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Diane Meza

Diane Meza

Cypress, CA, US

 

About 

A highly accomplished and self motivated professional with experience in design and project management.  A decisive leader with proven success as a business owner and consultant; Tendency to be a problem solver, team player, strategic thinker and a focused individual;  Experienced in residential design and development, interior space planning, cabinetry design, graphic and print design.  See my online portfolio at: http://rede21.wix.com/dianemeza

Employment 

AMEA (Alberto Mottesi Evangelistic Association), Santa Ana, CA., USA, Social Networking/Graphic Designer - Independent Contractor

• Social Networking management for the association including facebook, twitter, blog and basic webpage design. Facebook page fans increased from 5000 to 64,000 +; Twitter followers from 0 to 30,000 +; Design web banners for the websites ( Motion Composer)

• Graphic Designer: Company logos, flyers, brochures, business cards and educational material.
Designed web banners for the various websites
Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design, lightroom, Motion Composer

Mar 2011 - current
 

i-designs, Cypress, CA, US, President/owner

i-designs is my own company that allows me to explore what I love to do best, design. Within the last 12 years my projects have concentrated in 2 areas of design: Architectural and Cabinetry Design.

Architectural:
• Provided design and drawing services for single family custom homes, remodels and room additions
• Provided drawing plans for food industry related commercial projects required by the Health Department
• Small T.I. commercial projects and Church design
• Provided design consultations, site investigations, city submittals, computer renderings, and models
Software: AutoCad, Sketchup Pro

Cabinetry: Cabinet Trends
• Provide Custom Cabinetry design for residential and commercial spaces
• Coordinated the manufacturing of the cabinetry and installations with Carpenters
• Provided space design and design consultations
• Produced computer renderings for cabinetry and space
Software: AutoCAD; 2020; KCDW; Sketchup Pro

Jul 2001 - current
 

Morey Construction Inc., Signal Hills, CA. USA, Director of Design

• Supervised and Managed Company Design Department (4 staff)
• Principle Designer; Conducted client meetings and communication
• Supervised Construction Plan Preparations and documentations

Oct 2006 - Nov 2007
 

Nadel, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Design and 3d modeling intern

• Worked in the design team on urban project. AutoCAD drawings, 3D modeling and interior design department
Software: 3d studio Max, Photoshop

Jun 2000 - Oct 2000
 

Michael W Folonis, Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Drafter

• Provided drawing services for custom single and two-story homes, remodels and room additions

Mar 1998 - Sep 1998
 

ARCO- Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, CA, US, Corporate Building Facilities Intern

• On-site visits to local Los Angeles district offices
• Updated interior space planning AutoCAD drawings for all ARCO office buildings

Jun 1997 - Sep 1997
 

Education 

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Architectural

5 year program with a high emphasis in Design and computer aided tools of presentation. Thesis class in progress for BArch degree completion

Nov 1997 - Jun 2001
 

Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA, US, Architecture

Complete the AA degree program in Architecture and the transfer requirements for Cal-Poly, Pomona.

Jun 1994 - Jun 1997
 

Awards 

Cal-Poly Fourth Year Merit Award, Honorable Mention

Given to student who excelled in design and presentations.

2000
 

Cal-Poly Third Year Merit Award, Honorable Mention

Given to student who excelled in design and presentations.

1999
 

American Institute of Architects Award, Award

Nominated by faculty for excelling in the program

1997
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills