Jessica Underhill

Jessica Underhill

New York, NY, US




Daniel Frisch Architecture, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Design work from schematic design through construction of residential projects, including site documentation, schematic design, design development, and construction documentation

Preparation of drawings and documents for building review boards, filing with the Department of buildings, and Landmark Preservation Commission

Attending design development and job site meetings with clients, contractors, engineers, and vendors

Mar 2012 - current

ecoMOD, Charlottesville, VA, US, Student

ecoREMOD2 | ecoMOD (a design/build studio) partnered with the Falmouth Field School on the design and build of a kitchen and bathroom addition to a historic home in Falmouth, Jamaica

Participated with research, historic documentation of the existing building and site, conceptual designs, construction drawings, surveying, grading, and site design, masonry, and rough and finished carpentry

Jan 2011 - Jun 2011

SMBW, Richmond, VA, US, Extern

Edited AutoCAD construction documents, expanded on digital site and massing model, attended meetings, research

Jan 2011 - Jan 2011

EADG, Shanghai, CN, Intern

Collaborated on design, developed sketches and schematic digital models, drafted AutoCAD plans, drafted, photoshopped and detailed master plans, prepared presentations for clients, research

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010

P.C. Enhancements, Exmore, VA, US, Computer technician

Hardware and software repairs, customer service, sales, office management

Mar 2006 - Aug 2008


University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor’s of Science in Architecture | Pre-professional concentration | Minor in Architectural History

Lessons in Making Teaching Assistant | Architectural drawing and freehand sketching independent study

UVA Architecture in Beijing | summer 2010

UVA Falmouth Field School in Historic Preservation in Falmouth, Jamaica | summer 2011

Aug 2008 - May 2011

Eastern Shore Community College, Melfa, VA, US, Associates in General Studies

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society | All-state Virginia Academic Scholar | Nominated to All-USA Academic Team

Aug 2006 - May 2008

Areas of Specialization