Andrew Smith


(000) 000-0000


287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000

Professional Summary

Experienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the design industry. Skilled in AutoCAD, SketchUP, Logistics, order placement and processing, projects, space planning and furniture, customer service. Bilingual in both English and Spanish.
Strong professional with a Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) from Universidad Rafael Urdaneta, Venezuela.

Employment history

Apr. 2014 – Oct. 2017
New Meghanfurt, Louisiana
Design Manager, Feeney, Graham and Luettgen

– Management and supervision of the design projects (Space planning/ Logistics), sales and installation personnel, as well as day-to-day activities.
– Management, direction and overall performance of the showroom.
– Supervision of purchases and sales.
– Report and tracking of clients.
– Planning and coordinating of deliveries and installations.
– Control of store Inventory.
– Creation, implementation, evaluation and modification of the design sales and marketing policies and procedures.
– Staffing the design, sales and installation personnel.
– Travel to visit clients in Latin America
– Travel to visit suppliers and select furniture pieces in Italy.

Nov. 2011 – Apr. 2013
Robertsbury, Pennsylvania
Design Manager, Paucek, Wisozk and Strosin

– Direction and management of all activities and personnel of the design, sales and installation staff of professionals.
– Supervision and approval of interior design projects, including both residential and hospitality related projects.
– Management of the company’s essential Marketing functions, including but not limited to corporate image, handling of publicity and marketing contracts, among others.
– Creation, development, implementation and monitoring of the policies and procedures that govern the day to day sales, design and marketing activities of the company.
– Supervision of the performance of all design, sales and installation personnel and professional staff.
– Supervision or purchases and sales.
– Report and tracking of clients.
– Planning and coordinating of deliveries and installations.
– Retention and termination of sales and design staff. (2 Staffing).
– Develop and coordinate the designer’s trainings including the use of AutoCAD 2D & 3D.
– Monitoring the company’s design, sales, installation and marketing activities to ensure that the comapny operates in a manner most advantegeous to the accomplishment of company goals and objectives.
– Analysis of design, sales, installation and marketing operations to evaluate operational performance, efficiency and economy.
– Development and implementation of improvements where necessary.
– Acting as design and installation representative to the Venezuela subsidiary & advisor to the Vice President and to the President/CEO in all matters relating to the marketing and sales of the Spazio affiliates’ products and services.
– Travel to visit clients through the country.

Feb. 2011 – Nov. 2012
West Daryl, Wisconsin
Columnist, Roob Group

– Write articles for magazine about new interior design and architecture trends around the world.

May. 2009 – Jun. 2009
West Devon, South Carolina
Interior Designer, Jenkins-Marquardt

– Interior design projects using AutoCAD 2D & 3D for kitchens, closets and bathrooms.
– Prepare furniture design proposals.
– Customer service – Site visits.

Oct. 2008 – Nov. 2008
Kassulkemouth, Arizona
Project Inspector, Reichel-Wisozk

– Supervise and inspect ongoing landscape and architectural projects in the city of Lecheria, Venezuela


Nov. 2008
Bachelor of Science: Architecture

  • Heidenreich College – Laurenport, Texas



Microsoft Office




design manager

  • To optimize the Precast construction system to ensure the construction cost is within budget

design manager

  • Planning and establishing an efficient implementation of Precast Technology to simplify the construction method
  • Liaise with respective consultants on any discrepancy found in construction drawings
  • Co-ordinate with all the consultants on design co-ordination of clash analysis to be incorporated into shopdrawings
  • Supervise and monitor the process of Precast construction shopdrawings generation
  • Ensure on-time issuance of shopdrawings to production team and site project team
  • Provide technical support for production team and site project team
  • To determine and propose the most cost efficient Precast construction system to ensure competitiveness during tender of jobs

design manager

  • Surveys of buildings and land.
  • Proposals desing.
  • Generators quotes.
  • Renders and volumetries.
  • Direction of carpentry work team and material control.

senior design manager

  • Keep informed about economic or legal issues involved in zoning codes, building codes, or environmental regulations. manages the development of multifamily and mixed-use projects and assists in critical analysis, design, and due diligence for future deals.
  • Plan the layout of project
  • Develop concepts or creative ideas for craft objects.project.
  • Creating Style guides and Visual Merchandising guidelines for each of the collections.

design manager

  • Responsible for setting up a design office in Dubai.
  • Giving creative direction and creating concepts from scratch .
  • Character design and development.
  • Implementing concepts on a wide variety of products.
  • Communicating with factories and suppliers on a daily basis and forging strong relationships.
  • Creating technical drawing for products and packaging that are then sent to the suppliers for sampling and production.
  • Attending trade shows in Hong Kong and China to source new suppliers.

design manager

  • Lay out and plan interior room arrangements for commercial buildings using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software
  • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination..
  • Installation support- providing construction drawings, troubleshooting, quality control.
  • Calculating project IRR and ROI.

senior design manager

  • Lead a team of 5-10 engineers to design solar power projects (Electrical and structural).
  • Designed more than 100 projects across USA, India and Africa for C&I and utility sectors.
  • Review the design documents based on NEC and other relevant local codes.
  • Selection and approval of components.
  • Techno-commercial discussions with clients and vendors.
  • Sales Support- Site surveys,  Preliminary engineering, Estimation, Energy generation simulation, Technical discussions with clients.
  • Procurement support- Providing the BOM, detailed specifications of components, vendor selection.

design manager

  • Working on high Rise apartment buildings,Residential villas and high rise office buildings.
  • Meeting with clients to discuss project objectives and needs.
  • Meeting with construction professionals to discuss feasibility of designs,measure and decide project approaches and discuss problematic issues and formulate resolutions.
  • Preparing and presenting design proposals, including detailed drawings of finished buildings or renovations.
  • Preparing working drawing and coordinating with all the consultants.

design manager

  • Develop manufacturing procedures and monitor the manufacture of their designs in a factory to improve operations and product quality.
  • Participate in new product planning or market research, including studying the potential need for new products.
  • Review and evaluate claims by designers and consultants, and management of change orders.
  • Coordinate a technical/design review by a third party consultant where required.

design manager / senior structural engineer

  • Manage the design team including recruitment, performance management and mentoring.
  • Coordinate with all design consultants to ensure consistency and compliance with client needs.
  • Run regular design meetings with the client and consultants, ensuring continued progress of the design aspects of the project.
  • Coordinate designers and consultants for production of schematic design and detailed design development.
  • Coordinate designers for the production of tender drawings and specifications (architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, acoustic, lighting, fire protection, landscaping, and interior design).
  • Consult with client for proposed design changes and evaluation of their impact on schedule and budget.
  • Conduct value engineering reviews with the support of the Architecture Department, Civil and Structural Engineering Department, and MEP Engineering Department.