Born in Miami, Florida, Richard South is an architectural designer currently based in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to working for the UNC Charlotte Digital Design Center, he is a freelance designer tirelessly working on project-musings to advance the realm of architectural endeavors.
Prior to that, Richard was a designer at CJMW in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, working for clients such as Cumberland County Dept of Public Health, Wake Forest University, High Point International Textile Market, BB&T Bank, Lowe's Hardware, & the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
In 2010, Richard graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with both a Bachelor of Art in Architecture & a Bachelor of Architecture.
Cluck Design Collaborative, Architectural Designer
Richard South / Design Studio [RS/DS], Architectural Designer
I started this design studio out of my ambition to create desirable and useful textile products for architects &amp; designers &amp; cyclists to use in daily life. My passion for making is at my core.
University of North Carolina, Lead Designer & Research Assistant
Lead designer in charge of planning, production, signage and coordination for the 26th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student NCBDS: MADE: Design Education & The Art of Making
Calloway Johnson Moore & West, PA (CJMW), Architectural Intern
As Architectural Designer, my responsibilities included: firm marketing and promoting, architectural drafting with CAD & BIM software, schematic design, design development, 3D modeling, rendering, animation, client conferences, graphic design & production, writing details for project proposal submissions & specification writing.
Charlotte Center City Partners, New Media Designer
As New Media Designer, my responsibilities included: presentation design, print design, web design & scripting, identity, public event organization & organization of material for center city economic board meetings.
University of North Carolina, BArch, School of Architecture
Rigorous studies in conceptual design, representation, the acquisition of making skills using shops & tools, 3D modeling software & rendering skill development, and finally the instilling of the wonderment required in all designers to keep making, investigating, studying, and applying oneself.