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abhishek patel

abhishek patel

San Francisco, CA, US

 

About 

PASSIONATE DESIGN PROFESSIONAL seeks to combine academic excellence , 5+ years of practical work experience and professional exam credentials in order to secure new challenges within the field of Interior, Architecture, Planning and Greener Building design Initiatives.

Well-versed in all phases of design for Corporate, Institutional, Educational, Mixed-Use, Retail, Residential and Commercial Exhibit Design projects, always exceeding client expectations. Solid multi-tasking skills contribute to the ability to perform in complex and dynamic work environments. Organized, efficient and effective manager of time – skills that complement a strong customer service orientation. Proficient communicator, well-spoken and not afraid of presenting concepts to large group of people in both structured and informal environments.

Dedicated to “going the extra mile” to achieve both multiple and diverse goals. Diligent learner and stays current with market emerging trends.

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Employment 

Freelance Interior Designer, Interior Designer

PASSIONATE DESIGN PROFESSIONAL seeks to combine academic excellence , 5+ years of practical work experience and professional exam credentials in order to secure new challenges within the field of Interior, Architecture, Planning and Greener Building design Initiatives.

Well-versed in all phases of design for Corporate, Institutional, Educational, Mixed-Use, Retail, Residential and Commercial Exhibit Design projects, always exceeding client expectations. Solid multi-tasking skills contribute to the ability to perform in complex and dynamic work environments. Organized, efficient and effective manager of time – skills that complement a strong customer service orientation. Proficient communicator, well-spoken and not afraid of presenting concepts to large group of people in both structured and informal environments.

Dedicated to “going the extra mile” to achieve both multiple and diverse goals. Diligent learner and stays current with market emerging trends.

May 2004 - current
 

Kishor Joshi Architect - Planner, Junior Designer

As a Junior designer, collaborated with senior professionals in various phases of the project lifecycle including programming, space planning, design development and construction documentations for varied and complex commercial and institutional projects.

• Sourced & proposed architectural materials as well as FF&E based on client preferences, requirements, budgets and timelines.

• Plotted all architectural drawings and prepared presentation boards. Responsible for maintaining all documentation, client files as well as the materials library.
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Jul 2009 - Jul 2011
 

GreenStep, Green Building Consultant

* Actively and multifariously involved with other professionals during the design phase of the LEED for Commercial Interior project based in Sausalito, California.

* Performed multiple LEED credit calculations, completed LEED Templates and evaluated each credit costs.

* Trouble-shot potential setbacks and analyzed energy model reports.

* Reviewed LEED Credit Interpretation Requests (CIR) and other documentation for compliance.

Jul 2010 - Jul 2010
 

Style Architects, Associate Interior Designer

Associated with the lead designers in the planning, design and execution of various residential, commercial and retail interior projects.
· Conducted requirement research, site analysis & formulated schematic designs that adhered to the scope of the project.
· Assisted in drafting various architectural drawings, including construction blueprints and other working documents. Researched and proposed architectural materials, finishes and FF&E.
· Engaged and conducted meetings and presentations with clients.

Jul 2005 - May 2007
 

Nodes Designer, Junior Designer

• Besides routine administrative tasks, had opportunities to travel abroad with the principal to Malaysia and Singapore for development of client relationships, conducting case studies, requirement research, client presentations and final execution of the projects.

• Gained extensive knowledge of graphic design principles and learned Industry software like Corel-Draw, Illustrator and Photoshop.

• Major projects includes but not limited to Signages and Graphics for various Commercial, Institutional, Hospitals, Educational and Retail Facilities; Commercial Exhibit Booth Design, Advertisement, Corporate Branding and Marketing solutions.

Jul 2003 - May 2005
 

Education 

Drexel University, Masters, M.S. in Interior Architecture

• Thesis - “Management of Sound in Interior Space” – examination of how sound reacts in interior-built spaces, offering various methods of managing sound for optimal human experience.
• Sustainable Buildings - Designed in team a sustainable portable classroom for Blankenburg Elementary School, Philadelphia, PA ASID, IIDA, USGBC, GIO, Drexel Smart House

May 2007 - Jul 2009
 

Sardar Patel University, Masters, Masters in Interior Design

Jul 2005 - Jul 2006
 

Annamalai University, Bachelors, B.S. Interior Design

Jul 2001 - Jul 2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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