Jeffrey Brian Jakucyk

2200 Madison Rd, Apt. 34
Cincinnati, OH  45208-2653
513-533-0140
jjakucyk@mac.com
http://www.jjakucyk.com

Education
University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH                      
Master of Architecture 2003
Certificate in Historic Preservation 2003
Bachelor of Science in Architecture 2001

Experience
Architecture
8 years experience at architecture firms of varying sizes.  Focused on custom residential design, additions, remodeling, historic preservation, cabinetry design and detailing, interior finishes, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.  Made significant contributions to the design and construction of a dozen homes and small commercial/civic buildings, ranging from small porches to large estates.  Developed new documentation methods for Lutron lighting automation systems and integration.  Worked with other innovative building system designs including spray-foam insulation, ground-source (geothermal) heat pumps, outdoor air economizers, and energy recovery ventilators.

Information Technology
5 years experience in Macintosh office information technology.  Managed 20 workstations, 2 servers, OpenDirectory, workgroup administration, calendar sharing, website maintenance, tape backups, large format black & white plotting, and color printing administration and maintenance.

1 year general troubleshooting and in-house support for Windows 7 and XP client systems.

Photography
5 years experience with digital architectural and sports photography.  Photographed many sporting events, from high school basketball, wrestling, and swimming/diving to triathlons and bike races.  Photographed architectural interiors and exteriors for office portfolio use and publication on the internet and in books and magazines. 

Urban Mass Transit Research
11 years ongoing research into Cincinnati's transit history.  Focused on streetcar and electric interurban railway systems, with additional research on local steam railroads and transportation infrastructure.  Photo documented extant remains and mapped existing and abandoned lines for presentation on the internet.  

Skills
Computer Software & Information Technology
PowerCADD, AutoCAD, ArcView, Qgis, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Aperture, iPhoto, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows 7 and XP, Mac OS X Client & Server 10.3 - 10.6, Apple Remote Desktop, EMC Retrospect Backup, OpenDirectory, CalDAV Server, POP & IMAP e-mail, website maintenance, Océ & Kip large-format plotters.

Imaging & Graphics
Nikon D-SLR cameras, pencil & ink sketching, colored pencil & 3D rendering.

Employment History
ArchitectsPlus - Cincinnati, OH  (2011 – Present)
Project manager, designer, and photographer for this custom residential, commercial, and interior design services firm.  Managed and assisted in the design, documentation, and construction administration of various projects large and small. Worked extensively in conjunction with the Cincinnati Preservation Association on the complete restoration of the Emily Rauh Pulitzer House in Woodlawn, Ohio, an early International Style/Bauhaus home from 1938.

RWA Architects, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH  (2003 – 2009)
Project manager, designer, photographer, and information technology manager for Cincinnati’s largest custom residential architecture firm.  Managed and assisted in the design, documentation, and construction administration of projects ranging from a new garage in a Cincinnati historic district to a 45,000 square foot estate manor house.  Photographed many of the finished architectural projects and incorporated them into various marketing materials.  Managed the firm’s IT infrastructure, including Macintosh workstations, servers, website/e-mail, and supporting IT equipment. 

Cooperative Education (Professional Practice) Assignments  (1998 – 2002)
Through the University of Cincinnati’s co-op program, worked at four different architecture firms for a total of six academic quarters.  

At Stephen Rankin Associates in Chicago, participated in design and presentation drawings for corporate offices, hospitals, and mixed-use office/warehouses.  Main responsibility included designing portions of the Toman Branch Library addition & remodeling in Chicago.  

At Glick/Boehm & Assoc. in Charleston, SC, worked on projects ranging from post offices, retail renovations, office buildings to military base renovations and remodeling.  

At RWA Architects in Cincinnati, focused on high-end residential renovation and remodeling, as well as light commercial and historic preservation projects.  

At VOA Associates in Chicago, drafted construction documents, created displays for client presentations, and assisted with design and presentation tasks in the architecture and interior design departments mostly for the Kingsgate Conference Center at U. of Cincinnati.   

Organizations 
Program presenter for the Cincinnati chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture by Children Program (2003 – present)

Mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Cincinnati (2003 – 2008)

Member of the Cincinnati Transit Historical Association (2003 – 2007)

Protected noteworthy transit structures in the Park Hills historic district in Kentucky, and in Cincinnati as part of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s I-75 Mill Creek Expressway Study, by helping list them on the National Register of Historic Places.

Produced a slideshow presentation illustrating the history of Cincinnati’s waterfront for the AIA 150 sustainability program “Greening the Gap”, a public design workshop for the City of Cincinnati’s Fort Washington Way deck covers.

Participated in races with, and coordinated the design, ordering, and delivery of the technical riding apparel for 7 Hills Racing, a Cincinnati-based bicycle racing team with approximately 100 members (2005 present)

References and further examples of work are available upon request.

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