Irvin Sandoval

Irvin Sandoval

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Irvin Sandoval is a born-and-raised Angeleno and is an undergraduate fourth year at Woodbury University School of Architecture. He is currently the Licensing Advisor for the Woodbury University AIAS Chapter, an active member of the NOMAS Chapter, and enrolled in the IPAL program to obtain his Architectural license concurrently while at Woodbury University.

"Gaining lifelong experiences, learning new skill sets, and applying my abilities and knowledge of architecture, design, and construction.
Using my professional experience and education to provide innovative designs and solutions along with sustainable approaches to clients."


Hayek Studio, Hollywood, CA, US, Intern

Drafting project construction documents and details
Drafting interior and landscape lighting plans
Communication and coordination with vendors and project partners nationally and in Mexico
Research and design integration for interior furniture, wallpaper, and fixtures

Apr 2020 - Sep 2020

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, COVID Campus Space Planning Project Architectural Drafter

Worked directly with architect Dr. Branka Olson to draft space planning floor plans and details to comply with Los Angeles COVID regulations.

Jun 2020 - Jul 2020

Second Spectrum, Los Angeles, CA, US, Sports Data Operations Supervisor

Initializing and configuring software data tracking NBA, NCAAB, MLS, EPL games for Analytical Data.
Leading and mentoring a team of up to 60 Sports Data Operators on a nightly basis alongside other supervisors, ensuring that live-game data is delivered to NBA, NCAA, MLS, and EPL teams.

Mar 2017 - Jul 2019

Obermeyer Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Junior Project Manager/Architectural Designer + Drafter

Creating existing, addition, and new drawings for project construction documents
Communicating and coordinating the project process and documents with Principal Architect, consultants, and team members.
Reviewing drawings, submittals, etc. for document and city code compliance
Production of project process documentation

Feb 2013 - Jan 2016

BAM Construction Design Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US, Junior Project Manager/Draftsperson

Drafting project construction documents
On site As-Built measurements and modeling
Use ZIMAS and Navigate LA for site modeling and project information/research

Mar 2011 - Feb 2015


Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

In progress of completing Bachelors of Architecture program

Graduating class of 2022

IPAL program student in the process of earning a degree from a NAAB-accredited program to complete Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®) and the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE)® concurrently.

Aug 2019 - current

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA, US, Architectural Transfer

Architectural Studies for university transfer

Aug 2016 - Aug 2019


2020 NOMA Spatial Shifts Student Competition, 3rd Place

The design program prompted student to craft a net positive mixed-use community-owned development that maintains the perpetuity of Black space and culture. With a site based in Deep East Oakland, Organizations like the black cultural zone heavily influenced the design process.


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