Paul Walter

Paul Walter

Ashland, OR, US



I've over 13 years experience as a Senior Designer and at least 15 years as a Project Manager/Job Captain responsible for leading project teams through all design phases on retail, commercial, residential and institutional projects.  I'm licensed in California and three other states (Hawaii, Oregon, and Virginia). 

My qualifications include:

■  Excellent design talent.
■  Proven technical and organization skills.
■  High level of proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUP, Bonzai3D, Spirit, Photoshop.
■  Strong experience carrying a design from concept through detailing and construction documentation, assembling drawing packages and conduction contract administration.
■  Ability to develop and complete multiple projects concurrently.
■ Excellent written, spoken and graphic communication and presentation skills when working with consultants, contractors, manufacturers, and regulatory agencies.
■ Proficiency in general office software such as Word and Excel


Paul Walter Architect, Ashland, OR, US, Principal

Provide architectural support to architectural firms for all design phases of projects
including 3D modeling and photo-realistic rendering.

Oct 2009 - current

Design Partners Inc., Honolulu, HI, US, Senior Designer

Worked closely with the Director of Design and generated schematic/conceptual design for commercial, resort, and residential projects. These included custom homes, multifamily developments,
mid-rise condominiums, independent and assisted living developments, mixed-use projects, office buildings, fitness centers, sports complexes, auditoriums, fire stations, observatories, medical
and judicial buildings. Lead and directed members of the design and production staff.

Oct 2003 - Oct 2009

William Hezmalhalch Architects, Santa Ana, CA, US, Senior Designer

Worked closely with the Vice President for Residential Design and generated designs for single-family houses for developers from concept through design development. Skills required quick design
sketches, traditional board work and CAD design.

Jul 2002 - Aug 2003

Robert Hidey Architects, Irvine, CA, US, Senior Designer

Worked closely with the Principal and Director of Design to produce design solutions for single-family houses, multi-family residential developments and commercial projects. Responsible for project research, development of CAD design and docmentation of drawings, coordination with consultants, code research, agency coordination, coordination of specifications and their incorporation into projects, review and evaluation of documents for accuracy and coordination of project teams.

Mar 1996 - Jul 2002

Architect's Connection, Irvine, CA, US, Principal Architect

Provided architectural project management and CAD services to architectural firms. These services included code research, coordination of consultants and regulating agencies, review and evaluation of construction documents.

Mar 1993 - May 1995

Stockton - Hidey Architects, Irvine, CA, US, Project Manager

Created Design Development and Construction Documents for multifamily residential projects.

Nov 1991 - Jul 1992

Warkentin-Wraight Architects, Costa Mesa, CA, Director of Technical Services

Established man-hour projections,reviewed project schedules, generated status reports, assisted clients in obtaining building permits and zoning variances, plan checked projects, and prepared construction documents.

Jul 1990 - Nov 1991

Womack-Humphreys Architects, Vienna, VA, Architect/Associate

Responsible for developing residential projects from concept planning through construction administration. These projects ranged from single family custom homes to townhome complexes and large scale multifamily projects. As project leader I managed clients, directed staff, and
coordinated consultants throughout project deliver process. Conducted Construction Administration and coordination on several multifamily developments.

Jan 1989 - May 1990

The Martin Organization, Fairfax, VA, Senior Project Manager

Supervised staff, developed schedules, wrote specifications, checked all working drawings. Prepared drawings from schematic design through working drawings. Projects included single family homes, townhouses, recreation buildings, and multifamily apartment complexes.

Aug 1987 - Nov 1988

The Potomac Group, Washington, DC, US, Project Manager

Assisted in design and prepared construction documents for an apartment complex and living quarters/exhibits at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum.

Feb 1987 - Sep 1987

C.J.Lessard Architects, Vienna, VA, US, Project Manager

Prepared design development and construction documents for townhouses, single family houses, and condominium projects.

Apr 1986 - Feb 1987

Robert Glaser Associates, Silver Spring, MD, US, Project Manager

Provided interior design and construction documents for W. Bell Company. Provided documents for renovation to a synagogue and a Navy Recreation Center.

Dec 1985 - Feb 1986

The Design Collaborative, Virginia Beach, VA, US, Job Captain

Prepared design and construction documents for the Central Library of Virginia Beach.

Jul 1984 - Jun 1985

Krummel & Jackson Associates, Virginia Beach, VA, US, Project Manager

Prepared design, working drawings, cost estimates, and specifications for various military and commercial projects.

Oct 1982 - May 1984

Hargrove & Brockwell Associates, Virginia Beach, VA, US, Draftsman

Prepared working drawings for various military and residential projects.

Jan 1982 - Jul 1982

Veterans Administration, Washington, DC, US, Architect GS-0808-11

Prepared design, working drawings, and cost estimates for new construction and renovations of Administration Buildings for the Department of Memorial Affairs. Conducted onsite investigations and
prepared renovation drawings for VA Medical Centers.

Aug 1978 - Jan 1982

Areas of Specialization