Interior designer & Illustrator
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A strong work ethic and persistence, combined with progressive talent have allowed me to have gained a comprehensive range of knowledge while working for a boutique style firms, larger more corporate firms and various freelance contracts. My exceptional graphic and technical skills paired with my keen sense of design have created an inspiring combination.
Graduated in 2009 from the interior design program at Dawson College, Montreal (CIDA accredited). Following my studies I was hired by Kiva Design, GH+A design studios, Java Media, Metaphore Design and Ericsson Canada.
In the last several years, I have been fortunate to have been exposed to various commercial and residential projects. I have worked on small and large projects ranging from retail stores, corporate offices, restaurants, food courts, clinics, heath & fitness facilities and residential homes.
Space planning, concept development, 3D illustrations, graphic design, 3d video walk-through, architectural branding, technical drawings, furniture & lighting design, furniture & accessories consultation and home staging.
•Two separate project published in the Retail Design Blog. Cucina, Toronto, Ontario 2013 & Morneau Shepell, 2015, Montreal QC.
•1st place prize for exceptional office design at Dawson College,
sponsored by Knoll/ Burovision.
•Finalist in the Sico competition representing Dawson College at the SIDIM show, 2009.
•Initial client meetings, information gathering, site surveying and assessing the project parameters.
•Being attentive to the client’s needs and concerns.
•Delivering an exceptionally designed product, on time and budget.
•Compiling a TI list (tenant improvements list) which outlines
•Developing an overall aesthetic that reflects the client’s personality and brand.
•2D and 3D conceptual development. Planning, sketches, material selection,
furniture and lighting specification.
•Principal graphic illustrator using various mediums. (sketch-up, autocad 3d, artlantis render, photoshop)
•Development of construction documents.
•Coordinating with engineers, architects, project managers and general
•Reviewing and approving architect, engineering and shop drawings.
•Delegating tasks to team members and assuring the best quality of work.
•Graphic design, branding and signage development.
•Graphic design presentation for tenant criteria brochure and general presentation packaging using InDesign.
•Coordination with various industry professionals during project tendering
and construction period.
•Overseeing the construction period. Attending site meetings, issuing clarification
reports, change orders and deficiency reports. Managing any site problem that
may occur in a professional and timely manner.
•Proficient in optimizing AutoCAD 2002-2013 and AutoCAD 3-D Modeling program.
•Advanced knowledge in Artlantis 3D computer rendering and Sketch-up.
•Talented at cultivating and executing projects in: space planning, conceptual
development, free-hand sketch, as well as material selection and design package presentation.
•Experienced in Photoshop, InDesign, illustrator and Adobe Pro.
•Knowledgeable in the Canadian building code and graphic standards manual.
•Excellent interpersonal communication, project coordination and problem-solving skills.
•Languages: English, French and Arabic.