Professional Profile: Andrew Zuckerman

Andrew Zuckerman

Name: Andrew Zuckerman

Title: Project Manager

Company: AKF GroupĀ 

Location: NYC

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: BS, Johns Hopkins University, 2008 

First job: Camp counselor at Park Slope Day Camp

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?:  I’m a mechanical engineer and project manager and I coordinate a group of mechanical engineers. I’d like to continue developing all three of these roles.

First job in real estate or allied field:  Interned at Jack Green Associates during college

How do you unwind from a busy day?: Go to the gym

Favorite book or author:  “The Exorcist” by William Peter Blatty

Favorite movie:  Depends on when you ask – right now it’s Alien

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded?:  Prequelle by Ghost

One word to describe your work environment:  Collaborative

Rules to live by in business:  Make friends with as many people as you can. It’s a lot easier to do this job when you like the people you do it with.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go?:  Patrick Stewart. Doesn’t matter where we go; I just want to hang out with Patrick Stewart.

What is your DREAM job?: Concept artist at Weta Workshop or ILM.  I basically just want to draw spaceships and monsters all day.