 5) Take measurements by photo scanning of floorplans and import jpg file to AutoCAD to get accurate dimensions; 6) Provided effective space planning, design solutions and negotiate revisions to meet project requirements and budget without suffering the quality of materials and target deadline; 7) Use AutoCAD for 2D drawings, Planit Millennium kitchen & bath software for 3D if needed. 8) Use MS Excel/spreadsheet for cost estimates, cabinet cut list and MS Word for contract preparation; 9) Site visit for final measurement with site coordinator before finalizing the cut list indent order and enter data to Sales Oder Management Software; 10) Guided and trained junior staffs about retail operation, design process, kitchen & wardrobe cabinet specifications and mentored cost estimation; 11) Meet Company's KPI esp. sales quota yearly and followed Company certification ISO 9001 and 9002
  • Retail Sales Executive Marquis Furniture Gallery Pte Ltd. · Full-time Jun 2012 – Jun 2013 1 yrs undefined, Singapore 1) In House Interior Designer for European furniture brands namely Porada, Cierre, Visionnaire, Meridiani, Emu; modular wardrobe cabinets and wall panel systems for MisuraEmme; 2) Assist walk-in clients, conduct furniture/product presentation of furniture pieces with mechanism, material selection; customizing of furniture, wardrobe, tv cabinet design matched to the interior space; 3) Review CAD Plans from FF&E Designers to determine project requirements; 4) Research products to determine room or area for project proposals; 5) Photo scanned floorplans and import jpg to AutoCAD to rescale to get accurate measurements; 6) Proposed an effective furniture layout, selection of material & finishes and collaborate in design phase with Architectural & Design Firms to sell volume of furniture and cabinets; 7) Use PCon Planner design software to deliver 2D & 3D drawings; prepare cost estimates/quotation using MS Excel and follow up on changes, revisions on project proposal; 8) Preparation of sales order, furniture parts lists, cut lists for cabinets and enter all data in Sales Order Management Software for order processing; 9) In charge of EMU outdoor furniture inventory and creating price packages to fast sell; to contribute individual and team sales to hit brand quota to remain furniture brand exclusivity for the Company; 10) Attended events for product launching as Company Representative for sponsorship to boost sales
    Lead junior staff members and mentored on product cost estimating and specifying materials for order processing.

Education

  • Canberra Institute of Technology Advanced Diploma of Interior Design, Residential and Commercial Interiors 2016 – 2017 Activities and Societies: Design Institute of Australia (Past Member, Year 2016 -2018) Craft ACT (Past Member, Year 2017 - 2018) Residential Interiors
    Commercial Interiors (Office, Hospitality)
    Sustainability Design
  • Philippine Women's University Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design 2003 – 2007 Residential Interiors

Licenses & Certifications

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2021 Microcadd Technologies Co. Mar 2021 – Present