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Patricia Lua

Patricia Lua

Hayward, CA, US

 

About 

Over 5 years of experience as an Architectural Drafter, working in fast-paced small and large firms. A very dynamic individual with a proven ability to be a creative, competent self starter who also enjoys being a reliable detailed team player. Dedicated and committed to producing consistently accurate and high quality work. Skills include: AutoCAD, Revit, 3D Modelling, Sketchup, Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite.

Over 5 years of experience as a Production Designer/ Set Designer for Feature and Short Films in the greater Los Angeles area. A passionate confident leader with a proven ability to be innovative, resourceful, flexible, and hardworking. Dependable professional possessing excellent organization and communication skills.  Skills include: Script Breakdown, Design, 3D Models, Research, Budgets, Production Knowledge and Implementation.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

The Los Angeles Film School, Hollywood, CA, US, Drafting and Sketchup Instructor

•Taught Students concepts of Computer construction documents for Movie Sets increasing my understanding of how to instruct others.

Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
 

Self employed, freelancer, Los Angeles, CA, US, Drafting Service

Jan 2010 - Nov 2011
 

West Valley College TV Dept., Saratoga, CA, US, Video Tech

•Designed / Drafted and assisted in the construction of shelving units for TV Studio improving storage space for production equipment and faster setup time for shows.

•Videotaped and edited Teacher lectures and special events around college campus creating income from DVD sales.

Jan 2009 - Dec 2009
 

The Los Angeles Film School, Hollywood, CA, US, Sketchup Instructor

•Designed and Managed Art Department team in constructing Film Sets and oversaw interior design elements from Painting to Furniture. Doing so greatly improved my leadership abilities.

•Site measured 5 Warehouses and created As-Built CAD drawings for Management discussions on building lease for future student productions at, The Los Angeles Film School. This saved the school from paying excess lease money.

•Taught Students concepts of Computer construction documents for Movie Sets increasing my understanding of how to instruct others.

Mar 2007 - Dec 2008
 

KSAR-15 and West Valley College TV Dept.,, Saratoga, CA, US, Camera Operator

Apr 2003 - Feb 2005
 

Morelan Associates, Inc., Campbell, CA, US, Senior Architectural Drafter

•Communicate well with construction subcontractors such as painters and electricians to coordinate prints of specific needed construction sheets for bidding. This saved time and printing costs.

Jun 2001 - Apr 2003
 

DES Architects + Engineers, Redwood City, CA, US, Architectural Drafter

•Experience in both Architecture and Interior design construction drawings.

•Created CAD drawings for projects from schematic design through construction documents as a result increasing personal knowledge of each phase of the design process.

•Proficient working with multiple disciplines such as civil, structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical to coordinate and produce construction document sets issued for
Permit. This resulted in saving time for management and timely delivery to city.

Jan 1991 - Jan 2001
 

NASA AMES Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, US, Drafting Internship

•Conferred with Mechanical Engineers to construct engineering drawings for sheet metal and Mechanical assemblies.

Jan 1990 - Jan 1991
 

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