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Catherine Pucci

Catherine Pucci

Old Lyme, CT, US

 

About 

Over 10 years experience in design, architecture and construction in the private and non-profit sectors. Specialties in architectural hand drafting, construction documents, presentation preparation and meeting communications. Assisted in the construction of homes for Habitat for Humanity in Taos, NM. Member of the United States Green Building Council and an active participant in Autodesk and Adobe continuing education programs and online events.

 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

CFP Designs, Designer

• AutoCAD drawings of pump systems and flow diagrams for various project types
• Preparation of construction documents for office space renovation, residential interiors and new medical building construction
• Onsite measurements, sketching, client presentations and computer drafting
• International drafting work for interior design from Panama
• Presentation preparation with use of Adobe programs
• Development of sustainable product animation for client
• Computer tech and troubleshooting
• Individual tutoring of AutoCAD and Adobe programs
• Individualized critiques for former students of AFSF for their current architecture based college courses

Apr 2009 - current
 

Architectural Foundation of San Francisco, Technical Instructor

• Assist high school aged students with design and Revit projects for citywide design competition: plan layouts, section cutting and rendering/walkthrough set-ups
• Supporting students with questions on multi-media model making projects
• Serving as additional chaperone for fieldtrips and in-class help
• Technical instructor for designed-based externship with high school teachers of varied backgrounds in the development of their 2011-2012 curriculum
• Technical support for Mayor’s office summer youth development program: taught 18 students of varied backgrounds and skill levels Autodesk Revit and assisted them in the creation of a housing study in the Candlestick Point district of San Francisco which included PowerPoint presentation, Revit floor plans, elevations and walkthroughs along with a physical site model and neighborhood massing model

Apr 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Girl Scouts of the United States, Museum Staff

• Assisting museum guests and answering questions
• Restocking of supplies and item displays
• Daily interactions with children of varied ages from all across the country
• Point of Sale system experience and money management

Jul 2008 - Oct 2010
 

Project Green, Secretary (unpaid)

• Participated in local events for sustainable construction and green living
• Helped spur college-wide recycling initiative
• Participated and lead a LEED study group
• Participated in local community garden project: maintenance and construction
• Recorded and maintained accurate notes of each meeting and event
• Managed bi-weekly “Re-cap” newsletter

Mar 2006 - Aug 2008
 

Thomas and Reel Engineering Consultants, Intern

• Preparation of commercial and residential construction documents in AutoCAD
• Public bid proposal documents for municipal project
• Job estimate documentation for residential and municipal projects
• Answered client phone inquires and directed to appropriate consultant
• On-site photography for job estimates and project documentation

Mar 2008 - Jun 2008
 

Perkins Eastman, Summer Intern

• Preparation of construction documents for project booklet
• Relief model construction using computer drawings and Photoshop
• Client presentation of relief model and project proposal
• Office experience: coworker interaction, use of interoffice email communication network, familiarity with office procedures and drawing specifications
• Participated in on-site learning opportunities
• Commercial project site measurement

Jun 2007 - Jul 2007
 

Fred Durante General Contractors, Intern (unpaid)

• Observed various types of driveway construction, parking lot repair
• Onsite field measurements for commercial, residential and municipal projects
• Office practices and procedures: filing, client communication and follow-up
• Experience in public bidding, estimation and document preparation

May 2004 - Jun 2004
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2004 - Nov 2010
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Bachelors, Fine Arts with focus in Architecture

Sep 2004 - Jun 2008
 

Awards 

Undergraduate Dean's List, Other

2005
 

Math and Science Scholar, Award

2004
 

Good Citizen Award, Award

2003
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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