Alessandro Ortiz

Alessandro Ortiz

Los Angeles, CA, US



Architectural Designer, Freelance Photographer, and do-it-yourselfer. I am interested in the ability of architecture to create an experience and amplify emotion. Most recently working on photographic endeavors - especially automotive photography. I love automobiles, driving, and the car culture in southern california - capturing moments with modified vehicles and portraying them as the works of art and love that they are.


Freelance Photography, Los Angeles, CA, US, Photographer

Working with photography as an art and means of communication, focusing on things that interest me: automobiles, architecture and environments. Primarily invested in Nikon equipment, and shooting with natural light. Always open to opportunities.

Aug 2017 - current

Abramson Architects, Culver City, CA, US, Designer

Primarily contributed to a team working on a very large scale retail development, as well as various smaller developer projects.

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Montalba Architects, Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

Performed all phases of design and construction, primarily on large scale projects with discerning clients such as Westfield, Disney, Los Angeles World Airports, and Equinox Fitness Clubs. Key Projects include LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal Retail and F&B, Equinox Huntington Beach, Vancouver, Hollywood, Century City and Berkeley. Partial time as in-house IT support coordinating issues in and between local and international offices.

May 2011 - May 2017


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010

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