Grishma Bheda

Grishma Bheda

Jersey City, NJ, US

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I have completed a Masters in Professional Studies in Sustainable Interior Environments from New York School of Interior Design. I have an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Mumbai after which I transitioned to interior design pursuing a Certificate Course in Interior Design.

My experience includes working at architectural firms, interior design firms and a builder's office in India and the United States. As an interior designer, I have worked on several commercial and residential projects. From managing design projects, coordinating with vendors and clients to being on site and working alongside the contractors, I have gained experience in several roles.

I am proficient in



Adobe Indesign

Microsoft Office(Word, PowerPoint,Excel)


MBH Architects, New York, Designer

● Secured permit for construction for 2 new and 1 remodel Target stores in NYC & CA by drafting construction document sets.
● Coordinated with contractors and MEP consultants to maintain a timeline for construction of a Target store in San Diego.
● Organized sustainability related webinars and volunteer events, as well as provide study materials for different certifications as
co-chair of the sustainability committee.
● Worked on exterior and interior elevations and details for ground up Target stores in California.

Oct 2021 - Jun 2023

Amazon, Bengaluru, IN, EDF Climate Corps Fellow

● Surveyed the Indian construction materials’ market to analyze gaps and opportunities and availability of Environmental Product Declarations and their integration into Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) tool and BIM which will enable Amazon to quickly and confidently choose partners to implement decarbonization strategies.
● Developed a roadmap to track Scope 3 emissions, which is the bulk of their portfolio’s carbon impact.
● Presented recommendations through reports and presentations to facilitate Amazon’s Climate Pledge of Net Zero Carbon by 2040 to executive leadership and Amazon’s US sustainability team.

Jun 2021 - Aug 2021

O'Neil Langan Architects, New York, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager

● Designed 2-3 testfits every week for Sweetgreen locations across the US enabling its approval for construction phase.
● Assisted team lead to develop detailed drawings for custom fixtures and furnishings for a Mark Cross store in Manhattan, NYC.
● Worked on a permit set for a 6000 sq.ft restaurant in Florida.

Apr 2019 - Dec 2019

Bergen Street Studio, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

● Developed construction document set and coordinated with expeditors for DOB and LPC permit filing for 900 sq.ft apartment
renovation in Manhattan, NYC.
● Drafted construction documents of elevations and prepared schedules for a 3400 sq.ft landmarked townhouse in Brooklyn, NYC.
● Drafted plans, elevations and prepared schedules for 2000 sq.ft townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, NYC.
● Designed and rendered the renovation of the living room and kitchen of a private residence in upstate NY.
● Drafted plans, elevations, details and coordinated with vendors and contractors for a 1700 sq.ft cottage renovation in upstate NY.

Oct 2017 - Mar 2019

New York School Of Interior Design, New York, NY, US, Tutor

● Assisted students in completing their assignments with their queries in various software like Revit, InDesign and AutoCAD.

Jan 2017 - May 2017

Worksphere Architects, Mumbai, IN, Interior Designer and Business Development Associate

● Assisted the director in maintaining the database and identifying potential clients to develop strategic relationships for future
● Conducted a site survey and assisted the design team in planning a layout for contract interiors.

Nov 2015 - Dec 2015

KASHISH PARK REALTORS, Thane, IN, Interior Designer

● Planned and designed a 2000 sq.ft. office for a developer.
● Renovated an existing 680 sq.ft apartment into a sales office. Coordinated with the team, vendors, and contractors to manage the
workload to deliver it within the deadline.
● Designed the interior layout of a 1900 sq.ft duplex apartment for a marketing brochure.

May 2014 - Jul 2015

Prit Designers, Mumbai, IN, Interior Designer

● Coordinated with clients and design team to establish décor needs for 1000 sq.ft. auditorium. Created customized designs to suit
the client's tastes and budget and executed it on time for the grand opening.
● Designed the interior layout of a 2800 sq.ft. logistics office with 650 sq.ft. of mezzanine level on an accelerated timeline.

Jun 2013 - Oct 2013


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Masters, Sustainable Interior Environments

Sep 2016 - Aug 2017

IITC, Mumbai, IN, Interior Design

Dec 2011 - Dec 2012

University of Mumbai, Mumbai, IN, Bachelors, B.E.(Mechanical)

Aug 2007 - Jun 2011

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