Faizan Zaidi

Faizan Zaidi

Newark, NJ, US



Current 5th year Architecture student at New Jersey Institute of Technology. 



Ghumman LLC, New Providence, NJ, US, Operations Manager

Ghumman LLC is a construction management firm with their head office in New York City. They have completed and renovated over 350 projects over the tri-state area.
My responsibilites as an operations manager include:
- Locating and reaching out to potential clients for any upcoming projects
- Emailing current project reports to the vice president
- Setting up logistics with clients interested in working with the firm

Feb 2012 - current

Thaakat Foundation, Creative Director

Thaakat Foundation is a 501(c)3 non for profit organization based out of Illinois, Chicago. Specializing in welfare projects in South Asia and Africa.
Currently i am the creative director for the #lethedreambe' campaign. An awareness initiative started by the organization for a school we are building in the slums of Karachi, Pakistan.
My responsibilities include:
- Setting the tone and overall image of the campaign.
- Direct and Produce videos for awareness of the project
- Keeping in touch with our partners on site for images/videos and progress reports on the project
- Using Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Indesign and Corel Video Studio Pro to create content for the campaign.
- Hold weekly conference calls with the national project team for updates and brainstorming of ideas.

Jun 2010 - current

Bloomberg L.P., Princeton, NJ, US, Front Desk/Administrator

Bloomberg LLC is a renowned financial firm. My responsibilities as a front desk administrator included:
- Managing Access Control. Ensure employees have access to different parts of the facility.
- Connecting clients with visitors. Providing guest passes to visitors, ensuring their listing on the guest l
- Routine checks of server rooms, to ensure servers are running and the rooms are hazard free.
- Monitor CCTV cameras in the Control Room, to ensure safe day to day operations.
- Active presence at the Front Desk, to assist employees and visitors with any queries or problems at the facility.

Jun 2010 - Mar 2012


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, Architecture

- Completion of 6 Design Studios
- Completions of Construction/Structures/Environmental Control Systems
- Completion of Upper level Humanity Courses
- Architecture Electives: History of Modern Architecture
Image and Word
Urban Planning and Forms

Aug 2008 - current

Areas of Specialization