Jessica Schwartz

Jessica Schwartz

San Diego, CA, US




Cache, Inc., San Diego, CA, US, Stylist/ Assistant Manager

Enhancing customer service skills in order to understand how to establish repeat client bases, sell products, and understand customer's needs vs. wants. My primary goal is to align customer interests with corporate interests in order to facilitate the happiness of both parties, while simultaneously managing employees.

Sep 2011 - current

Thomas and Reel Engineering Consultants, Savannah, GA, Architectural Intern/ Consultant

Provided architectural and structural drafting services under the supervision of structural engineers. Tasks Include:
• Created structural construction documents for local buildings and residences
• Drew and edited construction details in Revit and AutoCAD
• Drew and modified new and existing plans in Revit and AutoCAD
• Designed structural systems with the guidance of supervisors on an as-needed basis.
• Performed HVAC tonnage calculations for residences and commercial buildings using ResCalc Check and Block Load

Sep 2011 - Dec 2012

Self Employed, Savannah, GA, Designer/Consultant/Tutor

Offered design skills and guidance in the selection of products and finish colors, space planning and other decorative solutions in a variety of styles for private residences. Provided rendering services for clients such as Earth Comfort Natural Heating and Cooling. Tutored programs such as Revit, AutoCad, Photoshop, and InDesign to peers.

Jan 2010 - Dec 2011

Samaha Associates, P.C., Fairfax, VA, US, Intern Architect

Provided support to all personnel in the office in a variety of tasks, including.
• Surveying existing sites and reading existing plans
• Checking shop drawings and submittals
• Architectural space planning/interior design
• Presentation graphics, renderings, power points, and boards
• Attending community meetings to gather relevant information

Jan 2008 - Dec 2011

Foundation for Applied Technical Education, Burke, VA, US, Intern Construction Worker

Worked with selected others to learn and apply important construction techniques in real life situations under the supervision of a Super Intendant. Accomplishments include the following:
• Demolishing existing ramp and stair
• Building a recreational/loading deck that meets ADA requirements
• Constructing a wall to separate two rooms
• Building a fence to surround the work area

Jun 2005 - Aug 2005


Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

4.0 GPA

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, BArch, Fine Arts in Architecture

Minor in Sustainable Design, graduated Cum Laude (3.69 GPA)

Sep 2008 - Jun 2012


Cum Laude, Other


Areas of Specialization