Patrick Jackson

Patrick Jackson

Newport Beach, CA, US

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Senior Designer/Project Architect with variety of experience in creating and developing design concepts and solutions. Passion for design and attraction to creating elegant and practically functional things. Possess design sensibilities to strategize, initiate, develop, research and create architectural and spatial answers in a collaborative and imaginative environment at diverse phases. Self-driven with strong communication skills to articulate design narratives in graphic and written forms. Ease of personality to work well in different workplace environments.


South Coast Architects, Newport Beach, CA, US, Project Manager/Senior Designer

Project Manager/Senior Designer

• Maintained superb design standards in creating concise and thorough drawing
packages from concept to construction phases
• Created elegant exterior and interior 3D digital models and renderings
essential to overall design direction
• Possessed interpersonal and communication skills to lead and connect design
team along same path for project success
• Compiled interior drawing sets that included appliance/plumbing packages,
detailed material and manufacturer specifications, and interior renderings
matched with meticulous enlarged elevations/floor plans
• Managed communication with clients, general contractor, consultants,
tradespeople, material suppliers, and various design professionals
• Applied zoning and code standards into viable architectural solutions
• Displayed arbitration talents in managing exchanges with planners and
governing officials to attain agency approval procedures
• Honed comfortability and ease with interfacing and presenting to clients
• Conducted product and material research while coordinating with vendors
for most appropriate solutions to reinforce design intent
• Implemented new digital and physical platforms for increased
marketability/exposure to attract new clients
• Directed digital drawing hub for information exchange within design team
• Played key role in selecting, refining and synthesizing various contractual
proposals in assembling of construction /consultant teams

Jul 2020 - current

Horst Architects, Laguna Beach, CA, US, Project Manager/Project Architect

Project Manager/Architect/Designer

• Assembled drawing packages throughout all phases
• Produced convincing presentation renderings
• Led information exchange between trade experts and manufacturers
• Created renderings, exhibits, diagrams and 3D models through extensive
use of SketchUp and Maxwell to generate understanding and support
essential to project development and approval
• Developed conceptual design sketches into detailed drawing submittals
• Played pivotal role in organizing consultant team while managing
schedules, budgets, and industry standards
• Created design presentations with proficiency in multiple
Adobe Creative Suite platforms
• Facilitated key decisions between construction team and ownership
• Prepared and reviewed proposals, contracts, and consultant agreements
• Performed site analysis investigation and coordinated survey information
• Interpreted code and zoning standards
• Maintained and coordinated client relations.

Mar 2016 - Mar 2020

Perkowitz and Ruth-International Studio/ Retail Design Collaborative, Long Beach, CA, US, Job Captain/Designer III

Job Captain/Designer III

• Developed large scale design strategies within varied programmatic requirements
• Took on task of developing designs of break-out rooms to act as collaborative pods crucial to the office’s functionality
• Managed BIM software
• Compiled thorough set of design development and construction packages
• Created cost-saving analysis aimed to re-purpose existing features
• Led coordination efforts of Revit model across diverse consultant disciplines
• Performed on-site investigations of existing conditions

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016

Visioneering Studios Inc, Irvine, CA, US, Designer II

Designer II/Intermediate Architect/Job Captain

• Created drawing package for 52,000 sq/ft. worship facility
• Translated information within diverse consultant team
• Created essential documentation and responses to obtain permits
• Helped conduct meetings with City of Los Angeles building officials
• Made materials and method investigations with manufacturers and tradesmen
• Prepared presentation documents and developed 3D renderings
• Attended key meetings to engage with client and maintain relations
• Conducted pre-design due-diligence research for regulatory approval
• Conducted communication with facility staff, faculty, and ownership
• Performed on-site visits and punch-walks with project architect
• Played central role in organizing architectural Revit model

Mar 2010 - Jul 2015

Bauer and Wiley Architects, Newport Beach, Architectural Designer

Designer I, Designer II [2005-2009]

• Created and managed BIM design packages and drawing sets
• Managed information flow to and from job site
• Developed project documents during all phases
• Conducted product research and maintained contact with vendors
• Created 3D digital models to developing building envelope/massing
• Applied corporate standards into spatial solutions
• Gathered and synthesized information for master planning

Oct 2005 - Oct 2009

LPA Inc., Irvine, CA, US, Technical Designer

Technical Designer, Designer I [2004-2005]
• Demonstrated and developed strong CAD competency
• Fostered team atmosphere within collaborative environment
• Conducted analysis of building code requirements
• Produced and organized documentation for working drawings
• Fostered design communication skills through sketching and hand drawings

Jul 2004 - Oct 2005


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecutre

Oct 1998 - Jul 2004

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