WORK Experience

ongoing

HDR, Architectural Designer, Seattle, WA

  • Advancing design and development of multiple projects including:

    • Bayview Place mixed-use, multi-family campus

    • King County Parks Shops Building, Living Building Challenge Certified

    • Los Angeles County Airport People Movers and Light Rail Stations

    • 520 Bridge Replacement

  • Modeling, rendering, concept developing

  • HDR Seattle Rhino expert

2018

Adjunct Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

  • Teaching Design Research in the Interior Architecture Graduate Program

2017

Architectural Consultant & Grant Editor, Gaia Vaccine Foundation, Providence, RI

  • With a specialization in architecture and design for health, consulted on grant writing and design for a proposed women's clinic in Mali, West Africa

Guest Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

  • Graduate level critic for RISD’s Interior Architecture/Adaptive Reuse Program

Interior Architect, Wellnorth Medical, Providence, RI

  • Freelance adaptive reuse architect for a medical spa in North Providence

  • Designed spa as an addition to an existing medical practice

Architect, Open Architecture Collaborative, Providence, RI

  • A design collaborative providing design thinking and strategy for those in need throughout the Providence community

6th Grade Teacher, The Wheeler School, Providence, RI

  • Adaptive Reuse Architecture teacher for my homeroom of 13 students

  • Mathematics teacher for 10 sixth grade students with a focus on algebra and geometry

  • Humanities teacher for my homeroom with a focus on institutional racism

2015 - 2016

Consultant, Delos, New York City, NY

  • Assisted in implementation of the WELL Building Standard

  • Developed & presented RFPs to market the WELL Standard

  • Edited client contracts

  • Developed a client facing database of products for the built environment, for organizations looking to implement the WELL Building Standard

2014 - 2016

Digital Fabrication Teaching Assistantship, Co-Works Interdisciplinary Digital Fabrication Lab, Providence, RI

  • Taught members of the RISD community how to use digital fabrication equipment including: laser cutter, ABS 3D printer, Formlabs 3D printer, UV printer, plotter cutter, and vacuum former

Teaching Assistantships, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

  • Adaptive Reuse Architecture Masters level design studio course

  • Adaptive Reuse Architecture Masters level making and drawing courses

  • History of Adaptive Reuse Architecture, Masters level course

Editorial Assistant & Author, Int|Ar Journal, Providence, RI

  • Managed, organized Volumes 06 and 07 of the Interventions Adaptive Reuse Journal; managed authors, graphic designers, and editors

  • Author and assistant editor of Volume 07 cover story: procured and conducted interview with critically acclaimed artist Do Ho Suh

  • Extremely strong written and spoken communication skills

2011 - 2014

Creative Marketing Producer, Juicy Couture, New York City, NY

  • Managed production and implementation of all creative marketing initiatives globally including: Advertising, budgeting, asset development, and production for marketing and PR

  • Established new processes to coordinate, organize, and lead art directors, designers, and editors

  • Assured all projects were delivered on time and within or often below budget

Recent Graduate Trustee, Bennington College, Bennington, VT & New York City

  • Full and active member of the Bennington College Board of Trustees

  • Member of the Trustee Presidential Search Committee: tasked with finding and hiring the new college president, Markio Silver; Member of the Educational Committee

2010

Design Lab Architects, Boston, MA

  • Designed, wrote, and published a sixty page press book outlining designLAB’s most prestigious architectural project, the design and construction of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s global headquarters

  • Designed and created presentations to be pitched to potential clients

education

2014 - 2016

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

  • Masters of Design, Interior and Adaptive Reuse Architecture

  • Graduated with honors

2007 - 2011

Bennington College, Bennington VT

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology & Visual Arts (2007 - 2011)

  • Graduated as member of the Board of Trustees

Technical Skills

Software

  • Rhino

  • Grasshopper

  • Revit

  • InDesign

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • Enscape

  • GIS

  • Microsoft Office

  • Mac & PC

Digital Fabrication

  • Formlabs 3D Printing

  • ABS/PLA 3D Printing

  • Laser cutting

  • Plotter cutting

  • Vacuum Former

  • UV Printing

  • Printer plotting

analog

  • Acclaimed editing skills

  • Acclaimed written and verbal communication skills

  • Woodshop

travel

I have traveled extensively throughout North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Traveling, a core passion of mine, is also a tool for understanding a place, its people, their motivations, and desires; the keys to designing intelligently.

  • South Africa

  • Lesotho

  • British Columbia

  • Saint Lucia

  • France

  • Iceland

  • Denmark

  • Quebec

  • China

  • Japan

  • Spain

  • United Kingdom

  • Mexico

  • Sweden

  • Nearly all 50 states with travel to 14 within the summer of 2017