Juan Uehara

Juan Uehara

South Pasadena, CA, US



Bi-lingual individual who can take charge of a project and see it develop from a vision to physical manifestation. Project management experience with various levels of knowledge from feasibility studies all the way through to construction administration. Extensive familiarity with zoning and building codes as well as energy performance criteria such as LEED. Looking to build upon creative collaborative experiences with a firm that is driven to creating quality projects ranging from the macro level, such as neighborhoods, to the micro level, such as construction details.



Self Employed- Contract Work, South Pasadena, CA, US, Design consultant

Design consultant work on a contract basis. Assist in all aspects of design, including, but not limited to, design development and construction documentation.

Feb 2008 - current

Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager/Job Captain

Participated in a range of projects from small scale buildings such as a recreation center on a military base, up to large scale projects such as an 80 acre grey field site along the LA river. On some projects I was the project manager and job captain, while yet others I was only the job captain.

Oct 2005 - Feb 2008

Rothenberg Sawasy Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Job Captain

Responsible for overseeing a small team on a couple of projects, while on other projects I was part of the team responsible for design and design development.

Nov 2004 - Oct 2005

Pugh + Scarpa, Santa Monica, CA, US, Job Captain

Aug 2004 - Nov 2004

Moule & Polyzoides | Architects and Urbanists, Pasadena, CA, US, Job Captain/Designer

May 2000 - Aug 2004


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

Sep 1995 - May 2000

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