Education
Northwest Technical Institute, Springdale, AR
Architectural Drafting Technology & Advanced Computer Aided Drafting Certificates

 

Special Skills/Language Skills
Revit
Revit Structure
AutoCAD
Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel & Access)
Graphic Design

 

LEVEL 5 design group - Mansfield, TX
Project Coordinator: June 2019- Present
Collaborate with Project Managers in producing high quality documents on schedule, and within budget. Coordinate project tasks through project’s pre-design, design, documentation and construction administration phases as directed with little direct supervision. Create architectural drawings using AutoCAD, Revit, or other designated drafting software, with oversight by the Project Managers.

Tatum-Smith Engineers, Inc. - Rogers, Arkansas
BIM/CAD Designer: Nov. 1998 – May 2019
Innovative 3-D modeling for expansive and complex structural projects: Multi-story tower complexes, Walmart AMP and artful stainless-steel trees are just a sampling. As the CAD Manager, managed a multitude of technicians and their projects. And through detailed planning, careful scheduling, in-house coordination along with client interactions, projects were completed, overtime prevented

and deadlines met. Concentrating on employee well-being, retention and overall office operations running seamless; these goals were met as an Office Manager. From event planning and social media to traditional mediums such as newspaper advertisements, pen on paper to digital creation culminating in the final execution and production.

 

Spectrum Engineering, Inc. - Fayetteville, AR
CAD Technician: March 1996 – Oct. 1998

Provided construction documentation for the structural aspect of commercial projects such as the University of Arkansas Indoor Football Practice Facility. In addition to contract drafting services for other disciplines including architectural and electrical. Attended ADA seminars and implemented regulations providing compliance through additional code study.

 Mense Architects - Anchorage, AK

CAD Technician: Feb. 1994 – Oct. 1995
As the assistant to the AIA President, assisted in event planning for monthly luncheons, community charrettes and yearly conventions. This involved media campaigns, venue and transportation coordination along with overall event attendee engagement. Graphic design experience began with signage design, sketches to complete fabrication, then developed into a role as a visual notetaker. Drawing production, from paper to computer to completed projects. The process began with as-built measurements of clientele’s residence, incorporation of information into electronic files and hand sketches culminating with obtaining permits.