CURRICULUM

Skills
 
Education

Chalmers University of Technology 

Degree: MSc. in Architecture and Planning Beyond Sustainability

Sept. 2018 - June 2020

U.S. Friends of Chalmers Full Merit Scholarship

 

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Degree: Bachelor of Design in Architecture

Sept. 2014 - Dec. 2016

Dean’s List: Fall 2014 - Spring 2016

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options

Sept. 2012 - May 2014

Dean’s List: Spring 2013 - Spring 2014

Washburn Senior High School

Sept. 2010 - June 2014

Graduated with Honors

ADOBE PROGRAMS

   Photoshop

   Illustrator

   InDesign

DRAWING/ MODELING

   Revit

   AutoCAD

   SketchUp

   Rhino3D

   ArchiCAD

RENDERING SOFTWARE

   V-Ray

   Enscape

   Lumion

   3DS Max

Languages

English - Native

Spanish - Upper Intermediate

Swedish - Basic

Professional

Freelance Designer | Remote

Oct. 2020 - Present

  • Collaborate on projects that incorporate sustainable methods including ventilation solar use, rain harvesting, and materials

  • Offer other design services such as website creation, social media templates, and layout design

Chalmers University of Technology | Gothenburg, SE

International Student Ambassador | Jan. 2019 - Jan. 2020

  • Shared study abroad experience with prospective students through
    videos, blog posts, and meet and greets

  • Collaborated and worked with students of diverse backgrounds

  • Selected to attend school fairs at U.S. universities and give presentations

The Opus Group | Minnesota, USA

Architectural Designer | Oct. 2016 - August 2018

  • Completed feasibility studies for residential, commercial, and industrial 
    projects 

  • Extensively used Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, AdobeSuite, and V-Ray to produce drawings, graphics, and renderings

  • Participated in design charrettes, client meetings, and collaborated with other departments

RSP Architects | Minnesota, USA

Student Intern | June 2013 - March 2014

  • Offered a 6 month extension to summer internship, gaining experience in multiple departments

  • Networked with architects and acquired knowledge about the design world, ultimately leading me to choose it as a career path

MIGIZI Communications Inc. | Minnesota, USA

Tech Intern | June 2012 - August 2012

  • Learned marketing strategies, HTML coding, and video production

  • Created pamphlets, logo, and business plan for Pedal Pizza, a conceptual business idea that won first place of five groups

 Coursework

Graduate

Design and Planning for Social Inclusion | Fall 2018

  • Designed modular tiny houses for eco-tourists and urban farmers through a participatory process with local stakeholders

  • Responsible for researching passive design and incorporating sustainable features into project

Sustainable Architectural Design | Spring 2019

  • Designed a zero-emission F-3 school

  • Received positive feedback on the interior renderings in the final critique

 

Residential Healthcare: Housing for Seniors | Fall 2019

  • Designed a residence for dementia patients in collaboration with Bräcke Diakoni, a non-profit organization

  • Gained insight to elderly care and the architect’s impact through in-person interviews, study visits, and course lectures

Master's Thesis | Spring 2020

  • Designed a residential complex in central Gothenburg, Sweden, focusing on the needs of households with children

  • Created various flexible apartments, incorporating similar qualities to the detached dwelling so that families may raise their children in urban environments

Undergraduate

Introduction to Architecture Drawing | Fall 2014

  • Recognized for the effort, quality, and volume of drawings produced throughout the semester

Community Health Design | Fall 2015

  • Commended by instructors and Prospect Park architects for a well-done and cohesive presentation during final review

Choreography as Architecture | Fall 2015

  • Complimented on continually challenging ideas and constantly evolving original 10 minute piece in response to feedback

Architecture and Ecology | Spring 2016

  • Received acknowledgment for consistently earning high scores on exams and for the work done on semester long research project

Other Work Experience

Freelance English Teacher | Madrid, ES

Private Classes | Oct. 2020 - Present

  • Prepare individually catered lessons for students of varying levels, ranging from young children to adults

  • Explain concepts simply and clearly while using encouragement and constructive feedback

AuPair World | Madrid, ES

Au Pair | July 2019 - August 2019

  • Cared for 9 year old boy full-time

  • Assisted with homework and English

Kowalski's Markets | Minnesota, USA

Bakery Employee​ | June 2015 - March 2017

  • Assisted with management responsibilities including placing product orders, training new employees, and overseeing tasks

StudySoup | Minnesota, USA

Elite Notetaker | Sept. 2015 - Dec. 2015

  • Spent 10-20 hours per week writing and editing lecture notes

  • Compiled study guides for student use; the popularity of which resulted in a promotion to Campus Mentor

Lunds & Byerlys | Minnesota, USA

Cashier | April 2014 - Sept. 2015 

  • Consistently ranked in the top three cashiers for efficiency

  • Maintained flexible schedule, working 6 AM and midnight shifts

Minneapolis Public Schools | Minnesota, USA

Childcare Provider | Sept. 2011 - Sept. 2014

  • Co-supervised 10-20 kids, ages 2- 12, during PTA meetings and helped chaperon after-school events

Extracurricular

Chalmers Alumni Association | Oct. 2021 - Present

Digital Media Specialist

  • Assist in the upkeep and design of the Chalmers Alumni Association website and social media platforms

  • Attend weekly board meetings to discuss tasks and marketing strategies to increase memberships, scholarship awareness, and donations

Chalmers International Reception Committee | Nov. 2018 - March 2020

Phadder Manager, Phadder

  • Organized spring and fall Welcome Reception for 800 incoming international students 

  • Designed digital announcements and posters to promote events and  recruit Phadders and new members

Chalmers Students for Sustainability | Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2019

Vice Chair

  • Promoted sustainability initiatives on campus through lectures, events, and competitions

  • Initiated cooperation between CIRC and CSS to raise visibility and awareness

Erasmus Student Network  - Göteborg | Jan. 2019 -  Oct. 2019

Active Member

  • Organized various activities per week throughout the city to create a vibrant student culture

  • Assisted with National Platform - Göteborg, an annual, 3-day general  assembly attended by all ESN sectors in Sweden

Volunteer

Habitat for Humanity | Dec. 2015 - August 2018

Builder

Youth Frontiers 4th Grade Kindness Retreat | March 2016

Group Leader

AIA Homes by Architects Tour | Sept. 2015

Greeter

Mount Olivet Homes | Jan. 2013 - August 2014

Resident Assistant

Washburn Hennepin County Library | Oct. 2011 - June 2012

Library Clerk