Shanta Trusewich

Shanta Trusewich

New York, NY, US


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Currently working in NYC in interiors and architecture. Highly skilled in autoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, model making, and Sketchup.



Uhuru Design, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Mar 2015 - current

Architecture for Humanity New York City Chapter, New York, NY, US, Volunteer Graphic Designer

This position is a shared part time volunteer role at the non-profit Architecture for Humanity NYC Chapter. Shared with one other designer, we are responsible for external and internal graphics; creating templates for documents, letters, manuals, posters, and presentations; developing media distribution for upcoming events, fundraisers, and discussion; and helping with the creation of social media headers, logos, and images.

Oct 2014 - current

Kim Depole Design, New York City, Designer

This multi-faceted position involves a number of roles within the office. These include project management on every aspect from initial client design meetings and presentations, drafting of CAD presentation and construction drawings, preparation of budgets and spec sheets, product and finish research, to installation and construction supervision.

Projects worked on include an 800 apartment building in Fort Lee, New Jersey, including all amenity spaces; office and conference room refits for New York's largest publishing house, several apartment renovations, and the design of an Upper East Side dermatologist's office.

Inner office responsibilities include managing design assistants, directing our freelance marketing, website, social media and IT specialists, assisting the CEO, and overseeing financial side of the business.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2014

Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Working within the Project Design and Construction team in conjunction with Herzog and de Meuron. Responsibilities included general building and history research, furniture schedules, measure ups, assembling furniture layouts for office furniture, and attending meetings with engineers, architects, and building professionals.

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

Peddle Thorp Architects, Auckland, NZ, Architectural Intern and Architectural Assistant

This position started as a internship for course credit, and due to my hard work I was subsequently hired as an architectural assistant for the remainder of Post Grad. Experience included:

-­ Due Diligence reports and presentation in InDesign
-­ Light and weather studies for a number projects at concept stage
-­ Assisted in construction of BIM model in Revit for a local Council Apartment building projects ­
- Performed redline changes and revisions for large scale hospital project’s documentation
-­ Assisting in assembly of building consent documentation

Jul 2011 - Dec 2012

Cheshire Architects, Auckland, NZ, Architectural Intern

Completed whilst enrolled in full time papers in final year of Bachelors degree, this internship bought about the following experiences:
-­ Measure up and Revit constructed drawings of existing ‘Britomart Project Space’, a small art exhibition space
­ -Hand cut models of interior spaces for client presentation
­ -Presentation boards for competitions utilising Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
-­ Measure up and Autocad drafting of an existing roof space of local historic building, and as­ sisting in concept design of apartment to be added above
­ -Site measure up and Photoshop of concepts for client presentation of ‘BCC’ Bar
­ -Council Building consent research, including rules regarding new structures in a historic listed neighborhood and legal bathroom requirements
­ -Product research, including building materials for a restoration of a project in Antarctica

Jul 2010 - Dec 2010


Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ, MArch, Architecture

Jan 2012 - May 2013

Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2008 - May 2011


Unitec Postgraduate Fellowship Scholarship, Scholarship

Full fee scholarship for duration of Masters degree awarded for significant achievement and application in Bachelor of Architectural studies degree.


Graphisoft Student Award, 1st Place

Awarded for top three placement in Design Studio paper for first year of Masters degree.


AutoDesk Student Award, 1st Place

Awarded for top three placement in Design Studio paper for last year of Bachelors degree.


Work chosen for exhibition in the Cavalier Bremworth Awards, Other

Architecture concept presentation exhibited in Cavalier Bremworth Awards ceremony 2010


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