Mark J. Hulme
Updated April 2015
AIA, CASp, LEED AP BD+C

As an Associate in Marx|Okubo’s Pasadena office, I perform architectural consulting, sustainability reviews, property condition assessments, owner’s representation-related services and disabled accessibility reviews across California. 

I conduct CASp and other disabled accessibility reviews of office, shopping center, and multifamily properties, and completed a certificate program on accessibility and universal design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2014.

Since 1995, I have been involved in diverse construction and architectural projects, including retail, office and interiors, as well as community college and K-12 educational facilities. 

Timeline

Project Architect

  • Flewelling & Moody
  • Oct 1, 2003 - Oct 12, 2012
  • ◦ Managed and staffed teams from initial design & DSA approval through construction administration: modernization & new construction, primarily K-12 educational projects. ◦ Led presentations to clients, community groups, school boards, and interview committees. ◦ Reviewed projects for LEED and CHPS compliance; Coordinated Revit office standards. ◦ Chaired ESOP Committee; Developed corporate intranet/wiki and Quality Assurance tools ◦ Redesigned company website & graphic materials, Prepared RFPs and RFQs

Communications Director; Finance Committee

  • AIA Pasadena & Foothill
  • Jan 1, 2006 - Dec 1, 2007
  • ◦ Coordinated writing & publication of AIApf website and newsletters. ◦ Co-chaired the planning & promotion of regional technology symposium: BIM Revolution. ◦ Served on Finance Committee in 2006 (All work performed on a volunteer basis.)

Project Designer

  • Spencer Hoskins Associates
  • Jun 1, 2002 - Oct 1, 2003
  • ◦ Design & documentation of community college buildings - Performed site feasibility studies, Created 3d project renderings, Presented to various client groups and task forces. ◦ Created company's public-facing website and graphic identity.

Intern Architect / Lighting Designer

  • MCG Architecture
  • May 1, 1998 - Apr 1, 2002
  • ◦ Designed/Documented local &national retail, office, and interiors projects up to 80 acres, including site planning, documents from predesign to CDs, 3D rendering & animation. ◦ Lighting Design - responsible for proposals, design concepts, lighting layout, product specification, photometric calculations, and creation of design guidelines.

Intern Lighting Designer

  • Kaplan Gehring McCarroll Architectural Lighting
  • May 1, 2000 - Aug 1, 2000
  • ◦ Introduced 3D modeling & rendering capabilities ◦ Performed lighting layout/specification ◦ Created presentation boards.

Draftsman

  • Giroux Glass
  • Jan 1, 1995 - Jan 1, 1998
  • ◦ Created detailed shop drawings for our work on the Getty Center Museum interiors ◦ Designed & implemented company website.

Teaching Assistant

  • University of Southern California
  • Aug 1, 1998 - May 1, 2001
  • ◦ Architecture 211 - Materials and Methods of Building Construction ◦ Architecture 215 - Design for the Thermal and Atmospheric Environment ◦ Architecture 315 - Design for the Luminous and Sonic Environment

Associate

  • Marx|Okubo Associates, Inc.
  • Oct 15, 2012 - Current
  • I perform architectural consulting, sustainability reviews, property condition assessments, owner’s representation-related services and disabled accessibility reviews across California. I conduct CASp and other disabled accessibility reviews of office, shopping center, and multifamily properties, and completed a certificate program on accessibility and universal design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2014
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Vital Stats
10000
Annual Pages Read
31
Countries Visited
20
Fingers, toes
15
Songs recorded in 2012
2
Siblings, Children
1
The Loneliest Number
Percentage
95%
Positive Performance Reviews
100%
Completed projects closed with DSA certification
3%
Library Books overdue
Pastimes
Education
Masters of Building Science, Environmental Controls Systems'02
University of Southern California
Architecture - Building Science
Masters Thesis: "Color and Daylighting: Towards a Theory of Bounced Color and Dynamic Daylighting"

IESLA / DLF Student Lighting Design Competition, Double Finalist - Office Lighting Design and Fixture Design (Wall Sconce)
BArch'99
University of Southern California
Architecture
Cum Laude

USC Architectural Guild Traveling Fellowship, Finalist
Research Proposal: Pacific Rim Vernacular: Architecture and Traditional Housing
BA Communications'99
University of Southern California
Communications Arts & Sciences
Cum Laude