Sean Gulbin

Sean Gulbin

Belmar, NJ, US




New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, Model Shop Assistant

Responsible for supervising and aiding students with the construction of architectural models, furniture, and sculpture using woodworking tools to include various saws, drill presses, sanders, routers, and light metal work. Also required to aid students in the use of laser engraving machines for the purpose of constructing architectural models.

Sep 2014 - May 2015

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, US, Teacher's Assistant

NJIT CoAD’s introductory history sequence. Students included architecture, industrial design, digital design, and interior design majors. Duties included grading quizzes, exams, and papers, and discussing course subject material and test outcomes with the students.

Sep 2013 - May 2014

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) / Center for Building Knowledge, Newark, NJ, US, Architectural Research Assistant

Participated in work for ongoing projects:

Re-Side Tight, Ventilate Right | Dealt with the investigation of home re-siding as a cost-effective building upgrade as opposed to routine cosmetic maintenance. Examined several different methods of home re-siding and evaluated their effectiveness on the homes’ energy performance. Duties included documentation of the homes as-built through photographs, drawings, Revit models; participating in blower door tests, and instructing workers on-site on the proper installation of construction materials.

NJ Climate Choice Homes | Produced an informational video documenting the energy-saving features of a new construction in Paterson, NJ by Habitat for Humanity to meet Energy Star Certification. Duties included video editing and production, the creation of necessary informational drawings and graphics, and proper documentation of information to include light-gauge steel and timber frame construction, wall material assemblies, fireproofing, spray foam insulation application, and the installation and operation of the home’s mechanical equipment.

May 2012 - Sep 2013

The Catholic University of America, School of Architecture + Planning, Washington, DC, US, Audio / Visual Department

Responsible for recording faculty and guest lectures for the School of Architecture and Planning. Duties included operating camera and audio equipment to ensure proper recording of lectures and public speaking events, and editing the recordings for the purpose of being uploaded to the school's website. Duties also included maintenance of the slide catalog of architectural projects for student use and study, and assisting students with photography and documentation of architectural models with lighting and other related equipment.

Sep 2007 - May 2011


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, M. Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2015

The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, US, B.S. Architecture

Sep 2007 - May 2011


New Jersey School of Architecture - Excellence in Design, Award

Awarded for design excellence to the student with the best studio project of the semester. Fall 2014.


Design Showcase - 2014 / 2015, Nomination

Students are chosen by the administration to display work for faculty, alumni, and fellow students.


Tau Sigma Delta National Architecture Honor Society, Award

Inductees are chosen based on outstanding academic achievement in architectural studies.


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