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Work experience

May 2007Nov 2009

Intern Architect

Place Maker Design
  • Contributed design and support services to a four-person boutique firm with special concentration in commercial and multifamily architecture.
  • Thoroughly trained in the complete design process, from the initial site plan and design development to final drawings and construction document editing.
  • Responsible for special project needs such as 3D renderings, graphic representations, and material choices.
Apr 2008Feb 2009

Designer

Atlanta Deck Systems, LLC
  • Intensively consulted with clients to incorporate their unique visions into custom open-air and enclosed deck creations.
  • Consistently produced time-sensitive, permit-ready site plans, deck structure plans, floor plans,        elevations, and sections.
  • Designed and created 3D renderings that effectively communicate spatial relationships and material aesthetics to both professionals and lay persons.
2006Nov 2008

Designer

South Cover
  • Designed outdoor shade structures balancing creativity with site analysis, budget constraints, and geometric effiency.
  • Provided consultation services for public parks and residential outdoor spaces with specific shad requirements.
  • Conceived a retractable shade system specialized for areas with volatile climates.

Education

Aug 2002Dec 2006

Bachelor's of Science

Aug 2001May 2002

  • Joint Enrollment Honors Program

Skills

Artistic Media
Graphite Ink Charcoal Acrylic Paint Water Color Colage 35mm Film Digital Photgraphy
Basic Software
Microsoft Office Adobe PDF
Web Development
Adobe Dreamweaver
Graphics
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Corel Draw Corel PhotoPaint
Design and 3D Rendering
AutoCAD Autodesk Sketchup Traditional Drafting

Atlanta Deck

Artwork

South Cover

Education Portfolio

Objective

  • To expand my knowledge and experience in the design field.

Associations

  • Emerging Green Builders, Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council - consistent participation in foremost young proffesionals association dedicated to the Green building movement
  • Young Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America
  • Social 360 - highly engaged member of an association that provides public relation services to various non-profit organizations

Awards

  • Dean's List (2002-2004)
  • First Place Congressional Art Competition (2002) - chosen to receive ascholarship to Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Second Place Congressional Art Competition (2001) - presented with a scholarship to Art Institue of Atlanta