Majid Sarmast

Majid Sarmast

Richmond Hill, ON, CA


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I am a Design Executive with a proven record for tackling new global markets (primarily North America, Asia & Middle East).

As an award-winning designer, innovative thinker, and creative thought leader I align any expectations with fiscally responsible decisions throughout the lifecycle of any new creative project or development. I am adept at uncovering growth opportunities and quickly catapulting new leads into long term relationships. I am a trusted Initiative taker, team oriented, hard working team player and consistent, creative, visualizer, thinker, articulate and customer focused, with internationally experience mostly in North America and Middle East and abilities such as:
Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness. 
leader in creative, planning
Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems.
Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.   
Advanced knowledge of QA/QC process.
Advanced knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents.
Possess strong hand and advanced CAD drafting skills.
Proficiency in AutoCAD/Good in Revit.
Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook. Mac Version
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, and InDesign graphic software.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work in team environment.
Ability to effectively meet deadlines.


“Majid Sarmast is a totally professional architect and artist with a great personality.
I was very proud to spend with him several years in Forrec Ltd., working together on quite a few projects. Majid is a great asset to world architecture itself or any architectural team as his contributions in all areas are excellent.”November 7, 2011” Michael Ouzikov, Creative Director, Forrec Ltd. (colleague)
“I worked directly with Majid Sarmast for 2 years on various design projects. During this time, he has shown exemplary initiative in creating a wide variety of world class design and concepts. His artistic talent is first rate and I never did see anyone in the office that were a match to him. Majid was recognized around the office as a genuine lead architect with a visionary outlook on urban design, building knowledge and even entertainment projects. His strong work ethic and creative ability to quickly create top design concepts has won him the envy of his accolades and superiors. ” July 17, 2011” Pierre Fortin, Concept Designer, Principal at Pierre Fortin Design (business partner , colleague)
All of my work involves heavy interaction with team and clients from the conceptual stage through to delivery. 
I am a team based worker with the ability to quickly gain the trust of people. My Specialties are as follow but not limited to:

• Conceptual Designer
• Design Management
• Project Management
• Process Improvement
• Branding/Visual Identity
• Presentations
• Marketing
• Strategic Planning

For a sample of my design experience including House design, Mixed Use, Interior Design, please visit my complete PDF Book in:

Hand Sketches and Drawings is available upon request.

I am certain that a personal interview would more fully reveal my ability to contribute to your organization.
Best regards,

Senior Creative Designer, Architect

Anthony van Dam, Vice President, FORREC LTD. Toronto, Canada, Tel:  +1 416.696.8686, 
Gord Dorret, President, FORREC LTD. Toronto, Canada, Tel:  +1 416.696.8686,
Mansour Kazerouni, Executive Vice President, Page andSteele/IBI Group, Toronto Canada, Tel:  +1 416.624.9966 X:163,
Brian Sickle, Executive Vice President, Page andSteele/IBI Group, Toronto Canada Tel:  +1 416.624.9966 X:135,



NAGA Architects, Designers, Head of Design Department, Senior Design Architect

Head of Design Department of a multi-diciplinary firm. I am supervising design in stages of concept to design development stage.

Dec 2010 - current

Majid Sarmast Design Studio, Principal

Designer in various aspects of Art, Photography, Illustration, etc.

Apr 1996 - Dec 2010

FORREC Ltd, Senior Creative Designer, Team Lead

Senior Designer and Team Lead for Mixed use and leisure, entertainment and residential international projects.

Aug 2007 - Apr 2009

IBI Group/ Page and Steele Architects, Senior Designer

Residential Projects and Towers Designer.

Dec 2005 - Aug 2007


San Francisco Institute of Architecture, MArch, Master of Green Building

Oct 2011 - current

Academy Of Art University, Masters, Master of Fine Art

Fine Art and Professional Illustration

Sep 2007 - Aug 2009

Seneca College, Design Development

A certificate toward PMI Credits

Sep 2006 - Jan 2007

Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), MArch, Master of Architecture and Urban Design

Design and Architecture , Urban Planning, History of Architecture and Design

Sep 1989 - Dec 1996

Areas of Specialization 

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