Dedicated, creative and versatile design coordinator with a passion for architecture design and detail. Vast experience in small commercial design, with a focus in community outreach projects. Demonstrates leadership and initiative in ensuring the completion of project construction to provide quality control for client satisfaction. Proven ability to perform design development that meets the clients needs; complete full project scope construction documents; presentation development used for both firm and client marketing; construction administration and management to ensure quality control and process education; and assist in office management.
A dynamic design coordinator with a niche for transforming client dreams into a reality. My dedication to the completion of quality projects enhances collaboration between clients, contractors and consultants. My progressive versatile experience in both design and construction has enabled me to significantly impact projects from initiation through completion.
I leverage the community through my passion for the profession of architecture. I consistantly stay involved in many organziations to bring architecture and the community together; mentor high school students for the American Institute of Architects High School Design competition; serve as a guest juror for the Bowling Green State University junior and senior studios; serve as a voluntary construction manager for Sylvania Area Family Services and also a construction volunteer; and I am actively involved in the Toledo Young Architects Forum, Toledo Green School Committee, and Toledo Women in Architecture. My commitment to bridging the gap between the profession and community has been proven through firm recognition gain within my community.
Architecture by Design, Ltd., Sylvania, OH, US, Design Coordinator
Progressed from a drafter to a design coordinator. developed architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical construction documents to meet the clients needs and achieve plan approval for the issuance of building permits; presentations for firm and client marketing; graphic proposals for meeting the requirements of local and state rfq’s; solutions to project obstacles through code research. performed construction administration and management to ensure quality control and client satisfaction; and office management. collaborated independently with clients, contractors, consultants, and authorities having jurisdiction. leveraged the design process to gain firm notoriety within the local community. developed an integrated project time management format. completed renderings and 3d modeling to present clients with a visualization of project solutions.
Mike Graham Design, Sylvania, OH, US, Drafter / co-operative education student
Assisted in the completion of residential projects by hand finalizing the graphic representation of floor plans and elevations for final delivery to clients.
IBEW - Local 8, Rossford, OH, US, Summer Help
Performed apprenticeand journeyman helper tasks. These included cleaning, organizing and sorting supplies; pulling wire; running conduit; bending conduit; wiring outlets and light fixtures; relamping light fixtures; digging trenches; picking up materials; etc.
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, MArch, Architecture
Concentration in Sustainable Design. Took courses in Daylighting, and urban studies.
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, US, Bachelors, Architecture and Environmental Design
Presidential Member, Award
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