CV


Education

The State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo

  • Master of Architecture (M.Arch), Architecture, 2019 - 2021 (2 years)

Anna University (MNM Jain School of Architecture), Chennai

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch), Architecture, 2012 - 2017 (5 years)


Experience

Architectural Intern at Anthony O. James, Architect, Buffalo

May 2020 - Present (Full-time)
  • Oversee operate and maintain Laser cutter machines.
  • Help students to prepare files for fabrication
  • Assist students with using various woodworking and fabrication tools.

Student Assistant at Fabrication Lab - SUNY, Buffalo

Aug 2019 - Present (8 months - Part-time)
  • Oversee operate and maintain Laser cutter machines.
  • Help students to prepare files for fabrication
  • Assist students with using various woodworking and fabrication tools.

Co-founder at Designhood, Chennai.

June 2018 - Aug 2019 (15 months - Full-time)
  • -Headed all aspects of a residential renovation project from an initial project pitch scoping through planning to final execution and handover.
  • - Successfully established and designed our office space solving a variety of operational needs within a fixed budget.
  • -Developing a BIM equivalent with Sketchup Dynamic components as a tool to configure all our products and services.
  • -Developed the website and tools for a range of functions including Invoice management and CRM with open-source software.
  • -Managed all aspects of our business, projects, and organizational improvement by building a reputation for delivering aesthetical, high-quality, cost-efficient spatial solutions to the clients within six months.

Design Consultant at Homelane, Bangalore.

January 2018 - June 2018 (6 months - Part-time)
  • -Responsible for converting leads into clients with a sales pitch with a conceptual proposal and an initial estimate.
  • -Handling a project from 0-50% liaising with other departments, managing the design functions and overseeing the execution frequently.
  • -Meet with the client to determine requirements, design needs & create solutions (Sketches, Plans & Specifications).
  • -Developing presentations containing drawings, sketches, mood-boards, material palette, inspirational images, and conceptual renderings.
  • -Assist the client to nominate the contractors, vendors according to the design.
  • -Preparation of working drawings and specifications for execution (including materials, finishes, and furnishings).
  • -Handle coordination meetings with other professionals, check drawing packages before issuance and make revisions if necessary.

Freelance Designer at Chennai, India.

January 2014 – June 2018 (Part-time)
  • -Thinnai Restaurant, Chennai: Designed a logo exceeding the expectations of the client. (2016)
  • -Residence, Chennai: Production of design documents and BIM models independently. (2016)
  • -Shruthi Dental Clinic, Chennai: Providing a complete branding solution for the client. (2015)
  • -Roar Dance Academy, Bangalore: Designed a logo fulfilling the expectations of the client. (2015)
  • -ET Marlabs, Bangalore | ET Run - Marathon | Graphic Designer(2015)
  • -IIA, Chennai Chapter: Responsible for Graphic designing for an Architectural convention. (2015)
  • -Residence, Chennai: Assisted in producing Construction drawings and 3D models of the design concept. (2014)

Junior Architect at Etage Design Studio, Chennai.

July 2017 - December 2017 (6 months - Full-time)
  • -Generated schematic concepts, 3D model, digital renders and 2D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) floor plans from the design concepts developed by the principal architect.
  • -Involved in conceptual design, communicated with the team and incorporated their input into designs, generated technical drawings and a 3D model and produced Architectural plans, renders.
  • -Created BIM models, prepared client presentations utilizing photoshop.

Architectural Intern at HDR Architecture, Denver.

January 2016 - June 2016 (6 months - Full-time)
  • -Wyoming State Capital Building, Wyoming: Assisted in revising renovation drawings for Historic preservation using Revit in coordination with the project team through Newforma.
  • -Hershlers office Building, Cheyenne: Revision of demolition plans, detailed drawings; actively participated in team meetings and construction site visits.
  • -Shade structure, Stapleton: Developed design and 3D model, drafted construction drawings with AutoCAD.
  • -16th Mall Street Prototype, Denver: Performed design-related research, Schematic design development, created a 3D model with Sketchup and design presentation with Adobe Creative Suite.

Design Intern at Anameka Architects & Designers - India

October 2015 - December 2015 (3 months - Full-time)
  • -Mr.Dhandapani Residence, Chennai: Involved in space planning, communicated with the team and incorporated their input into designs, generated technical drawings and a 3D model.
  • -Mr.Jagadesh Residence, Chennai: Independently designed and produced architectural plans and renders.
  • -SRM Educational Institution, Chennai: Conceptual design development, generated concept sketches, 3D model, digital renders and primary construction documentation.
  • -SRM CBSE School, Chennai: Developed optimal solutions to complex design problems, modified BIM model, prepared client presentations using photoshop.

Architectural Intern at Ochre Architects - India

June 2015 - September 2015 (4 months - Full-time)
  • -Mr.Balaji Naidu Residence, Bangalore: Preparation of construction drawings, assisted designers with materials selection, specification & estimation.
  • -Brigade Golden Triangle Clubhouse, Bangalore: Assisted senior architect in delivering Interior design construction documents on competitive deadlines.
  • -Brigade Pinnacle Clubhouse, Bangalore: Facilitated assistance to project architect in providing detailed Interior design drawings for fabrication and execution.
  • -Mr.Madhan Rao Residence, Bangalore: Revision of technical drawings, creating a BIM model coordinating with the architect.
  • -Mahavir A-East and C-West Residence, Chattisgarh: Contributed to construction drawings revisions, BIM model creation, material selection.
  • -PC Park-lane Villa 30'x50'East, Bangalore: Helped project team with the construction drawings, detailed interior design drawings, developed BIM model liaising with Structural and MEP consultants reflecting SMEP, prepared Architectural renders with Vray.
  • -Mr.Nirmal Runwal Residence, Bijapur: Production of detailed drawings & schematic MEP flowchart.
  • -Mr. Shiv Kumar Residence, Bangalore: Participated in the completion of architecture and interior design drawings reflecting RCP.
  • -Mahavir Clubhouse Residence, Chattisgarh: Prepared detailed staircase construction drawings.
  • -Mahavir HIG villa Residence, Chattisgarh: Preparation of area statement.
  • -Mr.Rajendra Runwal Residence, Bijapur: Revision of construction drawings.

Summer Intern at Murali Architects - India

June 2014 (1 Month- Full-time)
  • -Family Residence, Tanjore: Programmed spaces by area and category based on functional requirements in consultation with the chief architect.
  • -Meridian International School, Chennai: Assisted the project team in the production of detailed drawings.
  • -Mr.Arunachalam Residence, Chennai: Conducted field inspections and provided Architectural Photographies upon project completion.


Volunteer

Volunteer at AID India

Sep 2017 – Aug 2018 (1 year)
  • -Tutored the rural kids in reading, writing and speaking English to nurture their social communication skills.

Community Volunteer at Denver Table

May 2016 – May 2016 (1 month)
  • -Volunteered to garden in the backyards of Denver's urban neighborhood.

Volunteer at Cleworth Architectural Legacy, Denver

Apr 2016 – Apr 2016 (1 month)
  • -Tutored elementary school students about scopes of Architecture and helped them build a physical model of their dream city.

Unit Secretary at NASA India

January 2014 - January 2015 (1 year)
  • -Elected to represent my institution for the Association in various council meetings, addressed essential resolutions regarding the National, Zonal Architectural conventions, and to participate in Panel discussions.
  • -Responsible for management, established an organized workforce distribution for several architectural events during conventions.
  • -Supervised and led my team in Architectural design competitions and workshops to assure comprehensive and efficient production of the work fulfilling the succeeding parameters.

Student Member of Indian Institute of Architects, Chennai Chapter

Jan 2014 – Jan 2014 (1 year - Part-time)
  • -Assisted in organizing and hosting IIA events like Urban Trail, Architectural workshops, and other IIA events.

Unit Designee at National Association of Students of Architecture India(NASA India)

January 2013 - January 2014 (1 year)
  • -Responsible for commendable assistance to the Unit Secretary with management, registrations, and all other aspects.
  • -Mastered the functions of the association, and to represent our Institution the following year.


Software

  • AutoCAD
  • Sketchup
  • Revit
  • Rhino
  • ​Grasshopper
  • Vray
  • Lumion
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)


Language

  • English
  • Tamil
  • Telugu