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Talbot Schmidt

Talbot Schmidt

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

M. Arch. candidate at SCI-Arc with a work background in design, construction/production, and government.

Employment 

Tichenor & Thorp Architects, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Office Assistant

Operating as an interim office assistant between moving to Los Angeles and beginning school at SCI-Arc. Tasks included general office administration and developing a cataloging system for an extensive material/product reference pool.

May 2016 - Sep 2016
 

Basis Foundation, New Orleans, LA, US, President

Founder and president of home renovations company that utilizes a knowledge of FEMA grants and incentives to produce quality homes for first time home buyers.

Jun 2013 - Jul 2016
 

Roots, Inc., New Orleans, LA, Wardrobe Office Assistant

Wardrobe office assistant for the film Roots

Jan 2016 - May 2016
 

FSOJones, Inc., New Orleans, LA, US, production office assistant

Production office assistant for the film Free State of Jones

Aug 2015 - Jan 2016
 

The Sulzer Group, New Orleans, LA, US, Grant Manager

Grant manager for Sulzer Group, a private consultancy firm employed by PNP's (Touro Hospital, Tulane University, etc.) to manage and negotiate the dispersal of FEMA grants. High level of interface with state (Louisiana) and federal governments on behalf of PNP's that offer critical services to the city.

Jun 2014 - Jul 2015
 

Interboro Partners Inc, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer and Writer

Assisting with the production of Interboro's book The Arsenal of Inclusion and Exclusion as well as their curation of the 2012 Venice Biennale. Produced original written and graphic content for The Arsenal of Inclusion and Exclusion and helped with the design for the Biennale.

May 2011 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

M. Arch. candidate

Aug 2016 - current
 

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Bachelors, Urban Studies

Graduated with a degree from the Urban Studies program with a focus on Political Science and Architectural design / research.

Aug 2009 - May 2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills