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Résumé

Objective

To provide the highest levels of client service in collaboration on projects from conceptual design through construction administration, while completing internship requirements and registration exams in anticipation of professional licensure as an architect.

Professional Experience

STUDIOS Architecture
Architecture Co-op
New York City
Summer 2013
  • Developed design concepts and construction documents for a 3000 sf office build-out for a private client on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
Architecture Co-op
Santa Monica, California
Spring – Fall 2012
  • Assisted with architectural design, Revit modeling, renderings, client presentations, and construction documents for a new $100M student center at the University of California, Berkeley.
FRCH Design Worldwide
Architecture Co-op
Cincinnati, Ohio
Summer 2011
  • Conducted field surveys for a department store renovation in Orange County, California.
  • Assisted with construction documents for a $10M shopping mall renovation in Nashua, New Hampshire.
CR Architecture + Design
Architecture Co-op
Cincinnati, Ohio
Winter 2011
  • Employed the use of BIM technology in completing construction documents for a new fire station in Joplin, Missouri.
Dattner Architects
Project Designer
New York City
2007 – 2010
  • Oversaw the development and production of several transit-related feasibility studies for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
  • Responsible for daily design and project delivery for a 250,000 sf adaptive re-use of a historic industrial building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard into television and film studios.
  • Collaborated on design and construction documents for the renovation of the Peter Rodino Federal Building in downtown Newark, New Jersey.
Mekus Tanager
Project Designer / Job Captain
Chicago, Illinois
2005 – 2007
  • Oversaw daily design, construction documents, and construction administration on a wide range of interior design projects, including an 8700 sf suburban branch bank and a 30,000 sf office build-out for Motorola, Inc. in downtown Chicago.
Kitchen & Associates
Project Designer
Collingswood, New Jersey
2002 – 2003
  • Designed a 54,000 sf renovation and addition to a historic monastery at Villanova University, and oversaw production of construction documents for the project.
Perkins + Will
Student Intern
Chicago, Illinois
1995 – 1999
  • Created presentation drawings for a $13M healthcare facility for AIDS and other infectious diseases in Chicago, which were featured in a 1999 gallery exhibition about the work of Ralph Johnson, and published in Architectural Record.
  • Involved from schematic design through construction documents on a wide variety of healthcare, laboratory, and education projects.

Education

University of Cincinnati
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
Cincinnati, Ohio
Class of 2014
Master of Architecture

  • Completed professional M.Arch. degree program with a particular focus on urban design, social and environmental responsibility, and transportation architecture.

DePaul University
School for New Learning
Chicago, Illinois
Class of 2010
Bachelor of Arts

  • Completed undergraduate studies in a self-directed BA degree program for nontraditional adult students, under the guidance of academic and professional mentors.
University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Architecture and the Arts
Chicago, Illinois
1995 – 1999
Studies for Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

  • Completed general education requirements and introductory design studios while working part-time at Perkins + Will.

Awards

DePaul University Student Excellence Award May 2010
  • Awarded for undergraduate Advanced Project, a master plan for a regional rail transit system in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
DePaul University Student Excellence Award June 2008
  • Awarded for a research paper regarding urban housing design and livable neighborhoods.
Perkins + Will Employee Recognition Award November 1996
  • Awarded for contributions on a complicated laboratory/office project in South Korea.

Volunteer Activity

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Public Advocacy and Outreach
2009 – 2012
Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Involved in public advocacy, outreach, and social media strategy for improved public transit in the Greater Cincinnati region, including the construction of a proposed streetcar and regional light rail system.
ArchiNATI
Communications and Social Media
2010
Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Developed a website, blog, and social media presence for the first annual ArchiNATI festival, a week-long celebration of Cincinnati’s built environment sponsored by the Young Architects and Interns Forum of the Cincinnati chapter of the AIA.
Illinois Railway Museum
Electric Car Division
2001 – 2003
Union, Illinois
  • Involved in the restoration, maintenance, and operation of the museum’s fleet of vintage streetcars, trolleys, and rapid transit trains.