Austin Anderson

Austin Anderson

Oakland, CA, US

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Ove Arup & Partners, San Francisco, CA, US, Lighting Consultant

Design and manage new and ongoing projects and fees in all phases from conception to CA
Conduct fixture mock ups (both internal and external) to test specific lighting applications per project
Manage and direct BIM workflow for specific projects
Create semi photorealistic renderings and graphics to demonstrate design intent

Aug 2015 - current

Blu Homes, Inc, Vallejo, CA, US, Lead Project Designer

As a team lead designer I was responsbile for assembling design packages for all phases of design (including permitting), both for clients as well as for the factory/shop drawing team. I also modeled projects and created construction documents all through Revit. As team lead, I worked under the supervision of project architects and collaborated with coworkers and outside consultants on the each home I was given. Additionally, I rendered the projects/houses (project specific) as well as developed presentation material for clients upon intial review of the design.

Mar 2014 - Jun 2015

Ove Arup & Partners, San Francisco, CA, US, Cad Technician

Drafting/project set up in Revit and AutoCAD
Creation of Revit families (light fixtures) for project
Manage BIM workflow and coordination with other disciplines
Cleaned and refined architecture models for incorporation as backgrounds for MEP models
Generated lighting fixture schedules within Revit model
Started IDP initiation for hours towards AIA examination

Aug 2012 - Mar 2014

Silverman & Light, Emeryville, CA, US, Intern

Created lighting and fixture schedules on Revit
Assisted BIM Coordinator in managing linked files
Drafted RFI’s/ASI’s on AutoCad according to Engineer’s mark ups
Created office layout on Revit

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

LCA Architects, Oakland, CA, US, architecural intern

Assisted in shop drawing/submittal review
Participated in site surveys/punch walks
Drafted ASI’s

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011

Oakley and Oakley Civil and Structual Engineers, Oakland, CA, US, intern

Assisted PM’s in drafting site plans/site surveys
Created 3D models (renderings) and structural plans using Revit Structure
Created plans and elevations using AutoCad

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010


Howard University, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2012


2017 IES Award of Merit Recipient, Award

Part of design team for Kaiser Permanente Hospital in San Diego. Services included lighting design and BIM support.


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