CJ Anderson

CJ Anderson

New York, NY, US



Interested in all aspects of design in all fields of creative intent ranging from architecture, product design, planning, graphic design, marketing and branding. Proficient in problem solving, inventive solutions and team leadership.


Stephen B. Jacobs Group, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

- Project manager of a 110,000SF hotel in Brooklyn, New York;
- Involved in all phases of presentation, client relationships, and all phases of permitting and approvals;
- Lead architect in MEP, structural and programmatic coordination with designing architects and engineers;
- Proficient in drafting and supervision of working drawings in all phases of design;
- All phases of construction administration and post construction reviews and post-occupancy surveys;

Oct 2013 - current

LEESER ARCHITECTURE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer / Project Architect

-Construction administration on one million square foot theater in Brooklyn's Bam Theater District;
-Review and approval of shop drawings and on-site construction;
-Coordination with mechanical, structural and acoustical engineers;
-Client and contractor relations and the preparation of meeting and presentation material;
-Involved in competition drawing and render production for multiple international building proposals;
-Model construction and presentation;
-Team lead designer on a 6 building renovation and re-purpose proposal beating out 4 other proposals for the project job.
-Experience in close clientele and developer coordination and design development meetings

Nov 2012 - Oct 2013

Rafael Viñoly Architects, Abu Dhabi, AE, Team Leader / Architect

-Design leader for two faculty-housing buildings at New York University, Abu Dhabi design-build project;
-Managed and organized a team of a drafts men and two coordinating architects;
-Coordination in structural, MEP, and acoustical engineering for two 21,000 square meter buildings;
-Implemented knowledge of international building code and accessible design;
-Proficient in the drawing and arrangement of construction drawings and drawing sets;
-Designed of site wide furnishings and lighting design for 500,000 square meter campus;
-Prepared and presented models, drawings and digital presentations to client and contracting parties;
-Involved in site inspections and submittal review of as-built construction drawings;
-Experienced with the correction and approval of subcontractor shop drawings for construction.

Nov 2010 - Jul 2012


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2010


Raoul Wallenberg Competition, Honorable Mention

One of 24 hand selected students from a graduating class of over 100 to compete in the university competition. The competition explored architecture as a humane and social art with the theme, “Architecture as Infrastructure”.


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