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Vaida Kidykaite

Vaida Kidykaite

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

I come up with fresh ideas and concepts that win worldwide competitions and pitches.

Enthusiastic Vaida was nominated for a Design Award by D&AD (global organization that celebrates the finest work of the World)

3 years of international work experience 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Testa / Weiser, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Internship

Design Development and architectural representation of projects under the supervision of design principals and SCI-Arc faculty registered architect Peter testa and Devyn Weiser;
Received 3 - unit elective credit for successful completion as well as experience hours required for the Intern Develop Program (IDP) towards licensure

Apr 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Bluebottle Architecture & design, London, GB, Middle-weight Interior Architect

1. Project Interior Architect
2. Developed multiple conceptual design iterations incorporating consultant, planning and client input
3. Programmed spaces by type and area based on functional requirements and the client’s criteria
4. Determined building envelope configuration and public access routes to comply with planning guidelines
5. Managed consultants to develop efficient lighting calculations
6. Managed consultants to develop efficient structural and mechanical systems
7. Designed exterior signs and Infographics
8. Issued technical construction drawing packages (Space planning, RCP, builders-furniture plans, etc...)
9. Managed FF&E project schedules and track FF&E supply chain (lead times, quantities, finishes)

Apr 2014 - Jul 2016
 

Bluebottle Architecture & design, London, GB, Junior Interior Architect

1. Performed site analysis, surveyed existing buildings, maintained product and material samples library.
2. Worked on the presentations for numeruos competitions, pitches.
3. Learned basic construction techniques and building material palettes

Jul 2012 - Sep 2013
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M.Arc1

Completed 1 year out of 3 years. To be continued in following two years.

Sep 2016 - Jul 2017
 

Middlesex University, London, GB / Hendon campus, Bachelors, BA Interior Architecture

BA Honours-Interior Architecture Degree, First class Honours

Sep 2011 - May 2014
 

Art & Design School, Skuodas, LT, Art & Design

Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, History of Arts, 10 out of 10, the highest mark

- President of Art & Design school (For 7 years in a row)

Sep 2003 - Jun 2010
 

Bartuvos Primary | Secondary School, Skuodas, LT, High School, Secondary school

Sep 1998 - Jun 2010
 

Awards 

$15,000 Scholarship - Southern California Institute of Architecture, Scholarship

2017
 

ADC*E High Potential, Nomination

Art Directors Club of Europe

Nominated as a High potential
Gave a talk to the 2nd European Creativity Festival

2015
 

MOST INNOVATIVE DESIGNER - Final Major Project, 1st Place

Middlesex University, architecture department, By Amritt Flora

Prize winner - A week exploring and creating a site specific work in a 16th century Italian Palazzo as a collaboration between students of Interiors and Dance.

2014
 

D&AD New Blood Awards, Nomination

Category - Spatial Design set by Holiday Inn.
Neville Brody (D&AD President)

2013
 

Lithuanian Republic Art & Design Olympiad, 1st Place

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills