PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

An innovative designer with a strong work ethic in the Real Estate Development Industry. With experience in design and creative place making for over 700,000sf of commercial retail properties. Passionate about the environment, a LEED® Green Associate focusing on sustainable materials and construction.

EDUCATION

Rutgers University (2020)

  • Master of City and Regional Planning

  • Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning & Design

  • Certified in Community Sustainability

LEED Accreditation

  • Green Associate - June 22, 2020

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Creative Cloud

  Adobe Photoshop
  Adobe InDesign

  Adobe Illustrator

SketchUp
AutoCAD

TinkerCAD
Microsoft Office

Esri ArcGIS

Enscape

 

Apple iMovie
Hand Drawing
Three Dimensional

   Small Scale Modeling

Mixed Media Art
Acrylic Painting

    Watercolor Painting

    Ceramic Work

    Jewelry Making

    Digital Photography

    Film Photography

WORK EXPERIENCE

May 2019- Present

Metrovation | Red Bank, New Jersey.

Outline

Special Project Manager - Placemaking, Design & Property Aesthetics

Contact Info: acheslock@metrovation.com

Key Responsibilities

  • Edit & revise architectural plans and renderings

  • Communicate with project stakeholders

  • Review vendor contracts

  • Manage project budgets

  • Source artists, materials, furniture & other design items.

  • Manage property Instagram accounts

September 2019 - 2021

Rutgers University | New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Outline

Teaching Assistant to Professor Anton Nelessen

Contact Info: nelessen@rutgers.edu

Key Responsibilities

  • Organize and grade weekly assignments and exams to 90+ students.

  • Assess final grades

  • Engage students in classroom activity by creating a laid back and fun learning environment

  • Facilitate students understanding of Adobe Suite, visual simulations and 3D renderings

  • Communicate weekly important due dates and deadlines, and expectations

June 2014 - January 2019

The Coal House Restaurant | Server, Social Media Manager, Marketing, Web Design and Graphic Design.

Outline

Along with serving and managing, created graphic designs for the company and designed a functional and inviting customer friendly website.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create a positive experience for customers using excellent communication and multitasking skills

  • Keep management and business owners up to date on current social media trends by creating profiles to engage customers with the business

  • Graphically designed signs, logos, and menu's

  • Linked the restaurant with google search engine, enhancing and engaging a wide audience and increased business  outreach

  • Exemplify strong leadership skills by training future employees

  • Responsible for money handling

  • Managed Clover POS System