Jonathan McKim

Jonathan McKim

San Francisco, CA, US




Jonathan McKim is a Licensed Architect in Arizona (on track for reciprocity in California) with over ten years of experience in educational K-12, medical, commercial, institutional, municipal and residential projects. Responsible for all phases of design and construction with extensive construction administration and field experience. Extremely detail oriented with close attention to solving constructability issues.  A true nuts and bolts architect with an efficient and practical approach to design.  To view additional experience, please visit   

Professional Strengths:

• Design and Planning
• Client Relations
• Construction Management • Project Management
• Quality Control
• BIM Experience
• AIA Contracts 
• Code and QC/QA Reviews

Expert technology talents include: ArchiCAD-BIM, AutoCAD and Virtual Project Management®
Other technology talents include: MS Word, Office, Excel, Photoshop, Sketchup, and Outlook Express


Bachelor of Architecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Graduated Cum Laude

Temple University Rome Program
(September 2000 to December 2000)
3.92 GPA


• Arizona Licensed Architect, License Number 50052
• American Institute of Architects, Number 30417177
• National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, NCARB Record Number 109707


01 McKim . Gresh, Architects, Llp. Arizona and California (November 2010 to Present) (Freelance/1099 Practice)
Architect, General Partner and Cofounder of three-person firm.  Oversees the day-to-day operations of the business. Assists in the design and set up of company standards and website:

02 Orcutt I Winslow Phoenix, Arizona (June 2007 to October 2010)
Project Manager for the largest commercial architecture firm in Phoenix.

03 Leo A. Daly Phoenix, Arizona (July 2006 to January 2007)
Project Designer for Wells Fargo commercial bank branches throughout Arizona (multiple locations)

04 L. Robert Kimball Associates, West Chester, Pennsylvania (March 2005 to June 2006)
Project Team/Project Designer for new $65,000,000 high school

05 Barton and Partners, Architect and Planners Norristown, Pennsylvania (March 2004 to March 2005)
Project Manager for 20,000-sf Planned Community Clubhouse, Nassau, New York, as well as multifamily residential projects.

06 Spearman Associates, Ltd. Glenside, Pennsylvania (May 2002 to March 2004)
Project Designer/Project Manager for medical, residential and commercial projects


Vitetta Group Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (February 2001 to April 2002) (Healthcare Studio)
Temple University Office of Planning and Design Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (February 1998 to February 2001)
Clark Design Group Elkton, Maryland (June 1998 to January 1999




MGCarchitects, LLP., Tempe, AZ, US, President

Owned and managed a small 4-person architecture firm

Nov 2010 - current

Orcutt/Winslow, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Manager

I was a project manager and architect responsible for designing K-12 school buildings

Jun 2007 - Oct 2010

MGCarchitects, LLP., Phoenix, AZ, US, General Partner

Ran one person firm

Jan 2007 - Jun 2007

Leo A. Daly, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Job Captain/Designer

I was responsible for designing and submitting construction documents for Wells Fargo commercial bank buildings to AHJ’s

Jul 2006 - Jan 2007

L.R. Kimball, West Chester, PA, US, Job Captain

Project designer and detailer for a 250,000-sf new high school in Philadelphia

Mar 2005 - Jun 2006

Barton Partners, Norristown, PA, US, Job Captain

Responsible for the designs of multifamily residential projects

Mar 2004 - Mar 2005

Spearman Associates, LLD., Glenside, PA, US, Job Captain/Project Manager

Responsible for the management of small commercial and residential projects

May 2002 - Mar 2004


Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

Five Year B-Arch Program

Sep 1997 - May 2002

Areas of Specialization 

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