Real World Job Expectations (Student Program)

Get an authentic glimpse of life on a project team at a design firm.

Design projects require the successful coordination of multiple team members. Understanding your role on the team will set you up for success. Hear from design leaders who will provide a real world and candid explanation of project development and team coordination. Learn strategies to implement and the pitfalls to avoid as you start your career.


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Tim Schelfe, FASID, CID

Vice President and Principal, Britt Design Group

Tim Schelfe is Vice President and Principal at Britt Design Group (BDG) in Austin, Texas. In his role, he assists the leadership and design teams at BDG on design, business development and overall strategic operations. Prior to joining BDG, Tim was Partner, Co-Owner, and Director of Interior Design at JDavis, a multidisciplinary design firm serving the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. JDavis’ areas of expertise included multifamily housing, urban design and planning, senior living, commercial office, mixed-use, retail, clubs and resort projects.

Tim is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design. Tim has over 30 years of experience in the interior design profession and has built an impressive portfolio of design work, receiving over 30 design awards for his diverse work in residential, multifamily, commercial, hospitality and senior living interior design. Tim is a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers and Past-Chair of the ASID National Board of Directors. Previously, Tim served as president of the ASID Carolinas Chapter, was a board member of the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) and a member of the Best Practices Network (BPN).

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