Bardia Soltani Resume
MS in Integrated Design, Business and Technology
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
University: University of Southern California
Major: MS in Integrated Design, Business and Technology

Bardia Soltani Resume

Bardia Soltani

I am a highly motivated, innovative multidisciplinary artist, designer and aspiring entrepreneur with a deep drive to help make our world more sustainable, empowered, and harmonious. I am seeking an internship or part-time work that will enable me to develop my business acumen and contribute to an awesome company.


EDUCATION

University of Southern California - Masters of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology (Iovine and Young Academy)
MAY 2019 - PRESENT
GPA: 4.0
Relevant Coursework: Technology Essentials, Processes and Perspectives

University of Southern California - Bachelor of Arts major (Design, Painting and Installation), Entrepreneurship minor
AUG 2015 - MAY 2019
GPA: 3.65
Relevant Coursework: Technology Entrepreneurship, Feasibility Analysis, Financial Accounting, Building the Entrepreneurial Organization, Philanthropy & Social Impact, Marketing for Creative Disruption & Innovation, Design, Micro-Economics
Distinctions: Renaissance Scholar, Dean’s List 7 out of 8 semesters, Persian Language Student of the Year Award 2018
Clubs: Co-founder of Scribble Room (Club for conscious interdisciplinary collaboration among creatives), Board Member of Art on the Grass (provides space/materials for people to create art on campus lawn for free)


EXPERIENCE

Real Estate Design & Marketing Manager
JAN 2015 - PRESENT
Designed all marketing materials for agent
Resulted in 50% more sales overall

USC Fundraiser - Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
JAN 2018 - JUN 2019
Call alumni, faculty, parents and students, establish rapport, update on school and acquire donations
Consistent top producer among 50-60 person staff

Marketing Intern - Alt+Esc
OCT 2018 - MAY 2019
Marketing, market research, customer discovery, business development and content creation in tech/mobile accessories startup
Optimized target market, connected company with investor, and solidified proof of concept, worked towards partnerships with cultural / social media influencers

Art Exhibitions
Reflections on Being - Painting Exhibition at USC’s University Religious Center (APR 2019 - PRESENT)
About You - Immersive large scale mixed media Installation exhibited at the Helen Lindhurst Gallery (SEP 2018)
Turn Inward - Immersive mixed media Installation (MAY 2018)
Created original paintings and highly demanding full immersion installation elements, organized and marketed exhibition, yielding excellent turnout and Positive feedback for all three exhibitions

Satori - Co-founder, Designer
DEC 2016 - JULY 2017
Co-founded clothing design startup, sold successfully to student body
Market research, basic accounting and inventory, managing operations, feasibility analysis, sales, marketing, branding, product design/ manufacturing

Commissioned Design, Marketing, Fine Art- Freelance
MAY 2013 - PRESENT
Freelance graphic design/ video work for over 30 clients
Successfully commissioned and/or sold Paintings to several patrons


ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Proficient with Illustrator, Photoshop, Logic Pro X, Final Cut Pro X, Excel, Word, Pages, and quick to learn software
HTML / CSS / Javascript Fundamentals
UX and experience mapping experience
Experience working with nonprofits
Excellent writer and speaker
Proficient knowledge of social media platforms
Speak, read and write proficiently in Persian

Sustainability, business, intern, internship, part-time, Finance, design, USC, entrepreneurial