Creative Visionary | Collaborative Director | Interdisciplinary Designer Unique ability to take a team or concept from chaos, to beauty and order. Coordinates multiple perspectives with finesse. Thrives on big ideas, problem solving, collaboration, integration and surmounting challenges inherent in design teams.

Work Samples

  • Resume - Architecture

  • Resume - Branding

  • 'Shades of You' Shop-in-shop for Sunglass Hut

Work History

kimberly martin, LEED Green Associate 1201 Jackson Street, Apartment 2, Cincinnati, OH 45202 kimberlymartin7@gmail.com 513.448.8255 PROFILE Creative Visionary | Collaborative Director | Interdisciplinary Designer Unique ability to take a team or concept from chaos, to beauty and order. Coordinates multiple perspectives with finesse. Thrives on big ideas, problem solving, collaboration, integration, and surmounting challenges inherent in design teams. SKILLS Leading interdisciplinary design teams | Conceptual, human-centric designs | Synthetic, elegant concepts Sustainable systems design and materials selection for architecture and interiors. Design education. Hand-rendering, drafting, and perspective drawing. Computer modeling (Revit; Sketch-up) and graphic presentation. EXPERIENCE Adjunct Professor Fall 2011 Miami University Oxford, OH 300-level undergraduate studio course for architecture and interiors students. Focused on the future of retail environments and how corporate social responsibility policies are experienced by the consumer in space. Design Manager SHP Leading Design, Cincinnati, OH 2010—2011 Worked directly with Executive Vice President of Design to elevate design aesthetic of projects, while integrating the studio disciplines and encouraging rigor of processes. Collaborated with Marketing, BIM and Sustainability Directors to develop and implement initiatives to integrate design teams. Comanaged 12 designers in 3 offices, with a specific focus on design quality. Collaborated with interdisciplinary project teams and individual designers to guide solutions through ongoing design meetings and critique. Participated in numerous client interviews, and acted as Lead Designer on multiple projects. Coordinated inspirational/educational lunchtime presentation series. Developed design process and presentation standard. Design Manager Kolar Design, Cincinnati, OH 2009—2010 Lead interdisciplinary creative team of 8 designers in conceptual development, strategic implementation and production of design for variety of projects for holistic, environmental branding firm. Client partners included design firms, corporations, municipalities, and universities. Projects included branding, wayfinding, concepts for related installations, and interiors. Design Consultant 2004—2010 Conceptual design of enclosure to house branding experience for international corporate client Cincinnati, OH Sustainable design consulting and space planning for boutique pilates studio Chelsea, NYC Survey and analyze interior trends and advise on sustainable issues for global design agency Cincinnati, OH Conceptual and schematic live/work design for residence Santa Fe, NM Sustainable rehabilitation and addition of 2 BR apartment in 5,600 square foot Victorian home Brooklyn, NY Teaching/Research Assistant 2003—2008 Sustainable Studio; Fundamental drawing; Environmental Technology; History+Theory courses UC & UNC Greensboro Manuscript on the Enlightenment’s effect on the post-antebellum American landscape UNC Greensboro Intern Architect 2004—2008 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP New York, NY Michael McInturf Architects Cincinnati, OH Dissing + Weitling Architektfirma a/s Copenhagen, DK FRCH Design International Cincinnati, OH Lambert A+I Winston-Salem, NC Arden Design & Construction Winston-Salem, NC EDUCATION M. Architecture, The University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH B.S. Interior Architecture, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC B.S. Fine Arts, James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

Education

University of Cincinnati

Specialties

Awards

Presenter—Colorado Art Ranch Salida Artposium “Dwelings: Habitat, Symbol & Art” 2011 Best in Class, Modern—‘Who’s Next?’ Free Green Sustainable Housing Competition 2011 Honorable Mention—USGBC Drop Inn Center & Habitat for Accessibility Competitions 2007/2009

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