Archana Srinivasan

Archana Srinivasan

Weehawken, NJ, US



Enthusiastic recent graduate from the Pratt School of Architecture with multi-faceted experiences in the design field. Successful in intense and demanding environments with a proven track record of collaborating with people across cultures to design and develop projects.


AIANY/Center for Architecture, New York, NY, US, Archtober Coordinator

- Organized and coordinated “Archtober”, an annual New York City architecture festival
- Maintained and organized the satellite event hall at the Seaport, showcasing work by the Guggenheim and by the artist Elizabeth Felicella
- Worked closely with the Communications Director and Marketing Manager to establish and run the social media marketing campaign
- Acted as the liason between the CFA and participating vendors

Aug 2015 - Jan 2016

Michael Kors (USA), Inc., New York, NY, US, Store Development and Design Intern

- Created and presented finalizedstore designs in the form of presentations to executiove directors and CEO for approvals
- Updated CAD drawings for outdated US and Canada stores to be considered for renovation
- Modeled, rendered and created detailed CAD drawings of potential store fixtures and millwork
- Created patterns for wallcoverings and carpets based on new store concept, obtained design approvals from executives, and negotiated with multiple vendors
- Collaborated with Director of International team to identify US alternatives of materials used in new concept EU stores and worked with multiple vendors to obtain samples

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015

Pratt Center for Career and Professional Development, Brooklyn, NY, US, Assistant Event and Program Assistant

- Conceptualized and organized the “Trans and Gender-Variance in the Workspace” event, to help create awareness amongst students of LGBT rights at work
- Organized Pratt’s Career Day by coordinating between the Center for Career and Professional Development and potential recruiting companies. Additionally, played a pivotal role in the Career Day’s marketing campaign, targeted towards Pratt students
- Assisted students with their professional development, specifically created sample resumes, cover letters and interview guides to better equip them for their job searches
- Collaborated with colleagues to organize, generate timelines and advertise events
- Worked with the Assistant Director to streamline the event planning and advertising process

Feb 2015 - Mar 2015

J Model Management, New York, NY, US, Backstage Assistant

- Coordinated with assistants to promote the event, and organize event space
- Managed the designer garments and prepared the models for the runway

Jun 2014 - Jun 2014

By Kenyan, Brooklyn, NY, US, Creative Assistant

- Developed the brand and associated branding strategies i.e. postcards, logo, business cards, etc
- Created proposals for sales based on client requirements, and researched and sourced products for the project

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Heather Huey, Brooklyn, NY, US, Creative Assistant

Managed end to end sales process for the designer, from generating stock to managing customer delivery and satisfaction

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Habitat for Humanity NYC, Charleston, NC, US, Vonlunteer

Worked as a part of a team in charge of deconstructing a hospice

May 2013 - May 2013

Pratt Community Engagement Board, Brooklyn, NY, US, Fundraising Chair

Created and organized unique fundraisers catered to students for major campaigns like Breast Cancer Awareness, CDSC, etc.

Feb 2013 - May 2013

Miritika Boudoir, Brooklyn, NY, US, Assistant

- Launched and managed online marketing and sales for the store
- Managed inventory for online stores, with detailed product documents

May 2012 - Aug 2012


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2015

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