Lead Designer and Principal: Responsible for all aspects of running a small architecture studio including architectural design, project management, job acquisition, client relations, construction administration and employee management. Projects included residential and small commercial projects throughout California and Hawaii.
March 2002—March 2007. Los Angeles, CA.
Leigh Jerrard
Yeh + Jerrard LLC
Worked in many aspects of residential and scenic construction, including framing, electrical work, plumbing, drywall, finish carpentry and casework, and movie-set building.
1986—1991. Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL.
Residential and Scenic Construction
Project Architect: worked on a variety of projects in multiple capacities. Managed model-building teams, coordinated projects with engineers and fabricators, developed SD and DD drawings sets, designed and managed project 3-D computer models. Ultimately worked as Project Architect for Le Clos Jordan, a $20 million winery near Niagara Falls.
December 1995—February 2002. Santa Monica, CA.
Frank O. Gehry and Associates
Residential and commercial architecture, design, CDs, permitting, and construction administration.
August 2008—Present. Los Angeles, CA.
Leigh Jerrard, Architect
Visiting Faculty, School of Art
September 2010—Present. Valencia, CA.
California Institute of the Arts
Developed a low-cost sustainable prefabricated building system yielding elegant, minimal houses that can be built in a matter of weeks. Built successful prototypes in Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, CA. Formed a corporation to promote the design for urban infill, residential redevelopment, and refugee housing.
April 2004—March 2007. Los Angeles, CA.
Jot House Prefab
3400 Holyoke Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
Masters in Architecture (Structures Concentration)

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

California Architect’s Licence C-29818
Hawaii Architect’s Licence AR-11364
LEED AP Certification

AutoCAD, Rhino, Catia
Woodworking, metalwork, forklift
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Started a company dedicated to recapturing bath and laundry water for landscape irrigation, saving up to 40,000 gallons per household each year.
August 2008—Present. Los Angeles, CA.
Greywater Corps