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Samantha Castaneda

Samantha Castaneda

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Samantha, a recent graduate from Woodbury University with a Bachelors of Architecture degree. I have worked for a design/ build firm on a variety of project types. I am ready to learn, divulge, and share new ideas within the design industry. I am motivated to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate in creative scenarios. I wish to build on my career and I am ready to take on more responsibilities and I am very eager to learn new tasks. I am well organized, punctual, and motivated to do everything with great precision. I can work on multiple projects at a time with ease and always with the highest quality of detail. My outgoing attitude allows me to work well with others and I enjoy taking initiative when a leader must rise to the occasion.

Employment 

Chandler Pratt & Partners, Burbank, CA, US, Project Coordinator

Design Development, contract negotiations, construction budgeting, construction bidding, construction administration, team building meetings, coordinate with consultants, correspondence with subcontractors, client meetings and working on different phases of multiple projects at a time.

Jan 2013 - current
 

Built Inc., Silverlake, Project Assistant

Client meetings, design input, drawing up existing building as-builts, construction drawings, permit submittals, site surveying, taking site photos, making supply orders, putting together scope of work documents, running errands, and working on multiple projects at a time.

Jun 2008 - May 2010
 

Education 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Emphasis on analyzing and debating the role of architect/citizen as cultural communicator and builder responsive to societal, cultural, and environmental challenges. Development in critical thinking, design, building, representation, and professionalism.

Aug 2007 - May 2012
 

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