Michael Marable

Michael Marable

San Diego, CA, US



A motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills and a proven track record in the ability to lead and motivate others. Has a cultivated affinity for preliminary design and design development. Well developed acumen for multi-tasking in collaborative and non-collaborative design resolution processes. Proven skills in Revit, AutoCAD, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp and capable of quickly learning other required programs. Architectural education in conjunction with military experience makes him a highly versatile architectural drafter/designer candidate for a multitude of positions.


United States Navy, San Diego, CA, US, Surface Warfare Officer

Surface Warfare Officers are Navy officers whose training and primary duties focus on the operation of Navy ships at sea and the management of various shipboard systems. Navy systems such as the vertical launch system that fires surface-to-air and cruise missiles require the skills and expertise of people trained in high-tech fields.

Relevant Military Experience:
10 years of active duty service (LT/O-3/GS-7/GS-9)
Managed budgets ($10K-$1.2M)
Managed personnel (5-150)
Managed materials and equipment (value > $10M)
Recipient of various Military Awards and Ribbons

Dec 2000 - Feb 2011


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Building upon the foundation of a bachelor’s degree in architecture or similar credentials, this degree is fully accredited by the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB). From teaching sustainable design to professional development, the faculty at NewSchool use practical instruction to help prepare the student for their prospective career.

Program Course Sequence: From core classes to final electives, NewSchool’s Master of Architecture program instills the foundational knowledge and then expands on the advanced principles of becoming a successful architect.

Jun 2010 - Jul 2013

Savannah State University, Savannah, GA, US, Bachelors, Civil Engineering Technologies

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,

The curriculum in civil engineering technology is designed to provide ample instruction in those areas of knowledge required for successful performance in the following capacities as well as in other construction related positions:

Architectural and Structural Draftsman and Designer - plans, designs, and supervises construction of frame, steel, and concrete structures; makes architectural inspections and appraisals for architects and builders.
Highway Engineering Technologist - collects and tests soil samples, concrete and other materials to ascertain their physical characteristics for use in highway construction; establishes the location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas and contours of land needed for highway construction and prepares hard copy, draft or computer generated drawings of same.

Estimator - determines quantities and costs of materials and labor required to erect structures.

Materials Tester - determines mechanical properties of materials used in the erection of structures and highways.

Surveyor - supervises, directs, and is responsible for the accuracy of the work of an engineering survey party engaged in determining the location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours on the earth's surface for purposes of securing data for building and highway construction, map-making, land-valuation, mining, or other purposes.

Environmental Technologist - Plans, designs, and monitors water, wastewater, and other environmental pollution control systems

Aug 1995 - Dec 2000


2013 San Diego Union Tribune Article featured thesis projects, Honorable Mention

San Diego Union Tribune
1 of 5 selected Thesis Projects “Submergia” featured in a June 2013 article titled “San Diego’s future skyline?”


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