Sanya Thakrar

Sanya Thakrar

New York, NY, US

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Interior designer with 3 years of professional experience and a background in project management, space planning and computer aided design. Seeking to take the next career step as an entry-level designer with a respected design firm focused on creating world-class residential, commercial, hospitality and retail spaces.



New York School Of Interior Design, New York, NY, US, Graduate Assistant to the Dean of Students

- Conducting campus tours
- Assist with administrative work for all offices
- Working directly with NYSID student clubs
- Planning and implementation of all school events
- Conducting marketing communications for events
- Coordinating events with outside organisations

Aug 2018 - May 2020

Robert A.M. Stern Architects, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

- 2D Drawings and Construction drawings for sitework
- Material research and sourcing for projects from vendors/companies
- Product research for specific use in projects
- Creating material and presentation boards
- Site visits for installation work + checking product delivery
- Materials library maintenance

Sep 2019 - Dec 2019

EVENSONBEST LLC, New York, NY, US, Project Coordinator Intern

- Assisted in cross-functional communication
- Assisted in developing and preparing proposals
- Choosing and sourcing samples for projects from vendors/companies
- Verifying purchase orders and vendor acknowledgements for order accuracy
- Creating cut-sheets and cutting-for-approval forms for all project items
- Researching new and upcoming furniture vendors in the market
- Compiling client presentations with furniture options for the Ancillary department
- Materials library and online vendor database maintenance
- Overall project team support

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Design Office Mumbai, Mumbai, IN, Interior Designer and Project Manager

- Conceptualisation for project design
- Designing & creating 2D + 3D drawings
- Conducting site visits + client meetings
- Supervising work schedule until handover
- A point of contact for vendors & contractors

Oct 2016 - Jul 2018

Black Crow Studios, Mumbai, IN, Junior Designer and Brand Manager

- Assisting in designing customized art pieces
- Coordinating between the client and artist
- Managing stocking and shipping methods
- Managing sales and other monetary aspects

Oct 2016 - Jul 2018

Ravi Vazirani Design Studio, Mumbai, IN, Interior Design Intern

- Creating CAD drawings & material boards
- Conducting site visits
- A point of contact for vendors & contractors

May 2014 - Jul 2014


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design (Post-Professional Level)

Degree: Master of Fine Arts
GPA: 3.96

Aug 2018 - May 2020

Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore City, IN, Bachelors, Public Space Design

Degree: Bachelor of Design
Minor: Visual Communication Design
GPA: 3.80

Jul 2012 - May 2016

Aalto University, Helsinki, FI, Furniture and Spatial Design

Study Abroad Program
GPA: 3.90

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015

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