Haiko B

Haiko B

Los Angeles, CA, US



  • Creative design professional with 5+ years of working with a wide array of projects
  • Proficient in design coordination, document preparations, presentations and construction observations
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and the ability to prioritize and multi-task with flexibility
  • Dedicated team player with a cooperative attitude and excellent communication skills




• Design and manage the ground up construction of a 7,000 SF high-end contemporary residence in Sherman Oaks
• Collaborate with, inform, and direct consultants, contractors, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives.
• Design the interiors; including sourcing all fixtures, finishes, materials, furnishings and décor of the residence
• Oversee the landscape/hardscape design/construction and incorporate sustainable requirements as mandated by the city of LA

Jan 2014 - current

Guitar Center, Westlake Village, CA, US, Assistant Retail Space Planner

• Assist in creating new floor plans, renderings and prototypes for new stores, relocations, and store improvement projects
• Create storefront renderings showing proposed signage to be used in bid packages to signage vendors
• Help develop CAD standardization to streamline the floor planning and architectural drawing process
• Help create cost effective drawing methods of test fitting potential new stores
• Developing recommendations for design and prototype improvements
• Maintaining work records and files (e.g. architectural plans, material samples, inspections, job-related communications, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation as may be required for future reference and/or adhering to regulatory requirements

Aug 2012 - Jan 2014

Los Angeles City Bureau of Engineering, Architectural Division, Los Angeles, Intern

• Review and process Department of Building and Safety's corrections.
• Check and update As Built drawings and RFI submittals, prepare revision drawings, process change
• Designed the tile floor pattern layout for the main space of a recreational center project
• Job site visits with Supervisor, participate in construction meetings

May 2012 - Jul 2012

Cesar Millan Inc., Burbank CA, Product Designer

 3D modeling and renderings of eco friendly dog products. (i.e. brushes, leashes, bowls, bottles)
 Packaging design studies and mock ups
 Story boards and design presentation layouts for potential licensees

Mar 2010 - Oct 2010

DMJM Design | AECOM, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Architect

• 3D modeling / renderings / CAD Drafting
• Physical model making
• Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite for designs, presentations, diagrams and layouts
• Assisted in the documentation of the Environmental Impact Report for the project

Sep 2007 - Nov 2008

Form Architectural, Encino, CA, US, Architectural Designer

• Residential and small commercial design projects
• AutoCAD Type V. construction documents / Photoshop renderings
• Job site visits and research at the building department

May 2003 - Aug 2006


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture & Urban Design

Aug 2006 - Jun 2007

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

Aug 2001 - May 2006


The Ebell Scholarship Award, Scholarship

Awarded by the Ebell of Los Angeles in August 2005 based upon scholastic achievements, written recommendations and an interview.


Mel Ferris Scholarship Awards, 1st Place

Awarded by the California Architectural Foundation and the AIA California Council in 2004 as well as 2005


Areas of Specialization 


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