Resume - Michael Griffin


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Resume - Michael Griffin

  1. 1. MichaelWGriffin 3 Daventry Ct. Lynnfield MA 01940 781.771.9567Profile Enthusiastic young designer with over two years industry experience with architects and designers on a variety of high end residential and industrial projects. Adept at seeing multiple solutions and opportunities in projects and understanding end user’s experience. Strong presentation skills, ability to manage multiple priorities and perform well under pressure. Currently learning Revit; will soon pursue LEED Green Professional accreditation.Education Northeastern University | Graduate School of Architecture | 2010 Masters of Architecture Northeastern University | College of Arts and Sciences | 2009 Bachelors of Science in Architecture cum laude American Institute for Roman Culture | Semester Abroad | Spring 2007Experience Villandry Contracting, Inc. | Social Media Specialist | Arlington, MA | July 2010 - Present Using a strong understanding of design, construction and their clients’ perspective, establish and maintain a strong and contemporary online presence to enhance the VCI brand, develop a corporate following, increase website traffic and become an active voice in the local construction industry. Personally asked to rejoin VCI; position was created around abilities and skill set. Villandry Contracting, Inc. | Laborer | Arlington, MA | 2005 - 2006 First Hand Projects | Assistant Director | Sudbury, MA | Summer 2010 Hand selected by professor to partner with him for the 2010 FHP Project. Guided teens in a hands-on program through a real design/build project including client meetings, presentation skills, schematic design, design development, site documentation and construction. B’zhwingi Design | Designer | Lynnfield, MA | Summer 2009 Freelance design work during recession-heavy summer to actively continue designing. Payne/Bouchier, Inc. | Design Intern | Boston, MA | 2008 Drafted and modeled design concepts and redlines for architectural cabinet designers. Developed initial design concepts for clients. Educated the design department on using Kerkythea renderer to enhance its marketing materials and presentations. Documented construction sites with photographs and precise field dimensioning. SPEC, Inc. | Junior Architect | Burlington, MA | 2007 Drafted and edited A&E plans, sections and elevations to meet project deadlines. Acted as the architectural representative to the office’s AutoCAD Standards Committee. Documented construction sites with photographs, sketches and field dimensions. Harvard Real Estate Services | Project Management Intern | Cambridge, MA | 2006 Managed the requests and needs of six client-serving project managers. Worked with site superintendents documenting site progress with photos and field reports.Volunteer Work First Hand Projects | Design/Build Volunteer | Sudbury, MA | June 2010 Northeastern University | Studio Teacher’s Assistant | Boston, MA | Fall 2005 Hand selected by former professor to assist him in teaching his Fall 2005 class. Taught first year architecture students the basics of drafting, modeling and presenting in front of a panel.Publication Self Storage: A Pattern Book | - Self Publishing | Boston | 2009Exhibition Design Final Exhibition | The American Institute for Roman Culture | Rome, Italy | April 2007Interests Inventing, T-Shirt Design, Logo Design, Graphic Design, Cartooning, Design ConsultingSkills AutoCAD, SketchUp, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat,V-Ray, Kerkythea, novice Revit, Model Making