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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

After graduating from the University of Arkansas in 1980, Jessica Claire worked on a wide variety of projects with KPI Architects Inc. and McKinley Architects Inc. in Tulsa, Oklahoma and was with the firm KPI from 1986 until its closing. These projects included churches, schools, hospitals, civic buildings, office buildings, shopping centers and sports facilities with project costs ranging from 3 million to 150 million. Jessica continued at KPI Architects as designer and project architect until its closing 2014. He then moved with coworkers to the firm Architecture 9 plllp as a Partner / Architect and continues to expand his knowledge as noted below: 

As an Architect Designer who continually searches for new inspiration and stays savvy on current design trends. Proficient in design, SketchUp and Photoshop.

Results-oriented architect who delivers cutting edge and creative designs within strict time frames.
Skills
  • Proficient in SketchUp
  • 3D rendering software
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Sketching
  • Carpentry
  • Complex problem solving
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Commercial interior design
  • Working drawings and procedures
  • Space planning methodology
  • Rendering
  • Design process
  • Painted finishes
  • Site and master planning
  • Construction administration
  • Specification coordination
  • Programing
  • Contract development
  • Art and Rendering (hand developed)
  • Graphic
Ncarb accredited with an architectural license from the state of Oklahoma; licensed since 1986 and am a tribal member of the Cherokee Nation with a TERO certification as an Indian Artist.
Education
University of Arkansas' school of Architecture , Expected in 1980 Bachelor of Architecture : Architecture - GPA :
  • Architecture coursework
  • Color Theory and Perspective course
  • Fine Arts coursework
  • Business and Advertising coursework
  • Continuing coursework in Sustainable Design
Work History
Transystems Corporation - senior designer / architect
Kansas City, MO, 1986 - 07/2014

  • Reviewed project goals and objectives with the project manager and design team.
  • Analyzed project feasibility and costs prior to drafting designs.
  • Completed comprehensive code compliance evaluations.
  • Discussed zoning laws, fire regulations and building codes with healthcare and governing agencies.
  • Coordinated with segment leaders to promote architectural goals and design concepts.
  • Devised overall strategy for documentation and identified the sheets planned for each stage of the work.
  • Managed and led a multi-disciplinary team throughout development and contract document phases.
  • Mentored less experienced architects and trained architectural personnel.
  • Calculated volume take-off and cost estimates for small to large landscape, irrigation and hardscape projects.
  • Verified that construction detail documentation conformed to quality assurance and best practice standards.
  • Recommended minor adaptations and modifications to complete working drawing sets.
  • Created new and innovative approaches to problems and discussed them with project managers.
  • Communicated with all other vendors and contractors and incorporated their input into project designs.
  • Supervised preparation of technical drawings by architectural technicians.
  • Attended all team meetings to resolve technical and project issues, coordinate with team members and review project schedules.
  • Reviewed contractor proposals and sets of drawings prepared by A and E firms.
  • Consulted with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements of the new structure.

McKinley Architects - architectural draftsman / intern
City, STATE, 07/1980 - 03/1983
  • Specified proper products and materials for each project.
  • Originated and developed creative design concepts.
  • Prepared construction documents and details to implement design concepts.

Blain Deem And Associates - junior architect
City, STATE, 06/1983 - 11/1985
  • Specified proper products and materials for each project.
  • Originated and developed creative design concepts.
  • Prepared construction documents and details to implement design concepts.


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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Arkansas' school of Architecture

Job Titles Held:

  • senior designer / architect
  • architectural draftsman / intern
  • junior architect

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Architecture

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