Jonathan Turner

Jonathan Turner

Huntington Beach, CA, US

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Detail oriented & successful Intermediate Technical Drafter & Project Assistant who excels at developing construction drawings, generating 3d models, initiating interoffice collaboration, and self-management. The 2020 Bruno Leon Top Architectural Thesis Award winner with a proven track record of success, extraordinary technical design acuity, extensive knowledge of occupant perception, and ability to perform well in a team. Currently pursuing licensure with an NCARB record of 53% completed hours and an active participant in ARE study groups and programs.


Brion Jeannette Architecture, Newport Beach, CA, US, Intermediate Technical Drafter & Project Assistant

• Gather requirements and data for potential and ongoing projects. Such as: zoning code, HOA design standards, city/HOA submittal requirements, CBC/CRC, etc..)
• Draw detailed and rough scale plans for structures, based upon preliminary concepts, sketches, and other provided data.
• Work closely with architects and project managers to prepare fully-detailed architectural drawings & respond to city comments to acquire plan approval.
• Coordinated with consultants to prepare necessary documents for submittals.
• Coordinate with city to submit & pick up plans for plan check review. As well as perform over the counter review for construction revision submittals.

Jun 2020 - Feb 2021

STRAUB PETTITT YASTE ARCHITECTS, Clawson, MI , Architectural Intern

• Contacted with and discussed architectural projects with clients
• Prepared cost estimates for project construction
• Organized client meetings and prepared documents for these meetings
• Analyzed and documented existing site and building conditions for new projects
• Drafted full project documentation for large scale commercial projects
• Coordinated with engineering consultants for the creation of mechanical, electrical, and structural documents
• Participated in quick “charrette” style meetings and proposed design solutions for specific projects

Contact: Rick Mann (248) 658-7777

Apr 2019 - Mar 2020


• Taught several classes covering skills in Auto-Cad, Revit, 3ds Max, and V-ray
• Effectively assisted undergraduate (UG) students with understanding of material covered in class
• Devised solutions for unique UG student issues
• Met with UG students on a flexible schedule and provided supplemental instruction outside of class

Contact: Bryan Shisakly (586) 879-3223

Aug 2018 - Mar 2020

DETROIT MERCY MODEL SHOP, Detroit, MI , Model Shop Assistant Manager

• Organized employee meetings to cover new protocol and address any complaints within the shop
• Actively guided employees through unique problems as they arose
• Operated a 3-axis laser cutter/engraver and 3d printer, cutting materials for student projects

Contact: Brigette R. Murphy-Barbee (313) 993-1533

Aug 2018 - Mar 2020


• Met with clients and facilitated the establishment of project scope
• Drafted and prepared design options for client meetings
• Drafted full construction documentation for renovation projects
• Communicated with bidders and prepared documentation for RFI’s
• Assisted with the processing of received bids and the selection of the best contractor for each project
• Supervised construction by assessing quality, completeness, and solving issues as they arose

Contact: Rodney Warren (313) 993-1240

Sep 2017 - Apr 2019

GCI INVESTMENTS COMPANY LTD, Oakland, MI , Carpenter/Handyman

• Responsible for all tasks related to the demolition and renovation of residential housing projects
• Assisted in the construction of new elements such as custom casework, staircases, walls, decks, and sidewalks
• Individually performed instillation of furnishings and finish materials
• Performed repairs to concrete and brick finishes
• Partook in creative discussions on the direction of renovation work.
• Maintained site organization and upkeep throughout the completion of each project.

Contact: Doug Otero (248) 390-1976

Apr 2015 - Aug 2017


University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2019 - Apr 2020

University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2017 - Apr 2019

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