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Andre Medina

Andre Medina

San Diego, CA, US

 

About 

A highly motivated designer with the passion for forms and conceptual design encorporation and a huge enthusiasm towards hand rendering. With over 3 years of experience in architecture fabrication, I have exceptional skills in detailing, designing, and a full understanding of project construction. Gaining a Bachelor of Architecture has increased my knowledge and  skills with, conceptualization, presentations, visual communications and computer skills. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Sean O'Connor Lighting, Los Angeles, CA, US, Lighting Designer

Development of lighting designs for Commercial (Office TI), Residential, and Hospitality projects. Project involvement included Schematic Design all the way through construction administration.

Feb 2021 - current
 

AM Light Studio, Long Beach, CA, US, Principal

Development of lighting designs for Commercial (Office TI's, Facade lighting), Residential (Single & Multi-family), Hospitality, and Exterior lighting projects. Project involvement included Procurement of proposals, project designs, project coordination from Schematic Design phase all the way through construction administration phase. After project completion light fixture aim and dimming tune by our lighting design team accompanied by AV or Controls consultant.

Jan 2021 - current
 

KGM Lighting, El Segundo, CA, US, Project Lead

Development of lighting designs for Commercial (Office TI), Residential, and Hospitality projects. Project involvement included Schematic Design all the way through construction administration.

Jan 2018 - Feb 2021
 

SMS Architects, Irvine, CA, US, CADD technician

Project Production in Revit and Autocad, construction documents for Design Development and Construction Documentation phases. Construction Administration RFI's responses and submissions for project completion.

Jul 2016 - Jan 2018
 

Education 

NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

I have explored different teaching methods by emerging myself in study abroad programs in Spain and in Denmark.

Oct 2013 - current
 

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, BArch, Urban Design

Visiting Student (4th Year)
Studied under Rasmus Westergaard Frisk

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
 

Compostela Architecture Institute, Santiago de Compostela, ES, BArch, Architecture

Visiting Student (3rd year)
Studied under Tatiana Berger, Alberto Foyo, and Pablo Gallego

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
 

College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA, US, Architecture

First and Second year of Architecture, Studied under Rolando Gonzalez

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills