Eric Whitaker

Eric Whitaker

Los Angeles, CA, US



Objective: Increasing experience and personal growth through work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment providing maximum efficiency and client satisfaction. 



Staging Techniques, Inc., Valencia, CA, US, Stage Manager (Administration)

Assists in the planning and execution of various creative productions through both
conceptualization and design/CAD conceptualization through delivery by means of
interaction with colleagues and clients.

Operates day to day front end operations with regional management, including
creating and maintaining relevant digital and analog files and communiques to current and future clients and office personnel as well as office-wide IT/IS support.

Mar 2014 - current

Nuvohouse, Birmingham, UK, Outside Consultant

Collaborated as part of a team recruited to develop strategies for new growth of a
small precision engineering firm with roots in Birmingham's Jewelry district.

Analyzed existing output, productivity, and financials in order to provide options for both
rapid and long term development in line with goals set in place by firm ownership.

Produced several "quick fix" options in order to boost client perception through
improvements in facilities and front-line presence including interior design changes.

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013

SBA, Culver City, CA, US, CAD Drafter/Job Captain

Assisted in preparation and coordination of construction documents and specifications
between office principal, consultants, and contractors for a variety of projects, mostly medical, in the Fresno area.

Jun 2008 - Oct 2009

Kelly Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Job Captain

Supervised individual projects in the hospitality, commercial, and residential sectors
with oversight from firm principal, as well as coordination with clients, consultants,
and contractors from schematic design, CAD development, and construction documents through project completion. (Mentored in accordance with NCARB Intern Development Program standards.)

Jul 2005 - Mar 2007


University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, US, Masters, Master of Business Administration

Selected for Global Study Program, Winter 2013 ; Cumulative GPA 3.9

Mar 2011 - Apr 2013

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, BArch, Architecture

Completed an interdisciplinary program focusing on aesthetic design and theory as well
as technical skills, urban planning, and building systems and technology across diverse practices.

Aug 1997 - May 2005

Areas of Specialization