Jaime Castro Resume

Work Experience


Interior Designer, Environmental Design Group, Chicago
I am currently assisting an Interior Designer in the undertaking of 3 major residential interiors projects in California, Illinois, & Florida, & a restaurant renovation project in Michigan. My duties include furniture selection & layouts, selecting materials, fabrics, colors, & lighting. Additional duties include: sourcing materials, space planning, drafting, site work, & following up with venders & Interior Architects.


Executive Intern & Volunteer, Designs for Dignity, Chicago
As a committee member my duties are to attend marketing meetings with respected industry professionals & contribute my design ideas for a display for the 2010 Spirit Awards Ceremony. I am also in charge of designing and fabricating official name badges & for managing volunteers at the Ceremony.


Assistant Designer, Jean Alan Interior Design, Chicago
I assisted in the design of furniture, light fixtures & built-in cabinetry. My duties included: generating floor plans & elevations, 3D interior renderings & animations, & to provide administrative support & personal assistance to Interior Designers.


Volunteer, Hispanic Scholarship Fund
I assisted in coordinating college readiness outreach events. I was responsible for registration table & information booth, & for training & managing up to 20 volunteers at outreach events, college fairs, award ceremonies, the 2007 LULAC National Conference, & HSF’s Rock for Education Concert Tour.


Intern, City of Chicago Department of General Services
I provided administrative assistance & CAD services to Project Managers & Architects. I was responsible for rendering perspective drawings, organizing drawings library, developing a LEED binder, creating fire evacuation maps, scanning & tracing blueprints, & producing design presentation boards.



The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
Pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Emphasis in Interior Architecture


Accord Ecole de Langues, Paris, France
French language and culture study abroad program

John F. Kennedy High School, Chicago

Graduated 1st in my class

Bilingual (Spanish), Architectural drafting, 3D modeling, software: Vectorworks, Auto CAD, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop