Joey Sandoval

Joey Sandoval

Los Angeles, CA, US

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LA native and futurist with a fierce passion for innovation and design. My work seeks to explore the vast complexities of urban environments and the human emotions and cultural behaviors that come with it. With a sustainable approach, I hope to bring innovative, technologically- based solutions that can unite populations, and improve the quality of life in cities across the globe.



COHESION, Los Angeles, Architectural Designer

• Lead designer on several private residential and high end hospitality projects from conceptual design through construction documentation.
• Produced detailed digital models, still and video renderings, VR walkthoughs, and CD sets working directly with clients and principal to create innovative and groundbreaking designs.

Oct 2021 - Jan 2023

AC Martin, Los Angeles, Architectural Designer

• Integral part of design team for over a dozen mixed-use architectural projects throughout schematic design and design development phases.
• Kicked off projects by researching and applying building, zoning, and local jurisdiction codes for site and feasibility studies.
• Created detailed digital models, diagrams, and graphics, actively collaborating with client to reach thoughtful and community driven designs.
• Wrapped up projects with compelling renderings and video walkthroughs for city and community meetings.

Oct 2019 - Sep 2021

Ameritech Construction, Boulder, CO, US, Sales + Marketing Intern

Logistical sales representative for custom energy efficient residential doors and windows. Brought in clients and advised then on the technical specs and benefits of sustainable living products.

May 2019 - Aug 2019

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Marketing + Communications Coordinator

Designed exciting graphics and creative content for the program of Environmental Design. Created a streamline process for advertising events through newsletters, social media, and physical signage.

Sep 2018 - May 2019

Johnson Fain, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Worked with design team on various mixed use commercial developments to meet client needs, design intent, and technical requirements. Assisted with Revit 3D modeling, physical model building, and client presentations.

May 2018 - Aug 2018

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Technology TA

Aided over 120 students with technical assistance using AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Photoshop in the 2130 landscape architecture studio.

Jan 2018 - May 2018

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Graphic Designer

Worked for the Division of Student Affairs in conjunction with several other on campus student organizations creating CU affiliated creative content.

Jan 2018 - May 2018

Techcellent Repairs, Los Angeles, CA, US, Graphics and Marketing Specialist

Designed logos, titles, and other visuals for company. Was an active enthusiast and brainstormer for company innovations and developments.

Feb 2014 - Mar 2015


University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Majored in Architecture with a minor in TAM (Technology, Arts, and Media). Active member of the American Institute of Architecture Students, Student Association of Landscape Architects, Environmental Design Student Government, Designers without Boundaries, and ENVD Peer Mentor Program.

Aug 2015 - May 2019



South Central Scholar, Scholarship


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