IKEA Winnipeg, June 2020 - Present
Home Furnishing Consultant
Duties: Provide one-on-one space and furniture planning services to customers for their homes and businesses; deliverables include 1-2 consultations, a design package containing mood boards, floor plan, lighting plan, elevations, and 3D drawings created with Revit, a personalized IKEA shopping list listing all furnishing and interior accessory selections, and suggestions for flooring and wall finishes if requested, create customer orders, as needed, organize specialized deliveries for larger projects, as needed, and assist Communications and Interiors Dept. with in-store space planning and other miscellaneous tasks, as needed.
Fenwick and Company, May 2019 - March 2020
Junior Interior Designer
*Note: Employment suspended due to COVID-19.
Duties: Performed site measures and drafted corresponding as -built plans, staged show homes for the 2019 Summer Parade of Homes; oversaw furniture moves, purchased home accessories, and installed artwork, designed a Best Western Plus hotel in Edmonton; worked with Best Western design team to meet company standards, selected and/or designed FF&E, reviewed & revised case goods drawing set, and created final drawing package.
Areté Design Build, February 2018 - December 2018
Junior Interior Designer
Duties: Compiled onsite and online “design book” of all drawings, specifications and tear sheets for job sites, conducted site measures, designed plan and elevation drawing templates, produced drawings of all site plans, reflected ceiling plans, bathroom plans and elevations, kitchens, paint colour legends, rough ins and custom built ins, designed design board layout, produced design boards (including editing images as needed), was the point of contact for manufacture representatives, tracked lighting and fixture orders, unpacked and inspected lighting and fixtures, produced 3D renderings as needed, kept inventory of fixtures, and produced lighting and light bulb lists.
Sherwin Williams, April 2017 - February 2018
Duties: Tinted, mixed and sold paint to interior designers, painters, contractors, home builders and home owners, created staffing schedules, paid bills, tracked contractor’s credit accounts, created and submitted weekly stock orders, maintained records of contractors current and upcoming jobs, provided leadership and direction in day to day tasks to our in-store staff and delivery drivers, maintained store front, and was responsible for opening and closing procedures. Keyholder.
Manitoba Museum, December 2014 - April 2017
Visitor Services Associate
Duties: Sold tickets and memberships through the box office, performed retail sales associate duties in Museum Shop, checked tickets and seated visitors in Planetarium shows, assisted Social Media Manager in production of content, assisted managers in the completion of various office tasks, completed programming document to inform design of new Reception and Ticketing desk, and was responsible for opening and closing procedures. Keyholder.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg, January 2015 - January 2017
Activity Worker & Interim Project Coordinator
Duties: Facilitated activities with groups ranging anywhere from 10 to 60 children, prepared snacks and did dishes, prepared lessons and taught art programs. Acted as Interim Project Coordinator for 3 months (November 2016 - January 2017) and was responsible for all listed duties in addition to supervising staff and volunteers, tracking volunteer hours, and delegating daily tasks.
Inspire! Community Outreach, January 2017 - April 2017
Duties: Facilitated art programming for the Get Your Art On! drop-in program. This is a program designed to help young adults learn healthy coping strategies to deal with stress. I facilitated programming with groups ranging anywhere from 5 to 15 young adults, purchased supplies and snacks within a budget, and prepared snacks.
Mini University Programs at the University of Manitoba, May - August 2012 & 2013
Duties: Designed, instructed & facilitated the "Architectural Wonders" children's day camp. Camp was designed on the basis that every child is capable of designing spaces, rooted in the instinct of fort building. Using this as a launch point, architectural ideas such as scale floor plans, model building, and sustainable building were distilled and made digestible for children aged 9-12. I was also responsible for purchasing supplies within a budget, was responsible for the health, safety, and supervision of up to 30 children at a time, and administered medication.