Danielle’s CV

Danielle Gerhardt

Interior Designer


Overview

I am an Interior Designer with experience in kitchen and bath design. My areas of expertise include architectural drafting, CAD documentation, and space planning.  I earned my degree in Interior Design in 2005 and have won awards for my work.  I want to combine my abilities in design and drafting with my creativity to provide the highest quality service for my clients.

Pottery Barn (January 2017 to Present)

Design Specialist
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

  • Responsible for sales of furniture, decorative accessories, linens, and tabletop items.
  • Assist guests with their home design needs on in-home and in-store consultation appointments.
  • Draft floor and furniture plans.
  • Create mood boards.
  • Create estimates.
  • Provide customer service.
Touchmark INC (September 2015 to Present)

Kitchen and Bath Designer
Fairland, Indiana, USA

  • Site measures and as-built sketches.
  • Design and draft floor plans for kitchen and bath remodels using Chief Architect, 20/20, or AutoCAD/Draftsight according to NKBA guidelines.
  • Cabinetry, appliances, materials, fixtures, and finishes specification, pricing, ordering, and receiving.
  • Subcontractor bid requests.
  • Generate estimates and project schedules.
  • Client presentations and project management.
  • AP/AR using Quickbooks.
Total Digital Consulting LLC (September 2015 to Present)

Vice President and Co-Owner
Fairland, Indiana, USA

  • Came into existing company to offer support services.
LDC Zone 5 (2012 to Present)

VOLUNTEER Interior Designer and CAD Draftsperson
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

  • Design and architectural CAD of construction documents for residential construction style non-profit public buildings.
  • Assigned to kitchenettes, restrooms, tiled, and cabinetry areas.
  • Provided technical support and training for the organization’s project management and personnel management website.
Putnam County Comprehensive Services (October 2010 to August 2013)

Community Living Services – Direct Care Staff
Greencastle, Indiana, USA

  • Assist those who are developmentally and mentally disabled with daily living skills.
  • CPR certified.
  • Professional training including confidentiality and HIPPA, discrimination, treatment plans, behavior tracking, medication errors, understanding and preventing client abuse, fostering client self-determination, promoting client community integration.
Greencastle Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center (May 2010 to March 2011)

Office Assistant & Fitness Center Attendant
Greencastle, Indiana, USA

  • Patient and fitness center membership processing.
  • Assist physical therapists with patient care.
  • Clerical and fitness center cleaning duties.
The Cabinet Shop (September 2008 to February 2009)

Designer & Salesperson
Greencastle, Indiana, USA

  • Kitchen and bath cabinetry and accessories sales.
  • Kitchen & Bath Design.
  • Website design and maintenance.
IDCTS - Interior Design & Computer Technology Services (2006 to 2009)

Interior Designer and Assistant Website Designer
Roachdale, Indiana, USA

  • Design and draft plans with AutoCAD.
  • Specify cabinetry, materials, fixtures, and finishes.
  • Create estimates.
  • Customer service.
  • Assist with design and maintenance of websites for: IDCTS, Touchmark, and Indiana State Chapter NKBA.
Wellness Works! - Health Care Facility (October 2007 to July 2008)

Administrative Assistant
Greencastle, Indiana, USA

  • Assist patients with their treatments.
  • Product sales.
  • Assist with business management plans and marketing.
  • Company website design & maintenance.
Kitchens by Teipen INC (May 2004 to August 2004)

INTERN Interior Designer
Greenwood, Indiana, USA

  • Site measures and as-built sketches.
  • Design and draft floor plans using 20/20 and AutoCAD according to NKBA guidelines.
  • Cabinetry pricing, ordering, and receiving.
  • Subcontractor bid requests.
  • Generate proposals.
  • Showroom sales, samples and display inventory organization and maintenance.
Associate of Science in Interior Design

IUPUI: Purdue School of Engineering and Technology
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

August 2002 to May 2005

Blue River Career Center

Shelbyville, Indiana, USA

May 1999

High School Diploma

Triton Central High School
Fairland, Indiana, USA

May 1999

 

French, journalism, drafting, oil painting, child development, computer programming, and as a clarinet musician.

CAD - 10+ Years
Space Planning - 10+ Years
Sales - 10+ Years
Project Management - 2 Years

Design

AutoCAD - 13 Years
DraftSight CAD (Dassault Systems) - 5 years
2020 - 13 Years
Chief Architect - 1 Year
Adobe Photoshop CC - < 1 Year

Clerical

  • Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Windows 7, 10
  • QuickBooks
  • SharePoint

AKBD (Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer)

IN PROCESS of acquiring AKBD through the NKBA.

NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

September 2015 to Present

Indiana State Chapter

National Honor Society

August 2003 to May 2005

Earned Highest Honors for 3.9 GPA

Student Design Organization Board and Member

August 2003 to May 2005

Design Show Committee,

Guest Relations Coordinator

Architectural Drafting in AutoCAD

These drawings show some of my work as a draftswoman from

Basement Finishing

This project turned an unfinished basement into a brand new finished

Interior Design in Photoshop

This customer wanted a space designed to fit their eclectic, bohemian,

Kitchen Design in 2020

I presented the clients with a variety of space plan options

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