Robert Hemphill

Robert Hemphill

West Palm Beach, FL, US



I am a Graduate of the FloridaAtlantic University School of Architecture, Class of 2007. I am enrolled
in the NCARB “Intern Development Program” working towards IDPcompletion and licensure and have been interning in several design disciplines reaching upper mid-level work experience. I currently have over 4 years of experience working in various architectural firms of diversified project types and 2 ½ years of experience working in residential and commercial interior design.



Leighton design Group, Project Designer

In February of 2009 The Leighton Design Group, LLC of New York opened a new
branch in Delray Beach Florida to address the large quantity of interior design
projects in the southeastern U.S. I was initially hired as a freelance draftsman but
was made an associate of the company by demonstrating leadership capabilities,
organizational skills, and project management capabilities. My work experience
involves a large diversity of interior design projects including various home
remodeling, restaurant interiors and hospitality projects such as the new Seagate
Hotel & Spa in Delray Beach Florida. I was also assigned and operated out of the
New York office for six months to assist in a large quantity of new projects. Below is
a list of additional experience I’ve gained;
• Preparation of project from preliminary schematics to construction documents
• Coordination with project consultants & contractors
• On site project management
• Office management
• Material specification and research
• 3D model presentations to clients Via ArchiCAD 14 & Virtual building explorer
• MEP drawings
• Interior design
• Custom millwork for residential, restaurant and commercial projects

Feb 2009 - Feb 2011

Studio K Architects, Intern Architect

As an Intern with Studio K, I’ve worked closely with a team of architects on projects that vary from home remodelings, to new commercial and residential designs. I gained valuable experience with the schematic, and design development phases as well as the preparation of construction documents. I performed rapidly and efficiently to provide design solutions and to meet tight deadlines. My experience also includes:

• Project Management
• Design, Bid set, and Building permit submittals
• Project coordination with consultants
• On site analysis
• Residential remodelings (Interior & Exterior)
• 3D model renderings in Archicad 12
• MEP drawings

Feb 2008 - Nov 2008

Jeffrey Silberstein Architect, & Assoc, Intern Architect

At this firm I was introduced to some of the inner workings of the professional practice.
I participated in several important projects in diversified areas as well as performing a number of problematic solutions from concept, to design and client satisfaction of the same. Below is a list of the tasks I was responsible for;

• Building department mark ups and submittals
• Design development and Construction documents
• Freehand renderings and transferring renderings into AutoCAD
• Organizing projects and working closely with consultants
• Acquired experience in office management and administration
• Research in The International building code and the Florida Building Code
• MEP drawings

May 2007 - Sep 2007

U.S. Army Reserve, MOS: 52D (Power Generation)

Honorable Discharge

Jul 1999 - Jul 2007

TM Design Group, Inc., Summer Internship / Draftsman

During the summer semester in the FAU architecture program I participated in a summer internship with the TM Design Group. I accumulated valuable experience in developing construction drawings for a number of retail and commercial projects. Below is a list of additional experience I’ve gained;

• Operating blue printing equipment
• Transferring hand drawings to AutoCAD
• Construction documents
• building department mark-ups & submittals
• building materials research

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Building Diagnostics Associates, Summer Internship / Draftsman

Over the academic summer semester I worked with Building Diagnostics as an associate draftsman. My primary responsibilities were to visit roofs of selected buildings, perform an analysis and transfer the data into AutoCAD. Below is a list of the tasks I was responsible for;
• Commercial roof analysis
• Construction documents
• Office organizational skills

May 2003 - Aug 2003


Florida Atlantic University, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture
Maintained a 3.0 cumulative, and a 3.65 GPA in Architectural Courses

May 2002 - May 2007

Areas of Specialization