Mat Thomas is a graduate from the School of Industrial Design in the College of Architecture at Georgia Tech. He believes in connecting the dots within the creative fields of art, graphic design, music, industrial design and architecture. Simplicity, creativity and quality define his artistic philosophy.
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Newnan, GA, US, Project Coordinator
Currently manage 20+ projects, with a total project value of $5-8 million, and a backlog of $1-3 million. Oversee project submittal processes, to include color and product samples, shop drawings, engineered calculations and mockups. Schedule, organize and process material takeoffs and outside vendors' products. Coordinate OBE product manufacturing, fabrication and shipment scheduling. Manage and track monthly billing projections, sales orders, purchase orders and invoices. Problem solve / Design Development.
Thomas Design, Atlanta, GA, US, Freelance Artist/Designer
Freelance Artist/Designer specializing in artistic graphic, industrial and architectural design.
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Newnan, GA, US, Engineering CAD Technician
Responsible for internal shop drawing creation, submission, engineering and revisions. Conducted aluminum extrusion material take-offs from approved architectural drawings for manufacturing and fabrication. Standardized CAD practices within engineering department and submittal processes. Designed, drafted and assisted in fabrication of custom parts, anchors and accessories to support Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope's proprietary glazing systems'.
Guernsey Architectural Solutions, DeLand, Florida, Project Manager / Advanced Drafter
ACM (Aluminum Composite Material) panel submittal drawing creation, design and revision. Estimated ACM panel shape layouts for material allocation and order. Created CAD cut files and managed CNC production and product fabrication. Visited project sites to field verify approved dimensions and brainstorm solutions for problematic panel attachments. Coordinated final product delivery, installation, completion and billing projections.
Dickinson Architects, Augusta, GA, US, Intern Architect
Architectural drafting and design, using AutoCAD and Revit. Shop drawing submittal review and markup.
Pierre Construction Group, Stone Mountain, GA, US, Project Coordinator
Produced all fabrication and submittal CAD drawings for architectural metals company. Also responsible for creating product line marketing brochures.
Fowler Design Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern Architect
Architectural drafting, design and layout revisions. Interior design/material choice and presentation coordination.
Jacobs Engineering, Atlanta, GA, US, Advanced Planning Group Intern
APG was responsible for long term planning and design of large scale facilities in the public and private sectors. My role included creating layout designs, 3D modeling and presentation graphics.
Rees Design Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern Architect
Architectural design and drafting. Organized construction set documents. Created and managed marketing collateral for developers and real estate agents.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US, Bachelors, Industrial Design