OBJECTIVE

Looking for an exciting opportunity to apply my design and conceptual skills, knowledge of building science and the Ontario Building Code, exceptional attention to detail and effective communication skills.


EDUCATION

Architectural Technology Co-op Diploma, Sheridan College

Mississauga
September 2015 – Present
  • Currently completing sixth and final semester

Honours Bachelor of Design, York University/Sheridan College

Toronto and Oakville
September 2003 – April 2007
  • Graduated in June 2007 as a member of the Dean’s Honour Roll
  • Acquired Professional Certificate in Digital Design

SKILLS

Technical

  • Very competent on both Mac and Windows platforms
  • Efficient with AutoCAD, Revit, Microstation and SketchUp
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong conceptual and drafting skills for commercial and residential architecture
  • Very good understanding of Ontario Building Code
  • High degree of accuracy in mathematics and estimating
  • Good understanding of sustainable design practices, accessibility design standards, project management processes, municipal zoning by-laws and building permit application process
  • Awareness of and strong interest in LEED
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS programming

Transferable

  • Excellent listener and very detail-oriented
  • Very responsible, reliable and work well in a team
  • Able to prioritize using excellent organizational skills

Personal

  • Dedicated and meticulous
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn and grow
  • Socially and environmentally responsible and have a positive attitude


WORK + VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Facilities & Property Management Space Planning Student at the City of Mississauga

Mississauga
May 2, 2016 – August 26, 2016
January 3, 2017 – April 28, 2017
September 5, 2017 – Present
  • Involved in the space planning of offices and staff areas in the city hall, community centres and firehalls
  • Excellent technical skills contribute to efficient production of architectural drawings in Microstation and AutoCAD
  • Strong communication and customer service skills used in project coordination, client meetings, management of moving crews and staff expectations
  • Gained experience with costing for projects, contractor estimates, allocation of budgets, furniture and cubicle partition installation, as well as project management software
  • Gained supervisory experience and problem solving skills completing jobs throughout the city with office moving and installation crews

Volunteer at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel

Mississauga and Brampton
February 2015 – Present
  • As a mentor in the Big Bunch Program I take children/youth to activities, which we both participate in, including gym nights, board game parties, baking and fitness classes
  • Show interest and enthusiasm towards the children and activities to provide a good experience
  • Must be responsible and trustworthy, have excellent communication skills and display strong commitment

Desktop Publishing Associate at BMO Capital Markets

Toronto
October 2010 – July 2015
  • Projects included front-end web design and graphics, website updates, produced advertisements and videos, designed report covers and industry pull-outs, produced reports and marketing presentations with company branding with time sensitive information
  • As a United Way Ambassador, helped to achieve full departmental participation in the giving campaign
  • Volunteered in United Way programs planting trees in parks and gardening at an Adult Community Centre

Graphic Designer at Henderson Robb Inc.

Toronto
November 2007 – October 2010
  • Designed marketing and communications materials including brochures, newsletters, an annual report, websites, on-line banners, promotional emails, corporate identity packages, trade show booth and advertising campaigns; ensuring that strategically-driven solutions meet client objectives
  • Involved in proposals, estimating, work-back schedules, presentations, market research, concept development and production, as well as press approvals

Office Worker at Sheridan College OPSEU

Oakville
June 2005 – September 2006
  • Summarized grievance arbitrations from Ontario Colleges
  • Utilized strong writing and organizational skills