Nadine Zaza


Three years of extensive internship and professional experience with architectural research with an emphasis on design solutions and exhibiting large scale work. |Exceptional skills in current digital modeling platforms and graphic design programs. | Experienced in Leadership roles with a record of increased responsibility. | Proficient in prioritizing and completing tasks in a timely manner, yet flexible to multitask when necessary. | Proven ability in architectural visualization to successfully complete challenging projects and design competitions. | Global perspective and commitment to international clients and projects. | Dual citizenship of the United States and Jordan, and fluent in both Arabic and English



Rhode Island School of Design
Bachelor of Architecture
- Architecture Thesis Award

Bachelor of Fine Arts 
- Printmaking Focus

Nature, Culture & Sustainability Liberal Arts Concentration 

King's Academy 
High School Diploma
- Honors

NuVu Studio LLC
Design Coach +  Program Designer | Cambridge, MA + Amman, JO
March. 2019 - Current
Teaching design to Middle and high-school students in Cambridge, MA. Aiding in the initiation the studio model teaching in Amman Jordan with the Ruwwad Foundation. 

Wilson Butler Architects 
Designer | Boston, MA 
Sept. 2018 - March. 2019
Creating renderings, master plan drawings and models from early schematic and conceptual design process as well as final drawing sets for Cruise Ship Designs. 

Architectural Resources Cambridge
Entry Level Designer | Boston, MA  
Sept. 2017 - April. 2018
Creating renderings, master plan drawings and models from early schematic and conceptual design process as well as final drawing sets. Established a new drawing and model making style the firm now implants in all work.

Bayard Ewing Architecture Lab
Cad Lab Monitor | Providence, RI 
2015 - Present
Managed RISD’s Architecture Computer Lab and supervised in technical support and design help ranging from various 3D modelling programs and plug-in such as Rhino, Autocad, 3Ds Max and the entire Adobe Creative. As well as formatting prints for Plotting and laser cutting. 

Rhode Island Historic Preservation & Heritage  Commission
Intern / Assistant | Providence, RI
2016 - Present
Assisted in Architectural and Heritage projects under review and managed office needs. As well being as the lead in house graphic designer for statewide historical preservation programs that identifies and protects historic buildings, districts, structures, and archaeological sites. 

Columbia University GSSAP: Studio X Amman
Lead Research Assistant and Designer | Amman, JO
2015 - 2016
Facilitated the documentation and analysis of all the master plans, and varied housing typologies throughout Amman. As well as generating the exhibit design of the work at the 2016 Shenzhen Biennale. The research was then published in the 2016 GSSAP Abstract.

Symbiosis Design Inc.
Architecture Intern | Amman, JO
Summer 2014
Worked on preliminary designs and zoning analysis of the Conceptive Baptism Site/Bethany Beyond the Jordan Urban and Architectural Revival Plan. As well as providing historical information and land usage  data.


Summer Enrichement Program (SEP) | King’s Academy, JO
Co -Manager & Arts Coordinator | Manja, Jo
Summers 2011 - 2016
SEP is a community outreach program aims to strengthen the educational fabric by ensuring that high quality education is made available to Jordanians of all strata of society. Organized and prepared the program in its entirety . Ran daily operations. 



English fluent
Arabic fluent

Macintoch + PC | Revit | AutoCad | Rhino | Indesign | Photoshop | Illustrator |  Excel | Microsoft | Ladybug | Grasshopper | DIVA | V ray | Revit

Model making | Sketching | Concept Design | Printmaking | Research | Urban Planning | Urban Design | Environmental Design | Sustainability | Laser Cutting | 3D Printing

Awards & Accolades 

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