Freelance/Self-employed, Chicago, IL, US, Director of Design
Weathering the great recession by taking on design commissions in Illinois and Southeast Wisconsin. Building projects have consisted of bathroom renovations, home additions, corporate interiors and restaurants. Other projects include graphic design for a PBS documentary in addition to architectural and fine art photography.
Panto-Ulema, Chicago, IL, US, Associate
Temporary assignment that involved document coordination for the new FedEx sort facility at O'Hare airport. Stationed at the offices of Solomon Cordwell Buenz, responsibilities included updating construction drawings based on contractor comments and RFI's in order to create a record set of the completed buildings.
James D. Jordan Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Junior Architect
Office interior design, starting from initial programming and space planning to design development, finish selection, and construction documents for projects ranging from 1,000–30,000 square feet. Other responsibilies included library maintenance, creation of marketing materials and interior architectural photography.
RADA Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Intern
Prepared construction documents for sound abatement in homes near Chicago’s Midway and O’Hare airports as part of the Residential Sound Insulation Program.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Master of Architecture
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Schiff/Hardin Scholarship, Scholarship
$1000 scholarship for highest grade in graduate-level professional practice course.
Talent Tuition Waiver, Scholarship
Undergraduate year-long tuition waiver based on academic and design prowess.