Amy Tasch, LEED AP ID+C, NCIDQ 21-00020754

  • Interior Designer
  • Dallas, TX

Sustainable Designer and Culinary

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Experience

Designer, Merchandiser and Assistant Director at TreeHouse, Inc.

11/1/2015 – Present Austin and Dallas, TX

work with residential clients to develop whole home design, detail, specify and order products, create budgets, develop contract documents and drawings all while meeting and exceeding sales goals. Work directly with contractors, vendors, install management team and clients throughout the entire design-build process. Focus on residential sustainable building products and practices. Merchandising responsibilities include working directly with buyers and store design team to establish in-store displays and signage to maximize store revenue. Created seasonal, promotional and themed displays, and upkeep of showroom floor. Director responsibilities include hiring, managing, training and mentoring junior staff, training and mentoring junior staff; developing staff schedules; developing in-store incentives for increasing sales.

Interior Designer at STG Architects

May 2013 Austin, TX

Work with building owners and clients to develop fit-plans, building design standards; FF&E specifications, fire and ADA code review; coordinate with MEP and structural engineers, develop contract documents; work directly with contractors and consultants to establish project bids, budgets and submittals; process inspector permitting and TAS applications

Senior Associate Interior Designer at HGA

March 2004 – May 2013 Minneapolis, MN

Collaborate with architects and clients from project inception through construction administration. Attend interviews, develop programming, fit-planning, design development, code review and coordination of final contract documents, review contractor bid submittals, coordinate drawings with MEP and structural engineers. Strong experience in space planning, ceiling and lighting, furniture and finish construction materials research and specifications, signage, graphics, way-finding design and implementation of art. Work on a wide range of project types and sizes including corporate, hospitality, higher education, government, cultural, and health care. Accountable for both leading and supporting teams, preparing and maintaining budgets and schedules.Known for thoughtful and sustainable designs that are highly functional, inspirational and aesthetically pleasing

Interior Designer at KRS, Inc

1999 – 2003 Eugene, OR

Interior and environmental graphic designer for an international retail and restaurant design firm. Responsible for conceptual design, design development, presentations and project administration for both corporate and independent retail and restaurant clients. Developed client’s identity and branding through inclusive interior design including; programming, fit planning, store-front design, lighting and ceiling design, interior finishes, custom fixtures and millwork, branding and graphic design, fixture and furniture specification. Graphic design work involved proficiency in digital layout and rendering, logo development, signage and way-finding. Project management responsibilities involved design conceptualization, development and presentation; supervision and coordination of drafting, engineering, contracting, fabrication and installation teams to maintain design integrity; budgets and time schedules.

Education

Professional Chef Certification at Natural Epicurean Culinary Arts

October 2013 – March 2014 Austin, TX

B.S. Interior Architecture at Lawrence Technological University

September 1994 – May 1997 Detroit, MI

Awards

Shaw Design Is Global Winner, Shaw Industries