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Sara McGee

Sara McGee

Flagstaff, AZ, US

 

About 

Employment 

City of Sedona, Sedona, AZ, US, Planner I

Develop planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans, programs and regulations
Prepare and present detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies
Collect a variety of statistical data and prepare reports on topics such as census information, land use, tax base data, and occupancy rates
Acts as liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected officials in developing the new Community Plan
Coordinates community review of public and private development projects
Provides information to the public regarding historic preservation and community events

Oct 2011 - current
 

Smith Architects, Inc, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Architectural Drafter/Designer

Provide support to Architect through the following tasks:
Architectural drawing on all phases of construction documents using AutoCad 2008
Perform field surveys to document existing construction and conditions
Develop architectural and construction details, sections, elevations, and MEP plans for construction documents, permit, and proposals.
Experience with commercial, tenant improvement, and custom home projects

May 2011 - Oct 2011
 

PWMA, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Architectural Drafter/Project Designer

Provide support to Architect through the following tasks:
Architectural design and drawing on all phases of construction documents using AutoCad 2006
Performed field surveys to document existing construction and conditions
Developed architectural and construction details, sections, elevations, MEP plans, and 3-D renderings for construction documents, permit, proposals, and marketing
Programming/schematic research for design, including code and variance analysis
Experience with commercial, tenant improvement, and custom home projects

Feb 2010 - Oct 2011
 

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Instructor

Instructed a freshman Interior Design class of 22 students.
Emphasis on the use of mechanical drawing and production of scaled working drawings.
Explained and demonstrated proper design standards and techniques to produce
construction drawings, orthographic projections, and perspective drawings.
Researched and examined individual reactions to alternative design
and building techniques.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
 

City of Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Intern Urban Planner

Developed planning studies and reports in support of new plan
Prepared and presented a detailed report for the Community Development Department’s Regional Plan 2012 Update
Collected a variety of statistical data on topics such as census information, land use, tax base data, and occupancy rates

May 2009 - Oct 2009
 

The Lite Company, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Intern Lighting Designer/Showroom Assistant

Assisted home owners, renovators, and contractors with lighting design and custom lighting packages. Designed showroom and prepared retail and wholesale pricing for FF&E.

Jul 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Rohr's Interiors, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Jr. Interior Designer

Assisted new home owners, renovators, and contractors with the design of custom home remodels, and managed the inventory of the showroom warehouse.

Jan 2006 - May 2006
 

Saul's Furnishings, Durango, CO, US, Jr. Interior Designer

Assisted head designer with schematic design process for new homeowners and renovators through technical drawing. Designed showroom, handled all inventory work, and prepared retail and wholesale pricing.

May 2005 - Aug 2005
 

Education 

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Masters, Sustainable Communities

Jun 2008 - Apr 2011
 

Ecosa Institute, Prescott, AZ, US, Sustainable Design

Aug 2008 - Dec 2008
 

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2003 - May 2007
 

Awards 

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Award

Master of Arts in Sustainable Communities GPA 4.0

2011
 

Graduated Cum Laude, Award

Bachelor's of Science in Interior Design GPA 3.57

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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