Alaina Lora Bernstein
Reliable architectural designer known for consistent and productive work ethic. Able to maintain an upbeat and positive demeanor in high-stress situations. Enthusiastic team player and fast learner, eager to learn new processes and techniques to enhance individual and team productivity.

eXPERIENCE:
FORMS + SURFACES | PITTSBURGH, PA | ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEMS DEISNGER
+ Initiating design and development 
+ Working with a team to develop new ideas for future production
+ Working on the development of new systems throughout all Architectural Product lines at Forms+Surfaces
PITTSBURGH HISTORY & LANDMARKS FOUNDATION | PITTSBURGH, PA | INTERN
+ Created documents for future use
+ Assisted with field trips to National Historic sites
+ Redesigned the front office of PHLF
+ Worked with local business owners to start preliminary designs for new store fronts
REPAIR THE WORLD | PITTSBURGH, PA | FELLOW
+ Designed and developed an Urban Garden that provided fresh produce for the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry
+ Developed community activities in East Liberty
+ Organized and planned events for volunteers
+ Volunteered and recruitment volunteers for different organizations in Pittsburgh
REGENCY OFFICE FURNITURE | AKRON, OH | INDUSTRIAL DESIGN INTERN 
+ Developed of a new furniture line using Revit
+ Presentations made with use of computer renderings
+ Preliminary design for a suite at the Akron Stadium

EDUCATION:
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN | PROVIDENCE, RI | MASTERS OF DESIGN 
+ Interior Architecture and Adaptive Reuse
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY | KENT, OH | BACHELOR OF ARTS
+ Architecture and Environmental Design
+ Minors: Art History, Ancient Medieval Renaissance, and Architectural History

proficiency:
Software:  Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Windows & OSX Opering systems
Graphics:  Hand Drafting, Setching, Adobe Suite (ai, ps, id), Maxwell Render, Keyshot
3D Modeling:  Autodesk Revit, Rhino 5.0, Sketchup, Solidworks, Grasshopper, Autodesk AutoCAD
Other:  Photography, 3D Printing, Model Building, Public Speaking, LEED Certifications

Organizations:
Rivers of Steel:  Site Manager
Repair the World:  Development Advisory Commitee Member
Delta Zeta:  Alumna
Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry:  Community development of an Urban Garden


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