Marino Vega-Paez

Marino Vega-Paez

Los Angeles, CA, US


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In May of this past year I culminated my academic career with a Masters of Architecture II Post-Professional degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design. A one-year intensive design-based program specializing in 3D generative software and Digital Fabrication Methods. For my undergraduate study, I enrolled at Woodbury University where upon completion of their five-year program I received a Bachelors of Architecture degree and a minor in Graphic Design.



Independent Design Professional, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

_ Small scale design conceptualization for private clients (Retail and Residential interiors)
_ Graphic Design - custom graphics (logos, business cards, packaging, graphics and layouts)
_Create 3d models and renderings using Maya. Rhino, Vray & Maxwell

Aug 2011 - current

Sherrylin H. Quinones, Encino, CA, US, Production Assistant

_ Designed the brand image (logo and watermark)
_ Designed marketing material (flyers, business cards, exhibition invitations, artist catalogue)
_Developed floor plan drawings and perspective renderings of exhibition space
_Layout and prepare the artist’s work prior to gallery opening

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

Miguels Painting, Los Angeles, CA, US, Construction Tradesman

_Assist in small scale projects (Interior remodel / Room additions / General construction & paint)
_ Reviewed floor plans, specifications, and instructions to determine project phases
_Knowledgeable in building materials and large machinery
_Responsible for ensuring tools were in working condition

Jun 2000 - Jun 2012

Forward Design Office, Pasadena, CA, US, Architectual Intern

_ Developed preliminary sketches and 3d models using Rhino
_Assisted in creating construction documents and developing project renderings
_Created physical models of various scales using a multitude model making material

May 2009 - Aug 2009


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, Architecture and Design

Aug 2012 - May 2013

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture and Design

Aug 2005 - May 2011


Woodbury University Thesis Awards, Honorable Mention

My thesis project was nominated for the award of Most Interesting Site Investigation resulting in a second-place finish.


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