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Khrissa Purkey

Khrissa Purkey

Interior Designer

Harrington Altman Interiors

Pawleys Island, SC





TAZ Boutique

Marketing and Advertising / Visual Merchandiser

Responsibilities: Responsible for creating local newspaper and magazine ads that have high visual impact. Develop creative ideas and concepts to enhance the TAZ brand by marketing and advertising while maintaining a professional approach to time and deadlines. Technical skills for creating ads include photography, Microsoft Word and Adobe Photoshop. Utilize design skills to promote the image and products of the business, create window and in-store displays with the use of clothing, props and accessories.

Career medium 02
Career medium 02

Harrington Altman Interiors

Junior Partner / Interior Designer / Showroom Manager / Marketing and Advertising

Responsibilities: Provide full-scale interior design services from drapery specifications to furniture customization, successfully selling overall designs to clients. Utilize strong organizational skills, maintaining the flexibility to work on multiple projects in various stages of development. Provide both in-home and in-store consultations on overall design, reaching desired look while maintaining a set budget. Collaborate with clients in selections of fabrics, furnishings and accessories. Delivery coordinator to ensure installation of furniture is executed as promised, avoiding any unforeseen complications. Organize and maintain fabric library and handle the checking in and out of memo samples as well as customer requests and fabric researches. Responsible for writing weekly design tips for Harrington Altman's Facebook page and interacting with our fans by answering any comments or questions.


Dover Orthodontics

Orthodontic Assistant

Responsibilities: Cultivate patient relationships with emphasis on patient comfort and detailed care. Assisted chair side under direct supervision of Dr. Amy Dover while having a working knowledge of all instruments used in orthodontic care and familiarity with standard orthodontic procedures, techniques and methods. Delivered patient personal oral hygiene instructions, prepared dental materials, took patient records: impressions and bite registrations, intra and extra oral photographs and dental x-rays, poured impressions and trimmed plaster models for labs, instrument cleaning, sterilization/ disinfection, bracket set-up. Placed orthodontics bands and separators, tooth prep: prophy with a slow-speed hand piece, placed brackets, wire removal and replacement, fabrication of orthodontic retainers and bonded permanent retainers. Also performed administrative duties such as: answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, appointment reminders, pulling charts and filing.

Career medium 03
Education medium 03

Charlotte AHEC

Certification, DA II

Successful completion of:

1. Full-time employment and experience as a chair side assistant (3,000 hours)
2. Coronal Polishing for the DA II
3. Dental Anatomy and Terminology
4. S.P.I.C.E. - Infection Control for Dentistry
5. Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
6. Dental Radiology for the Office Trained Assistant
7. CPR Certification


The Art Institute of Charlotte

Bachelor of Arts, Interior Design

Achievements: Dean's List and Honor Roll

Skills Summary: Hand-Drafting, Space Planning, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Auto CAD, Adobe Photoshop, Presentation Board Construction, Professional Written and Oral Communication Skills, Extensive Product Knowledge with a Concentration in High-End Fabrics and Furnishings.

Education medium 03