Drew Finke

Drew Finke

San Francisco, CA, US





CODE Studio, Austin, TX, US, Graphic Designer

• Modeled potential development scenarios for growing and established cities in SketchUp.
• Interpreted zoning codes to create diagrams and 3D models that illustrate intent of codes.
• Developed site-specific building and massing models with articulated facades.
• Updated and standardized graphics library to acheive a consistent style across projects
• Prepared and edited client documents, including charrette notes and zoning codes.
• Prepared and edited RFQ and RFP documents and presentations for project bids.

Feb 2012 - Aug 2013

The Daily Texan, Austin, TX, US, Associate Editor

• Edited and designed page layout for UT student newspaper — daily circulation of 30,000.
• Managed and edited 20+ columnists and contributed to daily editorials.
• Researched and developed sources for weekly opinion columns.

May 2012 - May 2013


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, BArch, Architecture

Jun 2007 - May 2013

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, Bachelors, Urban Studies

Jun 2007 - May 2013


Vauxhall - The Missing Link Competition, Honorable Mention

• International competition to revitalize a post-industrial neighborhood along the Thames River.
• Received Honorable Mention in student category.
• Images from competition entry published in the London Evening Standard.
• Received UT Austin Mike Hogg Centennial Scholarship to visit competition site in London.


Design Distinction for Comprehensive Studio, Nomination

Nominated for exceptional design and production in third-year comprehensive design studio.


Areas of Specialization