Emma Van Zante
Associate AIA, LEED GA
Emma is a Project Designer at SHYFT Collective with multiple years of experience focused on projects in education, corporate and hospital design. She is a visionary with the ability to bring conceptual design ideas to life through the application of digital media technologies.
Her vivacious personality and open-mindedness are valuable assets to have on collaborative team projects. Emma aspires to continuously learn and grow, to build lasting relationships, and to provide clients with viable building solutions.
Q: What's your favorite place to eat in Des Moines?
A: Django for their happy hour on Tuesdays!
Q: What make/model was your first car? Did you name it?
A: 2004 Volvo S60 Sedan. It did not have a name, but it did have mini wipers on the front headlights which were really cute and odd.
Q: If you could bring back any trend, what would it be?
A: Silly Bands
Q: If you could only choose one vacation destination, where would you pick?
A: Idaho. Snow skiing in the winter, boating in the summer, hiking all year long.