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Juan Alcala

Juan Alcala

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

I received my Bachelor of Architecture degree in 2010 from Woodbury University.  I have over two years of professional design experience.  My solid education and thorough professional experience qualifies me as an ideal candidate for any entry level architectural position.

As a Designer, I contributed to various design challenges including residential, mixed-use, restoration/remodel, interior design, and sustainable landscape projects.  Additionally, my solid design education and outstanding technical skill-set allowed me to collaborate in Schematic Design, Construction Documents, 3D Modeling & Rendering, Presentation Graphics, Interior Design, Sustainable Landscape Design, and Physical-Model Construction.  Moreover, I have ample office experience including data entry & computation, office phone receptionist, appointment scheduler, designing business cards & employee badges, and performing additional office tasks as needed.  Additionally, I am proficient in Auto CAD, SketchUp, LayOut, Rhinoceros, VRay, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AcrobatPro, MS Office Suite, and FTP.  More over, I have working knowledge of Revit.  Further skills that have prepared me for an entry level architectural position include:

  • Excellent graphic, written, and verbal communications skills.
  • Exceptional problem solver with outstanding competitive leadership skills.
  • Brilliant multi-tasker who works great with others and individually.
  • Meticulous organizational skills with superb attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated individual with solid work ethic who takes the initiative.
  • Terrific customer service skills with superior professionalism.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Social media savvy such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Flickr, etc.

Today's candidates must be articulate in high demand modern and cutting edge software, and skills.  I am confident that my skills and experience will contribute to the vision of your firm.  Should you agree, I eagerly welcome the opportunity to schedule an interview at your convenience.

Sincerely,

Juan Alcala

Elsewhere:

Employment 

De-Arc, San Diego, CA, US, Designer

Schematic Design and Construction Documentation phases for residential mixed-use project.
Presentation-Graphics for restoration/remodel, residential mixed-use, and sustainable landscape projects.
Schematic Design, Interior Design, and Presentation-Graphics of restaurant-unit in mixed-use project.
Presentation-quality physical wood-maquette for residential mixed-use project.
Co-presented mixed-use project to a community board for community approval in San Diego, California.
Digitalized and produced a PowerPoint presentation of the Design Principal’s career and artistic work.
Graphical work has been used for bank loan meetings accomplishing successful results.

Oct 2008 - May 2011
 

Dtech Communications (RF Engineering Firm), San Diego, CA, US, Radio Frequency Analyst

Drafted site diagrams of cellular phone-antennas.
Data Entry & Computation using Microsoft Office Suite and additional Radio Frequency software.
Phone receptionist for CEO and CFO, took messages when they were unavailable to come to the phone.
Scheduled appointments between property managers and field technicians to gain access to antenna towers.
Designed business cards and identification badges for employees.
Performed additional office tasks as needed.

Oct 2010 - Apr 2011
 

Education 

Woodbury University, San Diego, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

CLEA President (Latin-American Council of Architecture Students) Woodbury San Diego Chapter 08'
Events Committee Officer -Student Body, Woodbury San Diego 08/09

Aug 2005 - May 2010
 

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