Jonathan Midgett

Jonathan Midgett

Brooklyn,NY, US

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I’m Looking for a position with a firm that allows me to grow as an architect  and substantively contribute to the team; while adding my energy, enthusiasm, and  positive intellectual currency to our endeavors on a daily basis. 


Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

● Documenting current conditions of proposed through surveys and historic research prior to the schematic design phase of a project.
● Organizing files for submission and approval by the New York Landmarks Preservation Committee and the NYC Building Department.
● Drafting plans, sections, elevations, and diagrams for various projects.
● Contributing design ideas to schematic development of certain projects using CAD and Rhino.

May 2018 - Feb 2019

Parsons New School Design Workshop, New York, NY, US, Design Team Member

• Consulted lighting and flooring experts as well as construction technicians for specifications and construction details.
• Prepared 3D models and measurements for elements of the project.
• Delegated tasks on site and committed extensive hours to manual labor in addition to design development.
• Generated physical mock-ups of construction details and massing prototypes.

Jan 2017 - Aug 2017

Celeste Umpierre-Architect, Queens , Intern

• Assisted in the design process by providing conceptual ideas through sketching and computer software.
• Created technical drawings and prepared construction documents for various projects.
• Cooperated with architects, interior designers, and engineers in building analysis and conceptual development.
• Aided in the development of a lighting design project.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2017

Read and Company Architects Inc., Baltimore, MD, US, 3D Modeling Intern

Developed diagrams used to show building program and function.
• Created renderings used for professional presentations to clients.
• Provided insight and expertise in visual graphics using 3Drendering software.
• Cooperated with other designers and architects in the development stages of structural designs.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2016

Powerhouse Growers, Vancouver, Canada (Telecommuted) , Research intern

• Contributed to the company’s website by providing valuable information on the latest trends of green urban design and sustainability.
• Produced online articles on green building and urban farming.
• Analyzed data from other sources made available through websites and journal articles from regional grass-root organizations and urban municipality websites.

Mar 2014 - Aug 2015

Jubilee Baltimore, Baltimore,MD, Community Engagement Specialist

• Created and hosted events that engaged residents in the revitalization plan of the Central-West Baltimore area.
• Analyzed survey data and Notice of Funding Availability guidelines.
• Collected ethnographic data in different areas of the community.
• Acted as a liaison between the residents of the Central-West Baltimore area and the Choice Neighborhoods advisory board.

May 2012 - Dec 2013


Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, US, MArch, School of Constructed Environments

Jan 2016 - May 2018

Towson University, Towson, MD, US, Bachelors, Urban Studies

Jan 2009 - May 2014

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Architecture and Urban Design

Urban Design Studio.
20-21 Century Architectural History.
Co-Collaboration and Creative Design.

Jan 2013 - May 2013


AIA Award, Other

I received the award for best student entry.


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