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Ryan Hartsuff

Ryan Hartsuff

Holt, MI, US

 

About 

I am a recent graduate seeking my first full-time employment in the architecture field. I am self-motivated and very ambitious. I plan on acquiring my Masters in Architecture and Masters in Urban Design in the next 7 years. Ultimately my goal is to become licensed and LEED accredited which will eventually lead to my own design firm. 

I have always been a leader whether I am in the classroom, on the soccer field, or in the heat of battle during a paintball outing. I am not afraid to voice my opinion, help someone without them asking, or take charge of a group who seems lost. However, I am also capable of letting others lead. I enjoy working in a group mentality where everyone has the ability to be heard and make suggestions toward a solution.

Employment 

Zaremba and Company, Clarkston, MI, US, Intern

I convert architect sketches into plan drawings using AutoCAD. I then use photoshop to render the plan.

Sep 2011 - current
 

P. F. Changs China Bistro, Server

I work as part of a team making sure that every guest is satisfied and wants to return. I serve guests, make recommendations, and I supply them with my knowledge of the menu.

May 2010 - current
 

Front Porch Restoration Group, Intern

Worked on drafting elevations and floor plans for a few historic restoration projects in Bay City, MI. I also worked on the complete rehabilitation and renovation of the Odd-fellows Hall in Bay City, MI. I used a variety of design, drafting and modeling tools for these projects.

Nov 2009 - May 2011
 

Cobblestone Landscaping, Laborer

I worked as a laborer installing brick pavers and water features. I also installed a number of plantings and infill materials.

May 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Maplegrove Property Management, Maintenance Specialist

I maintained condominium and apartment properties. I worked on teams doing interior and exterior remodeling and I gained experience from rough framing through finish material application.

Jun 2003 - Jul 2007
 

Education 

Lawrence Technological University, Bachelors, Architecture

Enrolled in studio design beginning of sophomore year through graduation challenging myself to use a new design tool every semester. I spent my final design studio abroad in Paris, France. I attended four semesters of structural classes. I took advanced AutoCAD and Advanced Revit classes. I had a full year of construction document training. One semester in residential and one semester in commercial, each involving drafting, selecting materials, and creating a specification booklet. Also while in school I was the goalkeeper for the Lawrence Tech soccer team all four years.

Aug 2006 - Aug 2010
 

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