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I'M

RUEJEAN KOTZE.

AMBITIOUS INTERIOR ARCHITECT
punctual
honourable ethics
respectful
friendly
 

01 skills

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My expertise for the past four years had been directed towards bathroom and kitchen design; project management; effective communication, time and budget control; direct liaison with suppliers, fabricators and customers; and more.

With my eagerness to learn, and excel beyond expectation - I have developed a professional work ethic. detailed design insight, as well as an influential client connection and understanding; executed within each daily interaction. Be you a fellow employee, management, client - professional, or client - Mr & Mrs. Jones.

On the side line, I have been preoccupied with further reading and studies within the building environment, as well as that of philosophical analogies regarding the Self, and the individual's "worth" within society. Time has been a great teacher. Historical precedents and further self study , had proved it so. The crux is whether or not we are willing to learn from what had been done before, in turn influencing an improved tomorrow, daily. Why wouldn't we as individuals want to strive for a balanced lifestyle between humanity and the environment? Why wouldn't we as individuals want to strive to help one another grow, and become the better selves we ought to be?
http://www.interpriority.co.za/ 

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL 

GOAL AND DEADLINE DRIVEN

SPACE PLANNING

ERGONOMICS

REVIT 2014-2016

SKETCHUP

MS OFFICE SUITE

COREL DRAW X5-X7

VISUALISER

PHOTOSHOP

RESEARCH

SALES

GRAPHIC PRESENTATION

CONTACT

Have something to ask, or share?

ruejean@interpriority.co.za

Cell : 082 855 4183

Pretoria

Gauteng

South Africa

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02 my  INfluence

Design and involvement

03 Experience

2017 - PRESENT

EXTERNAL SALES EXECUTIVE

WOMAG - The World of Marble and Granite, PTA

Being employed as an external sales executive for natural stone and 1st Grade porcelain tiles; allowed for a more in-depth understanding regarding the principles and systems influencing the numerous professionals within the building environment and its buying processes. Specifically NOT limited to Pretoria,Gauteng, South Africa - but including projects across our borders as well.
I am here to be of assistance.

Which means I am here to make sure what ever had been selected and confirmed as final order : will be exactly what had been envisioned, doing exactly what it had been designed, specified, and installed for.
 

I’m here to help inform decisions and advise– not force anything upon you.

I’m here to guide you : applying pressure where need be, when time (you’ve specified) is of the essence to meet deadlines. Time is easily lost within projects – and it frustrates me of how much I could help you save. Allowing some of the stress induced specifying sessions to be relieved : because as a product specialist, all you
need to do is ask – and a curated solution will be presented within your given deadline ( if not sooner.)

2016-2017

BATHROOM and KITCHEN
DESIGN AND SALES CONSULTANT

STERLINGS Bathrooms and Kitchens, PTA

The beauty lies in the technical practicality of the design - brought together with an amazing selection (combination) of colours and textures. Each [new] interaction, was another opportunity to offer  value to the consumer. It was amazing being trusted for my advice on what deciding factors are most important to pay attention to - relevant specifically to their brief and available space. Sales aren't supposed to be forced. If a consumer values me and what I have to offer - then it is up to them to decide. By doing just that... an opportunity fell into my lap...

Ngwako Designs & Developments : Bramley View Gardens

Nick required assistance with 3D representation of the space he had designed for his client.
3D rendering drawn from SketchUp and Visualizer.
Easiest and most efficient regarding component library vs. available 24h until presentation.

FREELANCE DESIGNER

2016-2017

Blue Planet Decor : Loftus Park Building A + B Foyer

Architectural technical drawings and spacial layout required for the foyer interventions within Loftus Park
Building A and B. 3Ds to represent the proposed concept.
Revit had been used for the quick drawing of technical document. CoralDraw X7 had been used for the 3D mockup

2015

FREELANCE DESIGNER

L N Interiors

Deigned Whirlpool and Defy showroom stands,

with the brief to accommodate as many a variety of products within a limited space. Detailed drawings.

2014-2016

2015-2016

RECEPTIONIST

Classic Trading JHB, Woodmead

Duties included handling the switchboard,

admin (filing), sales interactions and completion of quotes. Product (technical) knowledge regarding sanware was obtained while being taught great professionalism, a sense of firmness and honest ethics will secure long-lasting business relationships.

HORSE RIDING INSTRUCTOR and WORKING RIDER

Kasaba Bay Equestrian Farm & Stud, Mnandi

Taught fewer riders, as they either suffered emotionally, or had a mental disorder. I am proud to say - that it was a huge pleasure observing their enjoyment with each progress.

2012-2015

CASHIER

2013-2014

HORSE RIDER INSTRUCTOR and WORKING RIDER

Hokaai Meat Market, Centurion

Only worked over the weekends and on Public Holidays when available. Duties also included some admin filing.

Cornerstone Equestrian Centurion, Centurion

To assist with the financial strain of stabling costs, I took it upon myself to teach younger riders. In the beginning it was extremely difficult, as I had no patience. But,then it dawned on me. I was the one teaching the basics for these kids - which made me one of the most important instructors in their lives. Because if you understand the basics, there is nothing stopping you being a star. 

2012

SHOP KEY HOLDER and
CASUAL SHOP ASSISTANT

Sidewalk Surfer, Mall@Reds

Duties including opening and closing the store, the banking, assist trainees, customer services, and administrative duties.

BSc(INT) - Bachelor's Degree in Interior Architecture

University of Pretoria

 
 
 
 
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