Jennifer Ramsey AIA NCARB CAPM

Jennifer Ramsey AIA NCARB CAPM

Denver, CO

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Project Architect | Project Manager with leadership roles in all phases of University Laboratory, Community, Workplace, Aviation, Hospitality and Museum project types. Entrepreneurial self-starter who can leverage education and well-rounded experience to support the success of an Architectural and Planning practice with an analysis, planning, design, coordination and construction management skill set.

 Exposure ranging from project financial feasibility and regulatory compliance concerns to all phases of design, bidding and construction. Motivated to earn the respect of your team and to add value to your organization with an exceptional work ethic and an analytical and creative problem solving approach.  Skilled in Project Management, Design Thinking, Team Leadership, Adobe Creative Suite and Revit.



4240 Architecture, Denver, CO, Project Architect | Project Manager

+ Team, schedule and deliverable management for Project Design, Code compliance, Presentation, Coordination, Documentation and Construction Administration of adaptive re-use, hospitality, conference and mixed-use projects.

+ Client and consultant point of contact for National Park Service, Landmark Design Committee, Site Plan and Building Permit requirements, coordination and submissions.

Dec 2018 - current

Fentress Architects, Denver, CO, Project Architect | Project Designer | Associate

+ Project Design, Presentation, Coordination, Documentation and Construction
Administration responsibilities for Architecture and Interior Architecture scopes for large, complex Aviation and Museum projects.

+ Successful management of 1-6-person production teams under tight deadlines. Ensured correct documentation of design and technical intent within deliverables.

+ Leader of firm-wide Design Committee. Initiatives included ideation, coordination and content for design, graphics and marketing integration initiatives.

Oct 2014 - Sep 2018

Gensler, Denver CO, Project Architect

+ Primary client, engineering, CM and BIM coordination point of contact for large and small Class A open plan workplace and small retail projects within Interior Studio.

+ Contributed to design direction, coordination problem-solving and CD level documentation for an overwhelmed project team within two days of hire.

+ Recognized source for design driven technical detailing capability and BIM design presentation & construction documentation knowledge within studio.

Dec 2013 - Oct 2014

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Junior Architect

+ Progressive responsibility within various project types, scales, team structures and schedules. Client facing design, coordination, documentation and construction administration roles on university lab buildings and library renovations and Class-A office space with budgets ranging from $1M - $60M. Experience with both large and small teams in-house and within multi-office networks for conventional, phased and fast-track delivery methods.

+ 5 years in all phases of design, bidding and construction including master planning studies, conceptual frameworks within schematic design, materials and regulatory research during design development, detailing and consultant coordination for construction documents, meetings for bidding, submittal and RFI review to punch-listing and project close-out.

+ Leadership role within multi-office Strategic Planning Initiative Careers program. Initiatives include bi-weekly educational happy hours, Intern Development Program presentations and office expertise list management.

+ Coordination and team management success with limited resources and tight deadlines

+ Master of Autodesk Revit [Building Information Modeling] software including workflow and cost implications.

Jul 2008 - Nov 2013

Wall's Automated Building Systems, Inc. & Harlin J. Wall Architect & Associates, State College, PA, US, Jane of all Trades

+ Research and first draft author of business plan and patent writing for innovative housing development technology in conjunction with Patent Lawyer, Penn State Small Business Development Center and CPA

+ Marketing analysis, graphics, presentation and correspondence preparation associated with 3 venture capital and local and state officials proposals

+ HUD, Building Code and Property Management assistance for 110 Section 8 apartments including project accounting responsibilities and processing

+ Land Planning and Schematic Design for modular condominium development and manufacturing facilities

Jan 2005 - Jun 2008

H & H Resources, Punxsutawney, PA, US, Construction Intern

+ Renovation crew member for conversion of multi-unit residential property into 10 apartments including hands-on demolition, framing, electrical and plumbing service installation and finish carpentry work

+ Provided architectural support for design and interior finishes selection

May 2004 - Aug 2004

Volunteer - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Visual Communications Assistant

+ Advisor and Juror to 100+ students within first-year architectural studio focusing on visual conceptualization and communication of theoretical texts [Italo Calvino Harvard lectures]

Jan 2003 - May 2003

CEDCO Engineers, DuBois, PA, Engineering Intern

+ NPDES Permitting assistance for 23 unit residential development involving local government, PA DEP, and US Army Corps of Engineers including stream realignment, flood plain encroachment, wetland delineation, and encroachment remediation

+ Assisted with residential structural inspection report and court testimony preparation

May 2002 - Aug 2002


Project Management Institute (PMI), New York, NY, US, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Sep 2020 - current

Autodesk University, Las Vegas, NV, US, Autodesk Revit Certified Professional

+ Extensive experience with Revit as a design, documentation and presentation tool

Nov 2012 - current

Cameron MaCallister, On-Site, Presentation Seminar

+ Most junior employee selected for company sponsored presentation seminar session

+ Intensive two-day small group coaching by top industry consultant

Mar 2012 - current

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

+ Panama City Studio Panama 03 / 2005
+ Sede di Roma Italy 08 - 12 / 2004
+ Berlin Studio Germany 03 / 2002

Aug 2000 - current

American Institute of Architects, Colorado, BArch, Practice + Design Committee member and Conference

Oct 2019 - Oct 2019

American Institute of Architects, A '18 National Convention

Jun 2018 - Jun 2018


Registered Architect - Colorado, Other


Registered Architect - Pennsylvania, Other


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