• Diverse experience and quick adaptability
  • Wide range of design capability and knowledge of  construction  technology.
  • Strong design background, and experience in all phases of architectural practice
  • Strong complex problem-solving skills & ability to develop ideas from sketches.
  • Proven ability to complete projects ahead of schedule.
  • Excellent manual drafting & illustration skills, 3D-sketching and modeling 
  • AutoCAD 2002-2008, 2010, Microstation,  Microsoft Office

Work History

Work History

Lead Architect


Designed many different types of buildings including 

banks,commercial offices, automotive sales & repair shops,

educational facilities, single-/multifamily buildings, retail

stores, warehouses, small industrial buildings, and

civil defense facilities.

Experienced in new construction, historical renovation,

remodel/additions, and tenant improvement projects.

Contributed to the development of industry standards.

Winner of several architectural competitions.

May 2008 - Present

Architectural Designer

William Polk Associates

Designed assisted living & healthcare facilities, hospital renovation ( DD/CD)

Designed and developed kitchen & cafeteria  interior design.

Worked on planning study for Walgreens stores and drive-thru coffee shops.

Provided building code analyses, reviewed site surveys.

Developed a remodel with addition of private residence.

Prepared CD for tenant improvements for Macy's and Saks off 5th stores.

Mar 2008 - May 2008

Architectural Designer

Russel Construction Graphics


Designed 3 custom houses for residents of WA and HI.

Consulted with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements.

Made models and illustrated design solutions for clients to explain how

to lower costs and utilize appropriate technology.

Substantial remodel/addition (Kirkland, WA): entrance,living room, dining

room & master bedroom  additions and kitchen remodel. Provided

interior/casework design solution for kitchen & landscape design proposal.

Apr 2008 - May 2008


Gregory P Maxwell Architects


Developed architectural details, building and wall sections,

specifications; revisions for the project "One Main Street Condos" in

Old Bellevue; 10 -story, 57-unit building.

Feb 2001 - Feb 2008

Job Captain

Starbucks Coffee Company

Managed and designed projects from site review and selection,working with

property owners, Starbucks realestate team, and construction,through design

phase and store opening.

Designed creative spaces while keeping project under budget and on schedule.

Prepared color solutions and applied materials,specifications,interior design,

made presentations. Illustrated architectural and interior solutions (rendering,

3-D sketches and models). Designed more than 140 Starbucks stores.

Nominee for store of the year 2006. Recognition for cost saving program 2007.

Honorable Mention for store design idea 2008.

Jul 2000 - Feb 2001


Sun Spaces

Produced sets of drawings for construction permit (remodel/addition).

Provided 3-D sketch color illustration for sunroom additions,outdoor decks

and remodels, power point presentations.

Consulted with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements.

Visited sites to develop as-built drawings.

Feb 2000 - Sep 2000


Restaurant Design & Sales

Produced sets of drawings for commercial kitchens,bars related products

and layouts, as well as specification data entry.

Designed custom casework and furniture, developed details.


1983 - 1990

Continued Education Certificates