Jessica J. Goudreau                                           Washington Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205
                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: jjgoudreau@gmail.com

Experience

05.2005‐Present                                                                           Self ‐Employed                                                                          New York City Area
Freelance Interior Designer and AutoCad Consultant
Supervised over ten new and follow on projects from concept to completion without bringing clients over budget or schedule
Assisted clients with Interior Design needs from minor to major renovation, involving them in each step of the design process
Provided each client with a full site survey and developed AutoCad plan, elevations, and sketches for comment and review
Took a very hands‐on approach to finalizing project including creating custom woodwork, upholstering, & mural painting

Projects Include
Pan Am Mortgage Offices– Hicksville, L.I. Office & Valley Stream, L.I. Office
87 Bar & Lounge– 87 Ludlow Street: Lower East Side, New York City
Harmon Residence– Washingtonville, Upstate New York
                
10.2007-03.2009                                                                      Icrave Design Studio                                                                       New York City, NY
Project Designer - Cruise Ship Design Manager
Worked directly with the Principals to conceptualize and develop a cohesive, sophisticated design scheme for top clients
Set schedules, appointed responsibilities to, and pre-screened selections of team Junior and Assistant Interior Designers
Custom designed key elements throughout space including furniture, lighting, signage, artwork, accessories & carpets
Presented special concepts, final renderings, material palette collages to top clients, including Disney C.E.O Bob Eiger

Projects Include
Disney Cruise Lines– Two New Build Cruise Ships
Holland Casino – Renovation of Rotterdam Location
W Hotel Atlanta, GA- Whiskey Park Bar, Lounge & VIP
 
06.2006‐10.2007                                                                     BG Studio International                                                                    New York City, NY
Senior Interior Designer – FF&E Manager
Over-saw the construction and quality control for three cornerstone clients with a combined budget of $25 million dollars
Created detailed & informative client presentations using material collages, digital imagery, and Power Point Software
Selected and finalized all architectural, FF&E, lighting and accessory specifications in varying styles to suit the concept
Traveled to coordinate design implementation directly with owners, shipyard & contractors located in U.S. & Europe

Projects Include
Celebrity Cruise Lines– Solstice, Equinox Ship: New Build Projects and Galaxy Ship: Revitalization Project
Royal Caribbean Cruise LinesGenesis Ship and sister ships: New Build Projects
Roseland Properties– Vail Mansion, New Jersey and East Pier, Boston

07.2005‐06.2006                                                                 Sherrill Canet Interiors, Ltd.                                                                 New York City, NY

Interior Designer ‐ AutoCad Drafter ‐ Furniture/Textile Designer
Implemented principal’s concept sketches into 2006 carpet and textile collections, oversaw production for Stark Carpet Corp.
Surveyed clients homes and produced AutoCad plans, elevations, details and custom furniture for review and construction
Produced new company advertisements for all top design magazines, press kits, marketing flyers, logo, and website graphics
Wrote and gathered images and rights for an Interior Design trend‐spotting column which ran quarterly in Elements Magazine

Projects Include
Sherrill Canet Interiors: Carpet Collections– Stark Carpet Corporation
Kips Bay Designer Show house 2006– The Lounge 4th Floor

05.2004‐02.2005                                                                         TDCC Corporation                                                                        New Rochelle, NY
Interior Designer/Project Manager ‐ Furniture Designer
Developed role as sole Interior Designer inc ompany and took responsibility for design details, client relations and inspections
Expanded company to include full design services, AutoCad capabilities and site survey, resulting in 35% increased revenue
Increased productivity which lead to a company expansion to a 10,000 sq. ft. production facility and a total of four NY locations
Upheld extremely strong client relationships as well as directed all sales from project estimation, proposals, and payment plans

Projects Include
RPW Group: New York Central Railroad Station, Chappaqua, NY
Holt Construction Corp: Monroe College, New Rochelle, NY
 
01.2004‐05.2004                                                                          Jasmine Lam Interiors                                                                  New York City, NY
Junior Interior Designer
Displayed independence and authority when placed in charge of overseeing completion of work to meet important deadlines
Assisted Senior Designer throughout design process including: budgeting, concept, AutoCad drawings, and FF&E selections
Setup, sent, and followed up with all transmittals, faxes, and purchase orders directly with clients, vendors, and contractors
Completed and checked AutoCAD floorplans, elevations, sections, and details prior to approval, construction and installation
Orchestrated Company Principal into a critiquing position at Pratt Institute which led to a fulltime Design Professor position

Projects Include
Ryan Residence– East Hampton, Long Island
Taplitz Residence– New York City, NY

08.2001‐08.2002                                                                            PJ Interior Design                                                                    East Providence, RI
Interior Design Assistant
Scheduled appointments, navigated routes and accompanied Principal Designer on site visits, client meetings, and inspections
Consulted with walk‐in clients on design needs including: color schemes, material selection, furniture and material purchases
Sketched Principal Designer’s concepts for client presentations and input all necessary construction drawings into computer
Organized existing library and ordered via telephone all needed and recently released samples, products, & material books

Projects Include
Cardi Residence– C.E.O of Cardi’s Furniture, RI
Bank of Rhode Island, Taunton Ave. Branch

Education

2002‐2004                                                                                         Pratt Institute                                                                    Brooklyn Campus, NY
B.F.A., cum laude, Interior Design
Furniture Design, Color & Materials, Building Construction, Environmental Theory

2000‐2002                                                                                        Becker College                                                               Worcester Campus, MA
A.S., cum laude, Interior Design
Decorative Arts, Lighting Design, Professional Practice, Presentation Techniques

Skills

Hand Drafting, Rendering, Perspective Drawing, Model Making, Furniture Design, Shop Drawings, Construction Documents         
AutoCAD 2008, Adobe CS:Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, 3DS Max, Microsoft Office Suite:Word, Exel, Powerpoint, Outlook

Press

August 2008                                                                                                                Interior World & Bob                                                                                          Magazine Feature
W Hotel Midtown Atlanta, Georgia
Icrave Portfolio & newest project: W Hotel & Whiskey Park Bar receive 10 page spread

February 2007                                                                                                               House and Garden                                                                                              Online Magazine
Top Interior Design Resources
Sherrill Canet Interiors project for Kips Bay Designer Show House featured

November 2006                                                                                                               Time Magazine                                                                                                 Editorial Opinion
Autumn in Chappaqua
TDCC Corporation project for New York Central Railroad Station featured

 

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