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ARRIS FINKBEINER

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN

 

01 about

Welcome to my website. I am an architect and interior designer with over 14 years of experience in the design field. I am a registered architect and interior designer seeking new career opportunities. 

 

02 portfolio

 

03 resume

arris finkbeiner  |  aia, ncarb, ncidq, leed ap bd+c, fitwell amb. 

422 Kipling Ct, Wheaton, IL 60187

t: 312.898.5997  e: arris.finkbeiner@gmail.com

objective
Organized and motivated architecture and Interior design professional looking to obtain a full time architectural position with the opportunity for career advancement. Over fifteen years of experience in commercial and residential design firms, specializing in commercial workplace interiors and furniture specifications. 

 

professional experience 

Associate, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL - June  2019 to September 2020

  • Responsibilities: Oversee project staff through, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, construction administration and close out of project, proposal creation, billing and invoice review, project staffing, coordination and direction of project consultants, coordination and budget review with general contractors, project  scheduling, construction site reviews, project meetings, client meetings and interviews.

  • Project Typology: Commercial Office, Hospitality, College/University, Laboratory, and Light Industrial.

 

Project Manager, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL - December 2013 to June 2019

  • Responsibilities: Oversee project staff through, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, construction administration and close out of project, coordination and direction of project consultants, coordination and budget review with general contractors, project  scheduling, construction site reviews, project meetings, client meetings and interviews.

  • Project Typology: Commercial Office, Hospitality, College/University, Laboratory, and Light Industrial.

 

Project Manager, Eric Charles Designs, Birmingham, MI - March 2012 to November 2013

  • Responsibilities: Management and supervision of technical staff, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, construction administration, shop drawing review, coordination with lighting designers, and general contractors, scheduling, construction progress site review, project meetings, client meetings and presentations, renderings, website management, computer, email, & server policy and management, and Autodesk contract manager.

  • Project Typology: High End Residential Interior Architecture

 

Project Manager, Grund & Riesterer Architects, Inc., Chicago, IL - August 2006 to March 2012

  • Responsibilities: Schematic design, design development, construction documentation, construction administration, specification writing and review, shop drawing review, coordination with engineers, interior designers, LEED consultants, and general contractors, scheduling, construction progress site review, project meetings, client meetings and presentations, renderings, AIA contract negation and review of payouts, familiar with the City of Chicago self-cert. permit process, website management, computer, email, & server policy and management, and Autodesk contract manager.

  • Project Typology: Commercial, Institutional, Religious, Single Family Residential, Historic Preservation, Interior Architecture, and Chicago Façade Inspection Program.

 

See LinkedIn for Previous Experience

 

education
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan; Bachelor of Science in Architecture; August 2006.

 

relevant computer & software experience

Autodesk Revit 2020                                                 Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver                         Graphisoft ArchiCAD 12.0                          AutoCAD Architecture 2020                                    Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel & Powerpoint)          SketchUp                                      Bluebeam Revu                                                         Procore (Architect Certified)                                                             PlanGrid

 

professional accreditations

NCARB Certified - Certificate Number: 99660

Licensed Architect – State of Wisconsin, License Number: 12401-5 (Illinois license application in process) 

Licensed Interior Designer - State of Wisconsin, License Number: 666-109 (Illinois license in progress) 

NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer - Credential Number: 34846

LEED Accredited Professional - LEED® AP BD+C; Credential Number: 10430852

Fitwel Ambassador - Center for Active Design: Directory                                                            

 

professional memberships, publications & volunteering

American Institute of Architects: Architect  Member 

ACE Mentor Program - Chicago: Mentor (ACE = Architecture Construction Engineering) 2015-Present

Contract Magazine Designers Select Feature: Education Solutions

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04 contact

arris.finkbeiner@gmail.com

Tel: 312-898-5997

Chicago, Illinois