My goals as a designer are to positively shape the world around me, with work that adds value both to my clients and to the community, with a team that pushes the boundaries of design excellence and thought leadership, at a company that fosters entrepreneurship and innovation at all levels.
AECOM, Los Angeles, Designer II
Job captain for AECOM Capital’s 3,500 sf New York headquarters remodel
Provided schematic design, bid documents, and construction administration
Founding member of AECOM New Ventures, an internal marketing and strategy group that identifies new business initiatives in the Los Angeles region focused around innovative and unique partnerships or technologies
Community outreach lead for industry events, such as CoreNet, Bisnow, and Central City Association
URS Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer II
Provided CAD production, 3D modeling, BIM, and rendering assistance on a diverse range of project types and sizes, including airports, industrial refineries, transit stations, restaurants, corporate and commercial interiors.
Managed multi-disciplinary teams on through schematic design, design development, construction documents, permitting, and construction administration phases for 50+ franchise restaurant remodels throughout the southwestern United States.
Key business development leader, leading proposal efforts for various projects in collaboration with other URS offices and sub-consultants.
Matter Management, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer
Led a team of six students in the fabrication, construction, and installation of a child’s playhouse
Duties included scheduling, costing, and assigning team member roles
Assisted with set design and construction as well as on-location production assistance for the independent film, “The Blue of Noon”
Provided conceptual design and construction support for “Vivarium”, a SCI-Arc gallery installation
Oyler Wu Collaborative, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer
Constructed "reALIze," an installation celebrating Mohammed Ali www.realizeali.com
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Student Worker
Database administration in Jenzabar and eTapestry
Solicited donations from alumni and commercial sponsors for alumni events
Assisted in planning and preparation of alumni and donor events such as Career Fair, Main Event, and the Eric Owen Moss Gallery Preview
Arup, London, GB, Intern
Spent three months in London at the Arup Urban Design studio
Researched, prepared, and presented proposals to senior management on possible development opportunities for Arup in India
Created renderings and diagrams for use in the Project Pinewood community information exhibition for Pinewood Studios
Henry-West Designs, Laguna Hills, CA, US, Designer Assistant/Office Manager
Managed office operations and assisted interior designers on client proposals
Coordinated sub-contractors for residential installations
Maintained material sample and vendor libraries, including fabrics, stone, lighting, furniture, and flooring
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture
Future Business Leader, Award
Recognized by URS Los Angeles management as a future leader within the company. Attended monthly dinners where other future leaders would network with and learn from clients, invited speakers, and other URS managers.
Junior Professional Award, Award
The purpose is to recognize an outstanding contribution by a professional who has less than 5 years of experience in their discipline at the time of the contribution. Nominees for this award should demonstrate the following attributes:
Meeting special technical challenges on projects to enable significant time and cost savings.
Continuously seeking more complex and challenging assignments and demonstrating ability to successfully handle them
Unsolicited special recognition and commendation from external clients and/or other URS offices
Enhancing team work on projects through a spirit of cooperation and unselfish, hard work
Providing a role model for other young staff