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James McGarry

James McGarry

Santa Monica, CA, US

 

About 

For twelve years I have worked with a creative group of architects, contractors, landscape designers, and clients, and I have had the opportunity to see projects through from their initial conception to completion.  

Employment 

James McGarry Architecture, Santa Monica, Architect

Create, manage & permit all phases of: design, construction documentation, specifications, and construction administration

Dec 2013 - current
 

AQ workshop, Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer & Project Manager

-Responsible for high-end, single family residential design, custom detailing and remodels
-Worked directly with clients to create conceptual sketches through Design Development
-Project Management and coordination: Design Development through CD production and Construction Administration

Jan 2011 - current
 

Lopez Architects, Camarillo, CA, Designer & Project Manager

-Assisted senior architect with Preliminary Design, Design Development, Construction Documentation, and Construction Administration for residential, commercial, and hospitality projects.
-Lead design team with floor plan layouts, material selection and presentations.
-Involved with project management and coordination.
-3d models in Architectural Desktop and Sketch Up
-Advised the team on project-specific accessibility and building code requirements.

Sep 2007 - current
 

Temple & Associates Design/Build, Ventura, CA, Designer & Project Manager

-Responsible for high-end, single family residential design, custom detailing and remodels
-Worked directly with clients to create conceptual sketches through Design Development
-Project Management and coordination: Design Development through CD production and Construction Administration
-Advised production team on project-specific accessibility and building code requirements.
-Developed presentations for design review boards and Planning Commissions
-Responsible for bid review and project scheduling
-Landscape design and installation

Jul 2002 - current
 

CenterCal Properties, El Segundo, CA 90245, Architectural Designer & Project Coordinator

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
 

Floor Plan Visuals, Los Angeles, CA, US, Field Surveyor

-Field measuring and as-built conditions documentation

Nov 2011 - Nov 2013
 

Windrich Group Inc, Calabasas, CA , Field Surveyor & Designer

-Field measuring and as-built conditions documentation
-Project Management and coordination: Design Development through CD production and Construction Administration
-Advised production team on project-specific accessibility and building code requirements.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
 

Education 

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1996 - Jun 2002
 

California State International Programs, Florence, IT, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2000 - Jun 2001
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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