Maiya Samuel

Summary - Education - Professional Experience - Academic Work

Summary

  • Skilled at AutoCAD, Revit, and SketchUp software
  • Working knowledge Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Enscape for rendering excellent 3D images
  • Founder and President of the Sheridan College Architecture Club 2022
  • Elected member of Sheridan College’s Student Union Board of Directors 2019-2020
  • Certificate of completion for the Studio First Program, Carleton University- Summer 2020
  • Friendly and passionate individual with 3 years of customer service experience and excellent reviews
  • Sheridan Architectural Technology representative for STEM day at Sheridan College-Brampton Campus

 

Education

Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma
Sheridan College- Mississauga
September 2019- Expected end date August 2022

Honours Bachelor of Science
University of Toronto
Sept 2013- August 2018

Double major in Psychology and English, and minor in Biology

 

Professional Experience

DA Design Inc.
Architectural Technologist
May 2022- August 2022

  • Created drawings on Revit for existing and proposed designs for residential renovations
  • Designed 3D renders for residential, and assembly buildings
  • Coordinated client meetings and correspondence

City of Mississauga
Space Planning Department
May- September 2021

  • Managed and organized interior design service requests
  • Organized and carried out the furniture relocation of four Fire Stations in relation to asbestos abatement projects
  • Created furniture layouts and drawings of departmental buildings and carried out design changes
  • Organized and assisted with AutoCAD furniture blocks for the Space Planning Department Managed and coordinated moving days between city departments and office moving company
  • Helped to create layouts for major buildings such as the Living Arts Centre, Mississauga City Hall, and Semenyk Court

Administrative Assistant
PORTICO Community Church
March 2019- May 2020

  • Data management and input using Salesforce CRM
  • Assisted in up-keep of customer management software
  • Managed over 100 volunteers for summer camp

Member of Board of Directors
Sheridan Student Union
October 2019- May 2020

  • Bi-weekly meetings to bring strategic vision to the student union

Customer Service Representative
David’s Bridal
2017- 2019

  • Achieved best sales province wide
  • Successful team player, booking appointments and assessing walk-in clients for the alterations department
  • Individually worked as a stylist with brides and bridal parties of up to 10 people
  • Received 5-star reviews from satisfied customers

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Counsellor
Spectra Helpline
2018-2019

  • Over the phone counselling, utilizing Solution-Focused Therapy
  • 3 weeks of in-class training and 1 month of supervised placement

 

Academic Work

Carleton University’s Studio First             

  • Intensive five-week studio workshop focused on architectural theory and design
  • Immersive explorations of dynamic negative and positive spaces from hand sketch, digital and composite mediums
  • Created space pods of a futuristic society using Photoshop, Rhino, and AutoCAD

 

Sheridan Semester 5 & 6

  • Courses introducing project management, and specifications
  • Designing a detailed mixed-use residential
  • Designs for adaptive reuse of an old flour mill
  • Attended a two-day workshop focused on United Nations- Sustainability Development Goals
  • Course dedicated to the study of the Ontario Building Code

 

University of Toronto- Psychology Program

  • Helped to educate students through Healthy Campus Crew initiative (15+ hours of student interaction)
  • Partnered with Caledon/Dufferin Victim Services to research and implement new emerging safety protocols