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Josye Utick

Josye Utick

Atlanta, GA, US

 

About 

Experienced architectural designer with hospitality design experience in Europe, Asia (China, Vietnam, India), North Africa (Morocco) and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman). Demonstrated competence in BIM technologies, conceptualization and leadership.

Past project experience of note includes ‘the World’ in Dubai, UAE, Four Seasons Resort in Mauritius, and Amirandes Resort in Crete.

Currently based in Atlanta, Georgia; previously resided in Charlotte, London, Paris, Houston, Melbourne, Sydney, Hanoi, Boston, and Atlanta. Fluent in French; conversant in Spanish; basic Mandarin Chinese.

Specialties
Certified Revit Architecture Professional, general architectural design, hospitality design, resort design, master planning, convention center design, residential design, graphic design, fine art projects, civic & community engagement, building information modeling, sustainable design, leadership

Elsewhere:

Employment 

tvsdesign, Atlanta, GA, US, Architectural Designer

-Concept, schematic and design development of mixed use developments, convention center, and resorts, both on architectural and master planning levels, for projects in China and the Middle East.
-Created and developed project design concepts, drafted plans, elevations and sections at relevant design stages, created 3-D computer massing models.
-Large scale concept presentation development for new hotel design concepts in the US.
-Schematic and design development package drafting for master plan projects.
-Construction administration for convention center & hotel renovations.
-Marketing proposal coordination, writing and updating.

Aug 2011 - Jul 2012
 

Contract Assignments, Charlotte, NC, US, Architectural Designer

Client: Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company (Charlotte)
-Presentation coordinator and designer for on-site town center master plan week-long workshop.
-Project development and coordination for various town planning/master plan proposals.
-Promotional and organizational services for community based forum, ‘Civic By Design,’ and innovative green infrastructure initiative, ‘Light Imprint.’
Client: ORMS (London)
-Architectural design and master planning for resort complex in southwestern part of England.
-Design development for high-end European health resort.
-Schematic design and presentation coordination for luxury private residence project.
-Rendering and presentation revisions for transportation terminal and mixed-use complex proposal.
Client: Various Private (Charlotte)
-As-built drawing, space planning, and architectural design for private residential renovations.

May 2009 - Aug 2011
 

Wimberly Allison Tong and Goo, London, GB, Assistant Architect

-Concept, schematic and design development of five-star hotel and resorts, both on architectural and master planning levels, for projects in the Mediterranean, the Pacific Islands, Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
-Liaised with clients, consultants and regional architects to facilitate and manage communications and information.
-Initiated and implemented internal project review process, resulting in better team communication, client satisfaction and higher project quality.
-Created and developed project design concepts, drafted plans, elevations and sections at relevant design stages, created 3-D computer massing models.
-Streamlined turnaround process to accelerate design iterations for concept design and presentation, leading to positive feedback by clients and reduced production time.

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

Yoder + Tidwell, Ltd, Providence, RI, US, Architectural Intern

-Created and presented exhibition design proposal for Providence Zoo pavilion.
-Computer drafting, website design, marketing, and proposal materials for Yoder + Tidwell.

Oct 2004 - Jul 2005
 

Education 

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture with academic honors
-Architecture+Design Travel Fund recipient to Mexico, 2003

Oct 2002 - Jul 2005
 

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, US, Bachelors, Studio Art & French

Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) Studio Art & French (double major)
-Harriet A. Shaw Post-Graduate Fellowship to Vietnam, 1999

Oct 1994 - Jul 1998
 

Sweet Briar College, Parisot, FR, French

Junior Year in Paris

Aug 1996 - Aug 1997
 

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US, French

-Languages in Business & Technology Program (French), Dean’s List

Jul 1995 - Aug 1995
 

Areas of Specialization 



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