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Levon Farra

Levon Farra

Oak Park, CA, US

 

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About 

Summary of Qualifications

• Nine years of professional experience in Architecture

• Senior Job Captain on several high-end projects

• Experience with Modern and Traditional designs

• Positive attitude and a team player

• Dedicated to providing quality and efficient work

• Ability to work independently

• Detail oriented, organized and excellent communication skills

• Highly proficient with AutoCAD

Employment 

Winston Chappell Design, Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Designer

• Project lead on several residential projects including a Modern house in Pacific Palisades and a ground up Traditional Residence in Santa Monica

Jan 2014 - current
 

Indepedent Consultant Work, Designer

• Principal Designer for a few Single Family Dwelling additions
• Working with Architectural Firms to Develop, redline and draft SD, DD, CD and City Submittal drawings, collaborate and cordinate with consultants (Civil, Structural, MEP, etc.) and contractors
• Several projects for wHY Architecture including the Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles, Kordansky Art Gallery in Los Angeles and a large private residence in Malibu
• Residentials projects for Landry Design Group, Los Angeles, California

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Richard Manion Architecture Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Job Captain

• Senior Job Captain on several High-End Custom Residential projects from design development through construction
• Responsible for coordinating all job related drawing tasks
• Develop Schematic Design, Design Development, CD’s, City & HOA Submittals
• Integrate design concepts to produce quality CD’s
• Collaborate with clients, consultants (Civil, Structural, MEP, Interiors, Lighting, Acoustical, etc.), contractors and local municipalities
• Involved with Construction Administration and job site meetings in conjunction with the Project Manager

Dec 2010 - Jan 2013
 

Douglas Stanton Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Job Captain

• Project Manager on several high-end residential projects from design development through construction
• Collaborate with clients, consultants (Civil, Structural, MEP, Interiors, Lighting, LEED), contractors, etc.
• Develop, red line, draft drawings and delicate work in all phases of architecture
• Process permits
• Manage construction administration and weekly job site meetings

Nov 2003 - Jun 2009
 

Fluidity Design Consultants, Hollywood, CA, US, Project Designer

• Developed scheme design drawings for the water feature inside the Hearst Headquarters Building by Foster and Partners, New York, New York
• Produced scheme design drawings and construction documents for two water features located in the new West Plaza of the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, California
• Created scheme design and construction documents for the water wall at the University Art Museum, Lafayette, Louisiana

May 2002 - Nov 2003
 

Levon Farra Design Consultant, Oak Park, CA, US, Principal

• Residential Design
• Principal on several Residential Projects
• Consultant to Architectural and Design firms

Jun 2001 - Dec 2002
 

Merv Griffin Productions, Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Designer

• Designer/Project Manager on corporate events, promotional tours, televised awards shows, concerts, major
motion-picture premieres and marketing booths
• Communicated with clients and consultants to ensure their specific creative needs were satisfied
• Created schematic designs, design development drawings, construction documents, presentations using 3-D
computer models, renderings and virtual walkthroughs as well as developed office drawing standards and a 3-D model library

Apr 1998 - Jun 2001
 

DesignArc Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Architect

• Intern Architect mostly working on residential, retail and restaurant projects
• Responsibilities included drafting, presentation drawings, product research and model construction

Apr 1997 - Apr 1998
 

TDM Architects Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Architect

• Intern Architect primarily working on institutional projects
• Responsibilities included, documenting field measurements and conditions, assisted in FEMA earthquake reports and performed miscellaneous clerical tasks

Oct 1996 - Apr 1997
 

Education 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

• National Architecture Accreditation Board Certified
• 5 year Bachelor of Architecture Degree
• Thesis Project - Design the Los Angeles Catholic Cathedral
• 4th year summer architectural program in Paris, France
• Minor in Business Administration

Aug 1991 - Jun 1996
 

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