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Lissette Aragon

Lissette Aragon

West Covina, CA, US

 

About 

3.5 years professional experience

  • Experience with single family residential and educational (K-12) design.
  • Division of the State Architect, DSA, experience.
  • Responsible for creating contract documents primarily in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Achieved reputation for multitasking, prioritizing, advancing multiple projects simultaneously, identifying conflicts early, utilizing resources, and having an eagerness to take on new challenges.
  • Great team player, quick learner, consistently thinks ahead, and adapts quickly.

 

Software: Revit, AutoCAD, Ecotect, Sketch Up, Photoshop, Illustrator, and In Design

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Architecture for Education, Inc., Pasadena, CA, US, Arch II

• Role of Revit in-house expert.
• Experience with educational projects K-12.
• Prepared marketing materials for Proposals, Interviews, and Portfolios utilizing In Design.
• Independently responsible for construction documents, DSA approval, construction administration, and close out of eight projects to be constructed and completed within the same time frame.
• Currently in Construction: Lewis Center AAE Interim Housing, Norton Space and Aeronautics Academy Phase 6, Nuview ES & Valley View ES, Nuview Union School District Portables 2014.
• Completed Projects: Rio Plaza ES, Rio Real ES, Rio Del Norte ES, Rio Vista MS, Rio School District Portables 2014.

Dec 2013 - current
 

dake wilson architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Entry Designer

• Experience with single family residential projects.
• Prepared schematic, design development, bid, and construction documents in AutoCAD primarily for building and planning department approval.

Jul 2013 - Oct 2013
 

Osborn Architects, Glendale, CA, US, Entry Level Project Coordinator

• Experience with educational projects K-12.
• Experience in landscape design under a landscape architect
• Experience with new construction, adaptive re-use, modernization, and accessibility projects.
• Prepared schematic, design development, bid, and construction documents in Revit primarily for Division of the State Architect, DSA approval.
• Created presentation materials in Photoshop, Illustrator, and In Design.
• Created renderings in Revit and post production in Photoshop.
• Construction administration managing and reviewing submittals and RFIs, and attending construction meetings.
• Prepared and submitted change order requests for closeout documentation for Division of the State Architect, DSA approval.
• Completed Project: Animo Westside Middle School, Temporary Facilities at Cowan Elementary School.

Mar 2012 - May 2013
 

Osborn Architects, Glendale, CA, US, Entry Level Intern

• Assisted in creating construction documents in Revit.
• Created presentation materials in Photoshop and Illustrator.

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012
 

Survey LA: Historic Preservation Overlay Zone, Boyle Heights, CA, Boyle Heights, CA, US, HPOZ Surveyor

• Surveyed and identified contributing and non-contributing single family residential properties within the Boyle Heights District.
• Managed documents for historic preservation consideration.

Oct 2010 - Dec 2010
 

The Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, US, Exhibition Model Maker

• Produced two five feet by five feet physical models comprised of basswood and cork.
• Physical models were on display for the Steel and Shade: Donald Wexler Exhibit, Jan. 29 to May 29, 2011.

Mar 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, Irvine, CA, US, Summer Intern

• Visually archived daily construction progress of the Sue and Bill Gross Cell Research Center.
• Managed and reviewed subcontractor submittals against building specifications.
• Managed design-build contract documents.

Jul 2009 - Oct 2009
 

Education 

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, College of Environmental Design

Jul 2006 - Jul 2011
 

Awards 

Milford Wayne Donaldson Award, Award

College of Environmental Design: Department of Architecture, June 9, 2011
For Outstanding Design in Historic Preservation.

2011
 

Interim Design Exhibition, Other

"May Company: Performing/Visual Arts School and Housing" Project on display September 2010.

2010
 

Interim Design Exhibition, Other

"Century City Plaza Hotel: Resort and Housing" Project displayed September 2009.

2009
 

Interim Design Exhibition, Other

"Get Away House" Project on display January 2009.

2008
 

Interim Design Exhibition, Other

"USGBC Competition Submittal: Los Angeles Art Center" Project on display September 2008.

2008
 

Interim Design Exhibition, Other

"One Man Shelter" Project on display March 2007.

2007
 

Interim Design Exhibition, Other

"Tensegrity Traveling Exhibition Space" Project on display June 2007.

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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