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Jill Doran

Jill Doran

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

Architect in training, arbiter of good taste, and a new New Yorker.

Employment 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Graphic Designer: Retooling Gabon

Co-designer with Dasha Ortenberg of graphic layout for upcoming book on studio work produced during GSD options studio, Retooling Gabon. In collaboration with Ben Aranda.

Jun 2012 - current
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Teaching Assistant

T.A. for Kyoto Options Studio: taught by Toshiko Mori; co-T.A. for 1st semester Masters of Architecture Core Studio: taught by Mariana Ibanez; T.A. for Materials and Construction: taught by Mark Mulligan & Danielle Etzler; Woodshop T.A.: responsible for safety and fabrication advice within GSD’s woodshop;

Feb 2011 - Jan 2013
 

Toshiko Mori Architect, New York, NY, US, Intern

Worked on several separate projects with responsibilities ranging from the graphic design of an interactive exhibition to the construction documents of a landmarked renovation. Assisted with design charettes, model building, construction documents, graphic design, client renders, and permit sets.

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

dSpace Studio, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

Responsible for 3d modeling and rendering. Contributed to construction document production, design charette, research, and graphic design.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2011
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Research Assistant to Danielle Etzler, Architect

Assisted in research for upcoming exhibit (TBD).

Dec 2009 - Jan 2010
 

2 Point Perspective, Chicago, IL, US, Junior Architect

Responsible for management of interns, production of construction documents, and weekly meetings to cover goals for the week. Took part in design charettes, site visits, client meetings, and headed interior design project (unbuilt).

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

2 Point Perspective, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

Contributed to construction document production, design charette, research, and graphic design.

Aug 2008 - May 2009
 

Education 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture I

Four year graduate program. Personal specialty in fabrication. Cross-registered at MIT's Media Lab for one semester.

Sep 2009 - May 2013
 

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Four years of architectural studies under Robert Somol (Director) including 4 years of studio. Graduated with a 3.8 discipline GPA

Sep 2005 - Jun 2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

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