Teobista Seifu

Teobista Seifu

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Dedicated Architect/ Interior Design graduate with extensive experience in technical drawing, rendering, model making, and graphics. Detail oriented designer building a career focused on mastering the design thinking process. A very diplomatic and flexible designer with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to break down the barrier of different design thinkings.


Cooley Monato Studio, New York Mills, NY, US, Freelance Designer

Assisted in making detailed floor plans, reflected ceiling plans (RCP), as well as detailed
Designed and assembled presentation boards.
Produced physical models using a variation of mediums.

Apr 2017 - current

Baroque Interiors, Addis Ababa, ET, Interior Design Intern

Represented the firm during site visits, client meetings, and presentations.
Assisted in collecting site reports, as well as creating detailed drawings using 2D
software’s (CAD).
Participated in pitching ideas for the conceptual design process.
Assisted in material selection, creating 3D renders, and material selections. 

Assisted in the production of presentation boards to create visual concepts, that would
be displayed for consumers and clients.

May 2015 - Sep 2015

Classical Photography, Addis Ababa, ET, Graphic Designer

Scheduled meetings with prospective clients.

Participated in creating concepts and layouts for different ads.
Assisted photographer in lighting, editing as well as printing.

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Roha Designs, Addis Ababa, ET, Drafter

Created detailed schematics that are utilized in the manufacturing of products
and the construction of buildings. Prepared 2D designs under the direction of
senior architect. 

Collected site reports, and made calculations for material installations, including qu
sketches of original interiors, and landscape.
Assisted architect in construction site by collecting data and measurements.

May 2013 - Aug 2013


Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors

Aug 2012 - May 2016


Honorary Academic Distinction, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization