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Chris Sullivan

Chris Sullivan

Chicago, IL, US

 
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About 

Design driven architect with proven track record delivering high volume, fast paced projects efficiently and on time. Skilled in team development and collaborative leadership across departments, leveraging the capabilities of others to achieve client goals and exceed expectations. 

Employment 

Chipman Design Architecture, Des Plaines, IL, US, Project Manager

● Managed architectural program of Fortune 500 company's initial expansion internationally
● Led a team of 10 to oversee the architectural program of a nationwide retail rollout of 150 new store layouts and CDs per year
● Handled client billing, coordination between stakeholders, surveyed sites for compliance of delivery expectations, and answered RFI's from GCs
● Developed ADA Accessibility Site Compliance program at client’s request
● Developed a digital workflow for the office utilizing Bluebeam Revu to cut down client reimbursable costs by as much as 90%
● Led team to perform as well as train new hires in all aspects of the DD, CD, and CA phases of retail tenant improvement process

Nov 2014 - current
 

Shive-Hattery A&E, Downers Grove, IL, US, Project Associate

● Developed design and construction documentation for core and shell building developments throughout the greater Chicago-land area
● Produced renderings of new development proposals for promotional use, zoning approvals, and other client uses
● Created site plans and analyses for development proposals
● Created multi-unit residential studies for development proposals

Nov 2013 - Oct 2014
 

iD Group Live, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

● Developed design and construction documents as well as custom millwork design and detailing for high-end residential and hospitality projects in the Greater Los Angeles area

May 2011 - Jan 2013
 

HS2 Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

● Developed design and construction documents as well as custom millwork design and detailing for high-end private residences in NYC
● Helped Principal manage client expectations through presentations and on-site discussions
● Performed site observation throughout construction

Jul 2007 - Jun 2010
 

Broshear Stancil Projects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architectural Designer

● Developed design and construction documents as well as custom millwork design and detailing for high-end private residences in NYC
● Performed site observation throughout construction

Aug 2005 - May 2007
 

S. Russell Groves, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

● Developed DDs and CDs for flagship retail projects for Fortune 500 companies
● Managed company’s website using HTML and Flash

Jun 2005 - Feb 2006
 

Reiser + Umemoto, New York, NY, US, Intern

● Worked closely with team to test design and build physical model of competition design entry for the New Museum of New York City

Feb 2003 - Apr 2003
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

I received my B.Arch from Pratt where I completed my thesis on historic preservation and the notion of authenticity in an information age, using the landmark district of SoHo as a case study.
 
I participated in Pratt’s study abroad programs, studying in Paris at L’Ecole Speciale d’Architecture in the fall of my fourth year and in Pratt’s Rome program that spring.

Aug 2000 - May 2005
 

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