Designer and Team Lead passionate about bringing brands to life.


Experience

Team Lead

May 2016 - Present

I lead interior design, branding, brand strategy and brand expression projects. I have a focus on commercial, tech, and hospitality clients. 

Clients: Google Cloud; LinkedIn; Lydian; and many more.

Designer & Design Coordinator

March 2015 - Present

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.

CombatGent

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

Architectural Designer 

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

450 Architects

Architectural Designer

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


Education

UC Berkeley

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

PHI

Certified Passive House Consultant; Passive House Institute, 2009

AA / CCA

Architectural Association of London + CCA summer program; Biodynamic Design, 2010

AREs, NCARB

Completed all Architect Registration Exams in 2017; expecting licensure in 2018


There's more:

  • 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!