Robert Panossian

Robert Panossian

Los Angeles, CA, US



Robert Panossian is an interdisciplinary designer working across architecture, graphic design, and product design. Based in Los Angeles.



Freelance, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design

Commissioned projects ranging across scales and types, including
architecture, object design, and graphic design.

Feb 2019 - current

VTProDesign, Los Angeles, CA, US, Experiential Designer

Traversing member between creative and production teams for a 20,000 ft2 interactive walk-through experience.

Aug 2019 - Jan 2020

MIT Design Lab, Cambridge, MA, US, Design Research Lead

Managing a cross-functional team of designers and engineers towards developing concepts and technology for sportswear brand, PUMA.

Mar 2018 - Apr 2018

MIT Design Lab, Cambridge, MA, US, Design Researcher

Conducting material and design research. Exploring concepts and strategies.

Mar 2018 - Mar 2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Developed course agenda with instructor and prepared lectures to lead
workshop component of course. Examined student work to discuss avenues for
design exploration and innovation.

Jan 2016 - Jun 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Conducted daily critique sessions with students to discuss concepts, design
opportunities, and prototyping techniques.

Sep 2015 - Jan 2016

Patterns, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Member of core design team contributing towards conceptual and design
development, 3D-modeling, graphic representation, and construction

Sep 2012 - Aug 2014

Jones, Partners: Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

Creating project drawings, illustrations, and graphics for publishing within the office’s third monograph.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2014 - Jan 2018

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

Areas of Specialization