Annie Kleinaitis

Annie Kleinaitis

Los Angeles, CA, US

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I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Los Angeles at 18 to pursue a degree at UCLA. Since graduating from UCLA's School of the Arts and Architecture in June 2019, I have been working as a freelance and professional designer in LA. I am always creating – if you would like to collaborate, please reach out! ------>



Urban Design Specialists, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Drafted plan check corrections at all project scales, including ADUs, single family residences, commercial spaces, warehouses, and apartment buildings. Worked daily on design of both new construction and additions/alterations. Worked with LADBS on plan checks and permits for both residential and commercial projects. Created colored elevations and publications in Photoshop. Created models and renderings in SketchUp.

Jan 2020 - Jul 2020

Wright Foundation for the Realization of Human Potential, Los Angeles, CA, US, Freelance 3D Designer

Constructed highly detailed 3D model of room, generated 10+ renderings, created a floor plan and elevation in order to visualize the space for renovation purposes.

Sep 2019 - Oct 2019

Vida Design Group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Lead the interior design process for a key property. Drafted interior design spreads,
floor plans, elevations, and renderings for single family homes and multi-unit
apartment buildings. Assisted in design-build drawings on-site. Developed space-saving storage solutions for a hostel in Los Angeles. Worked daily with Revit and Lumion. Worked closely with clients, in office and on-site.

Jun 2018 - Sep 2018

Lilo, Los Angeles, CA, US, Freelance 3D designer

Digitally crafted 3D models and 3D renders of pool floats for the startup company
Lilo. Drafted spec sheets for prototypes.

Mar 2018 - Jun 2018

Dahan Properties, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Documented the renovation of properties from demolition to completion. Assisted in
research for sustainable design practices. Assisted CEO and founder Mayer Dahan
at construction sites as well as the headquarters in West Hollywood.

Mar 2016 - Mar 2017


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

The B.A. in Architectural Studies at UCLA consists of intensive studio classes and lectures. Studio classes required students to learn a breadth of softwares, including Rhino, Revit, Grasshopper, V-Ray, and Adobe Suite. Our final projects consisted of drawings and models at a professional level of craft and discourse.

Sep 2015 - Jun 2019

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Economics

Sep 2015 - Jun 2019

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