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Anjela Rush-Jackson

Anjela Rush-Jackson

Bronx, NY, US

 

About 

I have a great interest in working with an inspiring team on unique projects to which I can contribute my extensive skills and creative capabilities. My last position was as staff architect at an architectural firm that specialized in health care and educational projects. I have worked on all phases of architecture from schematic design through construction administration. My work ethic is extremely efficient and detail oriented. I enjoy working in team environments, am always willing to do extra work when needed, and insist on preparing quality work. I am looking for work experience that offers a challenge. Although much of my experience has been in health care and schools, I have also worked on public architecture, and residential and tenant improvement projects. I am working towards gaining my architectural license and learning more about the profession with a particular interest in sustainability. I plan to pursue an advanced degree in the future with an emphasis on green design. I passed the Materials and Methods section of the A.R.E. Creativity is inherent in my persona and art is quite an enjoyable pastime, and each of these qualities are great contributors to my architectural capabilities.

Specializations:
AutoCad, Healthcare Architecture Expertise, & Educational Architecture Expertise

Elsewhere:

Employment 

DMR Architects, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, US, Staff Architect - Per Diem

• Helped develop construction documents for New Brunswick District Offices in NJ an 11 million dollar project, worked on roof plan, roof details, egress plans, wall types, wall sections and wall section details
• Created a binder for Green Futures Somerset Senior Housing which included drawings, shop drawings, cutsheets and photos

Dec 2013 - Feb 2014
 

Envirolution, New York, NY, US, Win-Win Clean Energy Analyst/Community Energy Consultant Intern

Completed 60 Hours of BPI approved Energy Efficiency Technical Training (including field training).
Learned energy financial analysis, including: energy economic incentives, Returns on Investment (ROI), Paybacks, and Savings-to-investment Ratios (SIR). Also trained in energy auditing, including: building inspection, data collection, equipment diagnostics, efficiency calculations and building benchmarking. Obtained knowledge in energy conservation strategies and specific energy conservation measures, including new products and technology.

Jan 2011 - May 2011
 

Horowitz Architects, PC, New York, NY, US, Staff Architect

Worked on Ryan Community Health Center project at 801 Amsterdam (LEED -Sustainable Building). Reviewed and modified specification in addition to communicating with Construction Manager in order to clarify RFI’s and materials issues as well as shop drawings, marked up drawings in CA phase before sending to General Contractor. Also created the construction document set and coordinated the drawings with engineers, researched products, reviewed construction documents for technical accuracy.

Worked on Schloss Residence at 869 President Street Brooklyn, NY where I surveyed brownstone single family residence and discussed project with clients and worked on plans and elevations in beginning of CD phase of project.

Contributed to York Prepartory School at 40 W68th Street New York, NY where I prepared schematic drawings including plans, sections and elevations for New York City Landmarks Planning Commission for project approval.

Aug 2008 - Sep 2009
 

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Oakland, CA, US, Job Captain

Produced construction documents for Kaiser Richmond, CA where I developed construction documents, site visits, and coordinated drawings with engineers. I also assisted with closeout documentation for Kensington and Murphy Elementary Schools San Francisco Bay area. Created and participated client presentation for Mission San Jose and worked on team to design company logo.

Nov 2004 - Jul 2008
 

Tsang Architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Assisted in developing construction documents, went on site visits, and coordinated drawings with engineers. Helped pick finishes for Wing Lung Bank in Alhambra, CA.

Mar 2004 - Nov 2004
 

ATI Architects and Engineers, Danville, CA, US, Designer

Develop construction documents, went on site visits, and coordinated with engineers. Assisted in the architectural design of Stella Brockman Elementary, Shearer Elementary, Sun Terrace Elementary, and Gladman Hospital.

Feb 2003 - Feb 2004
 

Fisher Friedman Associates, Emeryville, CA, US, Junior Architect

Helped to develop office standards and presentations for UFAS and FHA.
Assisted in the development of construction document drawings for the Peninsula Jewish Community Center in Foster City. Assisted project manager with coordinating the construction document drawings for Rohnert Park City Hall. Provided field reports, submittal and RFI logs for Sonoma State University and participated in site meetings with contractors.

Dec 2000 - Aug 2002
 

HTI Inc., Architects, Oakland, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Helped to develop and facilitate new office standards. Designed school signs and parking lots. Completed site documentation and detailing for schools. Assisted project managers with coordinating drawings for two educational institutions in Oakland as a project co-captain.

Jun 1999 - Dec 2000
 

Library of Congress, Washington, DC, US, Architectural Intern

Documented ceiling grid to aid in replacement of tiles.

Dec 1998 - Dec 1998
 

Glen Blanc Associates, Hyattsville, MD, US, Architectural Intern

Documented field measurements of existing conditions at Ronald Reagan National Airport. (A professional report was assembled and presented to Reagan National Airport as well as MWAA.).

May 1998 - Dec 1998
 

Education 

Howard University, Washington, DC, US, BArch, Architecture

I studied design and drafting, the construction process, physics, materials and methods an calculus.

Jan 1995 - May 1999
 

Awards 

Golden Key National Honor Society Lifetime Member 1998, Award

I was inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society as a lifetime member for my academic achievement at Howard University.

2012
 

Exhibitor for 2% Women of Color in Design, Other

2008
 

Best Alien Design "A Sand Odyssey" 18th Annual Leap Sand Castle Classic, 1st Place

Our design team at Fisher Friedman Associates won 1st place for Best Alien Design that was built from sand.

2001
 

Howard University Trustee Scholar 1998-99, Scholarship

I was awarded a scholarship for being a university scholar by my professors.

1998
 

AIA Scholastic Award 1997-1998, Award

I was awarded the AIA Scholastic Award for my academic achievement at Howard University.

1997
 

AIA Scholarship 1997-1998, Scholarship

I was awarded a scholarship from the American Institute of Architects.

1997
 

Howard University Trustee Scholar 1997-98, Scholarship

I was awarded a scholarship for being a university scholar by my professors.

1997
 

Dean's List 1996-1999, Other

I was recognized for my academic excellence at Howard University from 1996 through 1999.

1996
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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