DIY Furniture
Artistic Skills
The Fashion Institute of Technology
Manhattan, NY
Interior Design
GPA: 4.0/4.0

Carrie Breeve

Self-Employed Internal Designer with 10+ years experience designing perfect homes and business for happy customers.
Work Experience

Owner and Lead Designer, Designs by Breeve

Oxnard, CA January 2016 Present
  • Undertook design projects from concept to completion
  • Read blueprints and create floor plans and space layouts
  • Researched and decided on materials and products sourcing, including custom upholstery, window treatments, lighting, case goods, rugs, etc.
  • Managed and directed workers for installation, painting, etc.
  • Monitored project schedules and budgets as determined by the client
  • Developed overall design for over 13 projects
  • Oversaw project timelines, deliverables and deadlines
  • Managed project teams to execute all design phases
  • Reviewed and refined sketches, drawings and construction documents
  • Developed and refined mood boards, concept boards and FF&E packages
  • Designed and guided the execution of custom furniture and millwork
  • Developed and lead key client presentations
  • Prepared quotes and estimates for clients
  • Designed layout of rooms and buildings, taking into account safety codes and regulations
  • Tracked task completion and work with procurement to track order logistics

Internal Designer, Devpointe

Largo, FL June 2008 December 2015
  • Organized and updated showroom products and answered customer inquiries
  • Met with product vendors and discussed pricing
  • Scheduled client appointments
  • Researched vendors and maintained catalogue of materials, vendors, and contractors for future work
  • Prepared hand sketches and computer-generated renderings for internal design review
  • Assisted in the creation of specification packages and custom furniture drawings
  • Assisted with the production of construction drawing sets, in coordination with the Senior Interior Designer and Project Architect
  • Assisted in making design selections within budget, including but not limited to fabric, tile, paint, lighting, hardware, etc.
  • Gathered pricing and lead times for furnishings, fixtures, and materials
  • Prepared visually pleasing documentation for clients to review selections
  • Corresponded with vendors for multiple client projects
  • Assisted in design preparations
  • Maintained showroom appearance
  • Prepared quotes and estimates for clients