Anna Arscott

Anna Arscott

New York, NY, US

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Boston native looking for opportunities around the world.

Architectural designer passionate about resilience & equity.

Relentless baseball fan and avid listener of Italian music.



Urbanism Next Center, Portland, OR, US, Student Project Assistant

- Researched sustainable urban planning & emerging technologies
- Worked with Webflow to develop a user-friendly resource database
- Worked within an existing brand to develop graphics and icons for the website

Nov 2019 - Jun 2020

Architerra Inc, Boston, MA, US, Architecture Intern & Resiliency Planner

- Developed a proposal for a resilient city master plan from climate research
- Launched a non-profit to accelerate resilient development in Boston
- Worked within a team creating graphics and a branding strategy for the non-profit
- Created and delivered presentations to clients and stakeholders

Jun 2017 - Aug 2018

Miller Pollin Architecture, Amherst, MA, US, Architecture Intern

- Translated hand drawn schematic design plans into AutoCad
- Built physical building models for gallery presentations

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, US, Design Studio Teaching Assistant

- Assisted beginner level architecture studio students
- Led discussion during weekly critiques and pin-ups
- Led fabrication demonstrations and digital program tutorials

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, Amherst, MA, US, Graphics Production Manager

- Managed a staff of graphic designers
- Designed newspaper covers, ads and logos with Adobe Suite

Sep 2016 - May 2017

Habeeb & Associates Architects, Norwell, MA, US, Architecture Intern

- Documented potential job sites to survey requirements for proposals, represented company in the field, and provided narrative for bid proposals
- Chose materials and designed layouts for presentation boards
- Worked with Sketchup and Autocad to develop material selection designs
- Created spreadsheet systems for tracking architect’s learning credits & consultant insurance information
- Updated, organized and filed financial and project-related documents

Jun 2014 - Jan 2016


University of Oregon in Portland, Portland, OR, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

GPA: 3.45

Sep 2018 - Jun 2020

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Fine Arts

GPA: 3.7

Sep 2014 - Jan 2018

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