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Megan Marvin

Megan Marvin

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

I am a designer who values thoughtful and elegant solutions. Most of my design experience comes from working at the architectural scale, but I equally enjoy projects ranging from urban design to product and web design. I prioritize user experience when making design decisions and I would describe my work as sensitive (in the sense that I pay close attention to how the space would feel, sound, or look from multiple vantages.) I am a proactive worker and I enjoy learning new things.

 

I am looking for a position where I can contribute my skills, knowledge, and optimism.

Employment 

A+I, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

A+I specializes in corporate interiors and high-end retail:
--- assisted with project through completion
--- additional schematic design / design development
--- construction documentation (AutoCAD)
--- attended client meetings
--- material research selection
--- created extensive furniture database
--- historical research for Landmarks Commission presentations
--- committee for website redevelopment

Jun 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Forsite Studio, Austin, TX, US, Design and Marketing Intern

Assist with the designs of residential projects:
--- project feasibility (zoning/city codes)
--- schematic design (SketchUp)
--- construction documentation (AutoCAD)
--- construction observation
--- Web development (Dreamweaver, XHTML)
--- SEO and Social Media Marketing for firm

May 2011 - Jan 2012
 

Education 

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2013
 

Awards 

Sound Building with Distinction, Award

The Sound Building Studio takes place in year three of the Bachelor of Architecture program and is intended to ensure that students can complete a complex long-span project with integrated structure, mechanical systems, and site integration.

One student from each of the five studios is selected to "pass Sound Building with Distinction" based on design innovation, completeness, and excellence. The winning projects were featured in an exhibition.

2011
 

Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Grant

I was awarded an independent travel scholarship to study the spatial impact of skyscrapers at the scale of the city and at the scale of the pedestrian in Chicago and New York City.

2010
 

Design Excellence Award Winner, 1st Place

Each studio professor nominates one student from his/her studio based on excellence in design to submit their final project to a panel of judges. There is one winner selected from each grade level per semester. Winning projects are featured in the Architecture Gallery for an exhibition.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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