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Jordan SpuckSenior Job Captain — San Francisco
With over 7 years of professional architectural experience, Jordan originally began his career in marketing and public relations. His work experience covers all stages of design and production on office, multi-family, mixed-use, wineries, residential, storage, and retail.
As a Senior Job Captain, Jordan is flexible and can offer support all the way to being responsible for nearly all aspects of project delivery.
Jordan’s love of architecture derives from solving problems, regardless if they are technical or creative in nature, and the multi-faceted nature of architecture. He also enjoys the fact that the job is never boring, and brings a high level of thought, involvement, and sociability to the entire process.
- Registered Architect, California
- Registered Architect, Pennsylvania
- B.A. Public Relations and Advertising, Chapman University
- M.Arch, Clemson University
- AOEAS Office Ergonomics Certification
"Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole." -Vitruvius
Ryan E. ColeSenior Job Captain — San Diego
Ryan joined SGPA in 2021, bringing over a decade of religious architecture experience and 3 years of multi-family housing architecture experience to SGPA’s Education Studio. In his current role as a Senior Job Captain, he leads production efforts from pre-schematic design to construction efforts. His attention to detail and skills with Revit, Lumion and Adobe Creative Suite are critical to SGPA’s success within the educational space.
The harmony of art and engineering is what originally inspired Ryan to pursue architecture, as he loves the process and communication of combining a complex medley of systems into one harmonious form.
- Bachelor of Science Architecture – University at Buffalo – 2006
- Master of Architecture – Newschool of Architecture and Design – 2012
- Associate AIA
“Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.” —Gary Vaynerchuk
Oscar Hernandez ViteSenior Job Captain — San Francisco
Oscar’s appreciation for design, engineering, and construction is what led him into a career in architecture. He joins SGPA as a Job Captain assisting Project Managers in the coordination process between the design team and consultants. Since graduating from Cal Poly, he has obtained experience in high-end residential projects as well as sports/fitness and hospitality.
His enjoyment in his career is prominently influenced by the diversity and endless opportunities for inspiration and skill growth. He approaches each project as if it were a large puzzle that needs solving by looking at all the different components involved and how they can work together to create a design that is both beautiful and functional.
- B.Arch, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." —Steve Jobs
Cynthia AyalaSenior Job Captain — San Diego
From an early age, Cynthia has always wanted to give back to the community. This lead her to attend Cal Poly to pursue her career in Architecture. She now focuses her interests on educational projects and designing schools for future generations.
Architecture design has always been an inspirational experience for Cynthia. Through her involvement in all phases of design, she is now able to not only appreciate the experience but understand the process of getting there.
- B.Arch, California Polytechnic State University
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." —Albert Einstein
Edwina Jean-LouisSenior Job Captain — San Francisco
Edwina is an architectural designer with experience in conceptual development, plan layout, collaboration between all members of the design team as well as communicating with stakeholders of the project. She has experience selecting finishes, fixtures and furniture selection. She brings over 10 years of professional experience in corporate interiors, hospitality, senior living, academic, institutional, and healthcare projects.
As a LEED Accredited Professional, she believes in incorporating sustainable concepts into her projects and keeps abreast of the latest trends in interior design by attending industry events and conferences.
- Registered Architect, California
- B.Arch, Pennsylvania State University
- LEED Accredited Professional
"Good design is scaled to a person, and responds to their needs."
Thomas TarnSenior Job Captain — San Francisco
Thomas credits two things as what led him to architecture: an unusually strong love for history growing up, and the fact that he was gifted a full-sized Mayline drafting board at the age of eight.
Early in his career, Thomas focused on retail and commercial design and planning. Seven years of infrastructural/transit-focused design work followed, with an emphasis in construction administration and specialized structural and architectural detail development.
As a Senior Job Captain, Thomas’ duties include design and drawing production, detail development, precedent and case study research, construction management.
- B.A. Architecture, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
- LEED Accredited Professional
“There are 360 degrees, so why stick to one?” – Zaha Hadid
Megan JonesAssociate, Senior Job Captain — San Diego
As a Senior Job Captain, Megan assists and collaborates with Senior Designers and Project Managers in the designing and presentation of projects. Megan focuses on residential, retail, and mixed-use projects. She works mainly in the Adobe Creative Suite to present our ideas in the most clear, efficient and effective manner.
Megan was first drawn to architecture for the chance to combine her mathematical left brain with her love for design. To Megan, architecture is limitless: With math, there’s only one right answer, whereas architecture allows for endless possibilities. She seeks to find a balance of aesthetics and practicality in each project.
As someone who grew from student intern in our San Francisco office to a full-time employee in our San Diego office, Megan continues to explore her passion and niche within architecture at each level of opportunity.
B.Arch, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
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