Joanna Jankowska

Joanna Jankowska

Culver City, CA, US

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Curious by nature and an explorer at heart with strong initiative. I'm not afraid to push boundaries as there is always something to discover.

Happy to chat about sailing the Mediterranean, Indian cuisine, or Balinese woodwork.

- "God is in the detail" Ludwig Mies van der Roche



Studio toto, Los Angeles, CA, US, Owner

Mar 2018 - current

MORÈ Architects, Los Angeles, architectural designer

Working for a smaller firm directly with the principal allowed to participate in all phases of a design process. Starting from schematic design and concept development, through construction documents production to interior design and finishes specifications. Understanding that no two projects are the same therefore tailoring unique solutions for each client.

Sep 2017 - Jun 2018

Abramson Architects, Culver City, Intern

Revamping company website, schematic design- developing renderings for a competition

May 2016 - Jul 2016

Woodbury University, Burbank, Hollywood, CA, US, Research Assistant at University's Art Gallery WUHO

Public relations for The Dean of Woodbury University Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter

Jan 2016 - May 2016

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, Research Assistant, Architecture and Civic Engagement Center

Graphic design, materials research and sourcing for installations projects built by students

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Unincorporated Creative Studio,, Arts District, DTLA, CA, US, Social MediaCoordinator

- Designed and maintained Clare Vivier’s social presence on Facebook and other social outlets
- Screen printed and assembled hand crafted purses for Clare Vivier

Jun 2013 - Oct 2013, London, GB, Senior Sales Representative

- Effectively handled both clients and management expectations in a fast paced,
sales driven environment
- Customized, negotiated and sold assorted travel itineraries for business and leisure clients
- Recognized by executive team for achieving 150% of quarterly sales quota
- Frequently traveled to Middle East and South East Asia to run inspections on companies partner hotels

Apr 2005 - Sep 2008


Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - Jan 2017

Pomeranian University, Bydgoszcz, PL, BArch, Bachelor of Business in Tourism & Travel Management

Sep 2000 - Jun 2003


Best graduate thesis award, MArch Woodbury University, 1st Place


Semi finalist - The Mayor's Cup, Other

Mayor Eric Garrett's competition is open to entrepreneurs and students with the aim of solving some of LA's most pressing challenges. One of them is how to deal with lack of affordable housing and homelessness. Our proposal was a modular construction system in alternative LA locations.


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