Riddhi Pandya

Riddhi Pandya

Eatontown, NJ, US



Massa Multimedia Architecture, PC, Neptune, Desinger

• Develop Construction Documents for medium to large scale retail and commercial
• Produce schedules of details and finishes, produce finish specifications.
• Create rendered elevations and 3-D renderings
• Create presentation boards for in house and client meetings.
• Coordinate with contractors, architects and design team on project.
• Prepare REC packages of projects for city approval and jurisdiction.
• Design storefronts in conjunction with brands and store concepts.

Jun 2014 - current

R Design, India, Interior Designer

• Performed a role as design lead and conducted conceptual design, space planning,
design presentation and material development: sketches, rendering and models
• Built up Programing and space planning for interior space of existing residential
and commercial buildings.
• Designed and Developed Interior Design concepts, prepared interior systems.
• Designed 3D views and material boards for client review and presentations.
• Designed custom furniture up to project needs and requirements.
• Gained extensive knowledge of FF&E, for Residential and commercial projects.
• Ensure that the project vision and design intent were reflected.

Jan 2008 - Mar 2009

Comfy Interiors, V.V.Nagar, India, Junior Interior Designer

• Gained extensive knowledge of large scale commercial, institutional and
high end residential projects.
• Identified existing job-site issues and clarified these issues with related parties.
• Built and modified CAD drawings based on information provided by the seniors
• Prepared construction documents based on project drawings and specification
• Reviewed architectural documents for potential conflict with other disciplines
• Designed floor plans, elevations,and 3D views and material boards for both in-house
reviews and client presentation
• Programmed client’s need from schematic design to the construction document
phase and installation.
• Maintained accurate specification for each project.
• Acted as a liaison between clients, vendors, architects and other skilled workers.
• Assisted in selecting FF&E for commercial, residential and institutional projects.

Aug 2005 - Dec 2007


Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, Masters, Interior Architecture & Design

Special Coursework:
• Sustainable Design • Hospitality Design • Commercial Design
• Lighting Design • Color and Light theory • Space Planning and Programing

Aug 2010 - Aug 2013

Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design [A.P.i.E.D], Gujarat, India, Gujarat, India, Bachelors, Interior Design

Special Coursework:
• Construction Documents • Residential Design • Art History
• Restaurant Design • Corporate Design • Material Use

Aug 2001 - Aug 2004

Areas of Specialization