RJ Magoon

RJ Magoon

Pasadena, CA, US




My name is RJ Magoon and I have recently completed my Bachelors of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). I am currently seeking employment and am most interested in interior architecture/design as well as passive sustainable systems. I have interned at Skidmore, Owings + Merrill in New York City, as well as smaller firms in Massachusetts, Vermont and Chicago. For more projects and information, please visit my website:

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CM PECK INC., Pasadena, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Feb 2014 - current

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York, NY, US, Intern

Assisted in the conceptual design and graphic development for a Jakarta Office Tower Competition, completed preliminary design studies for an exterior staircase in the St. Ouen (Paris, FR) project, edited rhino and 3DS Max models, and assisted in the design development of the BDS-1 Office Park Project (Paris, FR).

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Photographs Intern

Organized, archived, and data-based the historic, Chicago-based collection of Hedrich Blessing architectural photographs.

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Margo Jones Architects, Greenfield, MA, US, Intern

Produced digital models, graphic design and layout work, and edited shop drawings.

May 2009 - Aug 2009

LineSync Architecture, Wilmington, VT, US, Intern

Collaborated with employees on competition entries, produced and edited digital models, participated in charrettes, developed physical models, edited construction drawings, and undertook project paperwork such as contractor bid documents and zoning requests.

May 2009 - Aug 2009


Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture, Literature

Aug 2008 - current


Association of Licensed Architects 2013 Merit Award, Award

Award presented to one student of every ALA-subscribed, accredited architecture school for outstanding academic and extracurricular achievement.


IIT Innovation Center Parametric Design Competition, 1st Place

First Prize in IIT's competition for a proposed Innovation/IPRO-training Center sponsored by Robert A. Babbin, AIA.


Dwight T. Black Memorial Prize, Award

Awarded to three third or fourth year undergraduate students at IIT for outstanding studio work.


Edwin H. Louis Prize for Nonfiction Literature, 1st Place

Prize for nonfiction essays sponsored by the Lewis Dept. of Humanities in Chicago.


IIT Camras Scholarship, 1st Place

Full-tuition scholarship for five years of undergraduate study in architecture.


Target Redesign Your School Competition, Honorable Mention

National Semi-finalist for Target's 'Redesign Your School Competition.'


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