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Andrew Emmet

Andrew Emmet

Jersey City, NJ, US

 

About 

My aim is to improve the creative and critical discourse surrounding our built environments and to enable the field of architecture to develop socially and conceptually.

  • professional experience in organizational development and nonprofit management
  • independent rendering consultant to design and real-estate firms
  • currently seeking to bring a strong arts and curatorial background to a progressive and design-oriented architecture practice

Elsewhere:

Employment 

SITU, Brooklyn, NY, US, Business Development

Lead the migration of an obsolete customer database of more than 15,000 contacts to a cutting-edge CRM platform (audited the legacy database, evaluated alternative services, developed system refinements, oversaw data cleansing and mapping, onboarded team members, implemented on schedule)

Deployed a company-wide rebranding initiative that articulated the restructuring of three divisions under one comprehensive identity—coordinating with key stakeholders on the production of brand voice guidelines, graphic standards, and roll-out strategy

Executed a website launch with integrated SEO and guided an overhaul of digital content, domain acquisition, and CMS customization

Conducted market research and generated targeted outreach campaigns to potential clients from a wide range of industries

Regularly tested and analyzed marketing performance to refine business practices

Aug 2017 - current
 

SnRM, Jersey City, NJ, US, Cofounder

Consulted international architecture, infrastructure, and development firms with graphic direction and rendering—including: Foxconn, China; Agritecture, New York; Coyaba Development, Dominican Republic

Redesigned a historical storefront into a public architectural research space and gallery

Managed a growing design library with more than 800 references in its collection

Produced original exhibitions and program content that were featured locally by organizations like the Jersey City Arts Council, Bike JC, and Transportation Alternatives

Feb 2013 - current
 

Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY, US, Development and Outreach

Increased membership by 147% while managing the membership donor program.

Coordinated development and fundraising events, including the annual Spring Benefit which grossed the highest income and sponsorship levels in the organization’s history.

Managed press relations and daily outreach for all programs through newsletters, public appearances, mailers, and social media.

Assisted the Board of Directors and Executive Director by preparing materials for board meetings, including reports, agendas, and recording minutes.

Drafted and filed more than 50 grant applications and reports and worked closely with NYSCA program officers to sponsor Independent Project grants in architecture & design.

Feb 2016 - Jun 2017
 

USHG, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, US, Events & Beverage Development

Created a custom bar program for the museum’s two restaurants with renowned chef Michael Anthony.

Produced various special catering events within the museum, including press conferences, trustees dinners, private receptions, among others.

May 2015 - Feb 2016
 

Independent Fabricator, Brooklyn, NY, US, freelance

Fabricated custom furniture and design pieces in wood and concrete, incorporating metal elements from a collaborating fabricator.

Managed client relationships and production schedule.

Sep 2011 - Oct 2012
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Undergraduate studio critic from 2010 – 2011
AIAS Lecture Chair from 2010 – 2011

Sep 2008 - May 2011
 

Awards 

ONE Lab Scholar, Scholarship

One of forty researchers engaged with the crossover of design and science at One Lab. The lab concentrates on recent advances in the biotechnology and computation, both in theory and practice.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

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