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Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
School: Drexel University
Field of Study: Interior Architecture

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EDUCATION

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, Master of Science in Interior Architecture and Design,
September 2018-June 2021 (current GPA 3.81)
Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, May 2015
Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy, Semester Study Abroad, Spring 2014

WORK EXPERIENCE

Metropolitan Architects and Planners, Inc., Alexandria, VA, June 2019-September 2019
Intern: Worked one on one with lead designer, assisted in design decisions, proposed furniture
for commercial spaces, attended meetings with project heads, made design/finish boards,
sourced and created material library, created literature for architectural and design finishes,
prepared presentations for high profile government agencies, verified furniture counts,
compared design concepts, analyzed and created Excel spreadsheets

7 Locks Brewing, Rockville, MD, October 2016-August 2018
Account Manager: Worked independently to manage 250+ accounts; placed all orders;
organized, scheduled and mapped out all deliveries; conducted tastings and meetings;
established new accounts; researched potential new markets; maintained positive relations with
accounts primarily via face-to-face interaction, phone calls and email; trained and supervised
new employees; organized and planned events; represented the brewery at events; networked
and marketed for the brewery; consulted in merchandise and design decisions for the brewery;
posted on social media via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on behalf of the brewery

Tanglewood Works, Hyattsville, MD, Summer 2016
Intern: Staged and photographed repurposed furniture created by a visual artist; photos posted
on Facebook, Instagram and Etsy

Mosaic Tile Home Interior, Rockville, MD, August 2015-Septmeber 2016
Design Consultant: Provided design consultations with attention to customers’ needs and
aesthetic preferences; advised design and purchasing decisions; designed showroom displays;
worked with high profile clients; communicated with manufacturers, vendors, builders and
contractors; communicated with customers through email, phone and face-to-face interactions;
maintained positive customer relations, including follow up; stayed current with existing and new
inventory and samples; placed orders; maintained organization and cleanliness in showroom

Phoebe DeFries Photography, 2015-Ongoing
Owner: Photograph weddings, engagement shoots, headshots, newborn photos, events, etc..
Published photo of Kratz Writing Fellowship Winners (Goucher Alumni Magazine and Goucher
College website homepage, 2015)

SKILLS, ACCOMPLISHMENTS, INTERESTS

Proficiencies: Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Hand-rendering, Spexx
Software, Excel, Microsoft Office
Design: “What some Center City streets could look like if cars were banned,” Drexel University
Charrette 2019, personal rendering used as main image in the nationally published Inquirer
article
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Visual Arts: Featured in Goucher Student Showcase, March-May 2015; Curated and featured in
two-person Senior Art Show, March 2015; Congressional Art Competition for High School
Students, April 2011
Interests: Travel, wine, cooking, sustainability, dog-lover


REFERENCES: Available upon request

Interior Architecture, Interior Design