Senior Design Manager

Name : John Allen
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Colorado Springs,Co
Job Title Senior Design Manager
Relocation Preferences : Neg.
Objective : Looking to expand my abilities with a company that cares about employees.
Resume :  


QUALIFICATIONCommitted and driven professional with broad based experience in residential and
PROFILEcommercial space planning and architectural design in positions demanding
strong technical and organizational skills, decisive leadership, creative and
analytical thinking, ceaseless determination, an impeccable work ethic, and an
unfaltering drive to succeed.

Mission driven team player able to act independently, take the reins of a project or assignment, identify the desired result, define needs, organize and direct personnel and processes, set standards and priorities, development and execute a plan of action to reach the desired result in a timely and cost-effective manner without sacrificing quality.

Persuasive communicator with well-developed interpersonal, relationship building, and negotiation skills to establish credibility, initiate and exchange dialog, earn trust and confidence of diverse populations and staff at all levels.

WORK HISTORYLOWES COMPANIES, INC., North Wilkesboro, NC2005 2009
Architectural Manager/Senior Design Manager
Recruited to oversee construction and completion of stores in Northeastern U.S.
ranging in size from 94,000 to 122,000 sq. ft.
Managed projects from concept through completion including site development,
on-site zoning, and coordination of building processes with local agencies.
Interacted with and oversaw performance of 26 direct reports, and 37 indirect
reports (outside consultants).
Drafted and ensured compliance with establish budget.
Performed document reviews and matched companys requirements to municipal regulations.
Recognized with awards for design excellence from majors of several cities in
assigned region.

AARONS RENTS, INC., Atlanta, GA2002 2005
Director of Planning & Design
Supervised the design department specializing in renovation of existing
buildings.
Oversaw uniform design program utilizing CAD and sheet standards, FPs,
RCPsand space planning designs for corporate and franchise owners.
Reviewed plans and documents including daily status reports and billings
from outsourced third party consultants.

JR ENGINEERING, Colorado Springs, CO2000 2002
Technician
Designed and documented details for water, sewer, and gas profiles in
Northeast Colorado Springs subdivisions.
Served as onsite consultant for lot planning, survey times and zoning.
Ensured adherence to ADA requirements for sidewalk entrances and exits.
Interfaced with civil engineers to determine best use of space.







WORK HISTORY continued

NEUJAHR & GORMAN, Colorado Springs, CO1999 2000
Designer
Produced line drawings incorporating structural details, and redlined shop
drawing revisions.
Worked with local architects to define and correct structural issues

INTERNSHIPADA, INC., Atlanta, GA July-Aug 2000
EXPERIENCEArchitectural Intern Designer
Conceived and developed CAD department for an independent architect.
Coordinated projects, relevant client layout changes and revisions to outsourced projects.
Performed visual inspections of foundations and walls for discrepancies.
Attended community boards and zoning meetings.

COMPUTERAutoCAD 14-2009 Windows XP, SoftDesk 8 Civil, MS Office
SKILLSInternet navigation

EDUCATIONAssociates degree in Architectural Design w/major in Structural Design 1999
Technical Trades Institute, Colorado Springs, CO
Cumulative GPA: 4.0



Available for immediate interview

Geographic Preference: Colorado Springs, CO
Willing to consider relocation


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