Nancy Wassef
www.facebook.com/nancywassefpartyplanner
3424 State Route 27  Kendall Park, NJ 08824
Phone: 732-484-9245  E...
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 Reads script to determine location, set,or decoration requirements.
 Estimates costs of design materials and con...
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• Make sure that giveaways are handed to guests at the end of
the wedding
Key Accomplishments:
• Planned and execut...
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Nancy Wassef Resume ,event

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  • 1. Nancy Wassef www.facebook.com/nancywassefpartyplanner 3424 State Route 27  Kendall Park, NJ 08824 Phone: 732-484-9245  E-Mail: nancywassef22@gmail.com Education B.A. Cairo University, College of Applied Arts Bachelor of Arts,June 2004 Major: Interior Design Career Profile Highly creative and experienced interior designer with broad industry experience including residential, commercial, and film. Demonstrated success transforming client ideas into beautiful and functional design solutions that exceed expectations. Specialties include custom kitchen/bath design and remodeling. Experience Private Consulting - Interior Designer and kitchen designer – Cairo, Egypt – 07/2004 to 12/2006  Schedule professional home and company visit consultations to present customized room designs, including sample fabrics, furniture, tables and accessory recommendations as well as the benefits of a professional installation service.  Guide customers through kitchen/bath design, product selection, and installation process  Leverage knowledge in kitchen design trends and evolving customer preferences into final product  Responsible for creating grassroots opportunities to increase the overall performance of the In-Home Design Program.  Accurately complete order information, collect deposits and fees,and keep orderly customer records, and research customer payments and deliveries.  Responsible to support design related functions and maintain an up to date customized portfolio including before and after pictures of previous In-Home design projects. Art Director / Lead Set Designer – Cairo,Egypt – 1/2007 to 11/2010  Selects furniture, draperies, pictures, lamps, and rugs for decorative quality and appearance.  Assigns staff to complete design ideas and prepare sketches,illustrations, and detailed drawings of sets  Examines dressed set to ensure props and scenery do not interfere with movements of cast or view of camera.
  • 2. Page 2  Reads script to determine location, set,or decoration requirements.  Estimates costs of design materials and construction, or rental of location or props.  Researches and consults experts to determine architectural and furnishing styles to depict given periods or locations.  Designs and builds scale models of set design or miniature sets used in filming backgrounds or special effects.  Prepares rough draft and scale working drawings of sets, including floor plans, scenery,and properties to be constructed.  Presents drawings for approval and makes changes and corrections as directed.  Select color, styles, design of cabinetry, coordinating cabinet selection with appliances, flooring, etc. Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.  Confer with client to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences,and purpose and function. Formulate environmental plan to be practical, aesthetic,and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity or selling merchandise.. Party planner and Assist wedding Planner (1/2011 to 12/2014) • Confer with clients to determine their needs for planning wedding or party events • Determine allocated budgets and provide clients with information on what can be done within the budget • Provide clients with information on how a party can be managed within the allocated budget • Accompany clients to different venues and assist them in choosing the right venue • Interview vendors and hire ones that meet the budget and need criteria • Ensure that all material such as furniture, canopies and supplies are available • Negotiate rates with vendors and make sure that catering details are handled properly • Play an active part in decorating the venue on the party day • Ensure that there is a backup in case of inclement weather • Run rehearsals with the bride and the groom in order to instruct them how to walk in on the big day • Arrange for flowers and other decorations and make sure that they are placed in a proper manner • Liaison with printers in order to manage printable material such as banners, invitation cards and giveaway toppers
  • 3. Page 3 • Make sure that giveaways are handed to guests at the end of the wedding Key Accomplishments: • Planned and executed a wedding event for 700 guests within three days of initial client contact • Stayed well within budget at most wedding events, allowing clients to save up a great deal • Arranged for meetings with clients by calling or emailing them • Accompanied wedding planning team to the clients’ offices or houses to discuss details • Recorded client information and took down notes akin to clients’ needs • Assisted clients at venue of choice by providing them with information on the venue and its limitations • Prepared and sent proposals to clients and handled follow-up activities • Kept in constant contact with vendors to ensure their presence and quality of work at the venue • Ensured that every detail is coordinated at the day of the party Expertise  Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.  Experience with business and design tools including but not limited to Microsoft Office,AutoCAD, Photoshop, and various other design tools  Mathematical skills as they relate to design and measurement

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