Chase Kiner

Chase Kiner

New York, NY, US

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Experienced Project Designer and Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the built environment.

Passionate about technological advancements in the building industry and always looking to share and learn with others.

Extensive skills in technical architectural modeling and drawings, programming, code analysis, and project management.



University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, GRA

Selected in competitive process to be a teaching and research assistant at University of Illinois Chicago. Assisted professors in developing courses, guided students academically, and served as a leader in program for seeking new students.

Aug 2019 - May 2021

Perkins Eastman, Chicago, IL, US, Project Designer

Responsibilities consisted mainly of construction administration and consultant coordination for multi-family and mid-rise projects. Conducted feasibility calculations and zoning requirements for proposals. Drafted precise construction drawings which lead to expediting approvals and maintaining a timely project schedule. Worked closely with office principal day-to-day and built relationships with clients as project requirements were scoped and milestones met.

May 2019 - Sep 2019

Designtrait, Austin, TX, US, Project Manager

Managed projects from direct client relationships to design, planning, development through closeout - assessing quality, coordinating timelines, reviewing change orders, and making informed recommendations based on budget, scope, and schedule. Lead the firm’s first BIM project, setting the foundations for future projects to be more efficient, accurate, and cost effective. Drafted precise construction drawings which lead to expediting city approval and maintaining an efficient project schedule.

Aug 2016 - Jun 2018

Mark Horton / Architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Junior Designer

Assisted and coordinated all phases of project development, including but not limited to construction documents, programming, schematic design, and design development. While designing, knowledge of building and planning code assured quality of project, foresaw construction and approval challenges -assuring quality from project beginning to end. Drafted drawing sets accurately and efficiently and carried through city approval.

Jan 2016 - Aug 2016


University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2018 - May 2021

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2011 - May 2015


UIC Portfolio Day Jusry Selection, 1st Place

Awarded to the most outstanding portfolio of the graduate school by the selection of an external jury.


Clemson Undergraduate Prize in Design, 1st Place

Awarded to the best architecture project of a student-wide competition in the final year at Clemson University.


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