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Summary

Urban Architectural Network Developer

Objective

As an aspiring architect, I aim to design more creative and contemplative spaces through public participation and employment. I have experience in project management, design and construction, architecture and planning, public policy, urban design, community creation, and sustainable design. I have organized meetings and events to discuss issues pertinent to projects and community involvement. I have lead community discussions to develop public policy concerning sustainability and urban design. I work with community participants to ensure shared responsibility.

I have professional experience, in all phases of architecture, working on large and small projects. My portfolio of projects include places where people live, work, contemplate, educate and play. I have worked for large firms across multiple offices and divisions, and with sole practitioners. I have master planned, investigated historic structures, and designed custom projects.

I have participated in International competitions and community design charrettes. I developed professional development programs for offices, AIA and USGBC Chapters, and workforce development courses. I have been a member of. I have lectured on architecture, urban revitalization, sustainability, and professional development.

Employment History
Construction Business Development Manager Burbank, California, United States
Romanoski Glass & Mirror Feb 2011 – Jul 2011
  • Directed business development in the Arizona, El Paso, Los Angeles and New Mexico markets, tabling at professional society meetings.
  • Established relationships with architects and general contractors, developing portfolio presentations to demonstrate our capabilities for design assist expertise in division 8 assemblies.
  • Represented the Major Industries product line in the Southern California market, giving innovated strategies for day-lighting lunch & learn presentations.
  • Developed a plan for the redesign of the website for marketing
  • Resolved bid communications issues
Retail Architectural Job Captain Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Jacobs Engineering (formerly Carter & Burgess) Sep 2007 – Aug 2009
  • Conducted facility conditions assessments to determine maintenance and renovation schedules for military clients in Texas and South Carolina.
  • Researched RFPs, attending proposal meetings.
  • Directed, trained and developed new and existing production staff to design and create construction documents for retail roll out programs and retail centers.
  • Modified prototype design to meet local buildings codes & design review comments, coordinating changes with consultant engineers
  • Researched & produced entitlement documentation
Design-Build Project Manager Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Cawley Architects Apr 2005 – Sep 2007
  • Managed the design and construction documentation of turnkey light commercial, industrial and retail projects: reviewing drawings and coordinating consultants.
  • Attended jurisdictional meetings with the clients, to ensure compliance.
  • Master planned multi-building complexes
  • Managed the firm’s first 5 story steel structure, working closely with the structural engineer.
Project Architectural Design Detailer Tucson, Arizona, United States
Rob Paulus Architect Feb 2003 – Jun 2003
  • Engaged in residential, commercial, and Urban Redevelopment projects.
  • Drafted mechanical and electrical designs for single family dwellings, coordinating with licensed engineers.
  • Designed & developed construction documents.
  • Documented, site surveyed & field assessed historic properties to convert them from industrial use to multi-family loft homes.
  • Conducted the city submittal process.
Higher Education Architectural Intern Houston, Texas, United States
Watkins Hamilton Ross Architect Sep 2000 – Aug 2002
  • Programmed, space planned, designed and documented projects for public and private universities throughout Texas.
  • Coordinated CAD files, layering, & pen weights between consultants to develop CAD standards for review and Coordination.
  • Assessed & surveyed existing conditions.
  • Contract Administered projects under construction.
  • Obtained and assembled data from product representatives to complete architectural designs
Bellsouth Collocation Project Manager New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
The Mathes Group (currently Mathes Brierre Architects) Mar 1999 – Jun 2000
Now Mathes Brierre Architects

  • Managed the space planning, design, contract documents and close out procedures for the Bellsouth collocation program, reducing response time from 3 weeks to 3 hours, through improving technology and facility data.
  • Documented and scanned important projects from the firms extensive portfolio in order to design project winning marketing proposals, site-selection seminar hand outs and compose entry boards for state AIA awards programs.
  • Developed procedures to translate and convert CAD files from associated firms to meet our CAD standards.
  • Site surveyed buildings & parking facilities for renovation, developing 3-d models for design study.
  • Created 3-D CAD models to base renderings for a competition entry.
Residential Design-Build Draftsman New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Olde New Orleans Design Group, Inc. Oct 1998 – Mar 1999
  • Designed lighting, electrical and framing layouts.
  • Documented and designed single family “Southern Style” custom design-build homes.
  • Developed and maintained marketing materials and CAD Library.
  • Researched & Developed rigid metal frame residential construction prototypes for the harsh Gulf Coast environment.
  • Designed model homes for a subdivision.
Corporate-Education Architectural Intern St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Christner, Inc. Sep 1996 – Jun 1998
  • Developed construction documents, space plans, material and finish schedules and colored pencil renderings.
  • Created a Continuing Education program involving Architectural tours, lectures, and videos.
  • Established CAD standards, reviewing Softdesk 8.
  • Made bluelines.
  • Constructed CAD models as a base for hand renderings.
Education
Sustainable Building Advisor, Sustainability Aug 2011
Phoenix College Phoenix, Arizona, United States
* Enrolled in professional development, Certificate, non-credit coursework in Revit and sustainability. * Learned how to design, build and maintain buildings sustainably in the unique Sonoran Desert region. * Developed a regenerative vision for the abandoned Mervyn’s store at Camelback Colonade, where it could serve as a business incubator for future urban development in the Biltmore area.
AIA-City of Phoenix Revit Bootcamp, Revit Apr 2010
Phoenix College Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Bachelor’s of Arts, Architecture May 1996
Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri, United States
* Enrolled in courses that meet the NAAB requirements for a 4 year pre-professional liberal arts degree with a concentration in Architecture. * Educated through the Bauhaus method of experience through doing, designing studio projects with an urban focus towards the revitalization of St. Louis and its inner suburbs. * Attended visiting lecturers within the architecture, art and liberal arts schools. * Enrolled in liberal arts course work with concentrations in anthropology, archeology, physical sciences, art and architectural history, and history. * Enrolled in additional course work in painting, printmaking and drawing within the School of Art.
Pre-College exploration Aug 1991
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
* Enrolled in a six week Pre-College exploration and advanced credit program through the School of Architecture. * Explored Architectural Studio, Structures, History, free hand drawing and Computer Aided Design and Modeling. * Visited noted architecture for lessons.
PMP, Project Management
Training To You Phoenix, Arizona, United States
* Studied Project Management and communication Principals. * Increased Microsoft Office, Project and Visio skills. * Learned to Advance through career training seminars.
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