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WORK EXPERIENCE 08.2010-Present




05.2008-08.2008 - - 405.229.6488

University of Oklahoma 5 year Bachelor of Architecture Summa cum laude Minors: Interior Design, Spanish, Honors Program

Spanish, English Graphite/Colored Pencil, Chalk/Oil Pastel, Watercolor, Markers, Oil & Acrylic paint, Clay sculpting, Welding (beginner), Plasma Cutting, Laser Cutting/engraving, Woodworking Revit Architecture, Rhino3D, Autodesk CAD, Sketch Up, 3DS Max Design, AGI 32, Adobe Illustrator Photoshop and Indesign, Adobe Premiere. Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows XP/Vista/7

Metro Lighting Lighting Specialist Provide lighting design consultations Work with lighting representatives and manufactures to design complex lighting systems Sale and market lighting xtures, systems and controls to improve environments Go Creative Chair of Architecture Lecture Series (University of Oklahoma) Student Assistant Assisted in organizing and leading a 3 day student workshop and 2-3 lectures Acted as host to distinguished visiting speakers, and a liaison between students and lecturers University of Oklahoma Modern Languages Laboratory Creative Team Sta Generated visual solutions for the Language Laboratory and its website Helped students and faculty to navigate language facility and administer placement exams Assisted troubleshooting computers/software and equipment Renovation Intern Designer (07.2009-05.2010) Developed an architectural plan to renovate Lab facilities. Attended strategic planning meetings with Lab director during Phase I and II Designed, and developed oor plans, elevations and renders Built Records Intern Developed sketch up and Rhino models for the Clovis sustainable housing development Documented and assisted Focus Group for the Clovis housing development TAP Architecture Intern/Mentorship Award Recipient Business Concepts Prootability, billings, payroll, spendables, developing work plans and contract documents

Pre-Design Participated in client and consultant meetings, developed precedent studies, researched code and sustainable technologies for residential applications Schematic Design Prepared adjacency diagrams, worked on programming, developed conceptual design, collaborated in producing client presentation packets

Design Development Developed interior design schemes, researched and selected new materials, produced preliminary oor plan, elevation and section studies and met with MEP consultants

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TAP Architecture (continued) Construction Documents

Produced Construction Drawings and assisted with Plan Review office submittalsBidding Process Prepared bid documents, attended bid opening day and reviewed project bid recap & tabulations

Construction Administration Participated in Fire Marshall meetings, performed site visits, processed Shop Logs, Approvals and Change Orders, reviewed and distributed Shop Transmittals, posted Addenda and ASI logs, assisted in Punch List and post-completion walkthroughs






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Architecture Community Assistance Project - OU Honors College Research Assistant Documented class ARCH 4970-002 Craft/Creativity – Detail Design, a semester long project which advanced architecture students (4th & 5th yrs.) designed a small park pavilion for a low-income neighborhood; recording the process through photography and video Fundraised $1700 for construction & attended all classes and meetings with city officials. Construction Volunteer Volunteered in the construction on the Tull’s Park Picnic Pavilion Helped in acquiring recycled materials such as traffic signs and steel channels Participated in all design stages including welding, and plasma cutting Publication Graphic Designer Used documentation material of the design and construction process of a Tull’s Picnic Pavilion to design a publication entitled Building the Everyday: Picnic Pavilion 2007 Crown Arts Inc. - [Paul Moore’s Private Sculpting Studio] Studio Assistant Prepared clay and assisted in beginning stages of sculpting Measured precise amounts of Liquid Latex and catalyst for molding process Prepared materials for plaster molds and collaborated in all stages of their casting 07.2007- 05.2010 08.2009 - 05.2010 01.2007 - 05.2010 08.2006 - 08.2008 08.2008 - 05.2009 08.2005 - 05.2006

Diversity Enrichment Programs Intern AIAS Freedom by Design Captain Honors College Ambassador AIAS Freedom by Design Captain AIAS Freedom by Design P. R. AIAS Freshman Representative

08.2010 - Present 08.2006 - 05.2010 08.2007 - 05.2010 08.2006 - 05.2008 08.2005 - 05.2006

Habitat for Humanity (St. Louis) Freedom by Design College of Architecture Peer Mentor Honors College Peer Mentor OU Boomer Blogs blogger

2009 Paul and Rose Sharp Scholarship 2008 TAP Architecture Mentorship Program 2008 College of Architecture A Jeffrey W. Burquest Memorial Scholarship 2008 AIA/AAF CAFM Scholarship 2007 AIA Oklahoma Student Scholarship Award 2007 Edwin Amaya Scholarship for Outstanding Contributions to the University Community 2006, 2007 College of Architecture Board of Visitors Scholarship 2005-2008 Alma Linda Moore Scholarship 2005-2008 The Catholic Foundation of OKC Foundation 2005-2008 Nelson Scholarship

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