As an individual who is equipped with 2.5 years of experience, I am eager to find the right experience that will help cultivate and broadening my approach. I’m in search of an office that I can expand my experience in retails, residential and commercial mix-use projects. I am currently a graduate student seeking Master of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago. My experience includes corporate interiors and residential as well as commercial.
Space Architects + Planners, Chicago, IL, US, Junior Architect (Intern)
Prepared construction documents, architectural visualization for projects. Produced conceptual designs for competitions. Developed plans from field survey and as-built documents.
IA Interior Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Junior Architect (Intern)
Prepared presentations for business strategy and development. Produced construction documents for Test Fits and FF&E, as directed. Produced signage plans and review shop drawings. Prepared submittals, transmittals and project close out binders.
Hall Architects, Sarasota, FL, US, Junior Architect (Intern)
Associate designer, Hall Architects, Sarasota, FL
Developed hand drawing, rendering and 3d models. Prepared presentation drawings for client meetings. Produced design and
construction documents, as directed. Undertaken job related research on zoning, codes, materials. Explore alternate design approaches
as directed by project Architect and Design Architect. Promote a collaborative team atmosphere.
Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, US, ASID Student chapter president
Elected by peers to handle all administrative duties and managed all monetary concerns. Directed twelve undergraduate student members from freshmen to senior level. Set numerous meetings, scheduled events and fundraisers. Arranged Lunch and Learn lectures with architects, and interior designers about the current design trends. Volunteered at the ASID Professional Level for Designer Digs in Sarasota and gave tours of designer homes to raise money for Habitat Humanity
Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, US, Gym Fitness attendant
Gail Carlson Interiors, Sarasota, FL, US, Design Assistant
Assisted the Interior Designer in designing, creating comfortable and functional environments that represent client’s lifestyle, taste and budget. Organized and coordinate Interior Design concept presentation content, including material/finish boards, color renderings, imagery and concept visuals and related graphics materials. Summer 2012
Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, US, Render Wrangler
Advised and helped undergraduate when having trouble rendering scenes in 3Ds Max Studio. Detected and troubleshot rejected renderings. Follow-‐up crashed jobs and diagnosed and resolved/escalated malfunctioning Farm hosts. Kept the render Farms running at a maximum capacity. Identify and report trends and potential problems.
Pine of Sarasota senior Home, Sarasota, FL, US, Glass fellowship Volunteer
As part of the design team helped conceptualize a four-‐level mural for the hospital. Processed AutoCad sketches to visualize the square footage and 3d views to present to the client. Volunteered with an organized group of Ringling students to complete the mural on location.
Created caricatures of the elders, and designed books with sixteen portraits to accompany text for this project. The purpose was to understand older generations by listening to what they have to say to younger generations. This also helped and was therapeutic for the elders to watch their portraits in process. Summer 2011
Cutco Cutlery, Miami, FL, US, Sale Representative
Focused on sales and setting up appointments with potential clients. Introduced and performed product presentations and demonstrations. Processed special orders and sold enough of products to qualify for the Cutco annual business conference
Neighbors food store, Miami, FL, US, Manager Assistant
Assisted the manager in the produce and deli area. Advised customers on selection of meats and produces and special orders. Performed closing duties, managed inventories, and stocked shelves
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Masters, Architecture
Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, US, BArch, Interior Design
Majored in interior Architecture
Minored in Business of art and design
State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL, US, Transient
Specialized course work in Anthropology, Oceanography,
History of Rock & Roll, and Geography. Summer, 2011
Coral senior high School, Miami, FL, US, High School, VPA
Best of Ringling Awards, 1st Place
Best of Ringling, Presidential Award 2012
Best of Ringling, Best Junior Project 2012
Best of Ringling, Best Concept Award 2012
Best of Ringling, Presidential Award, Honored as the first sophomore to win the presidential award in the Interior Design Department. 2010
Donghia Scholarship recipient, 1st Place
$ 30,000 award for school tuition.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), 1st Place
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Coral Reef Senior High, Miami FL. First place winner of the Miami Dade regional Interior Design Competitions. Chosen out of forty contestants to design a community art studio. 2008