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DIANA KATHERINE
STAVROPOULOS

Analytical Creative Professional with a Background in Storytelling through User Experiences, Interior Design, and Architecture

CLIENT-FOCUSED SKILLS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

•    Client Relationship Management

•    Event Planning & Management

•    User Research & Personas

•    Presentation Design

•    Brand & Marketing Presentations

EDUCATION

DESIGN SKILLS

•    2D Drafting

•    3D Modeling & Rendering

•    UI/UX Design Prototyping

•    Usability Testing

•    Color Theory

•    Design Systems

CareerFoundry

July 2021 - 2022

UX Design Certificate

•    Intro to UX Design Course

•    UX Immersion Course

•    Frontend Development for

      Designers Course

 

University of Illinois Chicago

B.Sc. Architecture

•    Chancellor’s Student Service Award (CSSA) Recipient

CITIZENSHIP

•    United States of America

   Canada

Assistant Project Manager

& Product Specialist

Eggersmann USA

Chicago: November 2018 – Present

 

•    Lead client relationship management, supporting the sales team and providing product education through innovative marketing initiatives

•    Organize and host 20+ annual networking events, fostering community engagement and expanding brand presence

•    Conduct user research to tailor design solutions within the company's product line

•    Collaborate with the Senior Designer and German colleagues to coordinate product orders for residential projects, ensuring design and cost estimates are met

•    Prepare brand and marketing presentations to enhance client engagement and sales efforts

Product Designer

CareerCoachingPro (CCP): TECHconneXt Conference Website

Remote: May 2022 – October 2022

 

•    Collaborated on designing TECHconneXt Conference web pages and registration systems, ensuring seamless event experiences

•    Tested website functionality and resolved bugs to ensure user-ready status prior to event launch

Product Designer/Researcher

Roota Project - Case Study: Plant Care App

Remote: July 2021 – July 2022

 

•    Developed a plant care app to foster community engagement and educational opportunities

•    Conducted competitive analysis, user testing, and created high-fidelity prototypes to refine user interactions

 

Interior Design Project Manager

Cari Giannoulias Design

Chicago: May 2018 – November 2018

 

•    Managed a historic Chicago Mansion restoration project, preserving its character while modernizing interior

•    Collaborated with architects and contractors, managing budgets and timelines to meet client expectations

•    Created detailed interior layouts and custom furniture designs, enhancing project visualization and client communication

 

Interior Design Assistant

North Clybourn Group

Chicago: January 2018 – May 2018

•    Designed digital look books and assisted clients in selecting finishes for residential projects

•    Conducted site visits and collaborated with developers to customize home designs, ensuring client satisfaction

•    Contributed to interior design team efforts, updating plans and coordinating project logistics

 

CAD Designer (MEP Engineering)

Henneman Engineering

Chicago: September 2016 – January 2017

 

•    Drafted 2D and modeled 3D mechanical plans of a local firehouse and hospital

•    Coordinated drawing layouts with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and architecture teams within the same site

 

CAD Designer (Telecom - Architecture & Engineering)

SAC Wireless

Chicago: June 2014 – September 2016

 

•    Drafted 2D plans and elevations of 50+ telecom sites for installation after visiting each proposed/existing site

•    Worked with multiple-disciplinary teams to determine each project scope and coordinate layouts

•    Developed standardized project templates for integration into the practices of the Architecture & Engineering Team

•    Trained team members to enhance their AutoCAD skills

•    Trained team members to enhance their AutoCAD skills

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

•    Team Collaboration

•    Project Coordination

•    Budget Oversight

•    Timeline Management

•    File Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS

•    Figma

•    Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

•    Microsoft Office

•    G-Suite

•    HTML, CSS, JavaScript (Basic)

•    AutoCAD

•    Revit

•    Rhino

•    2020 Fusion

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