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Architecture and Public Relations

Houston, TX
June 26, 2019

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Zainab Safri• 832-***-****


The University of Texas at Arlington, Texas 2019

Dual Degree: B.S. in Architecture & B.A. in Communication, Public Relations Minor: Art

University of Innsbruck, Austria May 2018

Summer Study Abroad Design Build Team

•Researched cultural capitals and hybrid landscapes for 6 weeks in 8 countries

•Designed and constructed 2 seating projects for Caritas, an Austrian Youth Center as part of a 6-day design build challenge Nixor College, Karachi, Pakistan 2014

•A-level Certification in Arts, Mathematics, World Geography and Physics LANGUAGES




•Hindi •••

•Arabic ••

•Spanish •


Zainab Safri, College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs


Public Relations and Social Media Manager for Freedom By Design, AIAS 2018-2019

•Lead organizer for 2019 I-week Fashion Show;

designed 4 and ramp-walked in 1 sustainable outfit

•Social Media handler and Ramp Build Coordinator

•AIAS sponsorship of $1000

Senator of College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs at UTA 2018-2019

•Authored a Resolution

-Communication and Social Media Director for Student Planning Association (SPA) Election Board member on Shorthorn Newspaper committee 2018 Memberships with:

Women in Transportation (WTS), The Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions and Dol- lars (CTEDD), La Sociedad hispanica, Badminton club, MSA, Division of Student Affairs, Mavs for UNICEF, Focus (photography)

•Mav mentor, CAMP(AIAS) mentor of 3, UTSI mentor 2015-2018 SKILLS

Calligraphy, Painting, Sketching


Alma, Illiad, Voyager, TLM 10, Pharos, CSGold

Rhinocerous 3-D; grasshopper and V-ray







Adobe: Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier Pro Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint, Excel


Freelancer (photography, graphics and designing) 2014-2019

•Photoshoots and posters for bloggers, Maidan (NGO) and university student start-ups Architectural Designer (forth-coming) 2019

2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism Design

•Coordination, design and production of drawings and models for the studio’s exhibit Student Associate & Ambassador 2018- 2019

UTA Libraries

•Supervising and branding of the UTA library and its events for all 3 on campus libraries; Science and Engineering, Fine Arts and the Central Library Creative Lead for the Communication Campaign 2018

UTA Department of Communication, in the College of Liberal Arts

•Worked with UTA’s Department of Communication to rebrand the communication department; redesigned the course layout, recruited ambassadors, directed and com- piled an interest video for future and current students, conducted surveys and spoke to parents, other colleges and UTA professors to bring their vision to life and market it for optimum results

Assistant Designer & Marketing Manager 2018


•Marketing Modulus Tech internationally and coordinating events and sponsorships

•Assisted in the aesthetics of deisgning for flood and earthquake resistant homes to be shipped internationally

Graphic Designer & Public Relations Manager 2018

AGNI (student start-up event management firm)

•Managing event layouts, designs and critical aspects for two big events; Pitch UTA and the Bitcoin Conference

Intern (Summer) 2018

Y.A. Safri Associates (estd.1947)

•Assisted with office paper work

•Worked on two residential projects

Resident Assistant, 2015-2017

Apartment and Residence Life, UTA

•Managed two different residences with 600 residents for two years

•Served as a core member of the UTA Dining Committee

•Organized and Refereed intramural sports on the entire campus

•Helped the Shorthorn Newspaper’s election board

•Planned 4 events each month with successful turnouts of 45+ Intern (Summer) 2015

The Architects by Tariq Hasan (estd.1987)

•Worked on plans and sections for a summer retreat project in Northern Pakistan Intern (Summer) 2013

Habib Fida Ali Architects (estd.1965)

•Experienced an active architectural firm and the administration HONORS

•Dean’s List 2015-2017

•Honors College 2015-2017

•Leadership Honors Program

•Recipient of the Outstanding Freshman Honor

Scholarship for four years

•Recipient of International Education Fee Scholar- ship

•17 Academic Excellence Certificates (school)

•A-level certificate graded A on 3 portfolios; 40

paintings and one thesis book

•1st prize winner for National Art Competition,

Dawn Art competition and Stabilo Competition (on

national level in Pakistan)

800 + hours towards civic engagement at various

International Non-Profit Organizations such as Mis- sion Arlington, Little Box libraries, Dar-ul-Sukun, SIUT, Hamara Ghar, River Legacy Foundation, Nixor Hos-

pital, Maidan (USA, Austria, Pakistan)

Seoul, South Korea Biennale 2019


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