Diana Seclen

Diana Seclen

Brooklyn, NY, US




Design Chic, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Assistant

-Research upholstery market trends to recommend fabric patterns
-Create textile designs using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
-Liaised with textile manufacturer to ensure accurate and timely project completion.
-Design system for in-store product display
-Work with web developer to categorize products to be displayed in online store
-Selected and purchased materials for interior finishes for use in remodeling projects.
-Design 3d models of furniture components using Rhinoceros

Jun 2014 - current

Permanent Mission of Peru to the UN, New York, NY, US, intern

-Composed reports about proceeding at the Social, Humanitarian &Cultural Affairs Committee (Third Committee) for the Ministry of International Affairs in Lima.
-Served as adjunct-representative at meetings

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013

UA Studio, Lima, Peru, Designer

-Generated physical and digital models for client presentations.
-Prepared files for digital fabrication.
-Supervised on site project during construction.
-Projects: Meta-cloud, Science Tunnel 2.0 Exhibition, Stand Nova.

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013

FAB Lab Peru, Lima, Peru, Tutor/ Researcher

-Cooperated with a trans-disciplinary team in research on recycled waste to create small-medium scale objects.
-Conducted research and led workshop on biological geometric structures, movement and interaction.
-Led instruction on parametric design in several workshops
-Assessed students on digital fabrication using CNC machines, laser cutters and 3-d printers.
-Projects: ‘Urban Fab’, Eco-Fab, B-est(Bio-structures)

Jan 2011 - Jun 2013

Masuno Studio, Lima, Peru, Instructor

-Trained architecture studio staff on basic parametric design skills.
-Developed a cohesive set of exercises.

Mar 2013 - May 2013

MGP, Lima, Peru, Teaching Assistant

-Taught university and professional students 3D-modelling and parametric design.

Jan 2013 - May 2013

51-1 Arquitectos, Lima, Peru, Intern

-Prepared physical and digital models, diagrams and drawings for client presentations. -Assisted in generating conceptual designs for competitions.
-Projects: Paracas Lagoon (Collective housing), Casa Pachamanca (house), Mistura (Gastronomic fair), Astrid y Gaston (Restaurant & Gastronomic Cultural Center)

Mar 2010 - Dec 2010

BP Arquitectos, Lima, Peru, Intern

-Produced drawing files and diagrams for client presentations.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2009

Robot S.A., Lima, Peru, Designer

-Worked directly with the client to create design and specification documents of

Apr 2009 - Aug 2009


New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architectural Technology

Jan 2014 - current

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), Lima,Peru, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2007 - Jul 2012


Capital One Entrepreneurship Program, Other

Program for eight entrepreneurs in NYDesigns. Supports entrepreneurial business development.


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