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Brian Nickel

Brian Nickel

Bozeman, MT, US

 

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Brian Nickel

Autodesk Rendering Pro of The Week

http://autodesk360rendering.typepad.com/blog/2015/01/rendering-pro-of-the-week-brian-nickel.html
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Brian Nickel
628 TALON WAY
BOZEMAN, MONTANA 59718
Cell Phone: 406.595.1669

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Email: BD5CENTS@GMAIL.COM
 

Objective:

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

Degrees/Certificates:

Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design
Associates Of Architectural Science Degree
Certificate in Engineering Graphics
Certificate in Architecture
Certificate in Architectural Graphics

 

Education:

Montana State University      Graduate School of Architecture, 101 Montana Hall, Bozeman, Mt 59717   (406) 994-0211        Spring 2017 - Present

Montana State University                           School of Architecture, 101 Montana Hall, Bozeman, Mt 59717   (406) 994-0211        Fall 2012 - Fall 2016

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

Experience:

HARVEY’S PLUMBING & HEATING | DESIGN DIVISION MANAGER | MECHANICAL DESIGNER

Bozeman, Montana
October 2014 - PRESENT
DAVID C. FOWLER ARCHITECTURE | INTERN ARCHITECT

Big Sky, Montana
April 2014 -November 2014

ALCALA ARCHITECTURE | INTERN ARCHITECT

Corona, California
2006-2007

STUART ARCHITECTURE | INTERN ARCHITECT

Laguna Beach, California
2006

ALBERTSON’S | CUSTOMER SERVICE
Customer Service, Grocery Clerk, Butcher Block. Associate of the Month three times. 2004-2006 2007-2008 2010-2014

Skills:

o   Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Certified Professional

o   Autodesk Revit MEP 2015 Certified Professional

o   Professional Lumion Rendering

o   Revit 2017, Navisworks Manage 2015, Autodesk QTO, Rhinoceros 5, Grasshopper, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.), AutoCAD, Lumion, and Sketchup
o   Several years of AutoCAD and BIM experience through schooling and the workplace.

o    Six months of one-on-one training under David C. Fowler, Architect.
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 through the creation of families and searching for manufacturer specific .rfa’s.
o   Exporting and Importing projects from one program to another. Example: Revit – Max, AutoCAD – Revit, Revit - AutoCAD.
o   Knowledge of creating “families” in Autodesk Revit 2015

o   Microsoft Office 365 software rollout to 40+ employees

o   Dropbox software rollout to 40+ employees

o   IPAD rollout to 40+ employees

o   Technology presentations to company.

o   Teamwork Project Management Rollout

o   Teamwork Timer for office environment.

o   HVAC Sheetmetal Fabrication CAMduct 2017

o   Fabrication Shop Label Making for Pipe and Sheet Metal assemblies, and spool drawings for fabricable design.

o   Ability to create mechanical and electrical drawings through Revit Mechanical 2015. (Ducts, Outlets, and Lighting)
o   Knowledge of basic construction materials and methods of construction.
o   Ability to create architectural drawings (blueprints) through CAD/BIM software.
o   Customer Service and Phone Etiquette
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 2017 and Lumion.

o   Ability to create high resolution  presentation quality architectural renderings through Revit 2015.

o   File management of building information modeling templates, families, details, etc.

o   File management of building information modeling templates, families, details, etc.

o   Bluebeam software rollout to 40+ employees.

o   Company standard rollout contributor.

o   Management experience for design division.

o   Employee Time Card Management

o   Slack Team Communications Rollout

o   MultiCAM Plasma Cutter Setup and Utilization



 

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

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

INTERACTIVE PANORAMA EXAMPLE: http://pano.autodesk.com/ZTQ2ZWI2MmMtMGViYS00ZDhhLWI0ZjUtYTAzNzg0Yzc5NmE3.html

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Harvey's Plumbing and Heating, Bozeman, Montana, Design Division Manager

Design Division Manager

Oct 2014 - current
 

IntelliBIM Solutions, LLC., Bozeman, Montana, Owner

Professional Consultation Services for Architectural Software

Aug 2014 - current
 

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

Draftsman, Building Information Modeling, and office tasks.

May 2014 - Oct 2014
 

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

Obtained my Bachelor's of Arts in Environmental Design, and now progressing towards a Masters of Architecture degree by Fall of 2017

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 

Bachelor's of Arts in Environmental Design, Other

2015
 

Certificate in Architecture, Other

2011
 

Certificate in Architectural Graphics, Other

2011
 

Certificate in Engineering Graphics, Other

2011
 

Associate in Science Degree in Architecture, Other

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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