WORK Experience

ongoing

HDR, Design Coordinator 2, Seattle, WA

  • Advancing design and development of the Bayview Place Master Plan, a 10 acre mixed use residential lot with over 500,000 SF of planned development
  • Modeling, rendering, concept developing
  • HDR Seattle Rhino expert

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
    • Revit 
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Autocad
    • V-Ray
    • GIS
    • Microsoft Excel
    • 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