Marvin Padilla

Marvin Padilla

Los Angeles, CA, US



Marvin Padilla is a senior project manager with over 18 years of experience with projects as diverse as a remodel of a historic hotel in Miami Beach to assisting the remodel of a palace in Saudi Arabia. His passion from an early age has been architecture. He obtained his degree from Woodbury University in 1998 and has been immersed in all aspects of architecture ever since.

Marvin has had experience with affordable, multi-family residences to boutique hospitality design. He is a quick learner and a team player. He also loves importing his wisdom and experience to younger team members. 


Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design, West Hollywood, CA, US, Senior Project Manager

Project manager for two large-scale hospitality projects in Santa Barbara and Miami Beach. Quality controlled several submissions to ownership, architects and consultants. Assisted in shop drawing approvals for FF&E, and interfaced with various consultants, general contractors and ownership groups throughout both projects. Oversaw construction of a model room for each project and ensured that Principal's vision was maintained throughout the design process. Project manager for a palace remodel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the Crown Prince which included interfacing with client's representative and contractors.

Jun 2014 - current

Lewin Wertheimer Architect, Venice, CA, US, Project Manager

Responsible for project management, consultant coordination, zoning & code research, developing projects from design development to construction documents, project submittal to many building departments though out Los Angeles. Served as a project manager for several retail and commercial projects where work included code research, as-built drawings, schematic design, design development and construction documents

Jan 2003 - Jun 2014

Appleton Partners LLP, Santa Monica, CA, US, Intern Architect

Worked on large custom residential projects as a team member. Assisted in the creation of working drawings from design development through construction documents. Created as-built drawings for large multi-unit mixed use lofts in Downtown Los Angeles.

Jan 2001 - Sep 2002

Carde-Ten Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Intern Architect

Team member on several multi-family affordable housing projects throughout California. responsibilities included the creation of construction documents & details, code research & consultant coordination. Team leader responsible for surveying A.D.A compliance of parks facilities in the San Fernando valley for the L.A. Parks & Recreation department.

Jun 1999 - Dec 2000

The Richman Group, Woodland Hills, CA, US, Draftsman

Assisted in the measurement of several single family homes throughout Los Angeles. Inputted measurements into CADD. Assisted in the project administration of several already in progress single family home remodels and additions.

Oct 1998 - May 1999


Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, architecture

Sep 1993 - May 1998


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