VALENTINA T. LEONI issuu.com/valentinaleoni017
WORK EXPERIENCE July 2018 – Present |
Architectural Intern | Kengo Kuma and Associates | Tokyo, Japan Design team member for various international projects ranging in scale from master plan to interior detail. Responsibilities: schematic design, detail development, CAD and physical model making, material studies
Jan 2015 – June 2018 |
Office of Design and Construction Graduate Employee | University of Oregon | Eugene Management and administration of LEED Certification process for campus buildings. Project Lead for the integration of energy use dashboards. Responsibilities: LEED project strategy, leadership, and execution through work with project mangers, contractors, design teams, engineers, and UO staff members. Dashboard project coordination including the integration of existing building systems into the Lucid Dashboard interface. Content creation.
June 2017 – Oct 2017 | Apr 2013 – June 2014
Architectural Designer | MAD Architecture | Petaluma, California Involvement in all phases of civic, commercial, and custom residential projects, including a 25,000 square foot commercial interior project and a pocket neighborhood. Responsibilities: schematic design, design development, construction documents, construction administration assistance, renderings, material selection and research, FF&E, client presentations, marketing assistance.
June 2009 – June 2017 |
Designer & Partner | Llongueras Design | Los Angeles, California & Montpellier, France Llongueras Design was a design partnership with noted artist Xavier Llongueras. The studio was focused on mosaic design and production, sculpture, fine art, and antique restoration. We were often sought out for custom fabrication, various types of architectural finish work, and select interior, landscape, and product design projects. Responsibilities: design, design documentation, fabrication, studio and project management, construction administration, client relations.
Sep 2007 – Jun 2009 |
Publicist | City Publicity | Los Angeles, California
EDUCATION June 2014 – June 2018 |
Provided industry specialized public relations services for board sports and fashion industry clients including but not limited to: Burton Snowboards, Channel Islands, Maloof Sports and Entertainment, and Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White.
University of Oregon | College of Design | Department of Architecture & Environment Master of Architecture, 2018 Master of Interior Architecture, 2018
Sep 2002 – June 2006 |
University of California, Los Angeles | Department of Italian | Italian and Special Fields Program Bachelor of Arts, Italian with a Special Field in Philosophy, 2007
SKILLS Fluent | Adobe Creative Suite | REVIT | AutoCAD | Rhinoceros | Microsoft Office | Sketching | Diagramming | Model Making | LEED | Mosaic Proficient | SketchUp | Grasshopper | VRAY | Word Press | Blue Beam | Woodworking Languages | French (proficient) | Italian (conversational) | English (native)
HONORS AND AWARDS 2017-2018 | The Brownell Fraiser Memorial Endowed Scholarship | The Gunilla K. Finrow Excellence in Interior Architecture Scholarship
2016-2017 | The Donna V. Sundberg Scholarship in Architecture
2015-2016 | The Donna V. Sundberg Scholarship in Architecture Studio Honors
| Fall, 2015: “The Art of Selling,” Critics: Frank Escher and Ravi Gune-Wardena | Winter, 2017: “SHARE Studio”
Critic: Philip Speranza | Spring, 2017: “SHARE Studio” Critic: Philip Speranza Other | L’école de design, Nantes Atlantique, Strategic Design Award for the Mobile Art Kitchen Project, 2013 | Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne, Honorable Mention Award for Nouvel Air / Nouvelle Aire, 2012