Nicole Semenova

Nicole Semenova

Los Angeles, CA, US



Nicole is an Environmental Designer specializing in Space Planning, Furniture Procurement, Interior Architecture, Events, Branded Environments, Design + Fab, and Art Installations. 



Landor & Fitch, Cincinnati, OH, US, 3D Designer

Helped design an Omni-channel experience for a well known electronics brand for the retail space (customer journey, adjacencies, flow, fixtures, click and go experiences, and the brand book).

Apr 2021 - Jul 2021

Apple, Sunnyvale, CA, US, Experience Designer

Updated the customer experience within the retail space (UX IRL) with the 3D Visual Merchandising team for Marcom (marketing).

Nov 2019 - Jul 2020

Jack Morton Worldwide, San Francisco, CA, US, Environmental Designer

Procured, sourced, and styled furniture, fixtures, and decor for large scale Google events. Designed and managed construction of the physical space for Google, SXSW for Education in Austin, Texas.

Aug 2018 - Nov 2019

OMFGCO, Portland, OR, US, Architectural Designer

Developed custom FF&E drawings and layouts of two hospitality projects (the Laylow in Waikiki, and Huntington Lodge in Bend, OR).

Jul 2016 - Aug 2018

SET Creative, Portland, OR, US, Architectural Designer

Lead two junior designers on The North Face Flagship store design (on 5th Ave. in NYC, NY). Designed custom fixtures and developed layouts for Jordan Brand pop-ups in BK, NY and Toronto, Canada.

Nov 2015 - Jul 2016

Ball Nogues Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer / Fabricator

• Fabricated on site a 40’x50’ art installation for the Coachella Music Festival in a small team of six.
• Built a half scale mock up model to test materials including sisal twine, plywood, and paper pulp.
• Mixed and created various custom dyes for tinting the paper pulp for spraying of the final product.
• Sourced, purchased, tracked and completed purchase orders for vendors and clients.

Jan 2015 - Oct 2015

Guild Design Build Collective, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

• Create qualitative Photoshop renders for experiential design, window display, and events.
• Partake in all early stages of research, inspiration presentations, and design development.
• Source materials and find cost effective and efficient ways to deploy construction methods.

May 2015 - May 2015

Eric Ervin Woodwork, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Assistant

• Assisted in glue-ups, veneering, sanding, finishing and the construction of custom furniture pieces.
• Joined the owner in deliveries and installations, while communicating with current and future clients.
• Exceled at working with materials such as woods, metals, finishes, leather and fabrics.

Sep 2011 - Jul 2012

Taylor and Miller Architecture and Design, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer / Fabricator

• Generated initial design ideas and executed physical and digital 3D models via Rhino.
• Designed via Rhino and helped fabricate custom bedroom furniture from plywood and balsa wood.
• Assisted in creating detailed CAD drawings for interior renovation and ground-up projects.
• Produced client presentation documents via Rhino, Photoshop and InDesign within tight deadlines.
• Sourced furniture, art, lighting, and finishes and oversaw installation and production schedules.
• Communicated with and visited clients, contractors, and material suppliers on a weekly basis.

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012


University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, BArch, Bachelors of Design in Architecture

Sep 2007 - May 2011


R+D Award, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization