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Rodney Cudmore

Rodney Cudmore

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Certifications

Autodesk Revit Associate + Professional Certificates 2011
LEED AP BD+C Building Design + Construction - Member #01247469
Construction Project Management Certificate George Brown College 2005-2007

Employment 

Airbnb Samara, San Francisco, CA, US, Permitting Strategist

Backyard is an initiative to prototype new ways that homes can be built and shared. As part of that project, I managed all aspects of building permitting and component compliance.

Jun 2019 - Jul 2020
 

Proto Homes, Los Angeles, CA, US, Director, Architectural Design

PROJECTS (DESIGNED, DOCUMENTED, EXPEDITED AND MANAGED)
 1724 Armacost Ave, West LA – 3-Unit Small Lot Subdivision 2014
 3288 Lemon Drive Simi Valley – Single Family Residence 2015
 827 N Kodak Drive, Silverlake – Hillside Duplex 2015
 4250 S Kenyon Ave, West LA – Single Family Residence 2016
 5657 W 78th St, Westchester – Single Family Residence 2016

INNOVATIONS (INVENTED, DEVELOPED AND IMPLEMENTED AS NEW STANDARD)
 Business Development: Three levels of standard product packages with standard contracts
 Software: Fully parametric Revit Master File to automate production drawings
 Branding: Slogan #EvolvedLiving, and trademark FaceFrame™ architectural projections
 Components: Proprietary aluminum & PVC rain-screen façade system

RESPONSIBILITIES
 Project Management incl. Management of Project Consultants.
 Responsible for multiple projects on tight deadlines
 Business Development (Clients, Media and PR Firms).
 Management of Software Consultants (development of custom Revit Plug-ins).
 Production and Implementation of Firm Standards (materials, products, methods, documentation).
 Original design, permitting and documentation for residential projects.
 Production of shop drawings for prefabricated components.
 Innovation in all aspects of the business.

Nov 2013 - Jun 2020
 

Anderson Porter Design, Cambridge, MA, US, JuniorDesigner

 Communicated with client representatives and participated in site meetings
 Produced project manual and permit set
 Created and implemented an office technology update strategy

Feb 2012 - May 2012
 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, Graduate Level Teaching Assistant

Established leadership role and mentored students
Evaluated student performance in a critical and constructive manner
Responsible for maintaining office hours and meeting with students

Sep 2007 - Jan 2009
 

McDougal Architects, Boston, MA, US, Intern Architect

Contributed to construction documents and made changes
Communicated with clients and consultants
Managed time efficiently to satisfy deadlines

Oct 2007 - May 2008
 

G.E.S. Construction, Toronto, ON, CA, Site Supervisor

Planned and Scheduled Sub-contractors
Supervised laborers and prioritized tasks
Estimated quantity of material required and placed orders

Jun 2004 - Apr 2006
 

Education 

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Design, Technical theory courses
Comprehensive thesis during final year
Professional practice component

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
 

George Brown College, Toronto, ON, CA, Construction Project Management Cert.

Coursework in:
Construction law, safety, administration, estimating, quantity surveying

Sep 2005 - May 2007
 

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA, Bachelors, Architectural Design Specialist

B.A.(Hons.) Degree specializing in architectural studies
History, theory and design studies
Minor in Fine Art History

Sep 1999 - May 2004
 

Awards 

The Glassman/Bailey Scholarship, Scholarship

A travel scholarship for architectural studies in Paris, France.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills