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Kimberly Butler

Kimberly Butler

Cupertino, CA, US

 

About 

I am a creative and organized Project Manager/Designer with 5 years experience at architecture firms and in the process of taking the ARE exams.  An efficient drafter in AutoCAD, Revit, and Adobe Creative Suites who can assemble a complete set of drawings, specifications and client presentation materials; coordinate with clients and consultants; and manage construction administration.  Seeking a position that offers opportunities to grow and has a significant focus on sustainable design.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Donham and Sweeney Architects, Boston, Designer

As a Designer I measure and draw existing conditions, produce building programs, draw construction documents, analyze bids, prepare presentations, coordinate with consultants, perform construction administration. Our projects include new and retrofit police stations, fire stations and Churches.

Aug 2012 - current
 

Niemitz Design Group, Boston, Project Manager

As a Project Manager, I managed projects including existing conditions; design; coordination with subs, client and building officials; construction documents; specifications, construction administration; code research; and preparing presentations. My projects included restaurants up to 15,000 sq. ft.

Jun 2011 - Jul 2012
 

Incite Architecture, Lexington, MA, US, Project Manager

As a Project Manager, I managed projects including existing conditions; design; coordination with engineers, clients and building officials; construction documents; specifications; construction administration; code research; and model making. My projects included single family residential renovation and new construction up to 6,000 sq. ft., and commercial fit-outs. We also won 3rd place award in the Boston Common Swan Boats Pavilion Design Competition in 2008.

Oct 2007 - Apr 2010
 

Cole and Goyette Architects/Planners, Cambridge, MA, US, Office Manager

As an Office Manager, I wrote proposals for public projects and created presentation boards for clients as well as sent out Public Relations packages and produced marketing material.

Jan 2007 - Sep 2007
 

Education 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

My education focused on sustainable design. I was a team Leader for a Zero energy house competition in which I managed 3 other students in producing a sustainable single family home to be used as an educational tool for sustainable design. My Thesis was entitled Architecture of Awareness, inherent wayfinding in a ferry terminal and included many environmentally responsible design features. While at the BAC, I was a Student Ambassador 3 years, leading 15-20 students in their 2 day orientation and giving them advice about their future experience at school.

Aug 2006 - Jan 2012
 

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, US, Bachelors, Computing and Music

For my Bachelors degree I focused on computer based music production, theory and editing. My senior project was an interactive piece where people would explore a space using sound.

Aug 2002 - May 2006
 

Awards 

Boston Common Swan Boats Pavilion Design Competition, 3rd Place

The Competition was to design a new structure for the ticket/ waiting area for the Swan Boats in the Boston Common. I participated in this competition with Incite Architecture.

2008
 

Skills 



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