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Sarah Bonser

Sarah Bonser

Seattle, WA, US

 

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Employment 

HEWITT, Seattle, WA, US, Project Architect

PA for a Clean Energy Technology Center in Arlington
-Gave presentation for successful design review to City of Arlington
-Provided details, renderings, drawings from early concept through design development
Architectural and Graphic support for multiple speculative projects in the office.
-Provided design assistance and rendering assistance for multiple pursuits.
-Managed small team to produce deliverables with an abbreviated deadline
PA for a high rise tower in SLU
-Project setup with SDCI, Preliminary and Early Design correspondence with city to keep project on track and moving forward
-Worked with client and PIC to develop multiple design iterations.
-Developed schedule for upcoming milestones
-Manage a small team to develop EDG and SD deliverables.

Introduced VR and PBR engine to workflow. BIM and New technology assistant. Introduced glowforge and improvements to model making workflow.

Gave a two part presentation to staff on permitting with SDCI and level of design concepts as they relate to in office phases and milestones.

Jun 2018 - current
 

Hybrid Architecture, Seattle, WA, US, Project Architect /Project Manager

PA/ PM for (2) midrise apartments (15 units & 150 units), a boutique hotel in Cap Hill, and a large plot of Townhomes. Using everything from sketches to virtual reality to improve constructability and user experience.

PA/PM for multiple mixed use and primarily residential projects in the Seattle Area. Became very familiar with SDCI standards and procedures. Started 2 Projects, submitted 7 permit intakes, balanced correction cycles and intakes, closed out 1 Permit in that year. Worked with a small team to achieve these goals and coordinated MEP, Structural Engineers, and Landscape Architects.

Introduced Virtual Reality to the firm and have implemented it from a design standpoint and will use it as a client facing tool as well. Introduced higher quality rendering tools for graphics between milestones.

Mar 2017 - May 2018
 

Suyama Peterson Deguchi, Seattle, WA, US, Project Architect

Project Architect on high end single family projects. Worked closely with structural engineers to develop details and maintain design direction from PIC and Project designer.
PA for Arroyo Residence, early design through permitting.
Provided assistance on Montana Residence

Jul 2016 - Feb 2018
 

Ankrom Moisan Architects, Seattle, WA, US, Revit Lead

Working with UV, OKA, and Sellen on 2nd and Pike. It's been a wonderful experience and I've learned so much from all parties involved. Developed set organization to include unique isometric composite sheets. Helped create branding material like 3d prints and renderings as well.

Working on Tacoma Convention Center Hotel as a Revit Lead, making sure the model is efficient and informative at all times. Won a trophy for having the cleanest DD revit model in the firm and keeping my team informed about changes and best practices.

And a bunch of fun little side things like: being part of a design leadership group, coordinating lunch talks, gave a talk introducing Sefaira to the firm, gave a talk about environment design, and actually getting to make a playing card for Notkin, which was really fun!

Mar 2015 - Jul 2016
 

Callison, Seattle, Associate

Revit Lead for an office complex in Mumbai and very happy to be part of such a creative and clever team within Callison. Coordinated mechanical and structural models over the course of a campus with multiple linked files. Helped use tools in revit to accurately depict creative design opportunities and try new concepts. Used schedules and parameters to streamline calculation processes.

Worked with a small team and ended up being the one to follow through with a Lobby build out in a resort. Prepared material boards, details, 3d prints, and drawing sets.

Prepared contest entry materials with a colleague and a principal for a tower in Dubai, including a video, colored plans, and renderings.

Helped with local sustainable improvement feasibility studies.

Gave talks about conveying information through design as well as built environments. Helped with the annual Gingerbread competition Helped with Callison Matrix by providing additional research of sustainable technologies.

May 2014 - Feb 2015
 

Berardi + Partners, Columbus, OH, US, Intern Architect

Jan 2013 - May 2014
 

Education 

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2012 - May 2014
 

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2012
 

Skills