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Design Director

Location:
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted:
August 01, 2020

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SHAGUFTA. A. RAO

***, **** ******* ******

Vancouver. BC V6G1L3

ade0nn@r.postjobfree.com

www.aisdesigns.in

Cell: +1-236-***-**** Alternative: +1-236-***-****

OBJECTIVE

A challenging and rewarding mid-level or senior level Architect and An Interior designer position within a private company where prior experience, personal ability and a commitment to professionalism would be of value.

ACHEIVEMENTS

Awarded as Best Architect 2017 – CIA World, India.

Awarded for Best Theme project of the year 2017 – ICONS of SPACES, berg, Singapore.

Awarded for most popular projects(interiors) @houzzindia 2018 – houzz.

Awarded as Indian Icon of the year for promising Urban Architecture brand 2019 – Time Cybermedia.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Architecture.

Proficient in AutoCAD, Basic Revit, MS office, Adobe Photoshop.

Proficient in Free hand sketching.

Fluent in English, Hindi, basic French, and Thai.

Open work permit holder in Canada

EXPERIENCE

Senior Interior Designer (temporary full time) JUNE 2020 -current

Panda Pod Hotel, Greater Vancouver, Richmond.

Presenting Design solutions for the Hotel interiors and the outdoor ambience, drop-off and the façade elevation.

Holding powerful Presentations and meetings with the client.

Developing the design in response to client needs.

Strategizing the project budget with consensus with the client.

Preparing an Art guide book for the hotel.

Delivering strong Design presentations uniquely designed with the help of the team members.

Making minutes of the meetings and abiding by each point noted in the agenda to come out with great solutions.

Preparing the list of furniture and items to be shipped from overseas.

Preparing the bill of quantities and specification sheet for the project- project budget report.

Production of construction drawings with a complete detailed set for execution.

Delegating the works as a team leader,Multi-tasking and effectively working in unison with the team mates.

Maintaining a healthy role in client care and development.

Design Director Jan 2013 – Dec 2019

AIS Designs, Mumbai, India.

Mentoring and monitoring the designing and development team and delivering the timely execution of projects

Holding powerful and convincing meetings with the clients

Strategizing the project budget with consensus with the client And the site conditions

Liasoning with government authorities, service consultants, structural consultants, vendors to Achieve the best solutions and finishes fit for the site .

Delivering strong Design presentations uniquely designed with the help of the team members.

Making minutes of the meetings and abiding by each point noted in the agenda to come out with great solutions

Multi tasking and effectively working in unison with the team mates

Projects completed at AIS Designs :

Architecture

Bungalow scheme-Olympiodorous - plot size-10000sq.mt. an award winning residential project, Lonavala, India

High rise residences-Link - plot -8000 Sqm.premium residential high rise, India

High school,Radcliffe- plot-8500 sqm.secondary school, India

Resort - 120000sqm wedding destination motel, India

Luxury Private residences -5000 sqm, India

5-star Hotel- concept stage 9000sqm .africa

30 acre Urban planning for residency, India

Premium residence Condo- 110000sqm India

Interiors

Residential interiors - 7500sqftIndia

Luxury interior for a high rise - 9000 sqft India

Corporate office interiors -5000sqft

Multinational Vancouver training centre in mumbai - SEASPAN- 5000sft, India

Luxury club house interiors -7500 sqft India

Many private residence interiors, India

Senior Architect April 2010 – Dec. 2012

Architect Parijat Mishra & Associates, Mumbai, India.

Heading the creative design department to produce innovation designs to meet client expectations.

Heading the meetings and convincing the clients with the presentations and good communication skills.

Preparing hand sketches for better understanding of the project.

Interacting & co-ordinating with service consultants.

Vendor coordination and material selections.

Coordinating with the structural consultants.

Making regular and coordinated site visits resulting the desired execution.

Handing over the timely finished site.

Projects handed over:

The Seventy Hill hotel having 72 rooms, Uganda, Africa.

Karias Commercial office building, Uganda, Africa.

Karias family home 60,000 sft, Uganda, Africa.

Shamas charnia business hotel & retail shopping, Africa.

Shamas charnia corporate office building, Africa.

Lugogo sports complex, Uganda, Africa.

Girish Nair residence, 45,000 sft., Uganda, Africa.

Techno associates corporate hub, Uganda, Africa.

Lake Victoria, Kampala, Africa, 32 acres of land development.

Family home 30,000 sft., Bhaskar Kotecha, Kampala, Uganda.

Associate Design Director April 2004 – Jan 2005.

Kaypee Projects, Hyderabad, India.

Making study models to enable clients to visualize the design.

Attending client meetings

Periodically doing site visits.

Projects handed over:

Skin & Hair clinic, 3 branches, Hyderabad, India.

LVL7 Pvt. Ltd. Software company, Hyderabad, India.

Reebok health center gymnasium, Hyderabad, India.

Gowra residential hotel, Hyderabad, India.

Paradise theme restaurant and banquet hall, Hyderabad, India.

Architect Oct 2002 – July 2003.

Palmer & Turner, Bangkok, Thailand.

Design developing and conceptual sketches.

Prepare AutoCAD drawings, detailing, and colored photoshop drawings.

Make preparations for presentations.

Attend client meetings along with the design head.

Projects handed over:

Commercial center for SHANGHAI PUDONG OLYMPIC CENTRE, SHANGHAI

MAYFAIR MARIOTT service apartments, finishing stage.

Club house, BAAN SANSIRI, Sukhumvit, Bangkok.

Club house, SANSIRI, Pattankaran, Bangkok.

SANSIRI residential apartment, Sukhumvit, Bangkok.

Junior Architect June 2000 – July 2002

Architect Hafeez Contractor, Mumbai, India.

Prepare AutoCAD drawings.

Dealing with administrative and correspondence responsibilities.

Attend meetings and make notes.

Assist in preparing presentation drawings.

Projects handed over:

Delhi public school, New Mumbai.

Beverley Park, G+14 Residential tower, New Mumbai.

PARK HYATT, Apartment hotel, Worli, Mumbai.

‘SPAGHETTI’ Mass housing condominium, New Mumbai.

Office interior for CENTRAL BANK, competition design.

Office interior for BANK OF BARODA, competition design.

Pent office, CROMPTON GREAVES, Thapar house, Worli, Mumbai.

SKILLS AND INTEREST

Proficient in Autocad aided drawings

Proficient in Hand drawn sketching

Basic Revit

Photoshop

Photography

WEBSITE LINK

www.aisdesigns.in



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