Christopher Snyder

Christopher Snyder

Norwalk, CT, US

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Farifax and Sammons Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

· Manage multiple projects at once, ranging from small renovation to full multi million dollar new house.
- prepared comprehensive construction sets for multiple projects including, renovations, additions, and new houses.
· Working in a team environment to produce extensive construction documents for a luxury estate.
· Work and coordinate details with partner to achieve exquisite classical detailing.
- Coordinate structural, HVAC, MEP & Lighting consultants into full construction documents.
- Coordinate and gather quotes from multiple vendors and manufacturers to receive the best price for our clients.
· Executed hand & 3D SketchUp renderings for client meetings.
· Meet with and coordinate engineering solutions that best fit the needs of the project.
· Coordinate with interior designer interior room concepts & detailing.
· Specify and source materials that best suit the client & projects needs.

Apr 2016 - current

Haynes & Garthwaite Architects, Norwich, VT, US, Project Designer

· prepared comprehensive construction sets for multiple projects including, renovations, additions, and new houses.
· Work intimately with partners to create unique design solutions for each individual project.
· Coordinate structural and architectural drawings in conjunction with lead structural engineer.
· Coordinate directly with general contractors on various job sites at the same time.
· Have brought multiple projects from conceptual schematic design phase to completion.
· Intimately involved in construction administration and coordination between general contractor and lead architect.
· Coordinate directly with structural engineer, interior designer, and other building specialists.
· Rendered multiple hand drawings for client meetings.

Aug 2013 - Apr 2016

W.C. Ralston Architects, Chantilly, VA, US, Intern Architect

· Completed design development drawings for single family and town home projects.
· Prepared construction documents for single family homes and town homes.
· Developed multiple construction details for single family and town home projects.
· With lead designer developed an elevation for a wounded warrior’s house.
· Completed hand drafted elevations for presentation packets.
· Rendered pencil elevations for client marketing material.
· Worked with head designer to pick materials and color schemes for multiple housing developments.

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013

Engelberth Construction, Hanover, NH, US, Field Clerk

· Created order schedules for multiple projects.
· Supervised construction to meet site measurements.
· Corroborated construction drawings with building processes.

Sep 2011 - May 2012

Munkenbeck + Partners, London, GB, Design Intern

· Developed CAD drawings detailing the interior layout of an upscale restaurant in Athens, Greece.
· Drew multiple perspectives of an outdoor seating area for a restaurant in Athens to illustrate various solutions for maximizing the seating capacity.
· Constructed intricate scale models of various projects.
· Researched property records and zoning restrictions to help with the re-zoning of a historic building.
· Assembled main drawing packets for client meetings.

May 2010 - Aug 2010


University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2011


2008 Frank Montana Rome Scholarship, Grant

Merit award recognizing students in the top 5% of their sophomore architecture design studios.


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