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Jennifer Gamez

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Designer | Merchandising | Sales | Educator

Jennifer Gamez
Dallas, TX

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Dynamic and experienced designer who challenges the status quo. I believe in thinking, designing, and teaching design from a unique point of world view.


Work Experience

Senior Designer

Senior By Design - Dallas, TX

2017 to 2021

New construction designer and project manager. Managing project teams, investor and ownership relations, full design packages, budgets, timelines, submittals, and all aspects of the job throughout the 18 month project life cycle.


• The Ridglea Senior Living - Fort Worth, TX - AL/MC

• Legacy Oaks of Azle Senior Living - Azle, TX - IL/AL/MC

• The Grand of Prospect Senior Living - Louisville KY - IL/AL/MC

• Legacy Oaks of Midlothian - Midlothian, TX - IL/AL/MC + Cottages

• Arabella of Red Oak - Red Oak, TX - IL/AL/MC + Cottages

• The Harvest at Roanoke - Roanoke, TX - AL/MC

• The Brooks of Cibolo - Cibolo, TX - IL/AL/MC

• Azure of Palm Coast - Palm Coast, FL - AL/MC

• The Harvest at Aledo - Aledo, TX - IL/AL/MC + Cottages


Senior Designer

Marsh & Associates - San Antonio, TX


New construction designer. Achievements included creation of custom architectural designs for high end clientele, development and nurturing of investor and ownership relations, full management of FF&E specification, and construction administration.


• Whitetail Lake Club - McCall, Idaho - Clubhouse and Spa

• Montecito Clubhouse - Santa Barbara, CA - Clubhouse

• Balfour Senior Living - Denver, CO

Adjunct Faculty - Interior Design

Austin Community College - Austin, TX

2013 to 2015

Adjunct Interior Design instructor

Classes of Instruction:

• Fundamentals of Design

• Intro to Floral Design

Associate Faculty - Interior Design

Saddleback College - Mission Viejo, CA

2008 to 2013

Associate Faculty - Interior Design instructor

Classes of Instruction:

Fundamentals to Interior Design - Designing environments for the human element

Portfolios and Internships in Interior Design - Digital portfolio / website design, interview process, internship 

Business Practices for Interior Design - Development, pricing, taxes, sales and marketing for an independent interior design business


Owner / Jewelry Designer

Studio72 LLC - Irvine, CA

2009 to 2013

Owner and Designer of a successful artisan local jewelry line based in Southern California. Took distribution nationally via my custom designed website.

Jewelry Design:

• Artisan designer of hand crafted pieces

• Lost wax casting

• Marketing / branding / website



Daltile - Anaheim, CA

2011 to 2012

Home, kitchen, and bath designer committed to customer service and Daltile superior quality products. Using my knowledge and experience to guide commercial and residential clients through the selection process, pricing, and design layout..



Hatch Design Group - Costa Mesa, CA

2008 to 2009

New construction designer managing project conception and design, completing full design packages, managing FF&E timelines, submittals, and all aspects of the job throughout the project life cycle.


• Arizona Biltmore - Frank and Albert's - AZ

• Harry's Harry's Pacific Grill - GA

• Lazy Dog Cafe - Irvine, Pasadena, CA

• PGA Golf Club - La Quinta, CA


Design Assistant

CDC Designs - Costa Mesa, CA

2004 to 2006

Creative team design assistant, assisting designer with conception FF&E packages, space planning, presentation coordination, budget review, and materials library management.


Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology - The University of Texas at San Antonio - San Antonio, TX

Associate of Science in Interior Design - Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA


Work Samples 



• Adobe Photoshop (8 years)

• AutoCAD (4 years)

• Adobe Illustrator (7 years)

• Adobe InDesign (6 years)

• Smartsheet (4 years)

• FileMaker (4 years)

• WordPress (2 years)

• Design Manager (1 year)

• Teaching (5 years)

• Events Management (5 years)

• Bluebeam (4 years)

• Newforma (4 years)

• Adobe Acrobat (10+ years)

• Smartsheet (4 years)

• Social media management (3 years)

• Mac OS (10+ years)

• Google Suite (2 years)

• Content Development (4 years)

• Budgeting

• Leadership

• Project planning & management


Additional Information

Allied ASID, Member IIDA 

PC & Mac / Microsoft Office 

Google SketchUp (basic)


**Any gap in employment was due to education or irrelevant experience career change