Erin Conner-Diven

Erin Conner-Diven

Stamford, CT, US




Randall Mars Architect, McLean, VA, US, Intern

+ built scale models of projects for presentation to clients
+ took as-built measurements of clients’ homes and translated these into CAD drawings - plans, sections, and elevations
+ assisted in design development of new projects

Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

+ Blacksburg: assisted Bill Galloway (the former director of School of Architecture + Design) with research regarding the resdesign of the school website
+ Alexandria: served as teaching assitant for professors in the school; help to address problems in the 601 Prince building

Aug 2013 - May 2015

Anthem Branding, Boulder, CO, US, Account Manager

+ Anthem Branding is a boutique branding, advertising, and marketing firm that works with clients ranging from Vail Resorts to some of the best restaurants in Denver to start-up tech companies all across the country
+ managed over 30 clients and projects from initial setup to completion, staying in constant contact with clients, domestic and overseas vendors / suppliers, and the production and creative departments
+ presented clients with creative and innovative branding, marketing, and product ideas
+ actively participated in team brainstorming sessions on new ideas for clients

Sep 2011 - May 2012

Tetra Tech, San Diego, CA, US, Field Technician

+ conducted focused rare plant surveys throughout different ranges on the marine base
+ served as the Radio Safety Officer for the team while also in charge of field notes and GPS tracking

Apr 2011 - Jun 2011

Dudek, Encinitas, CA, US, Editorial Assistant

+ Dudek is an environmental consulting firm with 6 offices throughout California
+ compiled and maintained the administrative record for two of the largest projects at Dudek
+ assisted in the editing of deliverables including researching required references and species information for environmental impact reports

Aug 2009 - Feb 2011


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, MArch, Architecture

+ current G.P.A.: 3.87
+ winner of the First Year Architecture Graduate Student Book Award, awarded to an outstanding first year architecture graduate student
+ master's thesis completed in October 2015: "Rehabilitation and Architecture - How architecture can provide rehabilitation for its patients, for its city"

Aug 2012 - Oct 2015

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, US, BArch, Environmental Science

+ graduated two quarters early
+ conducted research for the USGS on the Alaskan Dall Sheep in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska

Sep 2005 - Dec 2008


First Year Architecture Graduate Student Book Award, 1st Place

Awarded to an outstanding first year architecture graduate student.


Honors Program, University of California Santa Barbara, Other

Accepted into the Honors Program for freshman year of college.


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