S.Yachnin-Resume
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
University: University of Kentucky
Major: Interior Design

S.Yachnin-Resume

Stephanie Yachnin
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Houston, TX

INTERIOR DESIGN | SPACE PLANNING
Programming | Concept Design | Construction Documentation

Dedicated and highly motivated Interior Designer with the combined educational project/work background to contribute to the Design and Space Planning industry. Exemplary educational qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts in Interiors from the University of Kentucky College of Design. Thrives in fast-paced environments managing numerous competing deadlines and projects while ensuring high-quality execution and client satisfaction. Known for excellent communication and collaboration skills with the diligence, self-perseverance and drive to consistently deliver on goals. Out-of-the-box, analytical thinker ready to apply my creative and technical skills, positive attitude, communication abilities, and deep passion for Interior Design to your growing/leading company.

HIGHLIGHTS
•Exemplary educational qualifications include a BA from The University of Kentucky College of Design
•Collaborated with clients, fellow designers and engineers to analyze project desires and produce conceptual, schematic and final drawings resulting in an increase in revenue, repeat business, and customer satisfaction.
•Achieved $1,500,000 in sales of OPTO product through new and existing accounts in 2018.
•Exceeded expectations by averaging $75,000 per project sold and accumulated $900,00 in overall sales in 2017 at Finished Basement Company
•Cultivated positive relationships with clients and colleagues, leveraging language skills to converse with clarity and diplomacy to individuals from diverse backgrounds and expertise.

EDUCATION
University of Kentucky College of Design
Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Arts – Interiors
GPA: 3.78
2010-2015

EXPERIENCE
Detailer – Signage Division
2020 Exhibits
2019-Present
•Produce clear, detailed, and accurate AutoCAD construction drawings for fabrication and installation of ADA Signage based on information taken from client meetings, notes and verbal instructions.
•Review blueprints, graphics, specifications and other customer documentation in order to eliminate errors and produce production ready construction documents.
•Collaborate with conceptual designers in order to translate initial concepts into viable design solutions.
•Work closely with all phases of production to collaborate on best practices for delivery of successful projects.
•Conduct field visits and liaise with construction managers to ensure design solutions are being properly installed and design intent is being executed.
•Assist in the creation and revision of graphic files utilized within the signage package and detailed production drawing sets.

Designer – Account Development
OPTO INTERNATIONAL, INC.
2018-2019
•Collaborated with clients to analyze project desires and produce conceptual, schematic and final drawings resulting in revenue increase, repeat business, and customer satisfaction.
•Solved complex problems on the job and skillfully proposed solutions to clients and contractors verbally and in writing.
•Oversaw 75-100 open projects, in various stages, at once while juggling numerous task and deadlines.
•Achieved $1,500,000 in sales of OPTO product through new and existing accounts in 2018.
•Provided clients with display features and accessories for appropriate product merchandising, demonstrating excellent visual merchandising and OPTO product knowledge.
•Collaborated with fellow designers and engineers to create custom retail displays which maximized client merchandising capabilities.

Designer
FINISHED BASEMENT COMPANY
2016-2018
•Fostered strong relationships to personalize designs ranging from basement layouts to kitchen and bath remodels.
•Composed full technical drawing sets including floor plans, elevations, reflected ceiling plans and construction notes to allow contractors to more easily collaborate and produce highest quality project completion.
•Collaborated with project managers to provide accurate pricing and communicate job requirements to on-site contractors utilizing exceptional interpersonal and communication expertise.
•Exceeded expectations by averaging $75,000 per project and accumulating $900,000 in overalls sales in 2017, resulting in a revenue increase of 8%.
•Supervised multiple projects alongside project managers to ensure seamless translation between design intent and the finished result.
•Acted as liaison between clients, project managers, and contractors.
•Increased repeated business and brand recognition by maintaining strong relationships with clients.

Server
WHITE CHOCOLATE GRILL
2016-2017
•Delivered friendly, efficient customer service in a strong team environment to provide an outstanding experience for all patrons.
•Actively listened to client needs, with meticulous attention to detail, to ensure accuracy in a high-volume restaurant.
•Juggled multiple tasks and side projects while providing exemplary customer service.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
•AutoCAD
•InDesign
•Illustrator
•Vectorworks
•Photoshop
•SketchUp
•Microsoft Office

CORE COMPETENCIES
•Commercial Design
•Residential Design
•Drafting
•Schematic Design
•Space Planning
•Floor Plan Analysis
•Floor Plan Design
•Leadership/Training
•Communication
•Collaboration
•Negotiations
•Visual Merchandising
•Sales/Marketing
•Sketching

HONORS/INVOLVEMENT
•IDSA – Interior Design Student Association
•Revitalizing Elizabethtown Charette
•Dean’s List – Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2014
•EOP Architects Workplace Design Finalist 2014
•Superscore ACT Scholarship
•Senior Showcase Finalist 2015
•GlobalShop 2018

DETAILED REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

interior design, space planning, concept design, construction documentation