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Serena Franklin

Serena Franklin

Beijing, CN

 

About 

Living in Beijing originally from California. Working at an architecture firm, enjoy exploring cultures, traveling, arts scene, theater, and outdoor activities.

Employment 

Gensler, Beijing, CN, Interior Designer

Design process inclusive of communication with client, diagramming, blocking,
sketching, spatial planning, knowledge of local/global building codes; conceptual
design; schematic design; design development phase; field inspections

Jun 2010 - current
 

Ray and Joan Kroc Center, San Francisco, CA, US, Employee

musical set designer: developing concepts, researching and purchasing
materials; coordinating production work
creating curriculum and instructing art enrichment classes

Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
 

Colour Studio, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

updating and generating color palette diagrams and renderings
researching products, materials, pulling palette samples
in house work including printing and maintaining the studio

Sep 2009 - Oct 2009
 

Habitat for Humanity, San Francisco, California, Construction Volunteer

Whitney Young Circle Project- working through construction phases of
two homes (Saturday Volunteer Position)

Jan 2009 - Sep 2009
 

United States Census Bureau, San Francisco, California , Address Canvasser

identifying and documenting building structure types and usage through
a gps system on a hand held computer

Mar 2009 - May 2009
 

Education 

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

focus on six interior studio practice courses, three materiality and
space courses, two tools and technology courses

Sep 2006 - Dec 2008
 

West Valley College, Saratoga, CA, US, Undergraduate

(accredited Interior Design courses)
interior construction and building systems, history of furniture and
interiors, introduction to environmental architecture, AutoCAD, interior
architecture hand-drafting, color theory

Jan 2005 - May 2007
 

De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, US, Undergraduate

general education, fine arts, and preliminary design courses

Sep 2004 - Jun 2006
 

Awards 

De Anza College Women’s Scholar Athlete of the Year, Award

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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