JAMES • HARTE⎟ARCHITECTURE/DESIGN




EDUCATION

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, 2007 Bachelor of Architecture, Minor, Industrial Design

SUMMARY

Architect, Designer, and Cabinet Maker with 7+ years of experience.  Specializing in digital modeling and rendering, website development and management, furniture design and woodworking, and building design and construction.  Highly motivated, creative, and versatile. Skilled in project management and product presentation.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE

GRAPHIC : Adobe Creative Suite •  Dreamweaver • HTML • CSS • WordPress
OPERATING SYSTEMS : Windows • OS X • Linux
DESIGN : AutoCAD • SketchUp • Revit • Form•Z Radiosity
OFFICE : Microsoft Office Suite • Adobe Acrobat • Outlook
MANUAL SKILLS : Drafting • Model Building • Hand Drawing & Sketching • Graphic Design • Photography • Carpentry
PROJECT MANAGEMENT : Client Interaction • Construction Administration • Communication • Design Presentation • Organizational Leadership • Problem Solving • Conflict Resolution

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mather Architects, PLC (2014-Present)
37 Paul Street, Harrisonburg, VA, t: 540.442.1400
TEAM LEADER, PROJECT MANAGER
  • Interfaced and collaborated with clients in project development and production;
  • Construction Administration;
  • Coordinated and facilitated communication between consultants and clients, and managed projects;
  • Generated digital models and project renderings.
CAVANAUGH CABINETS, INC. (2013-2014)
1329 E High Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902, t: 434.977.7100
TEAM LEADER, PROJECT MANAGER, COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL (CNC) OPERATOR
  • Interfaced and collaborated directly with clients, allied disciplines, and sub-contractors in project development;
  • Coordinated and managed resources, personnel, and project milestones for the production and installation of millwork;
  • Developed, implemented, and maintained an office CAD standards system.
FPW ARCHITECTS (2010-PRESENT)
113 Fourth Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902, t: 434.293.7258, web: www.FPW.com
TEAM LEADER, PROJECT MANAGER
  • Interfaced and collaborated directly with clients in project development;
  • Coordinated and facilitated communication between consultants and clients, and managed projects;
  • Maintained comprehensive documentation and electronic filing to facilitate client relations;
  • Generated digital models and project renderings.
INTERN ARCHITECT/DESIGNER
  • Designed and coordinated the production of presentation materials, models and project renderings;
  • Managed, designed, and maintained company website;
  • Administered office technology education and systems troubleshooting;
  • Designed infrastructure-oriented, residential, and historical preservation projects.
LIVE ARTS (2009 – PRESENT)
123 East Water Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902, t:434.977.4177, web: www.livearts.org
INTERIM TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (2012)
  • Coordinated all aspects of a production to facilitate technical, design, and theatrical needs;
  • Coordinated a volunteer-based crew in the construction and technical rigging of productions;
  • Scheduled and budgeted all technical needs for productions;
  • Coordinated outreach, recruitment, mentoring, and coordination of volunteers.
VOLUNTEER
  • Acted as Master Carpenter, designing and developing sets for more than a dozen productions.
BLUE RIVER WOODWORKING (2010-2011)
1728 Allied Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903, t: 434.977.1816
CARPENTER, CABINET MAKER
  • Generated and produced digital models, renderings, and client presentation materials;
  • Designed cabinet and furniture for clients;
  • Aided in general carpentry and construction.
BUNDY ARCHITECTURE and ENGINEERING (2007-2009)
321 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, t: 276.628.1076
INTERN ARCHITECT
  • Designed and coordinated the production of presentation materials, models, and project renderings for infrastructure- oriented, residential, and historical preservation projects;
  • Coordinated and facilitated communication between consultants and clients, and managed projects;
  • Maintained comprehensive documentation and electronic filing to facilitate client relations.
JOEL HARTE CABINET SHOP (1999-2009)
17106 Rich Valley Road, Abingdon, VA 24210, t: 276.628.3995, web: www.joelhartefurniture.com/
APPRENTICE CARPENTER & CABINET MAKER
  • Developed an extensive knowledge base of the design, fabrication, finishing, and installation of cabinetry and furniture;
  • Developed an extensive skill base of tools and joinery;
  • Assisted in client meetings and project development.