Maitry Shah
Global rank:
6,506 / 32,703
Skill pts: 5

About

I am an Interior Architect, Indian origin based out of Brisbane, Australia.
I have 8 years plus experience in working and leading design and execution teams From Inception to completion stage of the project. I have an excellent track record working for high magnitude projects, from Residential, commercial, workspace to hospitality and healthcare Projects, Where I have collaborated with renowned award-winning Architects and designers.
I have more than 5 years of design management experience in the industry. In my last position as a Senior Design Manager, I was responsible for leading design teams, preparing contextual but unique design proposals with optimum space functionality. Preparing Space planning, furniture layouts, Construction Drawings, 3D models and details are my standpoints. I have great exposure in sourcing furniture, lighting, décor, and other interior design materials from local and the world market to create an outstanding mood for the interiors.
I am very good at articulating design proposals, and with great clarity pitching them to the internal teams and to the clients. I am extremely passionate about design, art, and architecture and that shows in my work approach.

Experience

  • Design and project manager Global project solutions · May 2018 – Jul 2019 1 yrs 2 mos Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Project management firm provides design and execution services from planning/conception through to construction administration. The firm is known for the Residential renovations.
    Rendered plans, details and translated concept design into building assemblies for full design process during all phases.
    Prepared and Reviewed shop drawings for on multiple projects.
    Substantial knowledge in Interior design architectural contract preparation, liability and fee calculations as associated with related projects.
    Served as primary contact with clients and consultants in vendor negotiations.
    Projected preliminary cost analysis and final budgets.
    Coordinated and implemented materials installation schedules for on-site installations.
  • Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager M.S. Associates · Jan 2016 – Apr 2018 2 yrs 3 mos Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Design, P.M.C., M.E.P.F. firm provides design and execution services from planning/conception through to construction administration. The firms’ practice areas included health care, residential, industrial, corporate interiors, office buildings, and retail design.
    Doing Funnel work and market research for generating new clients as well as Managing existing projects for the company.
    Develop and implement complex concepts, practices, and procedures within the interior architecture field.
    Managed new construction projects as well as conversions and renovations of existing properties.
    Handling major design and execution related meetings with clients, site-supervisors, design team members, including contractors, utility consultants, fabricators, architects, and regulatory agencies.
    Preparing competitive and efficient cost analysis with the local market research of material and labor for Interiors and construction tenders submission.
    Providing design solutions according to the construction guidelines and safety standards while resolving complex technical design issues.
    Independently handled the procurement of all the materials related to construction and interiors while assisted clients with budget considerations of products and materials.
    Creating customized Mood and material boards according to the client's expectations and Functional requirements.
    Providing clear and unambiguous direction to members of the project team.
    Train and oversee junior designer and draftsman with auto-cad and computer filling.
  • Senior Designer and Project Manager Pyramid associates · Jan 2014 – Jan 2016 2 yrs Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
    A Construction and Design management firm offers service in Architecture, Interior Design, Structural design. The firms’ practice areas included hospitality, health care, Land development, Urban plotting schemes, office buildings, and retail design.
    Rendered plans, details and translated concept design into building assemblies for full design process during all phases.
    Reviewed shop drawings for execution work on multiple projects.
    Substantial knowledge in architectural contract preparation, liability and fee calculations as associated with related projects.
    Served as primary contact with clients and consultants in vendor negotiations.
    Projected preliminary cost analysis and final budgets.
    Coordinated and implemented materials installation schedules for on-site installations.
  • Interior Architect Abhikram, Panika · Jan 2011 – Jan 2014 3 yrs Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India An Architecture, Interiors, Conservation, and Planning consultancy firm specializing in hospitality design, heritage conservation, and public buildings.
    Drafted Interior architectural plans and created display boards for client presentations.
    Partnered with teams in a collaborative environment.
    Assisted the principal in the development of hospitality, residential and commercial spaces.
    Established and managed relationships with vendors and furniture dealers to maximize their value as it regards to price and service.

Education

  • APIED Interior Architecture, Architectur, Building Construction , A 2005 – 2010

Other experience

  • furniture and furnishing sourcing We provide customized furniture and decor sourcing solution for the clients, according to the budget.
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Languages

English Full professional proficiency

Hindi Full professional proficiency

Location

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia