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Brian Nickel

Brian Nickel

Bozeman, MT, US

 

About 

Brian Nickel
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228 SOUTH COTTONWOOD RD UNIT#110
BOZEMAN, MONTANA 59718
Cell Phone: 951.218.6673 Email: BD5CENTS@GMAIL.COM

Objective:

A challenging position as an architect in training in a professional firm environment.

Degrees/Certificates:
Associates Of Architectural Science Degree
Certificate in Engineering Graphics
Certificate in Architecture
Certificate in Architectural Graphics

 

Education:

School of Architecture        

Montana State University, 101 Montana Hall, Bozeman, Mt 59717                    (406) 994-0211            Fall 2012-Present

Norco Community College, 2001 3rd Street, Norco, CA 92860-2600                                                                                                         Fall 2008-2011

Experience:
Albertson’s
Customer Service, Grocery Clerk, Butcher Block

Associate of the Month three times.

2004-2006 2007-2008 2010-present

DAVID C. FOWLER ARCHITECTURE

May 2014 - Present

ALCALA ARCHITECTURE

Corona, California
2006-2007

STUART ARCHITECTURE
Laguna Beach, California
2006


Skills:

 

 

o   Revit 2014, Rhinoceros 5, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) and AutoCAD.
o   Several years of AutoCAD and BIM experience through schooling and the workplace.
o   Ability to create detailed drawings in AutoCAD and Revit.
o   Ability to produce these drawings at a high rate of speed and
quality through the knowledge of hotkeys.
o   Ability to create a very heavily detailed model in Revit.
o   Exporting and Importing projects from one program to another. Example: Revit – Max, Auto Cad – Revit, Revit - AutoCAD.
o   Knowledge of creating “families” in Autodesk Revit 2014
o   Knowledge of blueprints and how to interpret the symbols and drawings.

o   Ability to create mechanical and electrical drawings through Revit Mechanical 2014. (Ducts, Outlets, and Lighting)
o   Knowledge of basic construction materials.
o   Ability to create architectural drawings (blueprints) through CAD/BIM software.
o   Phone answering skills.
o   BIM Software Knowledge and the ability to learn new Building
Information Modeling Software efficiently and quickly through following Lynda.com tutorials on my free time as a hobby.

o Ability to create walkthroughs and interactive panoramas digitally through Revit 2014.

o Ability to create high resolution  presentation quality architectural renderings through Revit 2014.

 

 

ONLINE PORTFOLIO:

http://archinect.com/people/cover/24408156/brian-nickel    

Contains work samples, renderings, hand renderings, models, and other documentation of course work through my studies in Architecture.

 

INTERACTIVE PANORAMA EXAMPLE:

http://pano.autodesk.com/ZTQ2ZWI2MmMtMGViYS00ZDhhLWI0ZjUtYTAzNzg0Yzc5NmE3.html

Elsewhere:

Employment 

David C. Fowler Architecture, Big Sky, Montana, Intern Architect

Draftsman, Building Information Modeling, and office tasks.

May 2014 - current
 

Alcala Architecture, Draftsman

Internship Draftsman Position. Utilized AutoCAD and Revit with expert proficiency. Alcala Architecture, Intern/Draftsman
Employed at Alcala Architecture under Gilbert Alcala.
Produced detailed Revit models and construction drawings.

Mar 2011 - Sep 2011
 

Stuart Architecture, Draftsman

Internship Draftsman Position. Utilized AutoCAD and Revit with expert proficiency.

Feb 2006 - Mar 2006
 

Education 

Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, MArch, Architecture

Working on my Bachelor's of Arts in Environmental Design, and then progressing towards a Masters of Architecture degree.

Aug 2012 - current
 

Norco Community College, Architecture

Acquired my Associate's of Architectural Science Degree. Recently applied for Associate's of Math and Science and Associate's of Arts in Humanities Degrees. Received state approved certificates in Architecture, Architectural Graphics, and Engineering Graphics. Transferring to Montana State University for BArch/Masters in Environmental Design/Architecture for Fall Term 2012.

Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
 

Santiago High School, High School, Architecture/Engineering/3D Animation

Learned AutoCAD, Arch Desktop, Sketchup, Revit, Inventor, and Mastecam. Shaped my current knowledge and received seals on my transcripts for Architecture and Engineering emphasis.

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
 

Awards 

Associate in Science Degree in Architecture, Other

2011
 

Certificate in Architecture, Other

2011
 

Certificate in Architectural Graphics, Other

2011
 

Certificate in Engineering Graphics, Other

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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