natalia mattingly



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To incorporate both my experience and talents with a firm that understands the importance of honesty and significance within design, and allows for mutual growth.


EXPERIENCE  12+ years

01/2013 - 02/2014      Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects, St. Helena / Sausalito CA.                           Project Manager/Designer                                                                         | 

  • Developed projects from initial sketch through design and construction documents as well as permitting, focusing on both residential and spa/resort projects.
  • Charged with Construction Coordination & Response; including RFIs, Approval of Construction Submittals, Developing Design/Construction Details (coordinating with GC, door/ window and steel shop drawings, final design elements).
  • Worked closely with Principles and Associates throughout all phases, gaining insight and incorporating the firm’s unique design aesthetic to all aspects of the project.
  • Coordinated with all engineers, consultants and clients; through office and site meetings as well as through digital means.


01/2011 - 01/2013      Geoffrey E. Butler Architecture & Planning, Sausalito CA.                                Project Manager/Designer                                                                                   |  | 

  • Managed projects ranging from the initial design process through construction documents and permitting, focusing on both residential and commercial projects
  • Charged with Construction Administration, both office and site based
  • Worked simultaneously on both Mac and PC platforms daily.
  • Coordinated with all engineers, consultants and clients.
  • Created graphic layouts for firm’s advertisements and design award applications


08/2004 - 08/2010      NvsN Design, Scottsdale AZ.                                                                             Owner / Project Manager/Designer                                                        |  |       Launched Residential Design Firm dedicated to providing excellence and quality in design.

  • Created and developed dozens of projects from Payson to Phoenix, ranging from 500 square feet to over 10,000 square feet, from flat lots to steep hillsides.
  • Led services from New Build to Material Selections to On-Site Consultation and Collaboration.
  • Provided Design Services as well as Complete Construction Document Services (Floor and Foundation Plans, Roof Design/Plan, Floor & Roof Framing, Sections/Elevations, Electrical & Mechanical Layouts, Architectural and Structural Details and Site Design/Planning).      
  • Managed all Accounting functions, including Client Billing.
  • Coordinated Projects and Consultants to ensure efficiency within each project, as well as client satisfaction, and managed City/County Submittals and Permit Processes.
  • Executed advertising strategies to oversee business development and retention.


10/2000 - 08/2004       Tsontakis Architecture and Interiors AIAScottsdale AZ.                                 Job Captain / Designer                                                               |

  • Developed entire projects from initial sketches, through to City Permit and Construction collaboration.
  • Met with clients, breaking down issues, and creating ideas and solutions. Also presented ideas and drawings to Principal Architect and clients throughout design and construction phases.
  • Charged with the recruitment of qualified talent.
  • Scheduled and maintained the development of my own projects, resulting in meeting 100% of deadlines.


01/1998 - 10/2000       Classic Stellar Homes, Phoenix AZ.                                                                   Job Captain

  • Started and Completed dozens of projects, starting from initial sketches, to Design Development and entire Construction Documents, through to City Permit and Construction collaboration.  
  • Supervised and scheduled all projects within the Drafting Department, and was charged with the management of a team of 5.
  • Completed and supervised projects consisting of complete Construction Documents, and organized a collaborative working relationship between the Drafting Department, Superintendents, Construction Crews, and Consultants, which led to a new efficient relationship and working environment.
  • Managed the drawing, development and quality of architectural drawings and details of the department.
  • Learned many aspects of residential construction, both onsite and in-house, broadening my knowledge of construction and design immensely.


  • Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona.

Bachelor of Science in Design, Architectural Studies.

Graduated Magna Cum Laude


  • Highly Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Sketchup, Microsoft Office applications, ArchiOffice, and Quick Books, knowledge of Vectorworks, basic knowledge of Revit.
  • Extensive knowledge in Model building, Charcoal, Photography, Plaster work, and 3d renderings/presentation images.
  • Comfortable on both PC and Mac platforms.
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Very well organized – I am detail oriented, and work in an efficient manner.  I am a problem solver, but I appreciate greatly the power of others to enable a solution.  I work great alone, but love the collaborative process.
  • I am dependable and reliable, and have always, and will always work with the utmost integrity.


  • Member of North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce (NSCC)
  • Member of American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
  • In the process of taking the AREs, and finishing my IDP
  • Member of ASLA


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 Thank you so much for your consideration.