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Matthew Sanders

Project Management And Interior Design
Annapolis
Summary

Interior Designer offering 6-year history of designing innovative, functional spaces focused on sustainability and creative aesthetic design. Experienced design and operational leader, skilled in writing proposals, delivering client presentations and building key relationships to grow client base.

Overview
8
8
years of post-secondary education
10
10
years of professional experience
Work History

Freelance Interior Design

Matthew Sanders Interior Designs
2019-10 - Current
  • Developed key client relationships by providing design solutions that met needs and budgets without compromising quality or design intent.
  • Specified appropriate products and paint to meet project objectives and design scheme.
  • Designed floor plans, elevations, 3D perspective views and material boards for review and presentation.

Design Studio Specialist

Pottery Barn
2014-01 - 2019-09
  • Conducted In-home and In-Store design appointments
  • Developed and maintained client relationships
  • Proficient in various floor planning and design software
  • Customer Loyalty Champion
  • Presidents Club Gold (For outstanding sales totals)
  • Previously Operations Manager

Contract Management Specialist

NYS DMV
2013-06 - 2014-08
  • Coordinated between vendors, inter- and intra-agency teams, and legal to develop the terms of complex projects
  • Wrote RFPs, RFIs, RFQs, IFBs, MOUs, Contracts, Agreements, and Amendments
  • Worked as the main point of contact for vendors during and after the award of bids
  • Determined the needs of vendors based on their communications and created solutions to their problems through cooperation with various teams within the Department

Associate

Williams Sonoma Inc.
2011-03 - 2012-03
  • Sales and Stock Associate for Williams Sonoma
  • Member of a special team that traveled ahead of corporate jet trips to stores in order to help them reach company visual standards
  • Built window and visual displays
  • Identified and resolved opportunities in the stock rooms of various stores throughout New England

Project Analyst

American Bank Note Company
2008-01 - 2009-03
  • Monitored ongoing complex projects for adherence to prescribed timelines, suggesting operational changes where needed
  • Developed, implemented, and maintained databases
  • Wrote and edited proposals
  • Researched new business leads and strategies
Education

Bachelor of Science Printing Management And Sciences

Rochester Institute Of Technology
2002-09 - 2006-12

High School Diploma

Colonie Central High School
1998-09 - 2002-06
Skills

    Residential and commercial interior design

Sales expertise

Project Management

Developing professional relationships

Accomplishments
  • Trained and mentored several designers newly introduced to the design industry.
  • Frequently rated within the Top 10 employees at Williams-Sonoma, Inc. by customer reviews
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
Timeline

Freelance Interior Design

Matthew Sanders Interior Designs
2019-10 - Current

Design Studio Specialist

Pottery Barn
2014-01 - 2019-09

Contract Management Specialist

NYS DMV
2013-06 - 2014-08

Associate

Williams Sonoma Inc.
2011-03 - 2012-03

Project Analyst

American Bank Note Company
2008-01 - 2009-03

Bachelor of Science Printing Management And Sciences

Rochester Institute Of Technology
2002-09 - 2006-12

High School Diploma

Colonie Central High School
1998-09 - 2002-06