Liana Arshagouni

Liana Arshagouni

Los Angeles, CA, US





Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

• Designing leasable office workspaces and building tenant improvements for Landlord Services Studio
• Field survey new job sites in detail for the most effective space plan and determine building code
• Participate in all stages of the architectural process, from immersion and research, developing concepts, space planning, producing and editing construction documents, and construction administration, all while nurturing client relationships
• Connect with vendors to appropriately specify materials, furniture, and produce creative finish palettes

Jun 2014 - Nov 2015

Commune Design Office, Los Angeles, Design Assistant

• Assist in designing Commune products specializing in home accessories, such as, light fixtures, indoor and outdoor furniture, fabric, tiles, etc.
• Conduct detailed research for inspiration and product guidelines
• Draft and modify CAD drawings for various products
• Prepare client presentations
• Meet with clients and fabricators to maintain quality
• Assist in art direction during photoshoots
• Visits to the Pacific Design Center for materials

Oct 2013 - Jun 2014

LA Architects, Los Angeles, CA, Design Assistant

• Assist in space planning development.
• Draft and modify and submit floor plans for city approval.
• Spec, present, and design concepts to clients.
• Visit job sites to oversee project progress.
• Manage and expand the resource library.
• Design marketing and business development collateral.
• Encouraged transparency between teams with written and verbal communication.

Sep 2012 - Oct 2013

Pom Pom Interiors, Beverly Hills, CA, US, General Manager

• Designed creative displays with non-traditional materials.
• Created compelling content for the company blog.
• Supervised product inventory.
• Increased sales through product knowledge and excellent customer service.
• In charge of financial transactions and balancing register.

Mar 2012 - Sep 2012

Library of Congress, Washington, DC, US, Research Assistant

• Collaborated with researchers to manage production of special exhibits.
• Raised awareness, support, and funding for exhibits.
• Debriefed and prepared Division Specialists for conferences.
• Researched congressional staff to garner support for Teen literacy.
• Reported on Capitol Hill discussions regarding the National Endowment for Humanities.

Jul 2010 - Sep 2010


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Jun 2013 - Mar 2015

UCLA Extension Arc-ID Program, Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Interior Design

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, US, Bachelors, History

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010

Lorenzo de' Medici, Florence, IT, Bachelors, Study Abroad

Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

Areas of Specialization