PIVOT Architecture in Eugene, OR recently hired two new design staff members. Shirin Majlesein, a native of Iran, joined the firm in April and Jacky Gomez, who hails from La Grande, OR, joined the firm in June.
Shirin Majlesein, originally from Tehran, Iran, joined PIVOT as a designer in the spring of 2016. Shirin has lived in the US for two years and moved to Eugene a year ago. She holds a master’s degree from University of Tehran. While in Iran, Shirin worked at an architecture firm and was involved in designing diplomatic and residential buildings. She has won several travel awards and a national architectural contest for designing a bridge across Haraz River in Iran. When not at work, she always has a canvas on an easel waiting for her.
Jacky Gomez recently graduated with a Master’s of Architecture from the University of Oregon. She holds undergraduate degrees in mathematics and art from Eastern Oregon University. She has several years of hands-on construction experience in concrete form and finishing, carpentry, drywall, and cabinet making. When she is not working, she enjoys fishing, furniture making, motorcycles, classical piano, backgammon, and surfing.