Craig Schabel

Craig Schabel

Beverly Hills, CA, US


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In my current position, I am a job captain and designer of residential architecture in Los Angeles. I am also a master of architecture graduate from the University of Southern California.  Due to my educational and professional training, I am conscious of sustainability and maintain a high aptitude for the environment with design and materials in architecture.

I possess over four years of professional architectural design, drafting and management  in all phases of residential architecture and have experience in architectural consulting for the City of Alhambra.  I also have 1 year of commercial SD and DD Chinese commercial architecture.  My managerial experience in architecture and other business operations has built my great attention to detail in design and administration.

I also am skilled in graphic design, photography and branding. My software skills consist of AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, Maya, the Adobe Design Suite, GeoMagics and Architectural Desktop. I also can hand script with Processing and RhinoScript.


Tim Barber House & Home, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Manager & Consultant Coordinator

Under the Tim Barber LTD name, Tim and I are developing a house plan company to be sold nation wide with all the qualities of our custom residential architecture but are easy and affordable to maintain. I co-lead the design of all house plans and manage all drafters and consultants.

Mar 2015 - current

Tim Barber Ltd., Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Senior Job Captain / Project Manager

Working in all phases of residential architecture, including managing three renovation/addition projects and working as senior job captain on other residential projects including an 8,000 SF ground up and a 9,000 SF complete renovation and addition. Transitioned TBL from CAD to Revit. Train new job captains how to navigate the cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica.

Aug 2011 - Mar 2015

Craig Wesley Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Freelance Architectural design/ CAD work -

. Created new frontage for Angus Mitchell Salon
. Work with companies such as A Well Feathered Nest and Tonie Pimienta Designs creating CAD drawings for interior design projects.
. Landscape and addition of existing house in Orange County
. Designed interior of Angus Mitchell beach house
. Complete residential remodel and addition in Studio City
. Architectural Photography projects
. Shot High School #9 for school brochure
. Shot USC school events for new USC architectural website

May 2010 - Mar 2015

City of Alhambra, Alhambra, CA, US, Architectural Consultant Intern

. Worked on behalf of Rick Abe to perform his consulting duties
. Strengthened clients designs to better perform at the hearing
. Created accurate architectural database for the city

May 2010 - Nov 2010

Media Portfolio, Pasadena, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Cross media studio - Architecture and Branding.
. Managed architectural projects
. Assisted with branding
. Created graphic designs
. Created preliminary designs
. Created presentations for clients
. Met contractors at sites
. Created working CAD Drawings
. Created interior and exterior renderings

May 2010 - Nov 2010

Michael Arden Photography, Los Angeles, CA, US, Direct Studies Photographer

. Architectural Photographer
. Research
. Presentations for USC Photography Classes

May 2009 - May 2010

University of Southern California (USC), Architectural Student Teacher for Revit and 3D Printer Courses

. Assisted Students and Teacher
. director of 3D Printer
. Graded papers
. Was "go to" person for questions

May 2008 - May 2010

DiMarzio | Kato Architecture, Architectural Intern

. Created renderings and working drawings
. Oversaw design of commercial preliminary design
. Produced graphic designs
. Managed web design of company

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Scholz Design, residential architectural drafter / designer

. Updated existing plans to the current codes
. Updated plans to clients specifications
. Collaborated with engineer to keep accurate standards
. Created final drawings, which were sent out to contractors
. Created preliminary designs
. Solved residential architectural problems

Dec 2006 - May 2008


University of Southern California (USC), MArch, Architecture

. Graduate Research Scholarship
. Director of 3D printers
. Competed in architectural competitions
. Created installation at Griffith Park

“Craig Schabel was my Graduate Research Scholarship employee at USC in 2008/09 and 2009/10. He is hard working, diligent, and careful. These three traits are especially important as he was helping me with grading student assignments and with 3d printing.” June 30, 2011

- Karen Kensek, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California,

Aug 2008 - May 2010

Bowling Green State University, Bachelors, Architecture

. Competed in 2008 ACSA Steel Competition
. Work shown in "Top 3 Best" - 3 years
. Professional Developer - AIAS
. Managed Architecture shows

Activities and Societies: American Institute of Architectural Students

Aug 2004 - May 2008

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