Jason King
jason@jasonfking.com | 213 291 5847

Professional

2009-PRESENT
Somewhere Something Los Angeles, California
Co-Founder & Principal Designer
Designer of digital and physical interactive environments.
Research in computation, fabrication and interactivity.
Developed and co-teach a series of design workshops introducing attendees to advanced architectural workflows and generative design methodologies.

2013-2016
Some Fab Los Angeles, California
Co-Founder & Lead Fabricator
Fabrication studio serving the art, architecture, engineering and film communities.

2010-2013
Woodbury University Los Angeles, California
Digital Fabrication Lab Master
Managed creation and expansion of the lab, and advised on new equipment purchases.
Educated students and faculty on best digital fabrication practices and techniques.
Managed and trained a team of student and non-student lab technicians.

2008-2011
The Berrics Los Angeles, California
Senior Vice President / Park Designer
Director of production, design, new ventures, fundraising, identity, and marketing.
During tenure the website grew from 200K unique visitors per month to over 7 million, making The Berrics the largest media outlet in skateboarding.
Designed and oversaw building of skatepark(s) and office facilities.
Worked with Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks and The Annenberg Foundation developing a model for future recreational parks.
Coordinated representation at Creative Artists Agency.

2007
Linane Drews Architects Burbank, California
Jr. Designer / Intern
Produced construction documents for large commercial projects.
Assisted in as-built surveying and permitting for large commercial projects.

2005
Norman Millar, Architect Los Angeles, California
Model Builder / Intern
Built physical models and developed construction drawings for a residential project in Sea Ranch, CA.

2000-2004
Jacob Balian Santa Monica, California
Jr. Designer
Assisted in the design and permitting of residential and commercial projects.
Built models and sourced material and furniture for residential projects.
Oversaw administration, client relations, analysis, deliverables and presentations.

Academia

2010-PRESENT
Woodbury University Burbank, California
Adjunct Faculty
Studios

  • Thesis Advisor (graduate, Technical / Interactivity Specialist) 
  • Studio 2B (undergrad, site strategies)
  • Studio 1A

Seminars

  • Orchestrated Manoeuvres (DIY Architecture Robots) 
  • Design Communication 1
  • Design Communication 2 (coordinator) 
  • Building 1 (graduate level) 
  • Visualization 2 (graduate level) 
  • Groundwork (incoming graduate foundation studio) 
  • Introduction to Digital Fabrication
  • Intensive Rhino
  • Introduction to Grasshopper

2013-2015
Pasadena City College Pasadena, California
Adjunct Faculty
Studio

  • 20A/B: Architectural Design

Seminar

  • 12B: Visual Communications II, Digital Media

2013-2014
Los Angeles Institute of Architecture & Design Los Angeles, California
Adjunct Faculty
Seminar

  • Digital Design

2007
Glendale Community College Glendale, California
Adjunct Faculty
Seminar

  • Rhino for Digital Fabrication

Education

2016-2018
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California
Master of Planning

2004-2008
Woodbury University Burbank, California
Bachelor of Architecture
Degree Project: Advanced Technology & Building Systems Award
Teaching Assistant for Design Communication 2

Exhibitions

2014
Blindspot Los Angeles, California
Keystone Artspace
Group show: co-curator + participant

2014
&GO Los Angeles, California
Keystone Artspace
Group show

2014
Keystone Group Show Los Angeles, California
Keystone Artspace
Group show

2010
City Listening Los Angeles, California
5th & Spring
Furniture design

2008
Structures Gone Wild Los Angeles, California
WUHO Gallery
Group show

2005
Mapping WB Los Angeles, California
WUHO Gallery
Group show: co-curator + participant