Andrew Becker

Andrew Becker

Chicago, IL, US





Surface Solutions, Inc., Commercial Project Drafter

- Managed the drawing production of stone and solid surface materials for commercial and residential projects ranging from large scale health care facilities to custom kitchens
- Delivered accurate communication of project information including field technical support, shop drawing production, scheduling and item tracking
- Established internal and external digital communications standards to advance the effectiveness of project management strategies

Apr 2010 - Jul 2011

Gerhard Zinserling Architects, Intern Architect

- Accumulated critical design theory and practical experience through the exploration of creative solutions to urban conditions, including residential and dental facility projects
- Executed the full scope of architectural drawings to comply with building and zoning codes including: plans, elevations, sections, construction details, and plumbing/electrical/HVAC layouts
- Researched materials and alternative energy solutions throughout simultaneous projects

May 2008 - Aug 2008

BSB Design, Intern Architect

- Accelerated the schematic and design development stages of twelve single family residences
- Developed the graphic design for the award winning Pattern Book, assisting homeowners to preserve character during home additions and modifications for the City of West Des Moines, IA
- Coordinated projects with design guidelines for building and neighborhood code requirements

May 2007 - Dec 2007


Iowa State University, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2003 - May 2009

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