Stephen Hartounian

Stephen Hartounian

Los Angeles, CA, US




City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Associate II

Mar 2017 - current

Gruen Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Job Captain | Intermediate Designer

Reviewed and responded to RFIs, submittals and shop drawings during construction administration. Attended job visits post demo to verify dimensions and assist with initial layout. Assisted in bid leveling and produced addendums and bulletins to meet project deadlines. Developed and coordinated construction document and plan check sets. Revised drawings to obtain permits and plan check approval in different city jurisdictions. Worked on client presentation materials and developed 3D digital models and sketches to further understand existing conditions and implement proposed design ideas.

Feb 2013 - Mar 2017

cha:col, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Met directly on site with GC. to discuss and oversee construction. Developed and coordinated schematic design, design development, plan check and construction document sets. Worked directly with city officials and different departments to obtain clearances and RTI. Developed digital models and presentation materials for review by clients.

Jan 2012 - Feb 2013

Materials & Applications, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

Worked on schematic sketches, digital models and presentation materials. Developed and edited design development sets for presentation. Contacted and coordinated with various vendors for material specifications.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

Dragon Steel, Sun Valley, CA, US, Draftsman | Detailer

Checked steel details and estimated take-offs, ensuring efficiency and resourcefulness of materials. Developed and edited drawigns and details in AutoCAD.

Jun 2010 - Jun 2011


Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2011

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