Nima Nikroo

Nima Nikroo

Irvine, CA, US


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Graduated from SCI-Arc, a prestiges and creative architectural design institute in Southern California. Seeking a challenging position as a ‘Junior Architectural Designer’ to fully utilize my professional abilities & talents, and commitment to grow with the company. Have experience working in architectural firms. Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment. Great attitude and ‘can-do’ spirit. Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and on a tight budget, schedules, and deadlines. Self-motivated, cooperative, willing, ability and desire to learn. Innovative, dynamic, analytical and problem solving skills. Organizational, interpersonal, communications and collaborative skills. Willing to Relocate.



Danielian Associates, Irvine, CA, US, Intern Architect

− Discussed design standards and procedures with the directors of design and architecture.
− Drafted detailed drawings, specifying dimensions and materials as needed for schematic, design and construction documentation phases.
− Created professional to-scale drawings to communicate and clarify design requirements in CAD, Revit, and other 3D software’s.
− Fostered and maintained a collaborative professional working relationship with the project leadership team.
− Implemented complex design software and drawing tools to plan and design, lead design conceptions.
− Monitored the design process from conceptual phase through construction documentation.

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Danielian Associates, Irvine, CA, Freelance - Rendering Services

-Renderings for multi-family, single family, mixed-use, and various other projects.
-Graphic designs for various plans and elevations used for client and marketing purposes.

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Danielian Associates, Irvine, CA, US, Intern Architect

-Drafted technical specifications per project needs.
-Initiated promotional activities, including contact with clients, business development proposals and marketing graphics.
-Developed a part library by converting legacy drawings into AutoCAD files and utilities FTP technology to transfer these large files to various resources.
-Defined organizational procedures for incorporating information into a Building Information Model (BIM).
-Coordinated with the project lead in the development of preliminary and final design documents.
-Drafted and rendered multiple projects including, single family, multi-family, mixed-use and commercial designs.

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

California Department of Transportation District 12, Irvine, CA, US, Intern Volunteer, Landscape Architecture Department

-Site survey: Mitigation measures (land-fill project)
-Site survey/ Design Proposal: Land revitalization (natural preserve park project)
-Construction Documentation and Technical Detail Drawings (Highway wall expansion)
-Highway lane expansion and erosion control (Traffic reduction/ land revitalization project)
-Field reports submittals to city officials for approval (road expansion, sound walls, vegetation preservation)

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Volunteer, Santa Barbara, CA, US and Costa Mesa, CA, US, Student Volunteer as part of Class from Orange Coast College

Helped with initial design concept ideas.
Created scaled physical model of final design based on 3d digital file.
Build actual final design in 1:1 scale at the Santa Barbara Film Festival Site.

Jan 2010 - Mar 2010


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture and Design

Studied Architecture, Concept Design, Architectural Theory/ History, and Methods/ Structures.

-Studio 1: Material Strategies for physical world, Conceptual Strategies for physical world
-Studio 2: Fromworks (Site, Contexts, and Programs)
-Studio 3: Static Architectural Systems, Dynamic Architectural Systems (Anabolic, Metabolic, and Catabolic)
-Studio 4: City Operations: Architecture in Critical Settings
-Studio 5: Thesis Research: Undergraduate Thesis Project (Dynamic Architecture thought Kinetic Movement and Design)

Sep 2010 - Apr 2015

Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Architectural Studies and Architectural Drafting

Studied Architecture, Architectural Drafting, and general electives.

Aug 2007 - Jun 2010

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