Erika L Petersen

Experience in small and mid-size firms contributing to successful project delivery with enthusiastic and professional attitude. Has six years’ worth of professional analytical, technical and creative skills, evidenced by ability to design innovative solutions using a variety of both digital and manual techniques. Looking for opportunity to advance practical skills in an enriching, challenging and dynamic environment while completing professional licensing requirements.


EDUCATION:

2013
M.Arch | Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2008
B.A. in Architecture | Florida International University, Miami, FL
Architectural Theory Certificate


WORK EXPERIENCE:

2013-Current
Dorsky + Yue International – Junior Architect | Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Experience with multiple project phases from Programming and Schematic Design to Construction Administration on multi-family residential, commercial retail, and hospitality projects. Worked on production team for award-winning Palm Beach Outlets. Worked closely with client on Tenant Coordination and Construction Logistics for 5 story retail mall portion of the new Brickell City Centre. Supported Principal in producing design packages for luxury hotel in Istanbul and Mixed-use high-rise Competition in San Antonio.

2008-2011
John Albert Weller Architect – Designer | Coral Gables, Florida

Charged with managing all projects and contributing to the design development with the Principal Architect. Managed and produced all drafting of construction documents and presentations. Met with clients, personally handled plans for permitting through building departments, and coordinated with project engineers to guarantee efficiency. At the beginning of 2010 developed the firm’s first website, cataloguing dozens of projects ranging from the 1960s to current works.