Resume

EDUCATION
LEED AP – 2009

Savannah College of Art & Design
June 2012
MFA Design Management
MA Design for Sustainability

Oklahoma State University
Summa Cum Laude – May 2005
Bachelor of Architecture; Studio Art Minor

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS
DECON’11 – Deconstruction Conference 2011; Student Presenter

SCAD Grad Salon – April 2011; Presented Thesis Topic

FastPitch Competition -2011 (3-minute business pitch); Competitor

[Un]disciplined Conference – 2011; Group Presenter

Design Ethos – October 2010; 1st place Poster Session; read the blog post here

SCAD Scholarship – Artistic Honors Graduate Scholarship

SKILLS
Research, Design, Drawing, 3D Visualization, Facilitating Collaboration, Project Management, Leadership,
Presentation and Communication Skills, Community Events and Networking

TECHNICAL
Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Microsoft Office
Autocad (drafting and 3d modeling)
Bentley Microstation (drafting)
Rhinoceros (3d modeling)
Social Media

WORK EXPERIENCE
The Creative Coast – Savannah, Georgia
June 2011 – Present


Pickard Chilton Architects – New Haven, Connecticut

June 2005 – August 2009
Collaborated in the design and development of a number of mixed use projects ranging from 785,000 gsf to 1.3 million gsf, all have achieved or expect to achieve LEED Gold ratings. Led the design for key elements of each project which included coordination with the consultant team and client.
Projects Include:
300 North LaSalle – 1.3 million gsf office in Chicago, Illinois 60 stories
444 West Lake – 1.2 million gsf office in Chicago, Illinois 50 stories
Hines California Green – 785,000 gsf office, hotel, retail in Irvine, California 2-12 stories

Selser Schaefer Architects – Tulsa, Oklahoma
August 1999 – August 2004
Completed all phases of design from concept to construction on several diverse projects including the Tulsa Boys’ Home Chapel and Campus, the Edmond Animal Welfare Center, and multiple private residences and religious institutions. In addition to the development of all aspects of the design my project responsibilities included the preparation of marketing materials for presentations, research of products, and coordination of the consultant team.

Oklahoma State University – Teaching Assistant
1216 Design Studio – Spring 2005
Critiqued first year design students daily. Studio focused on basic drawing and design principles.
1112 Intro to Architecture – Fall 2003, 2004
Graded assignments and assisted first year students interested in the architecture program.
Discover Architecture – Summer 2003
Taught high school juniors and seniors about architecture.

ASTEK – Architecture Students Teaching Elementary Kids
2000-2005
Past-Coordinator 2004-2005; Coordinator 2003-2004; Assistant Coordinator 2002-2003
This program provided a creative element to the education of fifth grade students in the Stillwater Public Schools after budget cuts eliminated all art education classes. I restructured the curriculum and worked with Professor Suzanne Bilbeisi to receive a large grant for funding the program. To this day the program continues to be a successful part of the Stillwater Public Schools’ curriculum.

CURRENT COMMUNITY  INVOLVEMENT
Savannah Bicycle Campaign
Board Member November 2011 – Present

Savannah Green Drinks Steering Committee November 2011 – Present

Metropolitan Savannah Rotary  Founding Committee and Member October 2011 – Present

Telluride Mountain Film on Tour Savannah Committee January 2010, January 2011

USGBC-GA Savannah Emerging Professionals Committee Vice-Chair September 2010 – Present

Geekend Novemeber 2009, November 2010, November 2011

Emergent Structures July 2010 – Present

Forysth Farmers’ Market July 2010 – Present

Wooden SheepJanuary 2011 – November 201

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