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Josiah Hinkle

Josiah Hinkle

Miami, FL, US

 
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About 

Josiah David Hinkle has been developing his drawings since childhood.  His design education began very early at Miami's highly respected, Design & Architecture Senior High. He earned a scholarship to attend Syracuse University, an institution consistently ranked among the top architecture schools in the United States, where he completed his Bachelor of Architecture. He has worked for and with developers, city planners, realtors, architects, interior designers and design professionals  both nationally and internationally. For Mr. Hinkle, architecture is simply a means to follow a passion for drawing that has been consistent throughout his life. The drawings and the visualizations he creates today receive the same care and attention to detail as the sketchbooks that have accompanied his journey.

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Employment 

Rodriguez Architects, Inc., Miami, FL, US, Project Coordinator

- Drafting and coordination of contract documents for Church campuses up to 65,000 sq. ft. using AutoCAD
- Authored firm biography and project descriptions for use in RFQs and web publications which resulted in the award of a municipal continuing contract.
- Wrote proposals/agreements that successfully on-boarded private sector clients.
- Created visualizations for print and video for project marketing.
- Coordinated with consultants and co-managed construction administration for CM-at-Risk projects

Dec 2018 - current
 

Hinkle Design Group LLC, Miami, Architectural Visualizations Consultant

- Photo-real day and evening visualizations for multi-family projects up to 700,000 S.F.
- Interior design, lighting design and virtual reality renderings for senior living condos
- Concept design for 100,000 S.F. Luxury residential tower in Kingston, Jamaica
- Collaboration with project analysts to developed investment marketing package

Jan 2018 - current
 

CMA Design Studio Inc., Miami, FL, US, Architectural Visualizer

- Renderings and virtual walk-throughs of Hospitality & Luxury Residential projects for use in weekly client meetings
- Introduced an alternative rendering software solution which decreased visualization production time by over 66%
- Authored collaboration oriented SketchUp models to produce renderings, elevations, and design options for a 300,000 sq. ft. multifamily high rise in Coral Gables, Florida
- Created detailed photo-realistic renderings of a 5-acre multi-building resort complex in Harbor Island, The Bahamas
- Established 3D digital asset library in collaboration with firm designers which raised the level of detail in 3D models and renderings while decreasing overall production time

May 2018 - Dec 2018
 

Castellanos Design Studio, Coral Gables, Project Manager

- Design and coordination of hospitality, commercial and residential projects
- Collaboration with an interior design firm to bring project plans into ADA compliance
- Worked with local permitting office to develop code compliant construction documents

Aug 2017 - Jan 2018
 

Slightly North of Broad, Charleston, SC, US, Culinary Intern

- Guided tours through top Charleston restaurants
- Conducted interviews with culinary professionals about the challenges faced in restaurant design
-Training experience within a restaurant from the kitchen to the front-of-house.

Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Dalpos Architects & Integrators, Miami, Student Designer

- Design and planning for multi-family and retail projects using AutoCAD and Revit
- Developed firm marketing materials, web content and coordinated website updates

Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
 

Timothy James Slawson, P.A., Key Largo, FL, US, Student Designer

- Assisted with the development of Construction Documents for luxury custom homes
- Provided in-house architectural visualizations using SketchUp
- Visited construction sites and attended client meetings with the architect
- Documented existing conditions for new and ongoing projects
- Managed website updates, provided IT assistance and aided with correspondence

Jul 2010 - Aug 2016
 

Education 

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

- 5-year professional degree in architecture
- Culinary arts elective coursework
- Work-Study as a reference assistant at the architecture library, plotting lab aid, food services team member.

Oct 2011 - May 2017
 

Design and Architecture Senior High, Miami, FL, US, High School, Architecture

Design magnet school with fine arts foundation
3 years of architecture coursework

Aug 2007 - Jul 2011
 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, Career Explorations in Architecture

Architecturally focused pre-college program

Jul 2010 - Jul 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills