Alyssa Griffin

Alyssa Griffin

New York, NY, US





Two One Two Design, New York, NY, US, Project Architect & Designer

I build, test fit packages, operations packages, schematic design packages, design documents, and am involved in construction document check-sets, engineering document check-sets, and the creation of 3-d Revit models of existing, renovated, and new commercial spaces. My main client here is Starbucks Coffee (Licensee locations). I am also involved in design branding / re-branding and space planning for a broad range of new clients in retail and hospitality.

Apr 2015 - current

William F Collins Architects, AIA, East Setauket, NY, US, Junior Project Architect

I built site surveys, test fits, operations packages, schematic design packages, soft draws, design documents, construction documents, engineering documents, LEED certification, and 3-d Revit models of existing, renovated, and new commercial spaces. My clients included: Starbucks Coffee (corporate locations), Verizon Wireless, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, and AT&T. I was awarded 2014 “Rookie of the Year”.

May 2014 - Apr 2015

Campus Hill Apartments, Bethlehem, PA, US, Independent Junior Archiect

I draw up floor plans for Lehigh University’s leading leasing agency for off-campus housing. This entails measuring each room in each unit, and using practical architectural skills to draft accurate floor plans, as well as rending renovation elevations and perspectives for their website

Sep 2013 - May 2014

Long Island United, Sayville, NY, US, Head Goalkeeper Trainer

I train young female aspiring soccer goalkeepers in private sessions. This entails scheduling and planning fun but technical workouts for girls ages 8-12. My goal is to motivate my students in creative ways while teaching the fundamentals and techniques of goalkeeping.

Jun 2010 - Jan 2014

NYC Department of Design and Construction, Long Island City, NY, US, Summer Intern

I worked alongside as assortment of project managers on design process end as well as the construction process end. From this experience, I gained practical architectural skills and developed project management and organizational skills

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Expert Leak Finder: Leak Repair Specialist, Islip, NY, US, Operations Assistant

I performed in a work environment doing secretarial work, job planning, advertising/marketing, time managing, and organizing and record-keeping. I was able to display my ability to multitask efficiently while dealing with other staff or visitors on the phone or in person. From this experience, I learned about roofing structures, job planning, construction, and materials. I also proved capable to meet deadlines and to work under pressure, while under minimal supervision.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2012

J&R's Steak House, Bay Shores, NY, US, Hostess/Server

I gained solid experience working proactively within teams and leading teams, ensuring optimized and timely service. I was about to pay strong attention to detail while proving my ability to quickly learn all aspects of new menus and specialties.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2012


Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, US, BArch, Art, Architecture, and Design

Honors: Academic Honor Roll, Dean’s List, and Varsity Letter
Studies: Architectural design studios complimented by art studios, history and theory courses, and materials and building technology courses, in addition to two years of Civil Engineering experience
Athletics: Lehigh University Women’s Soccer: NCAA Division 1, 2010 Patriot League Champions, Patriot League goalkeeper of the week, Team Social Event Organizer
Awards: Chester A. Frank Scholarship, Federel Pell Grant, and Donald & Dorothy Stabler Scholarship

Sep 2010 - current

Islip High School, Islip, NY, US, High School, Advanced Honors

Honors: Academic Honor Roll, Dean’s List, National Honor Society, National Foreign Language Honor Society, and member of the Excel Program

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010


Chester A. Frank Scholarship, Scholarship

Granted for from 2013 -- 2014


Donald & Dorothy Stabler Scholarship, Scholarship

Granted for from 2011 -- 2012


Areas of Specialization