Bhairavi Vaidya

Work History

Work History
Jan 2004 - Present

Designer

Bruce and Tom Architects
  • Prepare preliminary layout and storefront as per landlord’s design criteria.
  • Ensure store layout conforms to ADA requirements.
  • Coordinate final layout with the site survey.
  • Once the layout is approved start preparing the reflected ceiling plan and the power plan which has to be sent to the engineer.
  • Coordinate with engineer so that they have all the information regarding the project.
  • Prepare construction drawings based from clients approved layout.
  • Ensure completion and accuracy of construction drawings prior to submission.
  • Coordinate with engineer so that the architectural and the electrical and mechanical drawings are well coordinated.
  • Distribute architectural and MEP drawings to landlord and the client as required.
  • Update drawings as per landlord’s or/and building department comments or /and field conditions and redistribute the drawings.
  • Send transmittals to the allotted general contractor for that specific project and to all the vendors.
May 2002 - Dec 2002

Intern

Bass and Bass LTD.
  • Assisted in residential space planning and material selection to create highly functional interior spaces to create a unique style catering to the specific needs of the client.
  • Updated floor plans with furniture specifications and exterior elevations of houses to maintain the original style of the building.
  • Researched for furniture for clients through the internet and the resource library that emphasized on the style and character of the space.
  • Regular site visits to keep track of the progress of the project.
  • Prepared AutoCAD drawings and presentation boards for presentation.
Feb 1999 - May 1999

Intern

Design Innerphase
  • Prepared details AutoCAD drawings of interior layouts for presentations.
  • Attended seminars and trade shows to obtain more information about all the new materials available in the market and ordering samples for future use.
  • Selected furniture and specified materials keeping durability and rough use as the main selecting element for heavy traffic within medical surroundings.Gained excellent communication skills by being a part of the presentation team.
Jan 1999 - Feb 1999

Intern

Vee Design
  • Drafted detailed floor plans and sections of residences.
  • Prepared furniture details so that the carpenters could efficiently manufacture the custom made furniture.
  • Regular site visits

Education

Education
Aug 2001 - May 2003

Master of Science

Florida State University
Aug 1995 - May 2000

Diploma

Shri Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Photoshop

Auto CAD

Summary

My work experience since the last 6 years has been in retail and commercial design. I was a part of a design group that designed the Gymboree’s Headquarters in San Francisco. Moreover I have worked on store deigns for retail firms like Bebe, Party City and Discovery Channel. I have gained experience in store design and managing projects, starting from schematic design through production and distribution of construction documents. I possess strong work ethic, highly motivated, work efficiently in a team committed to tasks and client needs. I also have the ability to learn quickly on my own through observation, experience and questions.

I truly feel that by becoming a part of your firm will be a beneficial experience for all that are involved. I thank you for your time and consideration for this position.

Interest

  • Reading
  • Cooking
  • Making Jewelry 

Objective

  • Looking for new opportunities to expand my professional horizon and be a part of a challenging working environment in order to make a difference.