My fifteen years of experience include:
*Architectural Design Management
*Architectural Project Management including scheduling, estimating, budgeting, coordinating and managing a team for project execution.
*Client contact and coordination – Successful at developing continuous work from satisfied client relationships.
*Principle and owner of Novomodo Design Studio in Tucson, Arizona. Design office directed towards renovations of small residential projects and design proposals for local businesses in the Tucson area.
*Building types I have experienced include Residential, Commercial, Local Government, Military, Hospitality, University and an extensive background in Industrial Manufacturing and Research Facilities.
*I am a LEED AP, have received my IDP certification and currently are taking the 4.0 ARE’s
During my career I have had the opportunity to experience all types of business environments. These include individual, small and medium sized firms to working and traveling with Jacobs Engineering, one of the largest Architectural & Engineering Corporations in the world.
Design-based background with extensive experience in the use of 3-D modeling and graphic presentation tools including AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Form-Z, Microstation, Photoshop & Illustrator expertise for all current releases.
Jacobs, Greenville, SC, US, Architectural Project Manager IV
Position at Jacobs involves the architectural lead on projects including the coordination and design in a multi-discipline office including civil, structural, mechanical, process, fire protection, electrical, and information technology. A highly creative, interactive, and coordinated design team firm focused on commercial, industrial and advanced technology research and development projects including administration, laboratory, manufacturing, semiconductor, university, military and critical environment facilities. Providing our clients with feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, and full design services including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and services during construction. I have worked on projects that required extensive travel and intense collaboration utilizing “Work Share” between several offices. I have participated in internal and client participatory design charettes for fast and efficient design solutions. Responsible for leading project-specific design efforts that result in creative solutions that are functional, visually exciting, human centered, state-of-the-art, constructible, and budget compliant
Advantech Facility Design Inc., Tucson, AZ, US, Architectural Design Manager.
Position involves working within and coordinating a multi-discipline office including, mechanical, process piping, and electrical / IT, while maintaining outside disciplines such as fire protection, and structural. Responsible for managing all Architectural aspect of a project from initial client contact through construction administration services within an A & E office, including code analysis, and city permitting processes. Act as main Architectural client contact and developed project designs through efficient and in depth design sessions with senior client decision-makers. Created clear and concise designs that are both functional and meaningful to clients with the use of 3D modeling and graphic presentations. Acted as in house senior design manager for all architecture or interior related projects. Created specifications, resource estimates, timetables, coordinated and created project packages with other manager disciplines and managed a drafting staff for the development of construction documents for industrial, manufacturing, commercial office space, and lab research type clients
Raytheon Missile Systems., Tucson, AZ, US, Project Manager / Facilities Planner
Worked with all levels of management in all programs to develop, communicate, implement and monitor facilities plans that support program objectives for a site consisting of close to 2 million SF. Identify facilities strategies, policies and plans that support operations. Responsible for Architectural programming, space planning, design and for maintenance of the workflow process to keep up with program modification requests prior to and during construction process through project completion. Develop effective working relationships with management and support groups to ensure a timely flow of information and work product. Managed the development and implementation of all aspects of long and short range planning, including: formulating scenarios, scheduling, gathering relevant data, analysis of requirements, budgeting, project sequencing, communication, project management and modeling scenarios
Arc-Tec, Inc., Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Captain / Architectural Designer
Freelance contractor hired for project coordination, detail development, materials research and package assembly for hotel addition & renovation, as well as tenant improvements for advanced technology industry. Scope included knowledge of codes, permitting & generating specifications
Jacobs, Tempe, AZ, US, Project Captain / Project Manager / Architectural Designer. Phoenix, AZ
Position involved working within and coordinating a multi-discipline office including civil, structural, mechanical, fire protection, electrical, and IT, , highly creative, interactive, and coordinated design team focused on industrial and advanced technology research and development projects including laboratory, manufacturing, university, military and critical environment facilities. Provided our clients with feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, and full design including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and services during construction, and supported all architectural designs with 3-D models & presentations. Projects I worked on required extensive travel and intense collaboration using physical coordination and server exchange systems to maintain cad files from multiple offices. I have participated in internal and client participatory design charettes for fast and efficient design solutions. Responsible for leading project-specific design efforts that result in creative solutions that are functional, visually exciting, human centered, state-of-the-art, constructible, and budget compliant.
Architekton, Tempe, AZ, US, Project Captain / Architectural Designer
Supported the project designer in the development of the architectural design, including reviewing the design requirements, the exploration of design options for components of the building and the development of presentation materials for internal and client presentation. Designed significant components of the overall building and coordinated and integrated engineering disciplines requirements while adhering to applicable codes and jurisdictional requirements. AutoCAD drafted and 3D modeled designs following office standards and made alterations to design drawings as required. Performed fundamental design activities such as laying out program components and calculation of program and building areas. Researched building precedents and assembled schematic design presentation packages. Responsible for new and current materials research, and kept current with design trends, code changes, and developments to sustain and improve technical and design skills.
Fuller Associates, Inc., Boston, MA, US, Designer Drafter / Intern
Responsible for assisting project architect for construction documents, field verifications, and attended client meeting. Created design concepts and began to manage, under project architect supervision, small projects that came through the office. 3D modeling as well as hand drawings and renderings for project presentations.
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, BArch, Architecture
5 Year Professional Degree - Graduated with Honors GPA 3.45/4.0
NHTI, Concord's Community College, Concord, NH, US, Associate Degree in Architectural Engineering