Nicole Kamara

Nicole Kamara

Los Angeles, CA, US




LDA design group, Inc., Burbank, CA, US, Drafter

Sep 2017 - Nov 2017

Tau Sigma Delta Architecture Honor Society (TSD), Pomona, CA, US, President

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015

Ware Malcomb, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Jun 2014 - Apr 2015

Tau Sigma Delta Architecture Honor Society (TSD), Pomona, CA, US, ENV Representative for ENV Council

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, Teaching Assistant (TA) for Foundation of Design

• Critique and assist first year students with design and software support

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Israeli Consulate Security (LAX Airport), Los Angeles, CA, US, Security Agent Supervisor

• Supervise the national security procedures for National Israeli airline - El Al
• Analyze risk factors to ensure the safety of the passengers
• Collaborate with team members daily in order to issue a safe flight

Mar 2008 - May 2013

Israeli Homeland Security, Tel Aviv, IL, Security Agent

• Screen passengers prior to their scheduled flight
• Work with teams of security analysts in order to evaluate the various risks
• Train and guide new security officers

Feb 2005 - Oct 2006

IDF - Israel Defense Force (Navy), Tel Aviv, IL, Navy Operation Manager

• Manage navy headquarters in daily and special 24-hour operative activities
• Responsible for establishing and maintaining communication in military naval operation between vessels
• Manage the arrival and departure of commercial vessels from Israel’s territory

Dec 2002 - Dec 2004


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Expected graduation June 2015

Sep 2011 - current

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011

Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, US, Bachelors, General Education

Sep 2008 - Jun 2011


Dean and President’s list 2008-Current, Honorable Mention

California Polytechnic University, Pomona: Dean’s List and President List
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica: Dean’s list for every semester


INTERIM Exhibit Projects Selection - Spring 2014, Other

Interactive Architecture - Prototype and robotics design for TERI Campus of Life sponsored by AECOM and Architecture for Humanity. Group projects (Winter 14)
Shifter Design - Structure analysis and fabrication proposal. Group project (Winter 14).
Future City - Education Design. Individual work (Fall 13), and urban concept work. Group project (Fall 13)


Walt Disney Imagineering - Bobby Brooks Award, 1st Place

Walt Disney Imagineering: Bobby Brooks Award for Best team narrative, collaboration, and presentation


2013 AIAIC University Scholarship Award, 1st Place

Scholarship from the AIAIC for excellence in academics, leadership, and design


Walt Disney Imagineering - Imagineer’s Choice, Award

Individual project was part of final presentation at WDI as part of the Bobby Brooks Memorial Interdisciplinary Design Studio


INTERIM Exhibit Project Selection - Fall 2012, Other

Sustainability integrated design. Individual work (Spring 2012).


Areas of Specialization