Cara Ellis

Cara Ellis

San Francisco, CA


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I am a talented and dedicated architectural and urban designer seeking employment in the San Francisco Bay Area. I have experience working on projects across multiple scales and disciplines worldwide including New Delhi, Chicago, Saint Louis, Dubai, Mumbai, Haifa, Mecca, Riyadh, Hong Kong, Haikou Hainan, Amsterdam, London and Panama City.

I have a strong, diverse set of skills and a true passion for cities. I am looking for a creative and multidisciplinary work environment where I can apply my energy and vision to create great places for people through design. 


Peter Ellis New Cities, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural & Urban Designer

Masterplan refinement and design for a new city near New Delhi, India. District, block and building design; environmental design strategy & systems; 3D modeling; Photoshop rendering; Revit drawings; After Effects animations; print and web graphics; interior design; physical models.

Feb 2011 - Feb 2012

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Chicago, IL, US, Architect Planner

Planning, massing and design for urban environments worldwide. Design drawings & presentations; digital & physical modeling using CNC, laser, rapid prototype; multimedia & After Effects animation specialist.

Jun 2010 - Feb 2011


School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2012

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, US, Bachelors, Liberal Arts

Sep 2001 - May 2005

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