Eric McCall

Freelance Landscape Architect & Graphic Designer

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Location:Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ericmccall
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Eric McCall
2970 Six Mile Hwy. Central, SC 29630
Phone: 864.430.0800 E-Mail: thescmccalls@mac.com Portfolio:http://web.me.com/thescmccalls/designbye/Landscape_Design.html

PROFILE
A strong leader with creative, “Out of the box” problem solving skills; seasoned in design, project management and the horticulture industry.
EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

ECO ART, LLC. - JANUARY 2011 - PRESENT
JOB SITE LEADER (PROJECT MANAGER)
Training crew to perform established procedures and processes.
Leading crew through all aspects of installation projects, including site prep, grading, irrigation systems, soil cultivation, hardscaping, plant installation, and softscaping.

MCCALL’S LANDSCAPING, INC. - 1999 - 2010
OPERATIONS MANAGER
Oversaw the planning,scheduling and budgeting of all company products which include consultation, landscape design, landscape installation/construction, irrigation system installation,and property management.
Fostered and grew professional relationships with industry participants which include general contractors, municipality officials and vendors.
Recruited, trained and supervised company employees, including two salaried positions and approximately 50 full and part time employees.
LANDSCAPE DESIGNER
Designed over 100 projects consisting of master planting plans, hardscape design and irrigation plans.
Led and educated clients through the design process. Fostered long lasting relationships with customers resulting in consistent business growth. Navigated the topics of horticulture, construction methods, materials, budgets, all the while working to bring their dreams into fruition.
PROJECT MANAGER AND SALES
Developed cost estimates, budgets and scheduling for well over 200 projects.
Directed crews of up to 15 people through the aspects of landscape installation projects, including site prep, grading, irrigation systems, soil cultivation, hardscaping, plant installation, and softscaping.
Cultivated and maintained client relationships, through various forms of communication including home and site visits, phone calls, emails etc.
Obtained sales of company services and products, through typical sales techniques such as cold calls, construction site visits, strategic relationship building with home builders etc. Accounting for sales ranging from $1,000 to $250,000 per job.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
GRAPHIC DESIGNER - 2005-PRESENT
Designed projects such as logos, T-shirt designs and other graphic designs for companies, religious groups, and schools.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY/GLOBAL VILLAGE TEAM LEADER, USA - 2005-PRESENT
Initiated and led a volunteer team, of 15-20 volunteers to Solola, Guatemala (July 2009) and led a team of 15-20 volunteers from the Clemson University Habitat for Humanity chapter to Zacapa, Guatemala (August 2009).
Initiated and led volunteer teams to Ullanbataar, Mongolia (2007) and Zacapa, Guatemala (2008) to build homes. Developed comprehensive cost estimates/budget totaling $25,000.
Participated as a construction and site supervisor on a team to Korat, Thailand in 2005. The team had 25 members and consisted of a diverse age group, from high school students, college students, professionals, singles and married couples.
CLEMSON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL VOLUNTEER - 2001-PRESENT
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PICKENS COUNTY - 2009-PRESENT

EDUCATION
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, CLEMSON, SC - BS DESIGN (ARCHITECTURE), 1998

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

QUICKBOOKS PHOTOGRAPHY WELDING CARPENTRY