Sherif Makar

Sherif Makar

Los Angeles, CA, US



5 years of experience in California, 2 years of experience in Egypt

* Former Designer Technician at JCJ Architecture in Downtown LA, CA / Jan. 2015 – Nov. 2017

  -Producing full SD, DD, CD sets using BIM software Revit/ArchiCAD/AutoCAD

  -3 years’ experience in designing K-12, gaming, hotels, residential, clinics, civic and community projects

  -DSA compliant drawing sets/DSA back check appointment handled for approvals 

  -Producing ADA compliant solutions for LAUSD with California Building Code for K-12

  -Producing CCDs and addenda

  -Responding to RFCs and RFIs

  -3D Modeling and Rendering high end designs with great quality

  -3D Modeling innovative models with SketchUp for fast production and massing of walkthrough and flyby

  -Producing project site studies and narratives

  -Project presentation sets using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

* Former Designer at Immidiato Design in Venice, CA / Mar. 2014 – Oct. 2014

 -Producing full construction documents    

-Pulling building permits

-3D modeling and renderings.

* Former Designer at iD Group Live in West Hollywood, CA / Aug. 2013 – Mar. 2014

-Producing full sets DDs & CDs for Residential Buildings using AutoCAD and ArchiCAD

-Producing ADA compliant solutions

-Experience with high accuracy through High End Residential buildings

-Producing Interior/Exterior 3‐D Modeling, 3‐D Rendering, Flyby/Walkthrough

-Responding to RFIs and RFCs

* Former Design Developer at Classical Progression in SantaMonica, CA /Feb. 2013 ‐ Aug. 2013

-Producing Interior/Exterior 3‐D Modeling, 3‐D Rendering, Flyby/Walkthrough

-Producing full SD, DD sets

-Tenant Improvement /Renovation and Design Development.

-Pulling Permits from the LADBS (Los Angeles Department of Building and - Safety) Affidavit and Title Research at the County of Los Angeles.

* Former Junior Designer at Design Studio Architects in Santa Monica, CA /Jan. 2012‐ Jan. 2013

-Producing DD and CD sets of Residential, K-12 projects

-Interior and Exterior 3D Renderings.



iD Group, West Hollywood, CA, US, Designer

Producing full sets of drawings for Residential Buildings through Site Plan, Floor plans, Reflected Ceiling Plans, Elevations, Building Cross-Sections, Electrical plans, Details, Shop drawings, Site surveys.

Using Structural Plans for Construction drawings and Construction Building details.

Getting familiar with Steel Structures through Steel Framing, Steel Columns and Beams (Wide Flanges).

Tenant Improvement /Renovation and Design Development.

Working with high accuracy through High End Residential buildings.

Aug 2013 - current

Classical Progression Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US, Design Developer - 3D Rendering and Modeling

Interior/Exterior 3-D Modeling, 3-D Rendering, Flyby/Walkthroughs.
Producing full sets of drawings including Floor plans, Elevations, Site plans, Cross-Sections, RC Plans, Electrical plans, Details, Shop drawings, Site surveys for Residential and Commercial Buildings.
Tenant Improvements/Renovation Design and Development.
Pulling Permits from the LADBS (Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety).
Affidavit and Title Research at The County of Los Angeles.
Market Research

Feb 2013 - Aug 2013

Design Studio Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Junior Designer - 3D Modeling and Rendering

Designed and Produced Floor Plans, Elevations, Cross-Sections, Site Plans, Reflected Ceiling Plans and Detail Drawings for Residential, Commercial and Educational Buildings.
Interior and Exterior 3D Renderings.

Produced detailed interior and exterior flybys and walk through using after effect modifiers to give a sense of reality to the produced videos.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2013

MAC Consultants, Cairo, Egypt, Designer

Produced Full Sets of Drawings, Floor Plans, Cross Sections, Elevations, Detail Drawings, Reflected Ceiling Plans, Electrical Plans, Working Drawings and Site Studies.
Produced Urban Design Plans.
Researched Urban Planning Studies and Statistics.
Finalized project drawings using Adobe Photoshop.
Put together Proposals and Project Brochures for clients.
Worked on multi-million dollar projects in Arab countries.

Oct 2008 - Oct 2010

Shafak El Wakil Consultants, Cairo, Egypt, Urban Planning Surveyor

Participated for a week:
Produced Urban Planning Statistics about Building Usage, Condition, Heights, Square Footage. Site Survey for Buildings relationship with the Urban Design related to the city.

Sep 2010 - Sep 2010


Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, BArch, Architectural Engineering - Urban Planning

Accomplished a 5 years degree in Architectural Engineering and Urban planning.

Sep 2006 - Jul 2011


University to Work, 3rd Place

Achieved a Certificate for accomplishing a full course of how to communicate with the work field within education, where there was brain storming and team working for a period of time that lasted for 6 months.
There were Projects Surveys, exploring different types of buildings and different uses.


Areas of Specialization