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Charles Phillips

Charles Phillips

Woodside, NY, US

 

About 

I've been living in NYC for 7-8 years now and moved here to pursue architecture. It has been an up and down challenge but I've enjoyed all the hard work. I'm very close to my friends and family and try to spend as much time with them as possible. I also enjoy theater shows.

Employment 

Campbell Young Associates, Project Manager/Drafter

As the project manager/drafter, I worked with the contractors during all phases of the work studio/apartment renovation. Working with a limited budget, I made sure that some or all of the cabinets, doors and framework could be re-utilized in the new construction. Once the demolition was complete, I worked with the clients making final decisions on the design and choosing materials. This has lead to enhancing my client relation, project management and developing my Revit skills

Jul 2010 - Oct 2010
 

SuperStructures Engineers + Architects, AutoCAD Draftsman

As a draftsman, I initially worked with engineers to produce detailed drawings for submissions and bid sets. After a month I was placed in charge of inspecting New York City Housing Authority Developments that required training for scaffold inspections. Once the training was completed, I produced the key and site plans for each development that would be used by NYCHA, the contractors and for inspections. Between inspections I continued drafting for the engineers in my studio along with making site visitations on other projects. This has lead to developing my client relation and project management skills.

Apr 2007 - Jan 2009
 

Architecture Studio, AutoCAD Draftsman

As a draftsman, I assisted the president of the company, William Gati, with drawings and sketches for single family renovations & additions. Some of my tasks included, modifying drawings, initializing new sets and job pick-ups from the building department. In addition, I often made on site visitations to take measurements, photographs and meet with clients. This lead to the development of my AutoCAD skills.

Apr 2006 - Apr 2007
 

Alberto Foyo Architects, P.C., Internship: Entry Level Architect

Created and developed floor plans, sections and elevations for potential and existing homes/studios. In addition, I modified drawings and updated client information. I also worked on site with the clients to take measurements and draw sketches.
Developed computer and leadership skills.

Feb 2006 - Apr 2006
 

Joe Ginsberg Inc., Marketing Assistant in Interior Design

Developed a relationship with magazine editors, photographers and potential clients. Additionally, I assisted with computer programming and marketing strategies.

Feb 2005 - Apr 2005
 

Education 

University of Michigan, BArch, Architecture

During my time at the University of Michigan I was initially enrolled in the Literature Science and Arts program then transferred into the Architectural progam my junior year. While enrolled in the program I studied the history of architecture, construction, environmental programs, structural principles and had design studios.

Jun 2000 - May 2004
 

Awards 

Certificate of Course Completion Masonry Basics & Brick Detailing (Belden Brick Sales & Service Inc.), Award

2008
 

Certificate of Appreciation Service as Draftsman for Architecture Studio, Award

2006
 

Skills 



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