Gesthimani Roumpani - Research + Design

I love playful + investigative design that revolves around narratives, worldbuilding, and innovation. My aspiration is to tell stories and deliver experiences.

For more, see my LinkedIn profile here.
See my (definitely out of date) issuu, here.
For my résumé or portfolio, email me: g.roumpani [at] gmail.com

EXPERIENCE

 

INNOVATION DESIGNER (05/2021 - present)

GOOGLE R+D FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (@XL Construction)

FREELANCE DESIGN CONSULTANT, 4 months (01/2021 - 05/2021)

GOOGLE R+D FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (@XL Construction)

PRAXIS FILMS

ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATE, 7 months (11/2020 - 06/2021)

AN.ONYMOUS, CA, USA

• Urban scale Project Lead for conceptual design & research.

• CA for ongoing construction.

• Teaching Associate for ARCH793B at the University of Southern California (Instructor: Iman Ansari).

ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATE, 4 years (06/2020 - 06/2021 AND 05/2016 - 06/2019)

Ana Williamson Architect, Menlo Park, CA, USA

• Single family custom homes, from SD through to CA.

• Built projects selected for AIA Home Tours multiple times.

• Involvement in over 25 completed projects.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT3 months (07/2020 - 10/2020)

UCLA AUD (for PhD Candidate Iman Ansari), Los Angeles, CA, USA

• Archival / historical research.

3D ARTIST / DESIGN INTERN, 4 months (06/2020 - 10/2020)

Formlessfinder, Brooklyn, NY, USA

• Animated film for the League Prize 2020 Exhibition.

FRONT OFFICE EMPLOYEE, 9 months (10/2019 - 06/2020)

UCLA AUD, Los Angeles, CA, USA

• Part-time student worker.

DESIGNER, 5 months (12/2015 - 05/2016)

InteriorCrowd

• Over 50% selection rate by clients.

JUNIOR ARCHITECT, 2+ years (10/2013 - 01/2016)

Concept Boarding, Athens, Greece

• Hospitality + Retail.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES (08/2019 - 06/2020)

UCLA School of Architecture & Urban Design (AUD), USA
MArch II (post-professional degree, Entertainment Studio)

G.P.A. 4.0/4.0

NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS (09/2008 - 11/2014)

(NTUA, School of Architecture), Greece
BA & MA in Architecture (equivalent to US accredited degree)

G.P.A. 8.76/10