James Schmidt

James Schmidt

New York, NY, US

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Hello, I'm James a recent graduate from the University of Miami's school of architecture. 



John W Powell Architect - Remote, Parksville, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Aid an architect creating a passively heated home in upstate New York using SIP panels.
- Create architectural details of SIP panels, windows and the foundation.
- Contact and organize consultants such as builders and manufacturers.

Dec 2021 - Feb 2022

Stantec Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architecturical Summer Internship

Assist multiple architects with drawing revisions on a variety of projects.
- Revised One Vanderbilt Transportation Improvements sets to be updated per as
built condition.
- Worked on multiple schools at various different stages of completion. Revised
drawing sets based on markups and created interior auditorium renderings.
- Designed a fence of reclaimed sheet metal based on New York City Department
of Transportation standards for a asphalt production faculty.

Jun 2021 - Aug 2021

Joesph M Morace Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Support three architects in project development.
- Generate architectural designs and accompanying drawings via AutoCAD
primarily for low rise residential construction and occasional commercial centers.
- Participate in preliminary and construction site visits.
- Organize administrative tasks including zoning documents, file organization
and note information during client meetings.

Sep 2016 - Jan 2020

ACE GNY Mentor Program - Stantec, Inc., New York, NY, US, Team Collaborator

Conspire among a team of high school students to create a project with guidance of professionals in discipline groups including transportation, architecture, and engineering.
- Staten Island Waterfront Ferris Wheel - Duration: 2015 - 2016
- LaGuardia Airport development - Duration: 2016 - 2017
- Future Newtown Creek Community - Duration: 2017-2018

Sep 2015 - May 2018


University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

Continuation of Bachelors in Architecture, Sustainable Cities Cognate, and Figure Drawing Cognate.

Aug 2019 - current

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Architecture

Pursued Bachelors in Architecture, transferred in May 2019 to the University of Miami.

Sep 2018 - May 2019

Tottenville Highschool, New York, NY, US, High School, Architecture & Drafting Elective

Enrolled in Architecture & Drafting elective for three years.

Sep 2014 - Jun 2018


Undergraduate Student Design Award, Award

Undergraduate Student Design Award for ARC205 Bahamian Affordable Housing Project at the University of Miami. One per Studio section.


Three projects published in Atmosphere, Volume 3 by NYIT, Other

Three projects published in the Atmosphere, Volume 3 Architectural Journal published by the New York Institute of Technology.


Award for Excellence in Architecture, Award

An Award given to a student exhibiting a high quality of work and dedication to the field of architecture.


Allen Haeuber Scholarship Award - American Institute of Architects Staten Island Chapter, 1st Place

Allen Haeuber Scholarship Award for First Place hosted by the American Institute of Architects Staten Island Chapter. Students were required to submit architectural works, experience and an essay.


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