I am a computer savvy architectural designer, currently working in lighting sales at The Conran Shop. Daily, I solve aesthetic decisions with clients by having an open discussion. My background is quite diverse including structural installation projects in the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana Superdome.
The Conran Shop, New York, NY, US, Lighting Sales Manager
Increased sales for lighting department to meet budget. Coordinate price lists with vendors for modern lighting. Expand catalogue of fixtures. Customize orders to individual specifications.
Gunn Meyerhoff Shay Architects, Savannah, GA, US, Architectural Project Manager
Retrieve site measurements, as-built details and photographs of existing conditions. Completion of construction documents, door and finish schedules in AutoCAD. Select lighting fixtures based on aesthetic detail, energy efficiency and room demands. Revise schematic proposals for client and historical review board meetings.
City of Savannah, Savannah, GA, US, Head Rigger
Run crew to install steel cable in roofing grid, focus and run truss spotlight per touring requirements.
Ogletree Design and Construction, Savannah, GA, US, Architectural Project Manager
Draft base plans. Verify site conditions & photo document existing conditions. Prepare schematic design options for client review. Complete construction documents .
Gonzalez Architects, Savannah, GA, US, Architectural Project Manager
Coordinate documents and deadlines with out-of-state contractors, engineers and interior designers. Complete construction documents, details & addendum.
Burgdahl & Graves AIA Architects, Gretna, LA, US, Architectural Project Manager
Walk through application and pick up emergency permit for Hurricane Katrina recovery. Retrieve site measurements, as-built details and photographs of existing conditions. Complete construction documents and details.
Pierce Paxton Design Studio, New Orleans, LA, US, Computer Aided Design
Refine free-hand drawings into detailed construction documents of lighting fixtures while expanding the product line into a series. Develop a series of plumbing fixtures and beaded lampshades. Give feedback to overseas factories on samples.
Stage Right Productions/Event Service,Inc., Baton Rouge, LA, US, Stagehand and Rigger
Install structural, lighting, sound and video components for live events.
Howard Montgomery Steger Architects, New Orleans, LA, US, Drafter
Revise as-builds for University of North Carolina School of Music while moonlighting as a stagehand.
Jay Ray McDermott, Inc., Marine Division, Morgan City, LA, US, Barge Project Administrator
Order and enforce manifest for crew change. Audit payroll schedule with critical path. Document critical path. Inspector and client liaison.
Louisiana State University, BArch, Architecture
minor in Audio Visual Arts