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About

16 years of interior design experience: I have extensive experience in interior design, working on a variety of projects from retail and restaurant design to theme parks and entertainment complexes.
20 years with AutoCAD: I've worked on detailed construction drawings and technical specifications for various projects, ensuring precision and adherence to design standards.
18 years with SketchUp: I specialize in creating detailed and realistic 3D models for interior designs.
Training in 3ds Max: My recent training has equipped me with advanced skills in rendering, animation, and lighting techniques, enabling me to produce photorealistic visualizations.

Experience

  • Head Designer Impact Climbing Inc · Full-time May 2016 – Mar 2024 7 yrs 10 mos Milton, ON, Canada Produce precise construction drawings for rock climbing walls, full climbing gym facilities, ninja courses, and custom play structures.
    Deliver compelling 3D conceptual renderings and dynamic 3D walk-through videos to craft impactful design presentations.
    Develop comprehensive documentation to seamlessly transition designs into production, including detailed shop drawings, steel production drawings, and CNC programming.
    Efficiently coordinate with wood shop, CNC shop, steel shop, on-site installation crew, and engineers to optimize construction and fabrication processes.
    Confidently oversee design projects from concept to production, consistently surpassing client expectations with timely completion.
  • Interior Designer - Theme Park & Entertainment Complex Design Forrec Inc · Full-time May 2015 – May 2016 1 yrs Toronto, ON, Canada Produced detailed construction drawings for prestigious clients including Universal Studios, Disney, and Six Flags, significantly contributing to the design and development of major entertainment complexes.
    Curated furniture, lighting, and finishes for theme park projects, elevating visual appeal and thematic cohesion.
    Produced detailed 3D models and conceptual design ideas, translating them into comprehensive 2D and 3D presentation packages.
    Delivered high-quality design solutions under tight deadlines, leading to successful project completions.
    Managed and guided junior interior designers, and ensured project tasks were completed efficiently and to high standards.
  • Team Lead - Retail Design Figure 3 · Full-time Jan 2015 – May 2016 1 yrs 4 mos Toronto, ON, Canada Managed design and construction roll-out for retail franchises across Canada, ensuring consistent quality and adherence to brand standards.
    Produced and supervised the production of technical/CAD drawings, 3D conceptual renderings, and presentation packages to communicate design concepts and project requirements.
    Directed and mentored junior team members, overseeing their work and ensuring alignment with project objectives and timelines.
  • Interior Designer - Retail & Restaurant Design Shikatani Lacroix Design Inc · Full-time Apr 2007 – Dec 2014 7 yrs 8 mos Toronto, ON, Canada Produced detailed construction drawings and millwork specifications for over 20 franchises, ensuring consistent quality and brand standards. Notable clients included Second Cup, Petro Canada, TD Canada Trust, Cineplex Odeon, Tim Hortons, and Toronto Blue Jays.
    Coordinated with suppliers, project managers, engineers, landlords, and contractors to facilitate seamless project implementation and adherence to project timelines.
    Coordinated and reviewed architectural, mechanical, electrical, and structural drawings, ensuring Building Code compliance.
    Developed new design concepts for franchises, including creating 3D concept renderings and presentations, selecting finishes, producing sample boards, conducting site surveys, and coordinating client meetings and on-site activities.

Education

  • Interior Design Degree Sheridan College Institute of Technology Bachelors, Interior design 2004 – 2007

Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced 3DS Max Modeling & Photorealistic Rendering VizAcademy Oct 2023 – Present
Stats

Joined: July 10, 2024

Last seen: July 16, 2024

Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

Location

Guelph, Ontario, Canada