New in Seattle actively seeking a position of Architectural Designer / Intern Architect
Shirley Thomas Assoc. AIA
Seattle WA 98121
Registered Architect – CoA India
2507 AXP hours completed.
5.5 years experience in Sports, Adaptive reuse, High end residential, commercial and Industrial Projects as an architectural designer in USA and Junior architect in India.
M.Arch Iowa State University 2016 -2018; Honor in Teaching Excellence
B.Arch University of Mumbai 2007 – 2012
Architectural Intern – RDG Planning and Design, Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Sep 2018 – Aug 2020
2 years experience in 8 sports projects; 2 recreation centers; 1 historic preservation ; 1 religious project.
Contributed to Pre Design, schematic design, design development, construction document for various sports and adaptive reuse projects. Actively involved in co ordination with MEP and lighting consultants and Interior designers during projects. Multitasking deadlines for several projects.
Teaching Assistant- Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa USA.
Aug 2016 – May 2018
2 years / 4 semesters
Assisted professors in classroom and lab for 3 major topics; Structural theory, wall assembly, environmental design. Helping students in problem solving and gaining conceptual knowledge of structures through model making and other experimentation; graded student assignments.
Junior Architect – Multitude Design and Development Consultants LLP, Pune, India. Jan 2016 – Jun 2016
6 months experience in 2 Residential Projects; 1 Adaptive reuse project; 1 commercial project ; Retail project.
Pre design, assisting architect in design process, drafting, rendering and modelling, Construction Drawings, actively co ordinated with structural and civil engineers, MEP consultants and interior designer; site visits and documentation, guiding summer intern students and junior architects for architectural practice, material selection and budgeting, model making.
Junior Architect – Rumy Shroff and Associates, Mumbai, India.
Dec 2013 – Feb 2015
experience in 5 high end residential projects.
Assisting Senior architects throughout the design process; Pre design to Construction drawings; Drafting, modelling and Rendering. Site visit, Budget and estimating ; comparing contractor tenders; material selection , co ordinating with MEP consultants and structural engineers.
Junior Architect – Parelkar Ovalekar Parpia, Mumbai, India
3 commercial bank interior Projects; 1 project renovating historic interiors; 1 commercial project.
Attending site visits and client meeting; Weekly communication and co ordination with chief engineers on government projects, assisting principal architect in design process; drafting and sketching.
Writing and speaking