Matt Sener

Matt Sener

Austin, TX, US



Matt has been practicing in Chicago focusing on high-end residential design for nearly 5 years and relocated back to his hometown of Chicago after working in Los Angeles for 2.5 years. His strengths include 3D modeling, particularly in Sketch Up, rendering techniques, post-render drawings, and holds 10+ years of AutoCAD experience. He excels in Adobe Creative Suite and has a keen eye from graphics. Matt is an excellent team player and works best in collaborative settings.



dSPACE Studio Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Designer + Marketing Lead

Contemporary single family residences, small commercial, interiors and landscape. Projects range from historic renovations, dwellings, and vacation homes
• Designing across all phases under supervision of licensed architects.Conceptual sketches through construction documents and project coordination. Meetings with clients, consultants, contractors and monthly site visits during construction administration
• Marketing Lead: Submitted and won three AIA Chicago Awards, manager of website, assistant on project photoshoots, lead photo editor, design and distribution of marketing materials, manager of Houzz and social media accounts. Received Houzz “Client Satisfaction Award” and “Best of Houzz” from 2010-2013.

Nov 2013 - current

Jensen + Partners, Los Angeles, CA, US, Associate Project Manager/ Architectural Designer + Marketing Coordinator

Large scale master planning firm with expertise in project management and strategy, feasibility studies, campus master planning, medical programming and space planning
• Managed and drafted schematic programming, stacking and diagramming
• Coordinated and conducted user meetings with clients
• Site documentation of as-built conditions, site analysis, historic documentation, entitlements, local community approvals
• Designed housing typologies in schematic design, design development and early construction drawings
• Produced 2D and 3D drawings and renderings

May 2010 - Oct 2013

Lindsay Associates, Glenview, IL, US, Architectural Intern

Matthew played an important role as an architectural intern at Lindsay Associates by aiding in the efforts in planning, designing and developing construction documents for high-end residential housing. Projects ranged from small backyard additions, a new boat garage and attached living quarters, to new custom homes.

May 2007 - Aug 2007


Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2012

Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, BArch, Architecture

Minor: Architecture Digital Media

Aug 2004 - May 2010


Summer Exhibition Selection- Spring 2011. Arizona State University, Nomination


Design Excellence Nomination, Fall 2010. Arizona State University, Nomination


CSI Design Competition Selection- Fall 2009. Iowa State University, Nomination


Areas of Specialization