jimSAUER   public interest designer, architecture intern, historic preservationist...
My professional path has been distinctly nonlinear.The following lists capture some of the highlights.

architectural work experience
  • Scott Neeley Architecture, Project Manager (2011 - present)
  • School of Architecture, Teaching Assistant, Structures (2012)
  • Drachman Institute, Architecture Intern (2010 - 2012)
  • School of Architecture, Materials Lab Assistant (2008 - 2009)

education
  • 2012 University of Arizona, Bachelor of Architecture (B ARCH)
  • 2005 DeAnza College, Certificate of Achievement in Sculpture
  • 1993 University of California at Berkeley, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 1988 University of Rochester, Bachelor of Arts (BA) Computer Science, Mathematics

honors
  • AIA AZ 2013 State Conference, Slide Slam Speaker, 'AzCA Playground'
  • AIA Henry Adams Medal for highest GPA in graduating class (University of Arizona)
  • Summa Cum Laude, Honors College (University of Arizona)
  • LEED AP (2009, U.S. Green Building Council)
  • Nicholas Sakellar Memorial Scholar & Gordon Heck Memorial Scholar (University of Arizona)
  • Excellence in Furniture Design (DeAnza College)

publications
  • 'Baja Missions: In the Footsteps of the Padres' David Burckhalter, University of Arizona Press. I created the floor plan illustrations.
  • 'Final Report, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Document, Assess, Stabilize, and Repair Cultural Resources Impacted by Border Activities - Part 2' 2012, Drachman Institute for National Park Service. I prepared and designed the layout of the final report.
  • 'Red Wheelbarrow', 2008, DeAnza College. My photograph of my sculpture 'Nail Bowl' featured on page 43.

architectural volunteer experience
  • Tucson Pima County Historical Commission (TPCHC) and Plans Review Subcommittee - 2014 to present.
  • Arizona Historic Preservation Conference - organized Green Retrofit Historic Home Tour
  • USGBC Greenbuild in Phoenix
  • Tucson Historic Preservation Society - Tile Workshop, Adobe Workshop, Barrio Historico Home Tour
  • Habitat For Humanity - 500+ hours construction work

additional work experience
From 1988 to 2005 I worked in software development in the San Francisco Bay area and Rochester, NY:
  • Intuit, and Microlytics: Program Manager, Project Manager
  • Intuit, and GO Corporation: Product Manager
  • Adobe Systems, 3DO, Lexicus/Motorola, Light Source, and Microlytics: Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Assurance Engineer
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