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Juan Medina

Juan Medina

Santa Ana, CA, US

 

About 

Profile

I am a detail oriented individual that dedicates all of his attention to a task that has giving to. I'm a hard worker that performs well unsupervised; a team player and a leader when given the opportunity. I have 10 years of experience in the field of Architecture with 4 years of that as a project manager.  With enthusiasm and ethics I will dedicated myself to your firm if giving the opportunity.   

 

Professional Qualifications

• Expert in handling and coordinating multiple projects and consultants; efficiently manages projects from start to finish.
• Communication skills; establishes strong working relationships with clients, consultants and team members.
• Resourceful problem solver; excellent at design discrepancies and implementing solutions.
• Completed National Council of Architectural Registration Boards program (NCARB).
• Computer Proficiency: MS Office, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up & Revit.
• Speak both English and Spanish fluently.

 

Professional Experience

 

Sam’s Club ● Stanton, CA ● June 1999 - June 2001
Sale Associate 
I worked in the customer services department. My duties were to great customers and help them with returns and sell memberships to new members.  Additionally I marketed outside the store to businesses for corporate memberships.


Robert Borders and Associates ● Newport Beach, CA ● June 2001 – February 2010
Junior Architectural Designer and Project Manager 

Interpreted and transformed design sketches into AutoCAD drawings. I was responsible for identifying, correcting, and enhancing all projects from design concept through constructions docs and ultimately approval.  I worked in Construction Administration both in the field and in the office.  I field surveyed and documented with efficiency. Additionally I was responsible for plan submittal and approval to various cities in Orange County, Los Angeles County and Riverside County.

Recycler & Refurbished Items Vendor ● Self-Employed ● February 2010 – Present
Since I was laid off I have established contacts with multiple construction sites as well as business complexes in order to collect and recycle discarded items.  I have been active and found a means to contribute to my household and family during this economic downturn while still looking for regular employment in my profession. I have also volunteered my time my time for BEEP. (Built Environment Education Program through AIAOC)

Thinkwell Design Group ● Burbank, CA ● October 2012 - Present
Sale Associate 
I was given a wonderful temporary opportunity to work in the Show Set Design department.  There I interpreted Artist's sketches for major theme parks into AutoCAD drawings and transformed them into working construction documents.
 

Education:
Rancho Alamitos High School ♦ 1994 - 1998
Golden West College ♦ Certificate in Architecture and Associate in Arts ♦1998-2003 
California State Polytechnic University Pomona ♦ Bachelor of Architecture ♦ 2003-2008
North China Institute of Technology (NCUT) summer 2007


Employment 

Thinkwell Design Group, Burbank, CA, US, Show Set & Interior Designer

I was given a wonderful temporary opportunity to work in the Show Set Design department. There I interpreted Artist's sketches for major theme parks into AutoCAD drawings and transformed them into working construction documents.

Oct 2012 - current
 

Recycler & Refurbished Items Vendor, Orange County, Ca, Owner

Since I was laid off I have established contacts with multiple construction sites as well as business complexes in order to collect and recycle discarded items. I have been active and found a means to contribute to my household and family during this economic downturn while still looking for regular employment in my profession. I have also volunteered my time my time for BEEP. (Built Environment Education Program through AIAOC)

Mar 2010 - current
 

Robert Borders and Associates, Newport Beach, CA, US, Junior Architectural Designer and Project Manager

Interpreted and transformed design sketches into AutoCAD drawings. I was responsible for identifying, correcting, and enhancing all projects from design concept through constructions docs and ultimately approval. I worked in Construction Administration both in the field and in the office. I field surveyed and documented with efficiency. Additionally I was responsible for plan submittal and approval to various cities in Orange County, Los Angeles County and Riverside County.

Jul 2001 - Mar 2010
 

Sam’s Club, Stanton ,ca, Customer Services Specialist

I worked in the customer services department. My duties were to great customers and help them with returns and sell memberships to new members. Additionally I marketed outside the store to businesses for corporate memberships.

Jul 1999 - Jul 2001
 

Education 

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, architectural Program

Studied architecture at cal poly Pomona and received my BArch with honors.

Oct 2003 - Jul 2008
 

North China Institute of Technology, Beijing, Cn, architecture

I studied abroad at North China Institute of Technology (NCUT) for the summer of 2007. While in china we studied the typical Hutton house or typical Chinese court yard house.

Jul 2007 - Jul 2007
 

Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA, US, Associates Degree & Certificate of Architecture

Graduated from Golden West College receiving my Associates Degree and a architectural certificates. Graduated with honors with a gpa of 3.8.

Oct 1998 - Jul 2003
 

Rancho Alamitos High School, Garden Grove, CA, US, High School, General Education

Graduated from Rancho Alamitos High school with a 3.8 gpa.

Oct 1994 - Jul 1998
 

Areas of Specialization 



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