aahana miller
132, Miami - 70-a B. Desai Rd – Mumbai - 400026 - India
aahanamiller@gmail.com - amiller01@risd.edu - aahanamiller.com

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) - Providence, RI
Graduated as an Honors Student with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Architecture - 2013
RISD Design Build - Wintersession in Costa Rica - January-February 2013
Kyoto Seika University - Kyoto, Japan
Study Abroad - Course in Architecture - Spring 2012
Brown University - Providence, RI
Courses in Introduction to Mind and Behavior - Spring 2011 and Logic - Fall 2012

Work Experience and Internships:
ABM Architects - Mumbai, India - March 2014-Present
Interior Architect - Working on the architectures and interiors of residential and development projects
Somaya & Kalappa Consultants - Mumbai, India - July 2013-February 2014
Interior Architect - Worked on the design, drawings and execution of a variety of projects from residential to campuses
RISD Office of International Programs - Providence, RI - 2010-2013
Office Assistant - Assisted office staff with basic office work like entering data, organizing the office, as well as performing some graphic design duties and website design
Julian Marshall LCC- Pawtucket, RI - January-February 2012
Intern - Collaborated with other RISD students to design and create the entire set for the film 'Obey the Giant'; tasks included building movable walls, graffiti-ing walls and building furniture for the set
SJK Architects- Mumbai, India - July-August 2011
Apprentice - Assisted with furniture design for three upcoming hospitality projects in India, specifically for the bedrooms and partly for the common spaces; also worked on autocad drawings, layouts and renderings
ABM Architects- Mumbai, India - July 2010
Intern - Worked to familiarize myself with basic Architectural and Interior Design assignments
Kala Ghoda Arts Festival - Mumbai, India - 2007-2009 - 2 months each
Volunteer - Helped organize events and helped with basic computer programming

Skills & Talents:
Computer Skills: Mac & PC - Proficient in Autocad, Revit, Rhino 3D, Vray, Maxwell, Maya, Cinema 4D, Adobe Suite, Office Suite; familiar with Grasshopper, Sketchup, Vectorworks; knowledge of simple website design - css and html (Brinda Miller, KFI - US, Aahana Miller, ABM Designs)
Art and Design skills: Experience with prototyping, model making and basic wood shop tools. Trained in a variety of drawing and painting mediums - acrylic, watercolor, gouache, pencil, charcoal and pen. Familiar with a broad range of graphic design skills in creating logos and layouts
Organizational skills: Exceptional organizational abilities and time management skills, detail oriented, resourceful, problem solver, self-disciplined and hardworking
Languages: Fluent in English and Hindi, familiar with Marathi, Gujarati and Japanese

Community and Social Experience:
Designed and built furniture for a homeless shelter in Woonsocket, RI - September 2012-March 2013
Developed and built a prototype of a sustainable classroom for rural schools in Costa Rica - January-February 2013
Helped with a housing-rehabilitation project for Tsunami victims in Tohoku, Japan - July 2012

Awards and Certificates:
Graduated as an Honors Student from RISD for Interior Architecture

Leadership and Organization:
South Asian Student Association Member - 2009-2013
President of the South Asian Student Association - RISD - 2010-2013

Art Camps and Exhibitions:
'GO AA’ Art Camp at Kerkar Art Complex - Goa, India - June 2010
'GO AA' at Gallery Beyond - Mumbai, India and Kerkar Art Complex - Goa, India – July 2010

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