About

Designer of environments and visual media that enhance brand images and create memorable experiences. Proven ability to critically evaluate challenging problems and deliver highly creative solutions. Effective visual and written communication especially in simplifying complex ideas. Instinctively curious, gaining comprehensive knowledge to produce thorough and insightful design.

Experience with: design strategy, environmental design, communications design, graphic design, marketing, production management, business development.

 
 

AWARDS + HONORS:
11/2013 – ASLA Student Awards General Design Category Honor Award
For the project “Concrete Habitat Units” in coordination with Kevin Finch, Natasha Harkison, George Kutnar, Evan Lee, Joshua Leyva, and Nabyl Macias. Faculty advisor – Andy Wilcox.
06/2013  -  Dean’s Award – Outstanding Landscape Architecture  Student –  College of Environmental Design, Cal Poly Pomona
Kenny is a student who is strongly respected by both his classmates and the faculty for his sophisticated conceptual design ideas, meticulous execution, and strong graphic communication skills. He inspires his classmates to excel and push themselves beyond their comfort levels, as well as providing an example of how design and its exploratory processes can provide solutions that integrate human experience with the social and natural context of Los Angeles.
06/2013  -  Summa Cum Laude  -  Cal Poly Pomona
Honors with a GPA of 3.8 or higher
03/2013  -  ASLA Student Honor and Merit Award Nominee  -  SCC/ASLA
Nominated to present body of work before a jury of professional landscape architects
12/2012  -  Best Cooperative Process and Conceptualization  -  Andy Wilcox (faculty @ CPP)
Awarded at the conclusion of the Bobby Brooks Memorial Interdisciplinary Design Studio
12/2012  -  Best “Big Idea”  -  James Becerra (faculty @ CPP)
Awarded at the conclusion of the Bobby Brooks Memorial Interdisciplinary Design Studio
05/2012  -  Lifescapes International Scholarship  -  Department Scholarship Committee
Scholarship provided by Lifescapes International
05/2012  -  Howard O. Boltz Memorial Scholarship  -  Department Scholarship Committee
Landscape architecture student with an expressed and undeniable interest in expanding a personal vision
EXHIBITIONS + PRESENTATIONS:
05/2013  -  SCC/ASLA Honor and Merit Award Presentation. Pomona, CA.
03/2013  -  Presentation and Jury Critique at Dodger Stadium Club. Los Angeles, CA.
02/2013  -  CPPENV Pecha Kucha. Pomona, CA.
01/2013  -  ‘Inquiries‘ – Multi-Installation Show. Pomona, CA.
12/2012  -  Exhibition at Walt Disney Imagineering. Glendale, CA.
06/2012  -  Presentation and Jury Critique at Neutra VDL II House. Los Angeles, CA.
03/2012  -  Presentation at Homeboy Industries. Los Angeles, CA.
03/2011  -  Presentation at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Whittier, CA.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
3ds MAX, AutoCAD, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Lumion, Maya, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Reason, Rhino, Sketchup, Source SDK, WordPress, ZBrush.
EDUCATION:
2013 – Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture – California State Polytechnic University Pomona
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
03/13 -
LandStudio360
Assistant Project Manager
02/12 – 06/12
Primate Design Studio
Junior Designer
06/11 – 02/12
Terry Design Inc.
Design Intern