Sara Pourghaed

Sara Pourghaed

Houston, TX, US

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Multi-talented Project Coordinator successful at taking on diverse project tasks to meet tight deadlines. Hands-on and analytical problem solver. Provides excellent communication, planning and decision-making skills. Skilled in applying creativity to designs that appeal in a functional as well as engaging human experience. I desire challenging opportunities to craft and improve my skills both on an individual and professional level.


TRW Engineers, Inc., Houston, TX, US, Project Coordinator

• Produce Construction Documents.
• Coordinate with Harris County department leads to identify and outline solutions to client-specified challenges.
• Set project goals and schedules with owners and team members.
• Oversee adherence to project timelines and budget constraints.
• Lead strategic planning sessions for site engineering, building design and construction management.
• Manage work streams for both routine and special projects simultaneously.
• Produce status reports for customers and senior management.
• Assess, monitor and report on project work progression.

Oct 2019 - current

44 Design Studio, Tehran, IR, Architectural Intern

• Collaborated with Project Manager to help manage designing four interior spaces for various office buildings, commercial stores and residential projects.
• Maintained and organized blueprint files.
• Used AutoCAD to complete 60% of overall drawing plans for interior elevations.
• Took accurate site measurements to support building planning stages.
• Reviewed completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy.

Apr 2018 - Sep 2018


University of Houston, Houston, TX, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - May 2019


Artist of the Year, 1st Place

The Village School Arts Program


Seventeen Magazine Prom Dress Design 2nd Place Finalist, 2nd Place

I was awarded as runner up for the Seventeen Magazine Prom Dress Design Competition. In addition to winning second place, I was awarded a free week trip to New York and was honored to meet the designers who recreated my design sketch as well as being given a tour of David's Bridal's headquarters.