Colin Winchell

Colin Winchell

Los Angeles, CA, US



With a belief that hard work and persistence lead to success, I aim to push every project I encounter to its limits.  Whether that encounter involves architectural design or development and design management. It is important to study the constraints of a project, collaborate with my team members, and ultimately arrive at a product that the entire team can be proud of.

As a designer, I approach every project as a learning process; growing and adapting to the varying sites, scales, and subtleties.  This learning process is not only a means of exploring the discipline of architecture and development, but a design strategy.  If we dig into a project's basis of design and learn everything we can about its constraints and nuances, we are able to discover the key element, and develop a conceptual response that is specific, meaningful, and beautiful.


Wincome Management & Development, Anaheim, CA, US, Design Manager

Responsibilities include management and coordination of the design team and design documents including the architect and all corresponding sub-consultants. Assure that projects are on track in terms of design aesthetic, as well as budget and schedule. Develop conceptual designs for feasibility studies as well as company branding.

Oct 2015 - current

Underscore Images, Los Angeles, CA, US, Photographer / Videographer

Co-Creator of Underscore Images. With it's roots in music and architectural photography, Underscore Images is dedicated to capturing as many sides of the human experience as possible.

Jan 2013 - current

RNL Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

With a focus on Architectural design and Urban Planning, I have been a part of design teams working both in the US and the UAE. Projects range from urban redevelopments to residential and commercial mixed use, and tasks range from design to digital and visual coordination.

Sep 2013 - Oct 2015

DLB Construction, San Pedro, CA, US, Freelance Designer

Lead designer for conceptual design and documentation of a food processing warehouse in San Pedro, CA.

May 2013 - Sep 2013

Jonfonya, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

Architectural drafting and design internship while studying for my B.Arch.

May 2010 - Aug 2011


Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Obtained a B.Arch, focusing on conceptual design and the overall practice of architecture.

Aug 2009 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization