BaBette Pauline Scheidt

BaBette Pauline Scheidt

architecture . interiors . art + more

Chicago, Illinois (Greater Chicago Area)
Architecture & Planning

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BaBette Pauline Scheidt's Overview

  • Artist at baBettePauline2day
  • Volunteer; Diversity Liaison & Scholarship Chair at CWA; Chicago Women in Architecture
  • Volunteer; Event Planner at 180
  • Volunteer Organizer; Graphic and Presentation Specialist at inCIRCLE
  • Designer at BaBette Scheidt, Architecture & Interiors
  • Architect, Retail Planner at Caramel Crisp LLC
  • Senior Design Architect / Interiors; Design & Technical at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • Interior Architect at VOA Architects
  • Interior Architect at MRSA Architects
  • Project Architect at Amstadter Architects
  • Director of Interior Design Services at INTERIOR IMAGE, LTD
  • Director of Interior Design Services at Gierczyk Development
  • Product Design Manager at Conexus, an Atcor Company (Tyco International)

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BaBette Pauline Scheidt's Summary

As a senior designer for the bulk of my career I embrace the process of discovery, excel at managing and leading design efforts and remain passionate and dedicated to creating those moments that touch people.


• Outstanding Communication skills
• Motivated and able to motivate
• Excellent Presentation Skills; leading & executing
• Team Building Master
• Comprehensive knowledge of Complex Projects
• Independent and Creative
• Goal – Oriented Leader
• Organized and detail focused


Architecture. Interiors and Planning; Hospitality, Multi-Unit Residential, Mixed Use Commercial and Contract Interiors. For a comprehensive overview of contributions made in these areas please review my box folder (full profile view)


BaBette Pauline Scheidt's Experience



September 2011Present (3 years 1 month)

Volunteer; Diversity Liaison & Scholarship Chair

CWA; Chicago Women in Architecture

May 2011Present (3 years 5 months)

Volunteer; Event Planner


May 2011Present (3 years 5 months)

Volunteer Organizer; Graphic and Presentation Specialist


May 2011Present (3 years 5 months)


BaBette Scheidt, Architecture & Interiors

January 2009Present (5 years 9 months)

Architect, Retail Planner

Caramel Crisp LLC

20122012 (less than a year)

Senior Design Architect / Interiors; Design & Technical

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Partnership; 1001-5000 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

January 2004December 2008 (5 years)

• Initiated/maintained collaborative communication with Design/Mngmt Partners & clients
• Exceeded client design and service expectations on a variety of project types and sizes
• Surpassed project/firm fiscal objectives consistently
• Resourcefully provided leadership to project teams on complex large scale projects
• Coordinated across disciplines to relay and ensure design intent
• Consistently brought projects in on time & within budget
• Provided creative direction and technical solutions to exceed client and firm goals
• Produced winning client presentations utilizing varying formats

Interior Architect

VOA Architects

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

February 2003May 2003 (4 months)

Initiated space planning and detailing solutions along with providing insight into best practices to junior staff while assisting with developing Construction Documents for ABN AMRO Bank, Chicago

Interior Architect

MRSA Architects

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

August 2002January 2003 (6 months)

Designed and presented lobby renovation to developer and building representative committee; professional building in Barrington, IL. Coordinated efforts with prospective tenants and multiple building management firms; producing space planning options and offering guidance with regard to furniture, material options, etc.

Project Architect

Amstadter Architects

June 2000July 2002 (2 years 2 months)

• Rejuvenated a a stalled project with L’Oreal USA by using design and people skills
• Innovatively addressed L’Oreal USA & L’Oreal PARIS requirements

RESULT: 1st project, marketing headquarters, completed on time and on budget and a contract for a 2nd facility. R&D headquarters, was signed and built.

Intern Architect


March 2000June 2000 (4 months)

ST. Luke’s Medical Center Same Day Surgery and Lobby Expansion: Developed SD space planning and materiality options; conceived and prepared Design Concept Flash Presentation; assisted in programming analysis and presentation; coordinated with Hospital representatives to develop an appropriate standards update and participated in presentations to the Hospital board, Mt. Sinai, Milwaukee.

Director of Interior Design Services


19891995 (6 years)

Founded this company to obtain a hands-on expanded understanding of the inter-dependent relationship between Design, Business Development and Construction Management.

Representative Sampling of Completed Projects:

World Music Theater
Benefit Admin & Technology Services
Palmer Corporate Center
3200 ft2 Private Residence
Fernandos Mexican Restaurant
1800 ft2 Private Residence

Director of Interior Design Services

Gierczyk Development

19871989 (2 years)

• Created and applied a working Business Plan and marketing strategies
• RESULT: RFP’s for Interior Services increased by 70% in the first year.
• Championed synergy between Interior and Architectural Design.
• Optimized return on negotiated Client contracts & Sub-Contractor proposals
• Artfully scheduled trades & product deliveries.
• Collaborated with clients; prepared design presentations, initiated design solutions
• Ensured documents and construction workmanship met or exceeded design intent.

Product Design Manager

Conexus, an Atcor Company (Tyco International)

19851987 (2 years)

• Structured a solid alliance between Industrial and Architectural Design Communities
• Productively coached retail designers in creative use of the Sofadi Clamp System.
• RESULT: Increased market awareness by 38% over 9 months.
• Developed prototypes for enhanced usage and greater market share
• Directed the R&D efforts, maintaining oversight of all marketing, advertising, direct mail, sales promotion, and trade show activities for this division of a Fortune 500 company.

BaBette Pauline Scheidt's Skills & Expertise

  1. Adobe Creative Suite 3/4
  2. 3ds Max Design 2009/2010
  3. Revit (training & use)
  4. FormZ _RR v3.8.0
  5. SketchUP7
  6. Rhino
  7. MS Professional Office
  8. Flash v3 & 4/Html
  9. Hand Sketching
  10. Painting (watercolor & acrylic)
  11. Pastels
  12. Interior Design
  13. Construction Documents
  14. Design Development
  15. Interior Architecture
  16. Spatial Design

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