Jessica King

Jessica King

Brooklyn, NY, US




To work in an environment that pushes the current limits of my abilities and allows me the opportunity to gain the respect of my peers.


Architectural designer with 5 years of experience in commercial, cultural, and high-end residential designs.  Effective team player known for extensive work ethic, problem solving, and sense of humor.  Repeated success maximizing effective communication through drawings and an excellent record with client and consultant relations.

Core Strengths:

Construction documentations sets and detailing

Consultant coordination

NYC filing experience, DOB, OER, Landmarks

Client interaction


Project - Space, New York, NY, US, Graduate Architect

Small office, 3 designers, so played an integral role in all aspects of design and delivery of projects. Gained extensive experience with NYC filing/code regulations, detailing, material research, construction document sets, and consultant coordination.

Apr 2012 - current

Ryan Enschede Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, architect

Working mainly with Passive House Design, majority of projects involve designing, permitting, and overseeing installation of solar electric systems. Also involved in small renovation projects throughout the New York City area.

Jan 2012 - Apr 2013

HealthxDesign, Brooklyn, NY, US, Staff Designer

HealthxDesign is an initiative exploring the role of design, including the built environment, to improve health and other related social justice outcomes. My responsibilities include designing and maintaining our website, playing an integral role in all strategic planning, graphic design, assisting with proposal writing, developing conceptual models, presentations, and planning/leading an open design charrette.

Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

Vaughan Associates Architects, Jackson, TN, US, architect

Architect involved in all aspects of the design process. Projects designed using Autodesk Revit.
Took the lead for schematic design on a number of projects including a 10,000 square foot church, a branch bank, and a commercial storefront. I also worked within a team on the CA of a 27,000 square foot personal residence in Jackson, TN.

Oct 2008 - Jul 2009

Looney Ricks Kiss, Memphis, TN, US, architect

Architect in the Commerical Department, participated in all aspects of the design process from project conception through construction administration. Worked on a variety of projects and project types including but not limited to, banks, multi-family housing, Memphis Airport parking renovation, FedEx Family House, programming of a possible relocation of a local college into an abandoned 1.4 million square foot warehouse space, and courtyard and plaza design.

Sep 2006 - Sep 2008


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Post Professional Graduate Architecture

Acquired a Master's of Science in Architecture.
Thesis Title: The Urbanization of Architecture, Architecture as Empowerment
Thesis explored slum conditions in Accra, Ghana and development deployable housing for female day laborers there.

Aug 2009 - Jan 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, US, BArch, Architecture

5 year accredited BArch program
Received the AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit, for highest graduating G.P.A.

Aug 2001 - May 2006


AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit, 1st Place

Award given for highest graduating G.P.A. in my undergraduate class.


Areas of Specialization