John Sharpe

John Sharpe

San Francisco, CA, US



I am a building industry design professional experienced in detailed technical and logistical projects for project architects and corporate design teams.  I am able to organize documentation, create physical and visual models, prepare construction documents, facilitate construction administration, direct consultants, deliver presentations and meet agendas for owner and client relations. 

Exposure to multiple industries; Hospitality, Commercial, Retail, Education, and Residential building types for multi-family, mixed use, and large scale projects. Proficient using MS Office, Sketch UP, AutoCAD 2011,  and Adobe Photoshop.



Stantec Architecture, Petaluma, CA, US, Job Captain

Retail Tenant Improvements for new and existing Victoria's Secret store locations.

Design development and construction document production for Victoria’s Secret Retail Mall New Location and Tenant Improvement projects. (Victoria’s Secret New Locations: Lime Ridge ON,
Avalon NL , Penn Square OK, Victoria’s Secret Remodel Locations: Rockingham NH, Markville ON, Northridge CA).

Jan 2013 - May 2013

MINTED, San Francisco, CA, US, Seasonal Graphic Designer

Graphic Design using Adobe Suite

Nov 2012 - Jan 2013

Aleck Wilson Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Drafter

Design development and construction document production for Single-Family Residential Projects

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

OXB Studio, Mill Valley, CA, US, Model Maker

Design development and construction document production for Single-Family Residential Projects

Mar 2012 - Apr 2012

MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas, Pre-Closing Inspection Manager

Provided technical and management support to assist all aspects of pre-closing inspections. This work required that I review, analyze and resolve outstanding punch list items and resolve existing construction problems. I also provided interpretation of plans and specifications for contractors and trades to improve results and impact the project.

Conducted orientation and managed quality assurance with homeowners and property HOA for sign off of pre-closing inspections for High Rise Residential Condominiums and Hotels. Prepared warranty packages, purchase requisitions for approval and assisted with substantial completion of homeowner units, corridors, and public spaces. (Veer Towers East and West, Vdara, and Mandarin Residential)

Resolution of open items for quality control and procurement of all interior finishes and FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) for on time delivery of typical rooms and suites. (Aria Hotel and Suites)

Nov 2009 - Oct 2010

Adamson Associates Architects, Las Vegas, NV, US, Construction Administration and Quality Control

Extensive construction administration experience for project Architect of Record monitoring projects for quality assurance and adherence to the construction documents and project specifications.

Produced architectural field reports and assisted in the preparation, review, and distribution of minutes, correspondence and documentation to and from the site. Facilitated the review and distribution of shop drawings by following up with the trades/consultants and maintained the drawing logs and drawing/sample transmittals.

Attended local project meetings on behalf of the project architect of record at all OAC (owner/architect/contractor) meetings, design reviews, RFI (request for information) & Submittal tracking status meetings, punch-list and QA/QC (quality assurance/quality control) meetings, ECWI (expedited contractor work instruction) meetings, NCR (non conformance report) meetings, & structural work sessions.

Documented field report tracking for multiple building components; Core and shell, interior framing, MEP systems, envelope and curtain wall systems, and project supplemental instructions for fast track projects.

(Harmon Lifestyles Hotel, Mandarin Oriental Residential Units and floor, Pedestrian Bridge crossing LV Blvd)

Jan 2008 - Nov 2009

MGM Mirage Design Center, Las Vegas, NV, US, Assistant Design Project Manager

Assistant management for direction of internal and external design teams for Treasure Island and Mirage property updates to gaming venues, retail tenants, restaurants, and all other tenant improvements.

Support for management of project schedules, programming, and design intent for property ownership. Assisted in the tendering and awarding of contracts to design teams, building project consultants, and contractors. Additional support provided for strategic planning, decision support, capital planning, and renovation project planning for gaming venues, retail tenants, restaurants, and other tenant improvements.
(Volcano Enhancements, BLT Burger Bar, Lobby & Casino Floor Refurbishments, Casino Ceiling Design Installations, Treasure Island High Limit Slots)

May 2007 - Nov 2007

Delawie Architects, San Diego, CA, US, Draftsman

Construction document production and consultant coordination for new and existing higher education, commercial interiors, and hospitality campus projects. (University of San Diego, Qualcomm, Pechanga Resort and Casino, Carramerica, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology)

Jan 2005 - Apr 2007


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, BArch, Architecture

Architectural Design, Structures, and Planning; History Minor

Aug 1998 - May 2004

Areas of Specialization 


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