Akshat Mehta

Akshat Mehta

Emeryville, CA, US

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Domingo Gonzalez Associates, New York, NY, US, Junior Lighting Designer

• Designed and drafted custom lighting solutions, details, concepts and lighting layout for government, public and commercial projects across New York
• Trained in lighting techniques and software (AGi32) to perform light calculations and develop 3d models, conducted site surveys, luminance evaluation for fixtures with project managers on multiple projects
• Created light design renderings, concepts options, 3D and 2D fixture details and mock-ups for clients
• Reviewed documents from architects and generated full construction set drawings as required per cost estimates
• Participated and successfully executed small and large-scale lighting projects with project managers from initial concept planning, cost estimating, light fixture selections to final design, full construction documents and light analysis as per layout and site
• In-house project manager and designer for the company’s new office. Developed and completed office layout, lighting layout, furniture and mill-work detail documents.

Feb 2017 - Aug 2017

Ralph Lauren Corporation, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

• Prepare test fits, space planning, final store layouts, shop-in-shop layouts
• Developed fixture details and furniture shop drawings as per company standards and generate construction document sets for fabrication
• Prepared final 3D models and renderings for major store layouts and furniture sets
• Worked with project consultants, product representatives, and fabricators meeting overall project objectives
• In-charge of handling the detail and design modifications for fixtures and furniture across retail stores

Apr 2016 - Oct 2016

Hudson Meridian Construction Group, New York, NY, US, Architect, Asst. Project manager and Estimator

• Reviewed design, construction documents including schedules and
specifications for multi-family housing and commercial projects to generate cost estimates and RFI’s
• Produced material data and product quantities to develop projects bids
• Directly participated with Project Managers, designers/architects, and Principals to ensure projects are on schedule, on the budget, reviewing and critiquing early phase design concepts to compile and manage project estimates from design to final (GMP) stage

Jul 2015 - Feb 2016


Balwant Sheth School Of Architecture, Mumbai, IN, BArch, Architecture

May 2010 - May 2015

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