The Dove Design Studio Team

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Jim Dove

PRINCIPAL

Jim Dove has over 25 years of industry experience creating architecturally-inspired, award-winning kitchens with top-of-the-line pieces in locations from California to Italy. Jim holds a Masters degree of Architecture from UCLA. He has appeared on NBC and HGTV and his work has been published in numerous design publications including Traditional Home, Better Homes & Gardens, Design New Jersey and most recently House Beautiful. Jim has won two Best of the Best awards from Sub-Zero/Wolf as well as the NKBA. He prides himself on being a professional communicator of the design process and draws inspiration from his passion for art and architecture. Jim works out of Short Hills, New Jersey and Palm Beach, Florida.

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Jamie Malanga

PROJECT MANAGER

PROJECT MANAGER

Jamie brings over 20 years of experience to Dove Design Studio. Prior to joining the team she was a principal of an architectural and interior design firm in New York City.  Jamie received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from NJIT and is a member of AIA and ASID.  Over the years in business she has developed a great rapport with staff and building professionals and oversees the project management services of Dove Design Studio. Blending her passion for food and family, Jamie is thrilled to be part of the team that brings the “Heart of the Home” to life.

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Ryan Meehan

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Designer Ryan Meehan's approachable and elevated style philosophy of classic elegance has transformed residences in New York City, The Hamptons, Nantucket, Palm Beach and Miami.  With every project, Ryan aspires to marry a modern sense of luxury that is fresh, restrained, and timeless.

Born and raised in South Florida, Ryan received a Bachelor of Science in interior design from Miami International University of Art & Design, and upon graduation, joined one of New York’s top design firms, Matthew Patrick Smyth. Returning home to Florida, Ryan joined a long association with another prestigious firm, Jack Fhillips Design.

With his wealth of experience, exceptional project management abilities and keen eye for detail, Ryan is thrilled to be a part of the dynamic team at Jim Dove Design.

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Marybel Rodas

CAD PRODUCTION MANAGER

Marybel, a NJ native, has worked with several Northern NJ designers over the years in different capacities giving her an immense appreciation for a range of design periods and styles. In 2018, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Michael Graves College at Kean University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. As CAD Production Manager, she skillfully translates Jim’s design concepts into drawings and construction documents. With her creative and technical sensibilities converging to create photorealistic renderings, Marybel is thrilled to be a part of the Dove Design team.