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Pamela Steiner

Pamela Steiner

Designer & Graduate Student

Perkins+Will & California College of the Arts DMBA program

Chicago, Other

Designer at Perkins+Will - Branded Environments & MBA in Design Strategy Graduate Student





DMBA, California College of the Arts

Graduate Student

Graduate student in the MBA in Design Strategy program at California College of the Arts - San Francisco

Career medium 04


Branded Environments Designer

Project experience developing brand strategy & positioning, market research & design, place-making & storytelling narratives for clients, branded environments, signage & wayfinding solutions.

Client history, past & future trends, user needs, site assessments, competitors, emerging technologies, regulatory requirements, opportunity spaces, & brand perception.

Initiate, develop, organize, present, & implement early-stage deliverables for design teams.

Client projects ranging from: corporate food services, consumer financial services, consumer retail environments, new product positioning for architecture markets, urban reuse, green infrastructure, transportation, museum, & higher education.

Co-awarded $1,000 to investigate & research a design focused grant proposal as part of internal creativity & innovation initiative. Research and deliverable focused on “State of Sketch” within Perkins+Will.


Green Map Project


Mapping of sustainable and adverse resources in Chicago Neighborhoods

Career medium 06

The Art Institute of Chicago


Instructor - Intro to Interior Architecture. Fall 2009

- Taught Introduction to Interior Architecture Studio for freshman students

- Introduced first year studetns to ideas and concepts of built space, how space affects users, and how users affect space

- Project work I developed: user-research & day-in-the-life scenario building, space & place connection making/building, interior design and architectural history site tours, study of scale & relationships to the body


St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Logan Square

Design Consultation

-Donating time and services to building improvements in conjunction with Center for Neighborhood Technology
-Working with grant funds to improve community spaces
-Ongoing commitment to acquire funding, resources, and community commitments

Career medium 06

Community Development Advisory Committee - City of Chicago

Member of Human Services Sub-Committee

Urban Sustainable Design Studio


Career medium 06

Liederbach and Graham Architects

Intern Architect

•Assisting Architects and Projects Architects with all levels of design and construction documents including site visits and field work
•AutoCAD drafting, model building, creation of project manuals,
•Creating/compiling submission materials for competition entries; Poetry Foundation of Chicago, Stone Building Institute Tucker Design Awards


Chicago Architecture Foundation


Field Museum of Natural History

Intern Designer

Columbian Model and Exhibit Works


Blaffer Gallery - University of Houston

Education Intern

California College of the Arts

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Design Strategy


na, Ethical Design

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Bachelor, Interior Architecture

Digital Bootcamp

Tomball High School