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Zach Briggs

Zach Briggs

Atlanta, GA, US

 

About 

Employment 

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston, MA, US, Architectural Graphics Coordinator

- Designed ADA compliant way finding strategies for new construction and existing transit stations in the MBTA system.
- Collaborated with project managers, architects, engineers, and contractors on major state transit projects to ensure signage meets quality and accessibility standards.
- Created way finding plans, elevations, and renderings for project drawings.
- Reviewed, edited, and developed specifications for signs, sign frames, and other way finding elements.
- Coordinated fabrication and installation of signs and sign frames with contractors.
- Designed large historic murals for neighborhood focused “place-making” strategy in transit stations.
- Planned and implemented a pilot program with accessibility specialists, engineers, and operations specialists to survey transit stations and install “Customer Assistance Area” spaces to serve customers with visual or mobility impairments.

Jul 2014 - Jul 2016
 

SHIFTboston, Boston, MA, US, Graphics & Technology Manager

- Collaborated with director to design an artistic installation for 2014 TED-X Boston event.
- Created 3D model, plans, and design drawings for installation and coordinated on-site construction with volunteers.
- Coordinated and managed student internship opportunities.
- Designed and updated graphics for previous and upcoming architecture competitions.

Oct 2013 - May 2014
 

Education 

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2011 - May 2012
 

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, US, Bachelors, Geology

Aug 2002 - May 2007
 

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