Jade Heshmatpour

Jade Heshmatpour

Philadelphia, PA, US




215 Secure, Philadelphia, PA, US, Marketing and Administration

● initiation and maintenance of website and other marketing materials such as newsletters, info sheets, social media and courtesy calls/visits to clients, research into new markets/related services
● drafted correspondence on behalf of CIO/CEO and the company, and also drafted and maintained the SIM Philadelphia Newsletter
● researched and arranged education opportunities for IT team including the ASIS conference
● arranged and scheduled meetings with clients and vendors, logged any security or other incidences reported by clients and maintained communication between IT team and clients
● kept track of project timelines, ensuring efforts of IT, communications with clients, and accounting were coordinated and on-track
● managed relationships with real estate interests of the company including leasing properties and meeting with property managers

Mar 2012 - Nov 2012

Kanner Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern Architect

● assisted on a wide variety of project types ranging from large scale multi-use developments to smaller residential commissions
● responsibilities included participation in design charrettes, site-analysis and documentation including photography and procuring property records and licensing from appropriate city authorities, developing 3-d models and renderings, construction documents, materials and sourcing research, preparation and submission of proposals to City Planning Department, private-client project presentations/brochures, and preparation of presentation for public City Hall development meetings

May 2010 - Sep 2010

HG Producers, Miami, FL, US, Production and Art Direction

● helped accomplish the goals of complex photo shoots for a diverse range of high profile clients including Conde Nast magazines and Coca-Cola
● provided logistical support throughout a project's time-line including scheduling, sourcing locations, procuring props and equipment, catering and transportation as well as arranging travel plans for the photographer and other crew
● facilitated communication throughout the project between the diverse crew involved
● assisted with the development of the set design including sourcing locations, and helping art directors build the set

Jan 2006 - Feb 2008

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, CA, Curatorial Assistant

● fulfilled a variety of roles in the Prints and Drawings Dept., a unique collection within the AGO where visitors are able to schedule appointments to look at specifically requested works from the vault
● researched works in the collection as the basis for lectures to visitors and exhibition catalogs
● received visitors to the center, conducted tours, prepared talks and moderated conversations about works in the collection

Nov 2002 - Aug 2004


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2010 - current

Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, Masters, Communications & Art Direction

Sep 2005 - May 2007

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA, Bachelors, History and Theory of Architecture

Sep 1999 - May 2003


Will M. Mehlhorn Scholarship, 3rd Place

Established in 1989 through a bequest by Will M. Mehlhorn, BFA ‘30, former architectural editor of House and Garden. Awarded to the students who have done the best work in the theory sequence.


D&AD Packaging Award, Award

Awarded to the best student work in Packaging Design.


Areas of Specialization