Benjamin Meade

Benjamin Meade

San Jose, CA, US




California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Mentor

Part of the first group of mentors in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design. As a part of select 5th-year students, I participated in the program providing younger students with an opportunity to gain perspective and growth in the early stage of their college careers.

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011

Doug Jackson Design Office, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Model Maker

Lead model maker of Doug Jackson's entry at the SouperGreem Exhibition held at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles, CA. Responsibilities included constructing a polycarbonate high-end architectural model, laser cutting upwards of 400 individual pieces, and professionally painting the piece.

Nov 2010 - Mar 2011

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Selected as an intern from a pool of twenty 4th-year Cal Poly students to participate in the San Francisco Co-Op Program. I was re-hired as an official member of the SOM Summer Internship Program. Under the instruction of Leo Chow and Angela Wu, I participated in a number of projects based in San Francisco and China.

Responsibilities included 3D modeling, physical modeling, CAD drawings, preparing design documents and final, client-ready presentations.

Apr 2010 - Sep 2010

Innovators Boutique, San Jose, CA, US, Assistant Floor Manager

Sales and Floor Assistant Manager. Responsibilities included customer service and product manager.

Jun 2007 - Aug 2009


Sep 2006 - Jun 2011

Urban Design Studio, San Francisco, CA, US, BArch, Co-Op Architecture

Mar 2010 - Jun 2010

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