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Sean Anderson 1311 Berkeley St. – Apt. E Santa Monica, CA, 90404 310-405-3509 (mobile) seanmanderson41@gmail.com

Work Objective: To contribute to a firm’s innovative and dynamic design success while furthering my development as a designer and obtaining credits towards IDP to become a licensed architect.

Work Experience: Grant Architects, Los Angeles, CA: Junior Designer, March 2009 – January 2010 - Part of the design team for the new LeMay American Car Museum in Tacoma, WA. - Contributed to the production and completion of 100% CD set, incorporating product research into the building design and construction detailing while coordinating these various building assemblies with all consultants. - Part of the design team for the new Aquatic Center in Snohomish, WA, developing two different schemes to 100% SD completion. - Explored various structural systems and pool requirements to incorporate their aesthetic into a controlled design with complex geometry.

Michael Maltzan Architecture, Los Angeles, CA: Junior Designer, September 2008 – January 2009 - Part of the design team for the new San Francisco State Performing Arts Center. - Programming and planning of a 3 phase, 250,000 sq. ft. performing arts center during the pre-schematic design period; including managing the formal development and spatial layout while meeting ASF / GSF requirements. - Theater design of both a 1,200 seat and 450 seat theaters in coordination with theater and acoustical consultants to create new typologies in performance space and seating arrangements. - Lead coordination with mechanical consultant on layout and design of MEP spaces for the entire project scope. - Assisted in client presentations at San Francisco State of progress schemes. - Managed all rapid prototyping and fabrication of presentation models.

Randall Stout Architects, Los Angeles, CA: Junior Designer February, 2006 – July 2007 - Part of the design team for the expansion of the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada (currently under construction). - Contributed to the production of drawings from 50% SD through 100% Construction Documents; coordinating BIM models with separate geometric digital models and drawing sets. - Worked to refine all curved surfaces to eliminate double curvature, incorporate primary structure and maximize repeatable panels for Zahner and 3Form Construction. - Coordinating with structural engineers the implementation of new and existing structure with proposed design and tracking any changes through the drawing set and digital geometrical model. - In charge of tracking all interior changes and material calculation deltas for pricing between drawing issue sets - Coordinated all rapid prototyping of study and presentation models, as well as digitizing schematic hand made models for development. - Production of interior and exterior renderings for museum promotional use. - Coordinated with company representatives for all interior materials used and documented their layout in individual spaces.

Morphosis Architects, Santa Monica, CA: Junior Designer / Intern, June – December 2005 - Contributed in the schematic design of the Morphosis Pompidou installation, including digital modeling, construction of a 1:1 scale mock-up and creating specialized display layouts for each project in the show. - Aided in creating schematic design proposals for Madrid Housing Development and Giant Group Pharmaceutical office building, including drawings, diagrams and physical models. - Produced presentation models for Javits Convention Center and Dubai Mixed-Use Tower competitions. - Created presentation models for the New Academic Building at Copper Union, including all the digital preparation for laser cutting and 3-D printing. 1 of 3


Sean Anderson Work Experience (cont’d): Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architects, Albany, NY: Intern , Summer & Winter 2004 Christa Construction, Rochester, NY: Intern, Summer 2003 SWBR Architects, Rochester, NY: Intern, Summer and Winter 2001/2002

Skills Set: 3-D Modeling & Drafting Programs: - AutoCAD, Rhino, Maya, REVIT

Physical Modeling: - Construction using laser cutting, 3D printing, CNC Milling, and Vacuum Former methods

Graphic Programs: - Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign

Other Programs: - HTML/JavaScript, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office

Education: UCLA: Los Angeles, CA Masters in Architecture II, June 2008 Greg Lynn Research Studio - Year long project to design a spaceport for Virgin Galactic in New Mexico.

Tech Seminars: David Erdman & Jason Payne: - Application of digitally driven forms and understanding their translation into 1:1 physical objects through advanced fabrication tools such as laser cutting, 3D printing, CNC milling and vacuum forming.

Advanced Topic Studios: Barton Myers, Kivi Sotamaa & Jason Payne - Developed concepts of how I would further the contemporary architecture discourse through nontraditional, often generative methods and processes using animation and 3D software tools and techniques.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Troy, NY Bachelor of Architecture, May 2005 Awards: -

Winner of the RPI/Roma-Sapienza International Design Competition, Fall 2003 Dean’s List: Spring ’02 – ‘05

Activities: - AIAS Member - Teaching Assistant for Professional Practice Class, Fall ’04 & Spring ‘05 - Student Mentoring Program, 2001-2005 - Undergraduate Admissions Committee member, 2002-2005

Travel: -Rome, Italy: Architecture Semester Abroad Program, Fall 2003 -Spain: Site visit for design project with extensive travel, Spring 2003

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Sean Anderson References: (contact information available upon request)

Leon Cheng Grant Architects

Amy Drezner Grant Architects

Will Carson / Tim Williams Michael Maltzan Architecture

Manzer Mirkar Randall Stout Architects

Patrick Dunn-Baker Morphosis Architects

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