Name

Jamie L Wansten

About

EDUCATION

MASTER OF URBAN DESIGN
• University of Michigan 2011, Ann Arbor, MI
• Graduated with academic distinction
• Participated in an International studio in Rosario, Argentina
MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE
• University of Detroit Mercy 2008, Detroit, MI
• Graduated with academic distinction
STUDY ABROAD IN URBAN DESIGN
• Politechnika Warszawska 2006, Warsaw, PL
INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE Workshop
• The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2002, Chicago, IL

EXPERIENCE

JUNIOR ARCHITECT 2008-09, Integrated Architecture, Grand Rapids, MI
• Prepared architectural plans, elevations, sections, and detailed construction documents using MicroStation and AutoCad
• Participated in the architectural design process and developed alternative solutions and presentation graphics used to communicate concepts to clients
• Researched building products for value and efficiency

ARCHITECTURAL INTERN 2008, Bosch Architecture, Portage, MI
• Assisted in the streamlining of the company’s architectural design process from conceptual design through overall completion of projects
• Created three dimensional building models using both SketchUp Pro and 3D Max
• Produced two dimensional construction documentation using software including AutoCad, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
• Performed redline changes and revisions
• Responsible for graphic representation and packaging for projects

ASSISTANT FOR UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT 2007-08, University of Detroit President's Office, Detroit, MI
• Responsibility to maintain healthy relationships with university trustees
• Required to respond to all duties politely, professionally, and with strict security restrictions on all classified information
• Learned administration responsibilities and administrative software

ARCHITECTURAL INTERN 2007, USKH Inc, Anchorage, AK
• Participated in material testing as well as rewriting hazardous material specifications
• Attended site visits and weekly client meetings
• Learned the requirements for drafting for the Army Corp of Engineers while working on a health facility on Eielson Air Force Base in its entire design phase
• Created three dimensional building modeling using 3D AutoCad and two dimensional construction documentation using AutoCad

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AWARDS

• Preparing to take the LEED AP Exam, ND and BC, Current
• Department of Urban Design Scholarship Recipient, 2011
• International Urban Design Studio in Rosario, Argentina, 2011
• Competitor in ULI National Hines Competition, 2011
• Selected to join ASTI design team on behalf of Detroit Impact: Design Thinking for Social Innovation (worked with IDEO, ULI, Windham Group, & Giffels-Webster), 2011
• Graduated with a Master of Urban Design with academic distinction, 2011
• Deans List student for Master of Architecture 2008

Specialties

  • Architecture • Urban Design • Computer Modeling •…

Skills

  • EXCELLENT SKILLS: Microstation • AutoCad • 3D Max…