David R Burnett

  • Seattle, WA
  • Resume
  • Updated 2 weeks ago

Project Architect

Professional Goal:

  • I have found my passion for architecture to be without limits. In 2016, I achieved my life-long goal of becoming a licensed architect and was able to achieve the position of Project Architect quickly within my career. I would enjoy the opportunity to develop my passion for architecture in all its various facets and explore my career ambitions within your firm.


  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Oregon
    • Graduated June 2009, Magna Cum Laude
    • Double Minor in Multimedia Design & Business Administration

Work Experience:

  • Milbrandt Architects, Kirkland, WA: October 2012 – July 2021
    • Project Architect-
      • Coordinated a dynamic team of 2-10 employees to serve one of the firm’s largest clients. Acted as primary contact and workflow organizer for several valued clients, ensuring prompt project completion and client satisfaction. Guided a variety of residential and mixed-use projects, including single-family homes, townhouses, walk-up and mid-rise apartments, and amenity buildings from initial schematic design through construction administration.
    • Assistant System Manager-
      • Collaborated with System Manager on maintenance and creation of CAD system customization. Utilized Visual LISP and related programing languages to develop and maintain tools utilized throughout the firm.            These tools are used to enhance productivity, provide efficiency, accuracy, and expedite project completion. Act as primary resource for employee technical issue resolution.
  • Home Depot, Tigard, OR: January 2010 – August 2012
    • Floor, Blinds, Wall and Décor Department Manager-
      • Managed and facilitated a team of 8-10 people to deliver exceptional customer service, develop staff skills to enable further advancement and increase product knowledge. Held accountable for $5 million in annual sales.
  • Gerald McDonnell and Associates, Eugene, OR: Spring 2009
    • Architectural Practicum Student-
      • Involved in tasks including developing schematic design drawings, attending site and client meetings, site analysis, code research, physical modeling, and development of client presentation documents.


  • Expert knowledge in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and other Adobe Suite Programs
  • High proficiency in Revit Architecture, AutoCAD Programing Languages (Visual LISP, DCL, ActiveX, etc.)
  • Highly tech savvy with an ability to pick up & master new programs quickly and intuitively

Highlighted Projects:

  • West End District: 424-unit mixed-use development, Beaverton, OR.
  • 1000+ apartment units, townhouses, single-family houses, and amenity buildings in the North Bethany (Washington Co., OR), River Terrace (Tigard, OR), & Villebois (Wilsonville, OR) master planned communities
  • The Arbor at Bremerton: Adaptive Reuse for a Memory Care Facility, Bremerton WA.

Licensure & Additional Information:

  • Architectural License in Washington State
  • NCARB Certified for expedited licensure in many other states
  • LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/davidrburnett

To contact this candidate email davidrburnett@gmail.com

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