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Chris Tisdell

Chris Tisdell

Natick, MA, US

 
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate, Wellesley, MA, US, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is the largest residential brokerage in the country by transaction volume. As a licensed real estate salesperson, I am responsible for advising the clients (both home buyers and home sellers) throughout all aspects of their real estate transaction.

The Real Estate Salesperson responsibilities include coordinating with attorneys/salespersons/inspectors/mortgage lenders throughout the real estate transaction, developing digital and physical marketing, actively prospecting through mailing/calls, coordinating open houses, participating in community programs, and striving to be knowledgeable of evolving housing market conditions.

Jul 2018 - current
 

IA Interior Architects, Boston, MA, US, Job Captain (Associate)

The Job Captain is responsible for all aspects during the development of Construction Documents throughout the design process. This includes the review of Construction Documents to ensure compliance with firm standards, mechanical, building systems, codes and ADA requirements, coordination with Senior technical staff and design staff to provide technical solutions for design dilemmas.

Management of the project through contract administration phase, coordinate engineering consultant’s work to ensure compliance with design solution and timely submission of documents, support for field surveys, manage contract administration budget for assigned projects, ensure adherence to set budget, and participate in weekly construction meetings with the designers, construction and engineering teams, clients and developers/building owners to ensure design intent is met throughout the construction process.

Jan 2018 - Jul 2018
 

IA Interior Architects, Boston, MA, US, Job Captain

The Job Captain is responsible for all aspects during the development of Construction Documents throughout the design process. This includes the review of Construction Documents to ensure compliance with firm standards, mechanical, building systems, codes and ADA requirements, coordination with Senior technical staff and design staff to provide technical solutions for design dilemmas.

Management of the project through contract administration phase, coordinate engineering consultant’s work to ensure compliance with design solution and timely submission of documents, support for field surveys, manage contract administration budget for assigned projects, ensure adherence to set budget, and participate in weekly construction meetings with the designers, construction and engineering teams, clients and developers/building owners to ensure design intent is met throughout the construction process.

Jan 2017 - Dec 2017
 

IA Interior Architects, Boston, MA, US, Intermediate Designer

The Intermediate Designer is responsible for completion of technical drawings, working alongside the design team to develop design ideas, provide preliminary review of engineering drawings to ensure they comply with design solution and assist senior designers in selecting fixtures and finishes. Also, developing preliminary space plans at a high level, suggesting details for interior design projects, researching and collecting details for furniture and finish cost estimates. Assisting senior staff with verification of site details to support designs, correcting drawings red lined by others, provide documentation support and supporting the team in collecting information for client assessment.

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
 

Domesticat, San Diego, CA & Roanoke, VA, Co-Founder & Principal Designer

DOMESTICAT, designed, manufactured and built modern homes and products for cats. As owner and principal designer, responsibilities included design, detailing, sourcing, product development, coordination, manufacturing, and determining production/shipping costs from prototype to full scale production stage.

Jan 2014 - Dec 2016
 

IA Interior Architects, Boston, MA, US, Junior Designer

The Junior Designer is responsible for working with design team to develop design ideas, assisting senior designers in selecting fixtures and finishes, developing preliminary space plans, assist with detailing, production of furniture & finish packages along with cost estimating. Assisting senior staff with verification of site details to support designs, correct drawings red lined by others, provide documentation support and supporting the team in collecting information for client assessment.

Oct 2014 - Nov 2015
 

FormTex Plastics, Houston, TX, US, AutoCAD 2D/3D Designer

The AutoCAD 2D/3D Designers responsibilities included developing custom plastic packaging from design to production for medical, industrial, electronic and food based clients in the United States and Mexico. SolidWorks and AutoCAD 2D/3D software were utilized to design/create rapid prototypes to test fit, function, and client specifications prior to full scale production.

May 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

NewSchool of Architecture + Design, NAAB, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

AIA Henry Adams Medal Recipient
Dean's and President's List: 2011-2013
GPA: 3.83

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Candidate for Master of Architecture Degree
GPA: 3.67

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010
 

Boston University, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Arts
Major: Psychology / Minor: Visual Arts

Sep 2004 - May 2008
 

Awards 

AIA Henry Adams Medal Recipient, Award

For more than a century, the AIA has provided a medal of excellence to the top graduating students in National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) or Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) accredited degrees, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture, or Doctor or Architecture. The award is named in honor of Henry Adams (1838-1918), a historian, author, and scholar who donated his book, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, and eventually the royalties from his book, to the AIA.

2013
 

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