Kelli Loudin

Kelli Loudin

Chicago, IL, US



Kelli is an architectural designer with over five years experience, three of which have been throughout Chicagoland. She has most recently been part of a boutique, multi-disciplinary design team which focuses on luxury residential and private urban club design. Kelli is experienced in code research, design development and coordination, material specification and project management. 

In addition to work life, Kelli acts as a member of the AIA's Chicago Chapter, as well as the Chicago Young Architects' Forum. She is dedicated to her local community, spending time as a volunteer for PAWS, Habitat for Humanity, Alliance for the Great Lakes and her neighborhood community garden.



Lichten Craig Architecture + Interiors, Chicago, IL, US, Junior Architect

Collaborate directly with the firm Principal, Senior Architects and design team. Participate in multiple, simultaneous architectural projects at all phases of the design process through installation to post-occupancy. Draft proposals and AIA Contract documents; conduct field surveys; develop conceptual and schematic designs, produce working drawings, permit, pricing, and construction sets, as well as construction sketches and memos. Oversee digital file coordination. Reviewing contractor pricing, change orders, shop drawings and payouts; maintain direct communication with contractors and clients. Have internally implemented project management tools; oversee firm wide archive of best practices, drawing templates, and graphic and drafting standards. Spearhead firm excursions, team building exercises, community service opportunities and lunch & learns.

Jul 2014 - current

(arc) hive, Designer

Provide interior design and brand development services for private clients and businesses.

Jun 2008 - current

Tenable, Cleveland, OH, US, Event Coordinator

Oversaw public relations, networking events and marketing initiatives. Maintained social media accounts, web content and designed marketing materials.

Jul 2012 - Jul 2014

Associated Designs, Cleveland, OH, US, Designer

Directly assisted the Principal in the implementation of commercial and residential interior design projects. Conducted site surveys. Organized library; executed proposals, purchase orders and invoices.

Jul 2010 - Jul 2012


Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH, US, Interior Design

Aug 2010 - Jun 2012

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2004 - Jun 2008

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB, Art History

Aug 2003 - Jun 2004

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