David Standard

David Standard

Alpharetta, GA, US



Design Director for new India location for International Design Firm directing
master planning, architecture and interior architecture. Responsible for
business development and staff management as well while working cross
Highly accomplished design management professional experienced in the
creation, direction and presentation of commercial environments and
Master planned over 300,000 sf over three projects for Mixed-use, IT park,
and corporate space.
Gave design direction and management that created collaborative team
environments with maturity to set clear goals and simultaneously drive the
multiple priorities of complex projects.
Developed and designed alternative work environment concepts for three
major banks including over ten sustainable projects. One Charlotte NC facility
is certified LEED Silver.
Owned and managed my own full service firm and built it medium size with 45
professionals. Our success was due in part to direct partner involvement in
each project and our careful attention to detail.



NELSON India, Bangalore, Design Director

Nelson India is an international design and consulting firm offering a full array of facilities oriented services including architecture, interior design, strategic planning, engineering, workplace services and information services to corporate and residential clients.
• Co-director to establish and grow the new Bangalore office for the Southern regions of India.

Jun 2011 - current

StandardWorks, Alpharetta, GA, US, Owner /consultant

STANDARDWORKS is a multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in total Master Planning, Architecture and Interior Design solutions

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011

NELSON, Atlanta, GA, US, Design Director

Senior Designer and Project Design Manager on key global projects for clients such as Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Sprint, Bank of America, Verizon Wireless, American Express, PepsiCo, TD Bank, Western Union, Airtel (India), Inscol(India), Barti(India), Cisco(India), Walmart(India) and Capital One.
• Developed a strong design and business development direction for a newly formed Atlanta office and to reestablish the Nelson office in India. Successfully aided the expansion of the Atlanta office from 12 to 35 people within 6 months. Heavily involved in all day-to-day aspects including overseas coordination, design, creative, sales, and internal and external communications.

Jun 2005 - Sep 2010


Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, US, BArch, Architecture

Architecture and Interior Design

Aug 1970 - May 1975


Best of Sustainable, IIDA, 1st Place