Ethan Ma

Ethan Ma

Danville, CA, US




Luxigon, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Render Prep and Previews, Photoshop, Cinema 4D population

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014

EYRC Architects, Culver City, CA, US, Intern

Client meetings, competition prep and material boards, photoshop render post-processing, illustrator plan diagrams

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014

David Baker Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Intern

Conducted a multitude of responsibilities to assist colleagues. Created digital and physical models as well as computer renderings, for study and final presentations. Met tight deadlines in response to client, developer, community, and internal meetings. Maintained written reports of scheduled meetings, while synthesizing input and feedback from clients, developers, and community members. Conducted field studies which influenced design decisions.

May 2013 - Sep 2013

San Francisco Bay Water Quality Control Board, Storm Water Division, Oakland, CA, US, Intern

Reviewed and entered self-monitoring annual report data from dischargers regulated under the State’s General Industrial Stormwater Permit into the California Integrated Water Quality System (CIWQS) database.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2012


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Minor: Graphic Communication
GPA: 3.52
Dean's Honor List Student: 2009-2014

Currently a thesis architecture student at California Polytechnic State University, expecting graduation come June. I am an avid designer and devoted student seeking employment opportunities as a designer. My strengths include, rendering, photoshopping, and as a minor in Graphic Communication, graphic design and processing.

Sep 2009 - current


William Turnbull Drylands Competition, Honorable Mention

Displayed at the Architecture + Design Museum (A+D Museum) Los Angeles from March-April 2012


Areas of Specialization