[ projects and self-projections on a digital cave wall ]


+ me, myself & i[ndulgent].



Designer of experiences. Maker of things.



Magna Cum Laude graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, achieving a Bachelor of Science in Architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art.

Washington University in St. Louis, class of 2012

Major: Architecture   GPA:  3.7/4.0

duPont Manual High School, class of 2008

Major: Performing Arts   GPA: 3.9/4.0

honors and awards.

Danforth Scholar – full-tuition scholarship awarded to a student who "embraces high ideals, whose life choices are guided by personal integrity, selflessness a commitment to community, and a dedication to leadership and academic excellence." 2008-2012

James E. Casey National Merit Scholar, 2008-2012

WUSTL Dean’s List, 2008-2012

Chosen to deliver a lecture to incoming Sam Fox freshmen regarding the importance of Architecture and Design as a means for social change, 2009

Captained HS Cross Country team to duPont Manual's first men's State Championship in 30 years, 2007

National Merit Finalist, 2007

Kentucky All-State Symphony Orchestra - Principal Trumpet, 2005, 07, 08

Habitat for Humanity Golden Hammer Award for Outstanding Service, 2007

work history.

Design Build Adventure, Austin, TX - Designer, Builder, Outfielder, 2016-18

The BHW Group, Austin, TX - UI/UX Designer, 2016

Katie Bush Design, Louisville, KY – Visual Designer, 2015

Freelance Design, Louisville, KY – Visual Designer, 2014-present

Private Residence, Glenview, KY – House Manager and Renovation Coordinator, 2014-2015

Mockingbird Valley Soccer Club, Louisville, KY – Youth Coach and Adult League Referee, 2014-2015

Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen, Denmark – Architecture and Design Program Assistant, 2013 (see my students' amazing work here!)

De Leon and Primmer Architecture Workshop, Louisville, KY – Architectural Intern, 2012

Washington University, St. Louis, MO – Facilities and Repair Staff, 2012

Pi Pizzeria, St. Louis, MO – Carryout, 2012

Data Modern Furnishings, Nashville, TN – Furniture Design and Production Intern, 2011

Nashville Custom Woodworks, Nashville, TN – Carpentry Apprentice, 2011

American Youth Foundation, Shelby, MI – Camp Counselor, Director of Woodshop Programming, 2010

Joe’s Crab Shack, Louisville, KY – Host, Food-Runner, Busboy, Janitor, 2009

community service.

Building Futures: Design-Build Workshop for Urban Youth, St. Louis, MO – Teacher, program to teach woodshop skills and apply them to a fully-realized furniture design project, 2012

God's Vineyard Design-Build, New Orleans, LA – Helped organize an alternative spring break for Architecture students to design and build a garden pavilion for a community garden, 2011

Alberti Program: Architecture for Young People, St. Louis, MO – Teacher, program brought 4th-9th grade students from St. Louis inner city schools to WashU for instruction in sustainable architecture and urban design, 2009

Habitat for Humanity, Louisville, KY – Framing Crew 35 hrs/wk, 2007

Olmstead Parks Conservancy, Louisville, KY – Planned and executed trail erosion control program, 2006


Conceptual - Architectural, Furniture, Web, Print, Interface, Branding Design, Design Education, Photography

Digital – Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AutoCAD, Rhino, SketchUp, Logic ProX, Microsoft Office, Final Cut Pro, light HTML&CSS

Analog – Wood and Steel Fabrication, MIG Welding, Woodturning, Block and Screen Printing, 35mm Film Photography


email: parker.keyes@gmail.com

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