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Selected Projects:

Los Angeles, CA
Chapman Lofts, Roof Garden
Treiman Residence
Bolstad Residence
Franklin Residence
Hill Residence
Pasadena Showcase
Beverly Hills Garden and Design Showcase
Robinson Garden Tour

Las Vegas, NV
Hard Rock Hotel
  Pool Area
Rio Suites
  Pool Area
The Mirage
  Pool Area
Rainforest Café
  MGM Grand
Wynn Residence

Salt Lake City, UT
SLC City and County Building
Western Garden Center
The Garden Store
Trolley Square
Banana Republic
Hermes Corporation
Frost Residence
Dogu Residence
Clayton Residence
Lindsay Residence

Orlando, FL
Briggs Residence Rust Residence
Jacobs Residence

Houston & Dallas, TX
Six Flags Water Park

Hays, KN
Sternberg Museum

Kansas City, MO
Science City Museum

Jim Alexander           Ph: (310) 717-6630   email:
930 North Palm Avenue Suite 128, West Hollywood, CA 90069

27 years experience in the landscape industry
Supervise and Manage mulltiple employees on multiple projects.
Design and installation of irrigation, drainage, and lighting systems
Excellent mediation skills
Member California Landscape Contractors Association

Design Skills
Generate complete sets of drawings and specifications using hand drawn and CADD
Design city, commercial and residential projects
Originated process for installation of light weight, structurally sound imitation stone
Integrate water features into numerous design projects

Management Skills
Facilitate and mediate communication between, client, contractor and officials
Supervise and direct the work of various crews and agencies
Coordinate the work of contractors and subcontractors to produce complete projects
Organize diverse information and documentation into unified packages
Incorporate changing budgetary and client requirements into projects
Review work of others for correctness and completeness

Sales/Public Relations
Present designs to clients, professionals and civic authorities
Collaborate with others in team settings to produce solutions to problems
Advise clients in award of contracts and assist in contract negotiations
Mediate municipal approval processes for design projects
Write project correspondence, maintain project files and records, and develop new     project communication and information forms.
Work with city and state officials to ensure compliance with all project parameters.

Analyze local, state and federal regulation to determine feasibility of design concepts
Gather information about products and manufacturers, and make appropriate selections
Identify proposed design problems and solve them before design presentation
Investigate city and state ordinances to ensure all aspects of a project are being met.

2012 – Present
Marina del Rey Garden Center - Marina del Rey, CA
2008 – 2010
Fairfield Farms Landscape Design Co. – Designer, Sanford, FL
2000 – 2011
Alexander Exterior Design – Owner, Los Angeles, CA

~MFA, University of Utah ~ Journeyman Carpenter ~Certified Welder