Matt Gummow

Matt Gummow

Laguna Beach, CA, US


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I am a Master of Architecture Graduate Student and specialist in design through generative concept development.  Motivated in dynamic work environments and networks.  Technically adaptive and eager to take advantage of new tools for communicating visually.  Takes pride in envisioning and executing novel creative processes.



Luree Consulting, LLC, Business Strategy Consultant

- Created a planned business vision in the early stages of an executive coaching start-up

- Designed company logo and business cards

- Provided guidance in collaborating with advertising firm during website and marketing material design

Jan 2010 - current

Ryan Singer Design, Inc., Laguna Beach, CA, US, Intern Designer

- Doubled efficiency by rapidly learning office standards (ArchiCAD) and assuming responsibility for organizing and drafting construction documents on one residential project and one tenant improvement

- Aided in the design of projects as well as visual presentations and proposals for clients

- Participated in design development discussions between contractors, structural engineers, and clients

- Initiated the integration of an entirely new invoicing system

Jul 2011 - Nov 2011

Mark Singer Architects, Laguna Beach, CA, US, Consultant

- Coordinated marketing material on four projects for consideration in the Orange County AIA Residential Awards, two of which received awards

- Provided finish material illustrations on residence elevations for local design review process

Aug 2011 - Sep 2011

OC Lifeguards, Dana Point, CA, US, Manager

- Provided schematic design and facilitated client-engineer-contractor communication for a 200 square foot damaged lifeguard tower replacement

- Designed marketing strategy and visual material for the Junior Lifeguard program, which earned $250,000 in revenue that year

- Aided in the implementation of a brand new website by providing graphic design and written material

Jun 2006 - Aug 2010


NewSchool of Architecture + Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture, NAAB Accredited
Thesis: The Performance of an Architecture for Innovation
GPA: 3.96

Oct 2009 - current

University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, US, Bachelors, Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude
International Business Concentration
GPA: 3.79

Sep 2004 - May 2007


NewSchool of Architecture & Design Presidential Award, Scholarship

Awarded for academic achievement and service to the school.


University of San Diego School of Business Departmental Honors, Award

Awarded for high academic achievement within the School of Business.


OC Lifeguards Employee of the Year, Award


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