Cecilia Sarate

Cecilia Sarate

Berkeley, CA, US




Kava Massih Architects, Berkeley, CA, US, Designer

Apr 2015 - current

McCall Design Group, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Manager

Apr 2014 - Apr 2015

Tomaro Architecture, Manhattan Beach, CA, US, Project Associate

- Support project manager in development of the design and production,
organization, coordination, thoroughness, and accuracy of the virtual
building model and all documents in the drawing set for 40 different projects
- Correspondence with clients and consultants
- 3D modeling and rendering via SketchUp and V-Ray

Aug 2012 - Apr 2014

Urban Star Organics, Los Angeles, CA, Contract Designer

- light graphic design
- jewelry display/product design

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012

USC Performance Venues, Los Angeles, CA, US, CAD Drafting Assistant

- venue signage graphics via Illustrator
- event space planning via AutoCAD
- communication with clients (mostly through email)

Sep 2011 - May 2012

Candid Rogers Studio, San Antonio, TX, US, Architectural Intern

- 3D modeling and rendering for 7 different projects via Rhino 4.0 and Vray + Maxwell
- use of Photoshop + Illustrator in creating visual representations to be presented to the clients
- made contributions to some CAD documents (updated/corrected redlined documents)
- attended various meetings with clients, engineers, consultants, and the city planning department.

Oct 2010 - Dec 2011

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, Facilities Assistant

Responsible for the general upkeep of the school of architecture. Tasks included:

- setting up for school events
- repairing pin-up spaces by means of spackle, sanding, priming, and painting
- constructing and deconstructing studio desks
- working in the woodshop
- various other smaller tasks concerning the facilities.

Aug 2007 - Apr 2009


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2007 - May 2012

Areas of Specialization