education ::​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, May 2013

_Master of Architecture
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, May 2008

_Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in Spanish

international experience ::

Clemson Architecture Center, Genoa, Italy, fall 2011 

_Studied the history of architecture in Italy and Austria under architectural historians and international professors

Language & Cultural Assistant, La Junta de Andalucía, 2008- 2010

_Granted a merit-based scholarship to teach English in the Spanish public school system
S
chool for International Training, Southern Cone Program, fall 2006
_Studied the economic and social movements of Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil; initiated an independent research project to document environmental and social impacts of large-scale infrastructure projects in South America

scholarships + accolades ::

_Graduate Assistant, Ulrike Heine, Topics in Technology: Zero Energy House, fall 2012 – spring 2013
_Pelham Grant recipient, $4,000, fall 2011
_Isenburger Fellowship Grant recipient, $3,000, fall 2011
_Studio project exhibited in Asheville’s HATCH festival, spring 2011
_Studio project published in Branch, the Clemson Graduate School of Architecture student publication, fall 2010

skills + certifications ::

_LEED AP BD+C and LEED GA

_Advanced Spanish language skills

_Proficient in Autodesk Revit, 3DS Max Rendering, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Artlantis, Google SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite V:  Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Flash

_Certified in HTML and CSS

 

software courses ::

_"3DS Max Design for Architects" 2-Day Rendering Class, TPM, 2014

_"AutoCAD 2" 5-Week Course, CPCC, 2011

_"AutoCAD 1" 5-Week Course, CPCC, 2010

 

​professional experience ::

Junior Architect, Narmour Wright, July - present

_Led the firm’s initial launch and transition into Autodesk Revit

_Created the firm’s first Revit project template file and graphic standards using formulas and other parametrically-defined time-savers

_Produced preliminary design drawings and massing models as part of preliminary design study booklets

_Prepared schematic design and design development drawings with detailed digital models

_Completed construction documents including plans, elevations, schedules and area calculations

_Drafted and modeled multi-family units in compliance with ANSI code and detailed them accordingly

_Exercised creativity by producing graphically-pleasing presentations for clients including models, renderings and graphics
Intern Architect, Narmour Wright, summer 2012
_Met with clients and incorporated feedback into the construction document revisions for 5 large scale multi-family housing projects, ensuring that everything was in compliance with ANSI codes
_Produced 3 detailed digital models with interior and exterior renderings for presentations  
_Converted master planning concepts into illustrative drawings for more than 3 client projects using site surveys
_Prepared presentation packets of renderings and/or illustrative elevations for design review committee meetings
_Logged and dispersed construction submittals to owner, contractor, LEED consultants and architect 
_Visited sites to observe and document percentage of completion for contractor payment
Intern Architect, Wagner Murray Architects, summers 2009 and 2011
_Realized 30+ wall graphics for the American Roadside Burger chain including menus, clocks, postcards, signs and murals
_Created digital models and/or renderings for more than 3 projects
_Independently completed “as built” measured drawings for two projects
_Proposed multiple iterations of a design concept for architect’s approval  
_Defined egress routes, completed Appendix B and implemented revisions to 2 construction document packets

 

 

 

other professional experience ::
Web designer, Bellaworks Web Design, summer 2008
_Built and updated numerous websites using Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, HTML and CSS
Intern, ESD Partners, summer 2007
_Developed and implemented a marketing strategy and designed this architecture firm’s website with Swish, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver    
Intern, Radey & Layton, PLLC, summers 2005 and 2006
_Confirmed loan payments and prepared closing documents for a prominent real-estate law firm