Sara Thayer

Sara Thayer

San Francisco, CA, US

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Hi, I'm Sara! I am currently looking for a full-time position in an office that shares my love for craft, detail, and sustainability. I am agile and analytical, with 8+ years of practical experience in Adobe CC Suite, 3D modeling, rendering and representation with programs such as Revit, Rhino, 3DS Max and more.

This year, my professional goals are to become an Autodesk Revit Certified Professional for Architectural Design (in progress), LEED Green Associate accredited, and to continue to work on obtaining my architecture license in California.



Rogue & Co., Miami, FL, US, Design Consultant

Working remotely from the SF Bay Area, I assisted R+Co in preparing for their launch of R+Co Bleu, a new product line focused on sustainability.

Oct 2020 - current

Core Theory, Fremont, CA, US, Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer

Core Theory is a public-benefit software company. Within our first year of operations, we established partnerships with B Lab as a Certified B-Corp Pending company, 1% for the Planet, and the UNFCCC. We also became a net-zero emissions company and developed a philanthropic crowdfunding and investment program called SEED to develop our first product, acquiring partnerships with the Land Institute, Pacific Forest Trust, Wild Salmon Center, and SAVE.

Dec 2018 - current

FreelandBuck, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

Over the course of two summer internships, I led the DD, CD, and CA phases for a residential addition in Los Angeles, becoming the primary contact point for both the client and the contractor.

May 2017 - Jul 2017

FreelandBuck, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

See above.

May 2016 - Jul 2016

Mayes Office, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

May 2015 - Aug 2015


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Undergraduate Program

With a strong focus on digital design technologies, my education at SCI-Arc was a rewarding experience. During my studies, I interned at various award-winning firms and received awards for my academic work, including a 2018 Thesis Merit Prize and 1st Place in Sun-Cal's Flat Figures competition in 2015. I also served as the 2018 Editor-in-Chief for Underscore's fourth publication, HB+C, and as Academic Councilor for the Bachelor's program at SCI-Arc from Fall 2017 to Spring 2018..

Sep 2013 - Sep 2018


Thesis Merit Prize, 1st Place


Editor-in-Chief for Underscore, Student Architecture Journal, Nomination


SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship


SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship


SunCAL's Flat Figures Competition, 1st Place


SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship


SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship


Merry Norris Scholarship, Scholarship


SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship


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