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Matthew Simpson

Matthew Simpson

Chicago, IL, US

 

About 

Mr. Matthew Simpson has worked at CBLH Design Architects from 2005-2006, Jonathan Levi Architects, in Boston, MA in 2007, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) Architects in Chicago, IL from 2007-late 2008. He was a Designer and Architectural Assistant in the offices, and was involved in the design process and the development of various projects. Mr. Simpson has worked on several project types in the offices, but has worked primarily on Healthcare, Higher Education, and High-End Mixed-Use Retail/Residential/Office building typologies throughout Northeast Ohio, and in the Middle East. Mr. Simpson has earned a Master’s of Architecture, from Judson University (2007), and holds a Bachelor’s of Architectural Studies from Judson University (2005). He has studied architecture in Paris, France; and Chicago, IL.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

SAG / IGC Brand Services, Office Staff / E-commerce Manager.

Managed e-commerce, marketing and social media campaigns and web design updates (coordinated with the graphic designers), coordinated and managed display inventory as well as sales inventory (online/offline/distributed to customers), curated displays, laser inscription, and multimedia organization of office.

Jan 2010 - current
 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Architectural Designer / Architectural Assistant

Intern | Architectural Assistant design team member on project team for Al Oula
International project as well as part of Chengdu Project concept design phase. Created esign and retail studies for the office, hospitality and retail portions of the project, developed model, and helped design a custom exterior wall system.

Oct 2007 - Dec 2008
 

Jonathan Levi Architects, Intern / design team member for Qatar design competition

Design team member for Qatar Design Competition. Created digital and physical models, designed and rendered residential compound and surrounding areas along with team under direction of Jonathan Levi.

May 2007 - May 2007
 

Judson University, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Architectural History

Led class discussions/exam study sessions, graded assignments/tests, created assignments, led sections of class, organized and distributed materials, organized slides/materials for class discussions/lectures.

May 2006 - Jan 2007
 

CBLH Design, Inc., Architectural Intern

Intern | designer on CSU Main Classroom, Medina General Hospital,
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, and Oberlin project teams.

Jul 2005 - May 2006
 

Judson University, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Led class discussions/exam study sessions, graded assignments/tests, created assignments, led sections of class, organized and distributed materials, organized slides/materials for class discussions/lectures.

Aug 2004 - May 2005
 

Education 

Judson University, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Designed a museum complex for Cumulative Studio consisting of urban design of surrounding area (analysis of traffic patterns, population flow, historical data, presumed future nodes of urban importance), programming of building, integration of LEED technologies, typology studies, and building design itself (5 pavilion museum build in an urban setting). Extended Directed Research project studying Dutch Urbanism from 1632-present with focus towards using planning and design (urban and on building scale) principles in design project. Theory classes. Professional Practice classes.

May 2006 - May 2007
 

Judson University, Bachelors, Architecture

Architecture program. Design development from 2D studies through complete built plans. Design/Build with real client. Programming, Structures, Architectural History, urban history.

Aug 2001 - May 2005
 

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