Tannaz Fotowatjah

Tannaz Fotowatjah

Los Angeles, CA, US


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• Over 4 years of experience as a designer and contribution to numerous project types in all phases from initial conception to completion, familiar with permit acquisition and plan check


• Design development -- Conducting a site survey. Experience in design, developing construction drawings, processing of plans and permits, client presentations, code compliance from conceptual through construction documents


• Project management -- Coordinating with structural engineers, other consultant, interior designer and sub-contractors. Preparation and release of engineering change notices, reviewing bids and negotiating contracts.


Construction phase -- Monitoring the construction process, purchasing and scheduling of various contracts and materials, document control, coordination of contractors. Preparing as build drawings.


• Digital architecture -- College Certificate for Revit And Maya, Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD, Sketch Up, ArchiCAD, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photo Shop and Microsoft Office


Arka Design/Build, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

• Design and renovation for costume residential housing and condominium
• Site visits to verify existing conditions and field verification
• Preparing background drawings, schematic design, construction documents,
• Assisting project manager during construction with job site coordination
• Collaborating with project architect, consultants, clients and contractors
• Processing of plan check and permit, Preparing as-built drawings

Jul 2014 - current

AIA Pasadena & Foothill Chapter, Pasadena, CA, US, Intern

•Create graphic designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts
•Working closely with the board of directors to generate graphics for events flyers
•Assisting the executive directors with office administration
•Attend weekly meetings
•Speaker and sponsor coordination for each events and its requirement
•Assisting with the event registration and welcoming attendees, providing directions and general information

Jan 2014 - Aug 2014

pitaQ, Sacramento, CA, US, Interior Design, Graphic Design

• Designed graphics for the Menu and journal for advertising
• Sketched idea, drafted plans, and basic interior design
• Selected products, finishes and colors and ordered samples

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Marjan Mehr Residential Complex, Tehran, IR, Architectural Intern

• Involved in the reconstruction project of the Marjan Mehr residential complex located in northern Tehran
• Performed field measurement and verified existing condition
• Created as-built drawing using AutoCAD

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

Ehsan Raof, Architect, Tehran, IR, Architectural Intern

• Developed conceptual design package for a restaurant
• Work included drafting the plans in AutoCAD, 3D modeling in ArchiCAD, presentation graphic in Photoshop, diagrams, and renderings in 3Ds Max

May 2010 - Sep 2010

H&M Hennes & Mauritz, Tehran, IR, summer Intern

• Attended coordination meetings with owner representative, consultancies and project manager in order to remodel the H&M store
• Directed activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification
• Photographed and recorded existing conditions, completed field measurements
• Designed and drafted plans, elevations, sections, and details for design development

Jun 2009 - Sep 2009


Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA, US, BArch, architecture

Revit 2014

Jun 2014 - current

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA, US, BArch, architecture

Maya ( 3D modeling and rendering ) - English (Advanced Writing)

Jan 2014 - May 2014

University of Tehran (UT), Tehran, IR, BArch, architecture

The 4 Year professional program consists of 144 credits with an emphasis on practical architecture.

Sep 2008 - Jun 2013


Ranked 2nd GPA at University class 2010, 2nd Place


Ranked 3nd GPA at University class 2008, 3rd Place


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