Alyssa Barkley has always been passionate about creative approaches. Barkley feels as though design is the culmination of many of her creative interests. Her spirit is full when design visions are realized including the essence of a successful design inspiring change for other spaces. Barkley strives to maintain her own education and help her clients make educated decisions regarding their projects.
Currently, Barkley continues to expand her talents as an Interior Designer at EFFORTlyss, a company she has built on her own to serve her clients. Previously, she worked at Concepts Furniture and Design in Boulder, Colorado. She provided leading industry designs to a wide array of clients all while successfully managing a team of design consults and show rooms. Prior to her career at Concepts Furniture, Barkley worked on a team for Taylor Design Group dedicated to providing clients with ideal designs and products. A unique highlight to her role was assisting in marketing photo shoots.
In 2009, Barkley worked as an Interior Designer for Pinnacle Design Studio, LLC in Wausau, Wisconsin. She developed systems for estimating, bidding and selling jobs all while overseeing all the design jobs as project manager. Before her role as a project manager, Barkley started her career as an Interior Designer for The Hearth Room in Brainerd, Minnesota. She worked side by side with architects and builders to turn her clients' needs and wants into a reality.
Barkley completed her Bachelors of Science in Interior Design from The Art Institutes International Minnesota in 2007. In addition to a successful design career, Barkley also acts as a child advocate for children in the foster care system through CASA Colorado.