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Rohini Dhamija

Rohini Dhamija

Baton Rouge, LA, US

 

About 

Self-motivated professional with five years of experience completing designs for residential, hospitality, and office settings. Skillfully prepare design development, drawing, and tender documents. Possess strong understanding of construction codes and issues related to space planning. Create planning solutions utilizing construction drawings and architectural detailing methods; present information to key stakeholders. Thrive in fast-paced environments and efficiently balancing concurrent tasks. Employ solid communication skills to collaborate with clients, colleagues, and management at all levels. LEED Accredited Professional (AP) with Bachelor of Architecture degree. Proficient with AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop and MS Office Suite. Bilingual contributor recognized for commitment to exceeding client expectations at all times. 

Employment 

ArchitectNix APAC, Baton Rouge, LA, US, Interior Architect

Completed design and permit drawings. Developed presentation and material sample boards. Coordinated architecture, structure, electrical, and HVAC services.

• Masjid Al-Towbah, Harvey, Louisiana: Prepared architectural drawings, elevations, details. Specified interior finishes.
• Grand Belvedere Shopping Center & Reception hall, Livingston Parish, Louisiana: Prepared intial concept plans, elevations.

Mar 2012 - current
 

Bassett Furniture, Huntsville, AL, US, Design Consultant

Provided consultation on furniture and upholstery products and provided custom design options. Conducted in-home visits to determine space planning, design, and accessorizing needs.

• Recognized as Design Consultant of the Month in July for achieving over $50K in sales.
• Completed volunteer design project for client’s group therapy/activity room; assisted with furniture specifications, space planning options, and finishes

Jan 2011 - Nov 2011
 

KEO International Consultants, Kuwait, KW, Interior Designer

Completed design and concept drawings, specifications, and tender documents. Developed presentation and material sample boards. Assisted clients with design development, furniture layouts, flooring patterns, space planning, and lighting. Coordinated architecture, structure, electrical, and HVAC services. Maintained accurate interior resource library system.

• Al-Areen Township, Bahrain: Prepared conceptual interior material selection and material specification documents for corporate, residential, and hospitality township.
• Duqum Hotel & Resorts, Oman: Designed concept, space planning, and reflected ceiling drawings for 200-guestroom hotel.
• MBZ Site Offices, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Devised concept design drawings for high-end office, totaling $4M in capital cost development.
• Sheikha Maali’s Villa, Kuwait: Prepared concept designs, client presentation boards, and detailed drawings for high-end residential remodel.
• Al-Massaleh Towers, Kuwait: Created space planning drawings, prepared custom furniture details, and chose furniture, fixtures, and equipment for hospitality and residential unit extension.
• Citibank NA, Kuwait City: Drafted interior elevation drawings and furniture/finish schedules for $3.5M corporate office design.

Mar 2006 - Sep 2007
 

MOASHK International Contracting & Trading Co., Kuwait, KW, Junior Architect

Prepared architectural plans, elevations, sections, and detail sheets. Completed cost estimations, selected materials, and coordinated on-site staff members for turn-key projects. Created and maintained specifications and drawings. Researched building products and prepared standards manuals. Performed lighting analysis and site/space planning studies.

• MOASHK, Shuwaikh Industrial Area, Kuwait: Designed exterior façade and interior space planning for office space renovation; presented drawings and 3D interior views to clients.
• Global Freight Office, Kuwait: Prepared 3D presentations, selected materials, and designed detail drawings for office space renovation.
• Al-Jamil Optics, Ahmedi, Kuwait: Drafted design drawings and 3D presentations and offered on-site management for commercial interior renovation.
• Levis Showroom, Galleria Mall, Salmiya, Kuwait: Prepared design drawings with 3D views for commercial interior project.
• Graff Jewelers Showroom, Kuwait City: Created design drawings for commercial interior renovation.

Mar 2004 - Mar 2006
 

Pan Arab Consulting Engineers, Kuwait, KW, Intern Architect

Completed window schedules, construction drawings, and design assignments. Aided with two-week, on-site project by coordinating specification documents

Jun 2001 - Nov 2001
 

Education 

Hindustan College of Engineering, Chennai, IN, BArch, Architecture

Aug 1998 - Jun 2003
 

Awards 

Zonal NASA Design Convention, 1st Place

Received winning citation in South India Design Competition for developing hypothetical self-sustained city underwater

2000
 

Zonal NASA Design Convention, 3rd Place

Awarded 3rd place in Expression’s Competition for use of color and shapes to describe expression

2000
 

Areas of Specialization 

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