Peyton Knisley

Peyton Knisley

Boston, MA, US




Center for Architecture, Urbanism and Infrastructure (CAUI), Princeton, NJ, US, Intern and Personal Editor

Work directly with Mario Gandelsonas (Professor of Architecture)on any and all tasks assigned, including: editing writings, putting together PowerPoint presentations for lectures, setting up weekly lectures, participating in discussions with lecturers.

Sep 2012 - current

Maryann Thompson Architects, Cambridge, MA, US, Photographer and Architectural Design Intern

-Completed photo-shoots of Maryann Thompson’s past projects, with attention to displaying her strengths and design aesthetic through the use of Photoshop, composition, lighting and detail.
-Redid MTA website, completed various construction diagrams in AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator, created physical models for client meetings, and finalized competition submissions and magazine spreads.
-Created my own website to display photographs and generate more business (

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

SHoP Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Design Intern

-Worked with the design team on Goldman Sachs Bangalore: attended meetings, created presentation slides through inDesign Program, researched culture of India, offered insights and opinions.
-Worked with PR/Marketing: re-linked digital hanging files for Goldman Sachs New York Offices and Botswana Innovation Hub, took pre-layout photographs for newspaper article on Barclays Center in Brooklyn, set up conferences around the office, renamed files (computer-generated images, photographs, diagrams, etc.) in database.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Eric Roth Photography, Topsfield, MA, US, Intern

-Assisted Eric with various tasks throughout the shoots.
-Created artificial light, using flashes and reflectors.
-Used traditional or digital cameras, along with a variety of equipment such as tripods, filters, and flash attachments.
-Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
-Adjust apertures, shutter speeds, and camera focus based on a combination of factors such as lighting, field depth, subject motion, film type, and film speed.
-Determine desired images and picture composition, selecting and adjusting subjects, equipment, and lighting to achieve desired effects

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2010 - current

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Certificate in Photography

Sep 2009 - Jun 2010

Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA, US, High School, Diploma

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010