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M aya K u m a r a n EDUCATION


EXPECTED MAY 2019 Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Ithaca, NY Bachelor of Science in Design & Environmental Analysis Major GPA: 3.52, Cumulative GPA: 3.23

Relevant Coursework: Workplace Strategy Studio, Design Strategy and Management, Human-Centered Design Methods

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PROJECTS JANUARY 2017 TO PRESENT RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA RAND Santa Monica Office Analysize five-floor office to create design guidelines to enhance productivity and attract and retain talent; conduct interviews and review case studies; create client presentation of research findings and solutions in team of 3; perform periodic write-ups of progress for client; present structured guidelines, timeline for implementation, and recommendations for change management AUGUST 2017 TO NOVEMBER 2017 Moravia High School, Moravia, NY Moravia Central Library Met with clients and users periodically and conducted user and site research; created design concept statement and client presentations in team of 3-6; ideated and iterated design concepts based on client feedback; developed 2D and 3D models using AutoCAD and 3DS Max; presented complete design proposals to client

SKILLS Photoshop Illustrator InDesign AutoCAD Revit 3DS Max V-Ray SketchUp Microsoft Office Hand Rendering

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EXPERIENCE JANUARY 2017 TO FEBRUARY 2018 Career Exploration Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Career Services Assistant Conduct resume/cover letter critiques and mock interviews; create informational posters and pamphlets; propose and lead new projects; design and compose monthly, collegewide newsletter in team of 3 MAY 2017 TO AUGUST 2017 BoConcept, New York, NY Graphic and Interior Design Intern Designed showroom to showcase furniture using Home Creator software; designed catalogs, flyers, invitations, and other graphics to promote the company internationally; arranged and maintained home accessory display MAY 2015 TO JUNE 2015 Vocon, New York, NY Architecture and Interior Design Intern Shadowed professionals and attended client meetings; edited floor plans using AutoCAD; assisted with site mapping; organized and maintained materials library

LEADERSHIP MAY 2017 TO PRESENT Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Cornell Women’s Club Water Polo Executive board; advertising and marketing MAY 2017 TO PRESENT Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Farmers’ Market at Cornell Executive board; graphic and strategic design SEPTEMBER 2017 TO PRESENT Cornell University, Ithaca, NY American Society of Interior Designers Executive board; advertising and marketing

Resume - Maya Kumaran  
Resume - Maya Kumaran