Katie Pashel

Katie Pashel

San Mateo, CA, US



With 12 years of experience in the field of Architecture, my diverse experience provides the value of role flexibility and understanding of the complex nature of the process and project delivery. I am a AIA member, LEED AP BD+C certified, and a registered Architect in the State of Georgia. I have project experience in various market sectors, including education, student housing, mixed-use, commercial, healthcare, sports, government, residential and hospitality projects. I thrive in a team-oriented environment and can organize complex, big picture challenges to create efficient, well designed solutions. Communication is one of my strongest assets, both written and verbal, allowing me to relate to clients, consultants and colleagues.


Areas of expertise: Design, Visualization, Animation, Production
Programs: Revit, 3D Studio MAX, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Combustion, Adobe Premier, Photoshop, InDesign, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office.



HKS HILL GLAZIER STUDIO, Palo Alto & San Francisco, CA, US, Designer/Associate

As a Designer at HKS in both the Palo Alto and San Francisco offices, my projects have primarily been focused in Hospitality and Multi-family Residential. Responsibilities include, design, programming and rendering of international luxury hotels and high-rise multi-family residential projects using Revit, CAD, 3DS Max, SketchUp, Photoshop and In Design. Additionally, I worked directly with the clients, consultants, and government agencies to ensure coordination and design approval.

Mar 2011 - current

Envizion Studios LLC, Varies, Owner

Envizion Studios LLC is a multi-faceted business providing Architectural Renderings and Animations, Architectural Design, Interior Design, and personalized Revit training.

Jun 2009 - current

Lord Aeck Sargent, a Katerra Company, Atlanta, GA, US, Contract Architect

As a contract Architect at Lord Aeck Sargent, my responsibilities have included production and design assistance for a grant proposal for laboratory facilities, Construction Documents for a School of Dentistry, and design support/production for several housing proposals and competitions. Additionally, I was on a small team completing Construction Documents on student housing for Albany State University from the onset of Schematic Design.

Jun 2009 - Oct 2010

HKS, Inc, Atlanta, GA, US, Architect/Associate

At HKS I diversified my role in my field and gained experience in many areas. As an Architectural Intern I focused on Production of documents in all phases of several Healthcare and Commercial projects. I then went on to join the Visualization Studio, working as a regional project coordinator and producing Architectural renderings and animations for two years. These skills were then applied as my role became integrated into the Architectural Design group. My design and visualization skills were essential in the development and procurement of several commercial and government projects, with the focus being on interior architecture and design.

Jan 2004 - Apr 2009

James Barnes Architects, Providence, RI, US, Designer/Production

Employment at this small residential firm allowed me the opportunity to "wear multiple hats" and gain experience in all roles of the projects. My responsibilities included, design, production, structural engineering, cost budgets, and finally Construction Documents for several residences.

Apr 2002 - Dec 2003

Newport Collaborative Architects, Providence, RI, US, Architectural Intern

Newport Collaborative helped expand my abilities and knowledge of production of Design Development and Construction Documents for several project types, including educational, institutional and mutli-family. Visualization skills were also utilized to communicate design intent to clients.

Dec 2000 - Feb 2002

David Frieder & Associates, Providence, RI, US, Architectural Intern

I worked here for nearly a year while in school full-time, until David Frieder decided to close his practice and join a firm to spend more time with his son. When he joined Newport Collaborative Architects I was interviewed and hired as well.

Feb 2000 - Dec 2000


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

Obtained Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts, with additional classes in furniture design and fabrication, watercolor rendering and figure modeling.

Sep 1998 - May 2003

Areas of Specialization