Marcell Snodgrass

Marcell Snodgrass

Washington, DC, US




PGN Architects, Washington, DC, US, Project Manager

Responsibilities include early Concept development through Construction Administration; leading projects ranging between mutli-family residential, mixed-use, interior, and commercial sectors; creating project proposals and budgets; development and implementation of project schedules; presentations before local zoning and historic review boards; management and coordination of all consultant and engineering services; leading and managing several projects at various stages; conducting weekly client meetings; architectural design and detailing; and conducting construction administration services, from construction through final project close-out.

Oct 2015 - current

The Eisen Group, Washington, DC, US, Junior Designer

Responsible for the Schematic Design and Design Development of nearly 50k SF of Commercial/Retail; Construction Documentation and Final Permitting of 65k SF Mixed Use/Retail; Early Concept through Final Pricing of an Interior Commercial Renovation.

Jul 2014 - Oct 2015

illis design group, Co-Founder

During my studies at Howard University, a few like-minded individuals and myself decided that waiting until post-graduation to design, was not an option. 'illis design group' was born. Our first commissioned project proposed a conceptual design project for the Mid-City East Small Area Plan, entitled "Project North Deck". The project encouraged development along Washington, D.C.'s North Capitol Corridor. Completed in collaboration with SmithGroup JJR and the D.C. Office of Planning.

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014

2nd Phoenix LLC, Washington, DC, US, Intern Architect

2nd Phoenix was a small Residential Renovation firm, based in Washington D.C. Worked directly with Project Managers and Contractors; and responsibilities included Construction Documentation phase and renderings for each project.

Oct 2012 - Apr 2013

HDR, Bethesda, MD, US, Architectural Intern

Worked on the Design Development team for the Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building (IRB). Responsibilities included facade and program development, as well as existing contextual significance in relationship to the IRB.

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012


Howard University, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2014


Hilyard & Helena Robinson Scholarship, Scholarship

Howard University Architectural Scholarship


2011 Inter-School Design Competition, 1st Place

Topic: Tornado Disaster Shelter


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