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Work experience

Jan 2004Present

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 2002Dec 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 1999May 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 1999Feb 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

Aug 2001May 2003

Master of Science

Florida State University
Aug 1995May 2000

Diploma

Shri Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design

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.