Talented and meticulous Architectural Drafter and Designer with a broad understanding of the design and construction process with exceptional creativity, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. Approaches construction drawings and design renderings with accuracy and superior technical skill. Quick learner and proficient in Autodesk and Adobe software.
Autodesk AutoCAD 2012
Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012
Autodesk 3DS Max 2012
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Adobe Illustrator CS5
Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint 2010
Microsoft Project 2010
Adobe Indesign CS5
Artlantis Studio 2
3d bim modeling
Knowledgeable in construction safety management
Construction project scheduling
Permitting and administration knowledge
Strong verbal, presentation and written communicator
Creative problem solving
Managing classroom for diverse populations
to Current TechShop – Allen Park,
Instructs students in the use of AutoCAD 2012, Revit Architecture 2012, Photoshop CS5, and Illustrator CS5 software.
Able to instruct students from a wide variety of backgrounds, skills and abilities.
Displays excellent communication and problem solving skills when interacting with each student.
to 05/2011 Kresch Legal Services – Southfield,
Assisted in the renovation of a 95,388 square foot office building by providing various architectural drawings.
Created interior and exterior presentation renderings as part of the design phase of the project to present to the client.
Developed various floor plan layouts for potential tenants.
Utilized design skills by providing a variety of design options for the exterior and interior of the building.
Played key role in the design phase of the project including providing multiple designs for a new curtain wall that resulted in its construction.
to Current ITT Technical Institute – Dearborn,
Computer Aided Drafting & Design Associates Program
Architectural Drafting I utilizing AutoCAD 2012 software.
Architectural Drafting II utilizing Revit Architecture 2012 software.
Physical and Computer-Aided 3D Modeling utilizing 3ds Max Design 2012 software.
Basic Design Theory and Methods utilizing Adobe Photoshop CS5 & Adobe Illustrator CS5 software.
Advanced Photoshop CS5.
CAD Methods utilizing AutoCAD 2012 software.
Capstone-Computer Aided Drafting Project Management utilizing Microsoft Project 2010 software.
Strategies for the Technical Professional utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint 2010
Construction Project Management Bachelors Program
Construction Safety Management.
Applied Statics and Strength of Materials.
Construction Project Scheduling utilizing Microsoft Project 2010 software.
Develops weekly lesson plans, and lecture presentations in accordance with the course curriculum.
Assists students in weekly computer labs to help them learn the applicable software and course lesson.
Provides timely feedback to students and the school concerning academics, behavior, and attendance.
Creates and implements Revit Architecture software workshops to increase student knowledge and skills in Building Information Modeling.
Coordinates and implements meaningful hands on learning experiences for students through field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects, such as building houses with Habitat for Humanity Detroit.
Awarded for providing outstanding service to the students for supplying excellent tutoring services for students in need of help outside of class.
to 07/2010 ProVisions, LLC-Real Estate Developer – Bingham Farms,
Drafting & Design Responsibilities
Assisted in the preparation of construction documents for complex real estate development projects utilizing programs such as, AutoCAD 2010 and Revit Architecture 2010.
Created 3D rendered model presentations of each building to present and market to potential and existing clients.
Responsible for field verification, site analysis, space planning, and feasibility studies for each project.
Utilized schematic design and architectural visualization skills to create renderings of potential building and land developments for new construction and renovation projects in various markets.
Project Management Responsibilities
Reviewed project goals and objectives with the project manager and design team.
Conducted building code and zoning research by discussing zoning laws and building codes with governing agencies.
Obtained permits, certificates of occupancy, and various city and state approvals for projects by meeting with municipal building departments and other governing agency officials.
Effectively performed project execution and coordination with all departments, including real estate development, finance, legal, and marketing.
Attended all team meetings to resolve technical and project issues, coordinate with team members and review project schedules.
Coordinated with clients, consultants and contractors during design and construction phases.
Prepared numerous project presentations to present to the State of Michigan, Detroit City Council, and Detroit Board of Zoning Appeals representatives for various project approvals.
to 08/2002 Uppgren & Associates Architecture – Ann Arbor,
Drafted floor plans, interior elevations and other construction documentation from hand drawings into AutoCAD.
Showed the ability to juggle multiple duties including typing specifications and greeting clients over the phone.
Created three dimensional study models to be presented to clients.
Showed the ability to work independently, as well as, collaborated with Architects and Draftsmen.
Interpreted drawing markups and implemented drawing revisions provided by Architects.
Master of Science: ArchitectureMay 2007Lawrence Technological University-
Bachelor of Science: ArchitectureMay 2003University of Michigan-
Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User
ITT Technical Institute: Awards & Accomplishments
Certificate of Appreciation for "Going the extra mile".
Certificate of Excellence in recognition of "exceptional performance, momentum, strength, and results".
Tutoring Champion award for "outstanding service to our students".
Program/course lead (instructor) for the Construction Management-School of Drafting and Design. -Serve as the current technical expert on curriculum of the program of specialty for applicable faculty and students. -Assist School Chair with related program/course issues as needed. -Serve as the current liaison to the Chair in communicating applicable curriculum issues and/or recommendations.