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Hannah Watson

Hannah Watson

Broomfield, CO, US

 
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About 

Architectural Designer, actively seeking licensure, with over 6 years experience. Skilled in creative problem solving while maintaining acute attention to detail. Experienced in leading teams through design development and production of construction documents.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

RedT Homes, Denver, CO, US, Architecture Associate

Collaborate on a 2-person team to fulfill full entitlement and architectural services on multi-family residential (IBC and IRC) and commercial projects. And to fulfil full architectural services on TI and single-family remodels/additions.

Manage design, finish selections, and construction on in-house developments consisting of single-family residential remodels.

Develop and execute business outreach plan for obtaining new clients.

Develop new firm SOPs including drafting and design standards, file naming conventions, and file organization practices.

May 2019 - current
 

Newberry Architecture, Houston, TX, US, Design Associate II

Assisted in Schematic Design, lead Design Development, and managed production of Construction Documents while ensuring the project stays within the client’s desired scope, the project’s schedule, and the project’s allotted hours.

Managed self and teams of up to 4 people on specific projects, working on both new construction (up to 15,000 sf), remodels, and multi-use projects.

Coordinated with consultants to ensure a cohesive and comprehensive project without sacrificing architectural design.

Coordinated with General Contractors and managed production of additional architectural drawings and details as needed throughout construction administration.

Made site visits during construction administration to ensure compliance with architectural designs as well as troubleshoot challenges in the field.

Trained and mentored new staff on firm policies and design/drafting standards, assist less experienced staff in design development and production of architectural details.

Oct 2016 - May 2019
 

Kristian Bell Construction, Houston, TX, US, Building Designer

Attended new client meetings, developed scope of work, and created contracts for both design services and construction services.

Produced schematic designs, construction documents, interior finish plans, and
product specifications according to clients’ needs. Obtained permits for all
construction projects. Provided interior design services including finishes and furnishings.

Worked closely with Superintendents to ensure architectural designs are executed properly. Produced shop drawings for in-house carpenters for all millwork. Coordinated purchasing of materials for office and jobsite, managed the inventory of said materials.

Responsible for company marketing including social media and print materials.

Feb 2014 - Oct 2016
 

Education 

University of Houston, Houston, TX, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2012
 

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