Designer and Team Lead passionate about bringing brands to life.
May 2016 - Present
I lead a team of seven multi-disciplinary designers to conceptualize and deploy a mix of interior design, branding, hospitality, and retail projects.
Clients: Google, Unity, LinkedIn, Doordash, Vans, Fabfitfun, and many more.
Designer & Design Coordinator
March 2015 - 2016
Designer on high-profile interior design projects.
Clients: Vans HQ; Ancestry SF; Unity SF; Mixpanel; Collective Health; Lending Club; Anderson Yazdi
Lead Architectural Designer
July 2014 - Mar 2015
Luxury interiors for private clients.
Lead Brand Experience Designer
August 2014 - May 2015
Created and produced events, marketing assets, and key brand touchpoints to bring an e-commerce menswear brand to life.
Led design and execution of two pop-up shops featuring custom furniture and curated exhibits
Led visual merchandising and presentation
Produced, styled, and directed photoshoots
Led CG's editorial, 'Unhemmed', from conception through launch; curated and created content
Created a "Magic Mirror" using RFID to support brand engagement during pop-up events
May 2011 - Sept 2013
Designed commercial, residential, and historic projects
Developed drawing sets for DBI approval
Created presentation material for client meetings and international competitions
Clients include the Pacific Union Club, Bohemian Club, Olympic Club, 795 Folsom, 450 Sansome, 101 Lytton, SF-SPCA
Mar 2009 - May 2011
Worked directly with PG&E, SolarCity, and the Foundation for Environmental Education
Created approved drawing sets to implement solar panels on schools on the West Coast
Assisted in completion of permit sets for educational and residential projects in San Francisco
Ensured adherence to code and the regulations of the Division of the State Architect
Intern, Freelance Writer
June 2008 - October 2009
Summer intern and subsequently freelance writer for esteemed architectural magazine
Published twice in Sept-Oct 2008 issue regarding sustainable architectural achievements
Published over 20 times online highlighting events, exhibitions, and new buildings world-wide
Designed multiple spreads published in July-Aug and Sept-Oct issues
Supported Editors by communicating extensively with various firms and clients world-wide
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, minor in City and Regional Planning, 2008
Leadership roles on AIAS; American Institute of Architects Student
Scholarship winner for an essay on sustainable architecture in Beijing from AAAE
Certified Passive House Consultant; Passive House Institute, 2009
AA / CCA
Completed all Architect Registration Exams in 2017; expecting licensure in 2018
I'm proficient in Revit, CAD, Sketchup, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Project management tools, Google suite
I've volunteered extensively for non-profits supporting the South Asian diaspora and the underprivilleged people of India (AIF)
In addition to English, I comfortably speak Spanish, Hindi, and enough German to order beer and a bratwurst. Prost!