Samantha Hurst

Samantha Hurst

Austin, TX, US




Honea Woodworks, Austin, TX, US, Project Manager

Overseeing the drafting, fabrication, finish, and installation of high-end custom woodworking projects. Duties include guiding clients from design through completion, purchasing materials, creating 2d and 3d drawings as well as reviewing work by other drafters, and keeping projects on time and and within budget. Position requires communication with designers, homeowners, contractors, vendors, and carpenters on a daily basis to ensure a quality end product.

Sep 2015 - current

Self-employed, Project designer, Austin, TX, US, Project Designer

Perform freelance design and drafting work for professional custom single-family home builders. Produce detailed construction documents and 3d renderings.

Aug 2011 - current

Honea Woodworks, Austin, TX, US, Drafter

Performed drafting duties for high-end custom woodworking shop as well as assisted in bidding, purchasing, client interaction, and product design. Duties included communicating with project managers, vendors, and carpenters on a daily basis. Responsible for ensuring quality detailed drawings, cutlists, and specifications for carpenters to fabricate custom cabinets and furniture.

Mar 2013 - Sep 2015

Precision Craft Woodworks, Austin, TX, US, Trim Carpenter Apprentice

Trim carpenter apprentice for a high-end residential custom cabinetry business. Experience with in-house construction, on-site installation, and professional trim work.

Aug 2011 - Sep 2012

Self Employment / Contract, Austin, Texas, Professional Handywoman

Assisted and led projects for a variety of client needs ranging from general carpentry, drywall, painting, flooring, interior design, organization, general home repair, and small interior remodeling projects.

Sep 2009 - Aug 2011

Austin Habitat for Humanity, Austin, TX, US, AmeriCorps Design and Construction Assistant

Drafted plans, obtained building permits, procured materials, and implemented strategic long-term programs for construction department. Also assisted with the hands-on construction of homes for low-income families and led volunteer groups.

Aug 2007 - Jul 2008

BGO Architects, Austin, TX, US, Architectural Intern

Worked with project teams from design development through construction documents on large scale multi-use and multi-family residential projects. Experience with consultant coordination, construction site visits, presentations, and code research.

Feb 2006 - Aug 2007

JDMA, Inc., Lubbock, Texas, Architectural Intern

Performed typical architectural intern duties for small architecture firm, including drafting, construction documents, and field documentation for a variety of healthcare, residential, commercial, and renovation projects.

Jun 2004 - Jan 2005

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, Research Assistant

Field documentation and CAD drawings of historical ranch architecture in the Texas Panhandle. Drawings were submitted to the Historic American Buildings Survey and the Library of Congress.

Jun 2003 - Sep 2003


Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2000 - Dec 2005

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