I’ve done a bit of everything, but I’m most passionate about people, spaces, collaborations, and making beautiful creations.
March 2017 - Present
3D Visual Stylist. As one of the first Stylists on Wayfair’s 3D department, I was an active contributor to the growth of the 3D team. Working with various levels and team members (3D Artists, Producers, Photographers, Art Directors, Creative Directors) I styled for various brands: Wayfair Catalog, Wayfair website, B2B, AllModern, Joss & Main, Perigold, and Birch Lane. Responsibilities include creative concepting, imagery informing (from concept to fruition), styling/selecting merchandise/propping for 2D & 3D imagery, working across different media and platforms from 3D software to 2D photo studio, managing a team of 5, and successfully growing talent.
Ask This Old House
Featured in a filming for an episode of “Ask This Old House,” a division of the television show “This Old House.” The segment is based on forward thinking processes and solutions for the design world. My involvement was based on a collaboration with the developers of a new 3D scanning device & spatial computing software for one of my interior design projects.
Air date: May 2017 (Season15, Episode24)
Segment starts at 12m:05s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55g4DQHGYak
Maria Tsamis Interior Design + Consulting
November 2013 - March 2017
Gained, designed, and executed projects ranging from residential to small scale commercial. Specializing in insightfully guiding clients to achieve their desired environments by seamlessly communicating the shared vision between client and designer in order to bring projects from idea to fruition.
May 2011 - November 2016
Integral member of a small team at a high-end furniture/art consignment shop in Boston’s South End. Collaborated with a high volume of local artists, businesses, and customers. Key responsibilities included: hosting events to promote local artists, engaging customers & potential consignors, increasing sales, streamlining tasks to increase productivity, creating attractive store displays & vignettes, and digital & social media marketing.
Exhale Mind Body Spa
February 2010 - March 2011
Guest Experience Lead/Manager for an established health & wellness corporation. Managed, interviewed, hired, trained, and staffed 40+ associates for the company. Maintained efficiency in daily operations, and a positive experience for all employees and guests.
Little Lambs International, Non-profit
July 2009 - September 2011
Collaborated with a non-profit organization to help them achieve design sketches, drawings, and 3D renderings for the beginning stages of their buildings on campus with their mission being to help orphaned children worldwide. Project location: Jalapa, Guatemala.
April 2008 - April 2010
Interior Designer and Project Manager for an Interior Design firm collaborating with widely known architecture firms from the phases of Schematic Design through Construction Administration. Quickly promoted to Project Manager of a $3 million furniture project for Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, The Secchia Center. Other project involvements included additional higher educational facilities, laboratories, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, corporate offices, and residences.