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Jamar Moore

Jamar Moore

Hampton, VA, US

 

About 

Jamar D. Moore

1415 Paul Jack Drive, Hampton, VA 23666

(757) -838-3204

(757)-508-7219 [cell]

jdm6ey@virginia.edu

 

Objective
Recent graduate seeking an Intern Architect/Entry-Level position allowing for the fostering of skills learned during my collegiate career and allowing for the exploration of the workings of the industry as well as achieve and exceed the corporate expectations and goals for which the company is renowned for.


Profile 
Motivated, personable design professional with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture with experience in Urban Planning. Detail-oriented, creative, and intuitive with an objective of adapting to any situation to perform at a high quality. Demonstrated leadership skills as well as team-building skills in previous jobs and positions held for the advancement of the organization and team. Flexible and versatile – able to maintain a sense of humor and remain composed under pressure. Thrive in deadline-driven environments such as this industry.


Education
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
B.S. Degree in Architecture
  - Graduation date: May 2013

Relevant Courses Taken:
  - Lessons of The Lawn                                      - History of Architecture
  - Lessons in Making                                           - History of World Architecture (1400-Present)
  - Intro Architectural Design I & II                       - History of Modern Architecture
  - Architectural Design I & II                                - Intro to Planning
  - Research Design Studio II                             - Architecture Theory
  - Independent Design Research Studio        - Systems, Sites, and Building
  - Building Matters                                                - CADD 3D Modeling & Visual
  - Architecture & World Trade                             - World Buddhist Architecture


Employment History

City of Hampton School Age Program | Middle School Tutor                                        11/2013-Present
  - Assisted Middle school-aged students with homework and study habits              09/2008-06/2009     in multiple subjects. Coordinated games and activities with the students             Hampton, VA                to help them in their studies
University of Virginia Housing Division | Access Control                                        07/2010-05/2013
- Managed the provision of keys for students locked out of dormitories,             Charlottesville, VA          the remaking of keys and the changing of locks for students who have                                                  lost them, and the inventorying thousands of keys over a two week                                                     period before the beginning and after the end of the school year

National Organization of Minority Architect Students| Vice-president              2011-2012
  - Revived and reinstated the UVa Chapter of NOMAS after a half a                    Charlottesville, VA
   decade of little existence and enthusiasm for the organization and
   collaborated with the Dean of the School of Architecture to promote
   the UVa School of Architecture at the NOMA National Conference
- Organized and coordinated two annual trips to the NOMA National
  Conference in 2011 and 2012 with the assistance of the Dean and the
  Chairperson of the School of Architecture
 - Reinvigorated the idea of a community within the School of Architecture
    by bridging the gap across year levels and disciplines by offering assistance
    and implementing resources to the various disciplines of the school
City of Newport News Dept. of Planning | Summer Intern                                           06/2012-08/2012
- Through the UVA School of Architecture Internship program, assisted                  Newport News, VA    with redesigning the Regional Business District Manual to promote
    redevelopment in Downtown Newport News                                                                                                  - Implemented many sustainable design considerations into the
   redesigned RBD manual including promoting and encouraging the use
  of sustainable transportation methods, promoting walkability, and
  encouraging sustainable building methods                                                                                                     - Attended meetings dealing with regional transportation issues, concerns,                                             and updates, community involvement, and the city’s Planning Commission   


Skills Summary
Leadership
- Governed a body of peers as Vice-President of the University of Virginia Chapter of NOMAS                - Organized the revitalization of the University of Virginia Chapter of NOMAS
- Coordinated many NOMAS meetings and events
- Organized the first trip to the annual NOMA Conference in 2011 held in Atlanta, Georgia, and its second trip in 2012 held in Detroit, MI, for the UVA Chapter of NOMAS


Computer Skills
- AutoCAD  - Rhino   - Bentley Microstation  - Photoshop   - Illustrator  - InDesign  - Microsoft Office  - Maxwell Rendering  - Google Sketchup - Autodesk Revit


Other Skills
- Woodwork  - Casting  - Model-making   - Laser Cutting 
- Drafting  - Basic Sketching - Photography

Activities/Honors
- Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects    2013-Present
- Advisor to the UVA Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture 
   Students          2012-2013
- Recipient of the Bevin and Vitto Cetta Endowed Scholarship    2012-2013
- Honorable Mention by UVA School of Architecture Belmont Bridge Competition  2012
- 2nd Place in Urban Design Category for the Belmont Bridge Competition for
    Charlottesville, Virginia        2012
- Member of NOMA         2010-Present
- Member of the Diversity Committee of the School of Architecture-UVA   2011-2013
- Vice-President of the University of Virginia Chapter of NOMAS    2011-2012

Online Portfolio
- http://issuu.com/jamarmoore/docs/jamardmoorearch_portfolio_online

Elsewhere:

Employment 

City of Hampton School Age Program, Hampton, VA, US, Middle School Tutor

- Assists Middle school-aged students with homework and study habits in multiple subjects.
- Coordinates games and activities with the students to help them in their studies
- Emphasizes the tools necessary to be successful in school as well as in daily life such as respect, teamwork, leadership, and decision-making

Dec 2013 - current
 

University of Virginia Housing Division, Charlottesville, VA, US, E-person/Access Control

- Managed the provision of keys for students locked out of dormitories, the remaking of keys and the changing of locks for students who have lost them, and the inventorying thousands of keys over a two week period before the beginning and after the end of the school year

Jul 2010 - May 2013
 

City of Newport News Department of Planning, Newport News, VA, US, Intern

- Through the UVa School of Architecture Internship program, assisted with redesigning the Regional Business District Manual to promote redevelopment in Downtown Newport News
- Implemented many sustainable design considerations into the redesigned RBD manual including promoting and encouraging the use
of sustainable transportation methods, promoting walkability, and
encouraging sustainable building methods
- Attended meetings dealing with regional transportation issues, concerns, and updates, community involvement, and the city’s Planning Commission

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, BArch, School of Architecture

I received my Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia in May of 2013. During my time at the University of Virginia, I gained skills in various platforms such as Rhino, Microstation, and AutoCAD. In my junior year, I served as vice president of the UVA Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS). As Vice President, I personally helped re-establish the chapter at UVA and with the parent organization, NOMA. I was also a part of the Diversity Committee, spearheaded by the passionate Dean of the School of Architecture, Kim Tanzer, in the hopes of creating a more diverse learning experience by bringing in students and faculty from various ethnicities and countries.

Aug 2009 - May 2013
 

Awards 

Belmont Bridge Competition-Urban Design, 2nd Place

The Belmont Bridge Competition was a school wide competition within the School of Architecture at UVa. The competition was sponsored by the City of Charlottesville in hopes of receiving creative designs for the replacement of a bridge in the heart of Downtown Charlottesville.

2012
 

Belmont Bridge Competition, Honorable Mention

The Belmont Bridge Competition was a school wide competition within the School of Architecture at UVa. The competition was sponsored by the City of Charlottesville in hopes of receiving creative designs for the replacement of a bridge in the heart of Downtown Charlottesville.

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills