TOVAH DESIGN

Resume

EDUCATION

_ University of Houston, Houston, Texas

  Graduated May 2010

_ Bachelor of Architecture

_ Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design


 

_ Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California

  GraduatED December 2014

_ Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

 

_ COMPUTER SKILLS

_ AutoCAD 2012

_ AutoCAD MAC 2014

_ BricsCAD 2014

_ AUTODESK REVIT 2016

_ Rhinoceros

_ Sketch-Up

_ LUMION

_ INSIGHT 360

_ HTML (BASIC)

_ 3D Studio Max

_ Dreamweaver CS5.5

_ Illustrator CS6

_ InDesign CS6

_ Photoshop CS6

_ AFTER EFFECTS CS6

_ MUSE CC 2014

_ HARDWARE: MAC & PC

 

_ORGANIZATIONS

_ SEGD − SOCIETY OF EXPERIENTIAL GRAPHIC DESIGN

_ AIA − AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS EAST BAY

 

_ ACCOMPLISHMENTS

_ 2016 − WINNER OF FOLA COMPETITION

_ 2010 − SCHEMATIC DESIGN PROTOTYPE ROOMS FOR HILTON

  Hotel: Rooms of the Future - U OF H

 

_ 2005 − Served over 500 hours of volunteering at Children’s

  Medical Center Dallas

 

_ 2005 − Featured on the WB33 on February 25, 2005 for

  volunteering at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. The

  special was called “Unsung Heroes”, which was

  commercialized as well.

 

 

ArCHITECTURAL EXPERIENCE

_ INTERMEDIATE DESIGNER / ELS ARCHITECTURE & URBAN DESIGN

  MAY 2015 TO PRESENT

_ PARTICIPATE IN WRITING PROPOSALS

_ REVIT CONCEPTUAL MODELING FOR FASHION OUTLETS LOS ANGELES

_ master planning concepts for city of newark

_ ESTABLISH AND MONITOR INDIVIDUAL PROJECT BUDGETS

_ COORDINATE SCOPE OF WORK WITH CONSULTANTS

_ PERFORM ENERGY ANALYSIS AND EXPERIMENTATION FOR MULTIPLE PROJECTS

_ DESIGN AND PROPOSE BRANDING SIGNAGE AND WAYFINDING SOLUTIONS FOR FASHION OUTLETS LOS

  ANGELES & STONESTOWN YMCA

_ CREATE PRESENTATIONAL MATERIAL TO INCLUDE RENDERINGS, DIAGRAMS, MATERIAL FINISH &

  INSPIRATION BOARDS FOR CLIENT AND EXECUTIVE MEETINGS

_ CREATE INFOGRAPHICS & VISUAL COMMUNICATION DIAGRAMS FOR CONCEPTUAL STUDIES

_ ATTEND CONSULTANT AND CLIENT MEETINGS AS REQUIRED BY SCOPE

_ LEAD AND MANAGE MULTIPLE PROJECTS IN CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION TASKS

_ REVIEW SUBMITTALS, RFI's, SPECIFICATIONS AND SHOP DRAWINGS FOR QUALITY CONTROL, 

  ACCURACY, AND COORDINATION WITH CONTRACTORS

_ INTERVIEW CLIENT OCCUPANT'S FOR HUMAN-CENTERED INPUT FOR SPACE PLANNING SOLUTIONS

_ PARTICIPATING PROJECTS: FASHION OUTLETS LOS ANGELES, STONESTOWN YMCA, BERKELEY YMCA,

  ID YMCA, LARKEY PARK SWIM CENTER, CITY OF BERKELEY ROSE GARDEN, JAMES KENNEY COMMUNITY

  CENTER, BAHIA, ROSSMOORE, VILLASPORT,CITY OF BERKELEY MENTAL HEALTH, SAN JOSE STATE,

  MILLS COLLEGE, CITY OF NEWARK AND NEWPARK MALL

 

_ Freelance Architectural Designer / Ryan Hunter

  MAY 2014 TO SEPTEMBER 2014

_ Renovations - Construction Documents

_ New Addition - Schematic Designs

 

_ Design and Engineering Specialist I & II/ Sungevity

  OCTOBER 2013 TO MAY 2015

_ Design NEC code compliant photovoltaic systems for residential homes using CAD.

_ QC and project manage CONTRACT DESIGNERS FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE and SAFETY

_ Beta test new software tools and materials for departmental use.

 

_ Designer & Drafter / SolarCity

  MARCH 2012 TO OCTOBER 2013

_ Design NEC code compliant photovoltaic systems for residential homes using CAD.

_ Perform wind load and electrical calculations to efficiently draw three-line drawings

  plot plans, roof framing plans, and detailed structural sections and elevations

_ Provide feedback to FIeld engineer'S projects, teach CAD techniques

  and mentor FIeld engineers with structural and electrical designs

 

_ Architect Intern / Ron Hobbs Architects

  MAY 2006 TO AUGUST 2009

_ Worked with licensed architects in the process of master planning,

  schematic design, design development, construction documents, and

  architectural programming

_ Received a vast amount of knowledge, theory and experience through

  CAD with construction documents, LEED documents, space planning, red-lines,

  cost estimates, interior decorating, renderings, photography, FIeld reports,

  specifications, and drawings

_ Participating Projects: Hurst Conference Center, Fairview Town Hall, South Waco

  COMMUNITY CENTER,First Baptist Church of Pflugerville, VERITY INSTRUMENTS,

  Richardson Fire Station #2

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE

_ FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR / SAINT FLORENCE

  AUGUST 2016 TO PRESENT

_ DEVELOP COMPANY PITCH AND  BRAND IDENTITY

_ NEGOTIATE AND MANAGE CLIENT/ARTIST RELATIONSHIPS AND BUDGET

_ MANAGE MARKETING CHANNELS AND BRAND EXPOSURE

_ DEVELOP E-COMMERCE STORE AND WEB DESIGN PLATFORM

_ CREATE AND ORGANIZE PRODUCTS FOR POP-UP SHOPS AND CRAFT FAIRS

 

_ ENVIRONMENTAL & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  MAY 2015 TO PRESENT

_ REVIT CONCEPTUAL MODELING FOR FASHION OUTLETS LOS ANGELES

_ DESIGN AND PROPOSE BRANDING SIGNAGE AND WAYFINDING SOLUTIONS FOR FASHION OUTLETS

  LOS ANGELES & STONESTOWN YMCA

_ CREATE PRESENTATIONAL MATERIAL TO INCLUDE RENDERINGS, DIAGRAMS, MATERIAL FINISH &

  INSPIRATION BOARDS FOR CLIENT AND EXECUTIVE MEETINGS

_ CREATE INFOGRAPHICS & VISUAL COMMUNICATION DIAGRAMS FOR CONCEPTUAL STUDIES

 

_ Seasonal Design Associate / Minted

  NOVEMBER 2011 TO DECEMBER 2011

_ Created designS for greeting cards and mini books

_ Managed escalation and VIP orders in proofng and finalizing Design Associates

 

_ Freelance Graphic Designer

  MAY 2010 TO PRESENT

_ Works with clients to create and communicate visual art through print, brand

  identity, packaging, and photography