Uchenna Okere

Uchenna Okere

Philadelphia, PA, US



Originally from Nigeria, Uchenna is a passionate Designer who seeks to use his
talents to build a network of support for other Architects, Engineers, and Designers.
He’s a graduate of Temple University’s renowned Tyler School of Art with a BA in
Architecture, was trained in Revit by Gensler at their Morristown Office, and has
since used his skills to enhance the Revit capabilities at each firm he’s joined.


Blackney Hayes Architects, Philadelphia, PA, US, Staff Architect III

Currently running a 10-week Revit Training program for the in-house MEP Engineers.
Currently developing the MEP Revit template for the firm.
Developing Office Standards for Revit and pushing the firm's graphic capabilities.
Lead Designer on multiple Education, and Senior Living Projects within the Office.
Currently running office internship program for their high school interns.

May 2015 - current

Orndorf and Associates, Inc., Ardmore, PA, Revit Consultant

Developed a 10-week in-Office Revit Training to train Structural Engineers within the office the basics of staring a project in Revit and successfully producing drawings.
Developed a custom Structural Revit template, created custom families, and wrote their office Revit standards.
Designed an Office workflow to train the Engineers on how to collaborate with each other and the Architects that their hired by.
Wrote training guides for their future staff quickly learn the program and the office standards and workflow.
Currently providing ongoing Help Desk support for their upcoming BIM projects.

Jul 2015 - Jan 2016

WRT, LLC, Philadelphia, PA, US, Designer

Designer and Revit Tech on Historic Preservation + Adaptive Re-use, Multi-Family, Mixed-Use, and Public Housing Projects.
Assisted in development of Revit Office Standards for the firm.
Developed a Revit kit of families for Housing projects in Revit within the Office.
Ran troubleshooting on multiple complex BIM projects within the office.

Oct 2013 - Apr 2015

JDavis Architects, PLLC, Philadelphia, PA, US, Intern Architect

Actively supported project teams on several Multi-Family Apartment Projects through the SD and DD Phase, producing drawings for Architectural sets and rendered drawings for presentations, working in both CAD and Revit.
Re-developed the graphic image of the Philadelphia office through the production of Presentation Materials, and Marketing Materials and Brochures.
Developed Concept Designs for proposals on new and existing projects.
Lead the design efforts in the renovation of the JDavis Architects Philadelphia Office.

Jun 2012 - Dec 2012

Gensler, Morristown, NJ, US, Intern Architect

Worked on team that won a major competition to re-design Honeywell’s North American Headquarters, contributing renderings, site documentation, drawings, and other presentation materials
Worked with the office on the Design Development Phase for major office, retail, and hospitality projects using both CAD and Revit
Enhanced and updated the office’s entire Revit library using a brand new utility and trained the staff on how to use the Revit tool
Directed and produced a promotional video that highlighted the office, its staff, and the interns at the firm

May 2011 - Aug 2011


Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2012

Temple University, Rome Campus, Rome, IT, BArch, Architecture

4-Month Study Abroad Program in Rome, Italy.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Fine Art Program

10-Saturday program in Fine Arts, Print Making, and Creative Writing.

Sep 2005 - Dec 2005


Gensler Diversity Scholarship, Honorable Mention

Awards African-American students enrolled in U.S. not-for-profit NAAB-accredited architecture programs with academic scholarships and summer internship opportunities.

Was a recognized as a finalist within the competition and awarded an internship at Gensler's Morristown Office.


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