URBAN PLANNER | DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTrjchetti@buffalo.edu | +82-10-5059-6208 | rjchetti.weebly.com | Seoul, S. Korea
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Urban planning and development professional with 2 years of work experience collecting, organizing, andanalyzing demographic, economic, and social data.
Experience in small and large scale retail/mixed-use development feasibility with a strong focus in marketresearch/report creation, GIS mapping/analysis, and master planning.
Technical Skills: Proficient in ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, Prezi, Google Apps & Earth, and MS Office.
EDUCATIONUniversity at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Magna Cum Laude; B.A. Environmental Design; Minor - Architecture; GPA 3.5/4.0 2006-2010
Seoul, South Korea
Exchange Student; GPA 3.6/4.0 Spring 2008
WORK EXPERIENCEThomas Consultants Asia Pacific Inc.
Seoul, S. Korea
Consultant / GIS Technician
Assisted with the production of market feasibility studies that involved the master planning of retail andmixed use development projects within the South Korean market; research and report creation included siteSWOT analysis, supply and demand analysis, and retail best practices benchmarking.
Participated in the creation of development concepts, preliminary tenant mix plans, and land use/pedestrianand vehicular circulation plans; typical development plans included site plan layout and section diagrams.
Managed database of Geographic Information System (GIS) and geospatial information with ArcGIS;performed analysis with geo-processing tools and created socio-demographic GIS maps that depicted resultsfrom customer intercept surveys and retail gravity modeling.
Undertook a research study of the Korean retail market to survey for potential new retail development sites.
New York City Department of City Planning
New York, NY
Transportation Division Intern & Intern Newsletter Coordinator
Conducted parking surveys by performing site visits; data gathered aided in providing essential informationfor
parking study (“Inner Ring Study”)
that aims to resolve the debate over the supply of off-street parking.
Gathered socio-economic, demographic, car ownership, and journey to work data from U.S. Census andscholarly resources to create charts and graphs; from collected data, performed analysis to better understandhow, why and when cars are used or alternatively when mass transit is used.
Created GIS maps from off-street parking garage surveys; generated maps illustrated origins of commuters attimes when the surveys were distributed.
Green Map System, Inc.
New York, NY
Dec 2008-Jan 2009
Piloted education module designed to engage teens in experiencing, learning about, and mapping everythingtheir neighborhood offers for sustainable living.
Promoted inclusive participation in sustainable community development by creating a sustainability map of aNYC neighborhood and marketing it to neighborhood residents.
Morph My City Challenge
City of Regina, Canada Feb 2012-present