Helda Shrestha

Helda Shrestha

St.Paul, MN



  • Passionate and committed designer with strong appreciation for design and detailing
  • Remarkable management skills in planning, client, and contractor interaction during the design phase
  • Capable of working independently and in collaboration with design team and clients


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, Teaching Assistant

•Guided undergraduate interior design students with studio projects
•Trained sophomore interior design students in digital media class
•Assisted professor in grading design studio projects and assignments

Aug 2011 - May 2013

Art Inc Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu, Nepal, Junior Architect

•Consulted designs with clients and made necessary changes based on feedback
•Prepared conceptual drawings for architectural, interior design and landscaping projects
•Inspected construction site and organized construction progress report

Nov 2009 - Jul 2011

Urban Design & Engineering Consultants, Lalitpur, Nepal, Junior Architect

•Involved in designing and prepared working and structural drawings
•Visited sites to take field measurements and details necessary for drawings
•Submitted drawings at municipality for construction permission

Apr 2009 - Nov 2009

Arniko Designers and Planners, Kathmandu, Nepal, Trainee Architect

•Assisted in preparation of proposal, municipal, structural and final construction drawings
•Prepared presentation slides using PowerPoint and Photoshop
•Received project progress status from senior architects and enter into log-book

Dec 2006 - May 2007


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, Masters, Interior Design

Aug 2011 - May 2013

Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Lalitpur, Nepal, BArch, Architecture

Dec 2003 - Jun 2009

Areas of Specialization