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Michael Clark

Michael Clark

Chicago, IL, US

 

About 

Creative self-starter with diverse experience in commercial, retail, mixed-use, hospitality, high-rise, multi-family and single-family residential architectural design and construction projects. Highly resourceful, thorough and efficient.  Possess solid creative, organizational, analytical, time management and problem solving abilities. A solid history of customer service/client relations. Quick adaptability to new work environments. Strong educational background. Completed IDP track. Beginning licensure process. LEED candidate. Speak beginning level Spanish and Russian. Current Associate Member of American Institute of Architects.  

Employment 

Lucien Lagrange Architects, Architect III

>Acted as liaison between clients, general contractors and consultants
>Retail store design
>Custom condominium unit designs; area and room layouts
>Reviewed drawings prepared by consultants
>Office and site construction administration
>Established and organized project information
>Research of life safety, building code and zoning regulations
>Federal, state and local handicap accessibility (ADA) research
>Selection of building interior finishes
>Building product research
>Permitting process
>Historic neighborhood approval process

Nov 2005 - Nov 2009
 

Graham Anderson Probst & White, Architectural Technician

>Frequent interaction with clients, general contractors and consultants
>Retail store planning and coordination
>Office space planning; area and room layout
>Field Surveys
>Building permitting process in addition to building landmark and historical neighborhood approval processes
>Building area verification based on BOMA standards
>Building rental occupancy increase to 90%
>Business development through website design, promotional materials and business contact database
>Office and site construction administration
>Federal, state and local handicap accessibility (ADA) research
>Research of life safety, building code and zoning regulations
>Selection of project finishes
>Building product research

Jun 2002 - Jun 2005
 

James & Kutyla Architecture, Architectural Intern

>Managed five projects in various phases of planning, design and construction at one time
>Heavy interaction with clients, general contractors and consultants
>Project Architect role
>Project coordinator for all consultants
>Documentation of existing field conditions
>Office and site construction administration
>Established and organized project information
>Federal, state and local handicap accessibility (ADA) research
>Research of life safety, building code and zoning regulations
>Selection of project finishes
>Building product research
>Permitting and zoning variance processes
>Business development through initial website design
>Maintained office product library

Oct 2000 - May 2002
 

Education 

Jun 1997 - May 2000
 

University of Georgia, Bachelors, Business Administration / Marketing

Sep 1990 - May 1992
 

Areas of Specialization 

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