Design | Planning | GIS
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The Consulting Team at HOK responds to many different needs along various scales.
>Strategic Planning and Feasibility Studies
>Change Management and Client Engagement
>Process Improvement and Tool Development
Some of my particular tasks have included work in:
>Real Estate Portfolio Analysis + Recommendations
>Workplace Programming + Consulting
>GIS Integrated Workflow for Analysis + Visualization
>Site Evaluation + Analysis
As a team, the Planning and Policy Section in the Watershed Protection Department is involved in the integration and support of geology, ecology, landscape architecture, design, engineering, and politics. I help to implement principles and practices of water resources and specifically am involved in Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development, and Sustainable Stormwater practices. I work with many bright and educated individuals doing excellent work both in the community and in our department.
Utilized appropriate technologies to address needs of customer’s across multiple industries.
>Foundation Communities/CHDO Roundtable: mapping opportunities for low income housing in the Austin area
>Documentary Films: graphics and design consultant
>UTSOA Planning Course: visualization consultant for funding of project implementation
>Austin Community Design & Development Center: analysis of potential for rebuilding fire destroyed regions
>Individual Clients: analysis, planning, development, and design of various residential and vacation property design projects.
>Individual Clients: design of logos and marketing/branding materials.
>Calendar Holdings LLC: Space planning for storefronts across the nation
Digital fabrication design and production servicing multiple industries including architectural, graphic design, wayfinding, and product design.
Operational management including scheduling and resource management
Client bidding, consulting, production, and invoicing.
Created framework for abstracted 3D map of campus wide oor plans for Networking Dept. asset tracking and management
Researched, implemented, and tested format and utility of both map and triangulation of
access point signals for geo-location
Documentation, testing, modications on map system and data
Managed team for data collection and conversion and instructed new users
Instructed and assisted with software/technology: ESRI ArcGIS Suite, Rhino 3D, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, CNC Router, Laser Cutter, 3D Scanner, SketchUp
Part of team responsible as frontline for technical troubleshooting with regard to design specific technologies
Managed GIS data and maps on dedicated server available to hundreds of students at the School of Architecture and Planning
Used GIS for both the Planning and Marketing teams in a growing civil engineering firm
Transferred existing data from a CAD platform to a GIS.
Updated and maintained data library
Created both internal use maps and presentation maps for clients
Maintained shipping department.
Modied shipping procedures to better suit the growth of the company
Recruited, trained, and managed employees and volunteers
Managed revolving teams of 3-5 counselors at a time each with 8-10 guests
Instructed diverse group activities with up to 90 guests each week
Managed databases of merchandise sales, subscribers, and advertisers
Implemented information format and standards while adapting the database and queries to
increase integrity, analysis, and access of data
Sold advertising space and increased client base
Translated data from various forms into clear, concise road maps
Used antiquated but specialized tools (large plate etching systems and vacuum reprographic developers) to create road atlas maps
"The City is developing a new watershed protection ordinance to improve creek and floodplain protection; prevent unsustainable public expense on drainage systems; simplify development regulations where possible; and minimize the impact on the ability to develop land."
City of Austin Watershed Protection website
Videographer for Music in Architecture - Architecture in Music Symposium.
Introductory courses to familiarize people with the capacities, extents, and functions of GIS software- predominantly the ArcGIS Desktop Suite.
This is an excellent organization with fine leadership and diverse projects.
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