118 waterfall ave
craighall
johannesburg 2196
south africa
 

JF Coetzee Resume

 

 

Employment Experience


2011 – Present:    a poin+

Johannesburg, South Africa – Director Interior Design

Private Residence, Eugene, Oregon, USA

2008 – 2011:    Watermark Design Studio

Dallas, Texas, Partner – Creative Director

Hotel Restaurant Renovations, Inter-Continental Hotel, Guatemala

Nicola’s Restaurant, Dallas, Texas

Post Oak Hotel, Houston, Texas

Private Residence, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sushi Restaurant Renovation, Inter-Continental Hotel, San Salvador

Three-Meal Restaurant, Marriott Hotel, Bogotá, Columbia

Three-Meal Restaurant, Inter-Continental Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica

Watermark Design Studio, Graphics, Dallas, Texas

 

1996 – 2007:    Wilson & Associates

Dallas, Texas – Senior Designer

Atlantis Dubai at Palm Island, Dubai, U.A.E.

Airport Hotel, Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa

Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi

Blue Train, Johannesburg, South Africa

Break Water Hotel, Dubai, U.A.E.

Burillo Residence, Belvedere, California

Carousel Sun International, Pretoria, South Africa

Continuum Condominiums, Miami Beach, Florida

Desert Kingdom, Dubai, U.A.E.

Fairmont Royal Pavilion, St. James, Barbados

Fountains Valley Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa

Four Seasons Punta Mita, Punta Mita, Mexico

Foxwoods Philadelphia Casino, Pennsylvania

Fregate Island, Seychelles

Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, Texas

Greektown Casino, Detroit, Michigan

Hotel Lotte Cheju Resort Spa, Cheju, South Korea

Hotel Nine Zero, Inter-Continental, Boston, Massachusetts

Hilton Americas, Houston, Texas

Izingwe Lodge, Welgevonden, South Africa

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Los Cabos, Mexico

La Vid Hotel and Winery, Sonoma Valley, California

Maputo Hotel, Maputo, South Africa

Mandarin Oriental Palmas Del Mar, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mazagan, Morocco

MGM Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut

Miraval Spa, Tucson Arizona

MLC Corporate Office Design, Johannesburg, South Africa

New Pauma Casino, Pauma Valley, California

Palazzo Hotel, Four Ways, South Africa

Phase II, Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Los Cabos, Mexico

Private Residence, Pacific Palisades, California

Royal Mirage Resort, Phase II, Dubai, U.A.E.

Schnitzer Residence, Los Cabos, Mexico

Sugar Beach Hotel, Wolmar, Mauritius, Indian Ocean

Sun City, Main Hotel, Sun Terrace, South Africa

Telluride Ski Resort, Telluride, Colorado

The Royal Livingston, Victoria Falls, Zambia

Tivoli Residence, Las Vegas, Nevada

Westin Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland (Graphics only)

Zambezi Sun, Victoria Falls, Zambia

Zimbali Forest Lodge, Durban, South Africa

 

1993 – 1996:    South African Communication Services

Pretoria South Africa – Chief Industrial Technician Exhibition & Graphic design services

Afro Arab Trade Fair, Tunisia, North Africa

Expo, Lisbon

International Coin Exhibition, Italy

International Wild Life Film Festival, Pretoria, South Africa

National Inauguration State President, Nelson Mandela, South Africa

Parliamentary Exhibition, Cape Town, South Africa

Reconstruction & Development Program, Southern Africa.

Singapore Trade Fair Exhibition, Singapore

 

1992- 1993: National Cultural History Museum Services,

Pretoria, South Africa – Exhibition & Graphic designer


Education:

National diploma in Interior Design, Technician Pretoria, South Africa, Major of Interior Design, Construction, Presentation & Presentation Drawing, Minor of Interior Design

Computer training & experience in Adobe Freehand, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Quark Express, Corel Draw, In Design, Sketch up

 

Philanthropy:

Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training – Triathlete 2006, 2007 & 2009

 

Travel:

Extensive travel throughout the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, UAE, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand

 

Publications:

CONDE NAST HOUSE & GARDEN SOUTH AFRICA, January/February 2007.  “Wild Ideas”, Izingwe, South Africa.

HOTEL DESIGN, Dec 06/Jan 07 Seen & Heard “Designers dish at roundtable”

HOTEL & MOTEL MANAGEMENT, November 20, 2006.  “Guest’ needs on designers’ minds”.

BUSINESS WEEK ONLINE, October 11, 2006. “Super Bathrooms”, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Four Seasons Hong Kong, & Nine Zero Hotel

KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN NEWS, September 2006, “Inspirational Spaces”, Nine Zero Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, September 2006, “Trisha Wilson,”

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST EN ESPANOL, January 2003, “El Royal Livingstone”

HOSPITALITY DESIGN, April 2003, “Patterns Piqué”, Nine Zero Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 2002, “The Royal Livingstone”

HOTELS, March 1998, “Great Escapism”, Las Ventanas, Los Cabos, Mexico

INTERIORS CONTRACTS, June 1998, “Gracious Living”, Zimbali Forest Lodge, Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

INTERIOR DESIGN,  June 1998, “Ultimate Resorts”, “Welcoming Lobbies”, Sugar Beach Resort, Mauritius, “The Form of Function”, Sun City Hotel/Casino, Sun City, South Africa, “The Essential Amenity”, Las Ventanas, Los Cabos, Mexico

HABITAT, July/August 1998, “A Forest of Fine Design”, Zimbali Forest Lodge, Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

STYLE DÉCOR, August 1998, “Great Escape”, Zimbali Forest Lodge, Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

HOUSE AND LEISURE, May 1996, “Off the Wall”, Le Coco Beach, Mauritius