Michael Poage

Michael Poage

San Diego, CA, US



Skilled in drafting and construction documents. Strong skills in CAD based softwares with the ability to learn new programs quickly. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites. Creative and enthusiastic individual with great problem solving skills and attention to detail. Works well in challenging, fast-paced and deadline-oriented environments, individually or as part of a team.


Diehl Group Architects, Encinitas, CA, US, Draftsman and Technical Support

Sep 2014 - current

Domeier Architects Inc., San Diego, CA, US, Junior Designer and Inspector

- Architectural responsibilities include: Zoning / Code Analysis, Space Planning, Schematic Design, Programming, Drafting, Graphic Design, Project Management.

- Forensic responsibilities include: Inspections, Defect Issue Reports, Cost of Repair Estimates, Scope of Work Analysis, Subcontractor Allocations.

- Ability to create schematic renderings and floor plans. Created schematic design for fire station rehabilitation proposal that would bring the existing structure up-to-date with modern standards while retaining it’s original character.

- Emphasized company brand and character while designing company brochures, letterhead and promotional materials for business development.

- Created and organized job files and contact information for new and existing clients while managing a variety of design and forensic projects.

- Ensured the status of budgets, deadlines and work product on all company job files through weekly scheduled staff meetings.

- Ability to read and analyze construction documents, submittals, specifications, RFI’s and other construction administration documents.

Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

Foundation For Form, San Diego, CA, US, Junior Designer

- Used ArchiCad to perform a myriad of team tasks including drafting plans, elevations, details and complete construction documents.

- Generated Color & Material Boards on multi-family projects for professional submittal.

- Ability to create a full set of construction documents including zoning / code analysis, plan-check requirements and submittal process.

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013


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

Aug 2010 - Jun 2013

University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, US, Bachelors, Mechanical Engineering

Aug 2007 - Jun 2010

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