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Nathaniel Long

Nathaniel Long

Ann Arbor, MI, US

 

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About 

I am an experienced designer with a diverse background in architecture and entertainment. My academic background coupled with my relevant work experience, has given me the tools and ability necessary to add value to your organization.

 

Significant capabilities:
• Exceptional design and problem solving skills with the capacity to handle rapidly changing schedules and fluctuating work priorities.
• A critical thinker and hands-on team member who can quickly learn advanced systems, develop helpful expertise, and produce powerful contributions.
• Proven capacity to successfully render professional grade architectural drawings and plans using the latest version of AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, and the Adobe suite.
• Adept at carrying out a wide variety of design and development projects and can readily conceptualize new ideas as needed.

Given my technical knowledge, hand-drawing skills, architectural skills, and conceptual strengths, I believe I have the qualifications and enthusiasm that you are looking for. I thrive on challenges and will spend the time and effort it takes to succeed. 

Employment 

Ambitious Design, New York, NY, US, Cofounder, Project Coordinator

Our mission is to bridge the gap between great ideas and great products. We work with our clients to conceive visually progressive results. Our studio offers identity design and development that is tailored to our clients’ branding needs, targeted audience and overall goals. Quality visual design is extremely important when creating a business and we believe that true quality design considers more than just appearance. We also integrate unique marketing strategies, cultural trends, user interface design, search engine optimization and other philosophical, psychological and fundamental theories of design. Our studio puts a focus on start-up businesses and entrepreneurs to help take great ideas to the next level.

Mar 2013 - current
 

Marble Techniques, College Point, NY, US, Drafter

Meet and consult with clients regarding stone slab layout and kitchen design. Create clear and precise construction documents to ensure efficient and exact stone installations. Communicate client requests to
direct fabricators, and installers for a professional finish. Drafted and oversaw hundreds of orders from design to installation.

Jun 2012 - Apr 2013
 

Prime Social Group, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Event promoter

Utilize graphic and personal communication skills to effectively promote concerts and events. Work with a multidisciplinary team to define PSG’s image on campus. Develop crowd support for artists and events. Designed promotional print such as invites, ads, posters, banners.

Nov 2011 - Jun 2012
 

Pardam Construction, East Hampton, NY, US, Project Manager

Fabricating, erecting, maintaining, and repairing detailed structural assemblies. Coordinate with other supervisors to ensure optimal use of resources, time and equipment. Contribute to standard detail and specification updates.

May 2008 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, BArch, Architecture and Urban Planning

Pre-architecture studies - College of Engineering

Sep 2008 - May 2012
 

Awards 

42 hour re-use design competition, 2nd Place

Using recycled magazines, we created beautiful contemporary products, including a customizable coffee table, table top speakers, and hanging lamps. Our focus was on reuse and sustainability.

Partner: Andrew Jimbo

2012
 

Selected to be part of the student exhibition, Nomination

Work was selected to be exhibited as a representation of the College of Architecture undergraduate class.

2011
 

National SMART Grant, Award

Majoring in Engineering and maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA)

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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