Resume

Jean Marie Courtney 2508 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, Ma. 02138 P: 617.354.4530

Creative Designs Cambridge, Ma.

  • Owner & Lead Interior Designer 1989-Present 30 years of experience in Interior Design.
  • 14 years of Specializing in Kitchen & Bath Design Renovations
  • Published in multiple issues of Better Homes and Garden Magazine, Kitchen & Bath Design Showcased twice by Home and Garden Television: H.G.T.V
  • Certified in Feng Shui Design
  • Certified in Color Theory
  • Proficient in 20/20 3D/Architectural Design Floor plans Software
  • Experienced Project Manager for both small & large projects
  • Consistently acquiring new skills, keeping up with current trends through multiple educational opportunities yearly
  • Exceptional rapport building skills; has yielded decade long professional relationships with top Design industry leaders.
  • Signature Kitchen Waltham, Ma.
  • Independent Kitchen Designer 2007
  • Kitchen & Bath Designer
  • Project Management Installation Scheduler
  • Showroom Designer Prospect Consultant
  • Comprehensive understanding of all product lines Proven success in exceeding sales goals

Education

  • Boston Architectural College 2000/2001
  • Free Hand Drawing Studio 1983/84
  • Interior Design Studio(s) 1, 2, 3 & 4
  • NKBA/ National Kitchen and Bath Association
  • 2008 Century College: (NKBA) National Kitchen and Bath Association: 4 month lighting
  • 2008-2009 Course /Kitchen & Bath Lighting design Jean Marie Courtney
  • 2009 – Lighting Workshop
  • 2008 Residential Green: Kitchen & Bath
  • 2005 The Basic Kitchen and Bath Design Creativity in Action-Kitchen Design Course (3 Day Intensive)
  • 2004 AKBD 3-day Certification Prep Course
  • 2003 Kitchen and Bath Krafter Design course Selling with Personality Documenting Bath Design
  • 2002 Kitchen and Bath Lighting Design Kitchen and Bath Sales Kitchen and Bath Krafter Design Bath Design Kitchen Design




Additional Courses/Education

  • 2011 – Career track/seminar – Women’s Conference
  • 2011 – Career track/seminar – Delivering presentations
  • 2010 – Boston Design Center – Interior Design Seminars
  • 2010 – Fred Pryor Seminars – Business Grammar &Proofreading
  • 2010 – Wolfers Lighting Workshop – Smart green lighting design
  • 2009 – Fred Pryor Seminars – Brochure, marketing design
  • 2009 – General Electric (GE) in Kentucky – Monogram Appliance 3 day workshop
  • 2008 – 2011 – Wolfers Lighting Workshops – Lighting design seminars
  • 2006-2011 – Fred Prior – Career Track seminars
  • 2004 – 2006 – Private instruction – 3D design software
  • 2005 -2009 – CP Technologies – 20-20 training design software/level3
  • 2004 – Bob Simons – Introduction to Pcs 2005 – 2009 – David Allen – Private instruction/computers
  • 2003 – Wolfers Lighting workshop – Optics and interior/exterior lighting
  • 2001 – Wolfers Lighting experience – Landscape workshop & fiber optic
  • 2001 – 2002 – Michael Gorman’s Construction – TechKnowledge
  • 2000 – Feng Shui Institute of America – Feng Shui in Interior design
  • 1997/98 – Pyramid School of Feng Shui – Certified practitioner

Awards & Publications

  • Greater Boston Home and Interior Design Show – Award of Excellence 1991
  • New England Chapter of the Interior Design Society – Award of Appreciation 1992
  • H.G.T.V (Home and Garden TV) – Bed and Bath Design Renovation: 2003
  • H.G.T.V (Home and Garden TV – Kitchen Design Renovation 2003
  • Kitchen and Bath Ideas Magazine – Nov -Dec 2007 /July-Aug 2008/ Jan-Feb 2009
  • Better Homes and Gardens – Beautiful Kitchens – Winter 2007
  • Better Homes and Gardens Magazine – January /February 2009
  • Dream Kitchens Magazine – Winter /Fall 2009
  • Dream Kitchen Magazine – Spring /Summer Issue 2011
  • Money Matters Magazine – Fall / 2011 Article Featuring: Jean Marie ~ Courtney)
  • This Old Home Magazine – Fall / 2011 (Article Featuring: Jean Marie~ Courtney)