Seeking Architectural or Project Designer position in order to obtain licensure as an architect and advance skills in architectural design.

Work Samples

  • Iowa Courthouse

  • Langa Cultural Community Center

  • Threshold

Work History

AUSTIN WRIGHT 4008 Princeton Lakes Way, Atlanta, GA 30331 Cell:(336) 681-4237 aun.wright@gmail.com Online Portfolio: http://www.coroflot.com/awright Career Objective: Seeking Architectural or Project Designer position in order to obtain licensure as an architect and advance skills in architectural design. Education: Bachelors of Environmental Design in Architecture-Graduated May 2010 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. August 2006 - May 2010 Masters of Architecture- Expected Graduation May 2013 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA August 2011 - Present Qualifications Summary: Proven to be trustworthy as well as responsible in obtaining goals and meeting deadlines. Able to articulate effectively when presenting ideas or opinions. Capable of holding a leadership role but also allowing teamwork to penetrate the decision making process. Logical problem solver as well as proficient and/or mastery in: * AutoCad *Photoshop * Indesign * Illustrator * 3D Studio Max * Revit Architecture * Google Sketchup * Rhino * Grasshopper Work Experience: Greenberg Farrow Architects – Architectural Designer III / IDP Coordinator (June 2013-Present) Greenberg Farrow is an Atlanta-based architecture firm that specializes in retail stores. As an architectural designer I was charged to: - Create code sheets based off the building code standards of whichever state we are working in. - Draw complete plans of stores including lighting, fixture, demolition, ceiling, and construction plans. - Create entire design and construction documents for retail stores that include elevations and details. - Coordinate between engineers, store designers, mall officials, architects, and building officials. - Clients include: Victoria’s Secret, Victoria’s Secret PINK, Starbucks, Levi’s, Aaron’s, Bath & Body Works, and Michael’s. - As IDP coordinator I was charged with guiding any staff seeking their license through the liscenship process Canstruction - Structural Designer (September 2012-June 2014) - Canstruction is a non-profit organization that holds annual competitions where teams design and build structures out of food cans. After the competitions the structures are put up for public display and are later dismantled and sent to local food banks. As an in-house designer I design can structures as well as instructions for how the structures are to be built. This way Canstruction can provide ideas to groups who are interested in participating in any Canstruction events. Rural Initiative Project Inc - Administrative and Project Lead (June 2010-July 2011).- Rural Initiative Project Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and restore historic buildings throughout the Southeast United States. As a project lead I was charged to: - Assume administrative duties in absence of CEO - Coordinate meetings and create site drawings for ongoing community-based projects - Maintain regular communication with city council members in order to obtain local government funding to renovate local city districts and stimulate business growth. - Create plans, perspectives, and other drawings for fund promotions. - Make site visits that would involve taking pictures, measurements of buildings, and recording site conditions. - Prepare window schedules for building restoration documents Activities & Honors: American Institute of Architecture Students Fall 2012 - Present Black Graduate Student Association Fall 2011 – Present University Scholars Program Fall 2006 – Winter 2007 National Collegiate Scholar February 2007 – Present Volunteered with the annual NC State Heritage Day -worked with children grades 1-5 on various arts and crafts projects October 2008 African American Design Student Association-member September 2006 – Present Habitat for Humanity September 2009 –January 2010

Education

  • Georgia Institute of Technology

    • Masters in Architecture Architecture
    • 2011 - 2013
  • North Carolina State University

    • Bachelors Evironmental Design in Architecture Architecture
    • 2006 - 2010

Specialties

Awards

2013 Stanley, Love-Stanley, P.C. Grad Award

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