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Antoinette Pestillo

Schaumburg, IL, US

 

About 

I am a recent graduate from the Masters of Architecture program at UIUC who is seeking a Junior / Intern Architect position that can utilize my creative design and technical skills.

 

Skills:

AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Kerkythea, Podium, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, arcGIS, Energy 10, JDA Floor and Space Planning, Microsoft Office Suite


Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
 

I am a well focused, open minded, highly motivated individual who embraces challenges and who is seeking a position where I can utilize my skills to meet your company goals.

 

Portfolio and Thesis Images coming soon!

 

 

Employment 

Sears Holdings Corporation, Store Planner

Currently I am working in the Space Planning Department where I develop department layouts for Sears and Kmart stores. I also have experience working with merchandising floorplans, creating planograms, and data analysis

Oct 2010 - current
 

Walgreens Co., Architectural Intern

While at Walgreens I worked on the Take Care Clinic project. My responsibilities there included code research and analysis, construction documents, project coordination, updating drawing set, and graphic design for building signage.

May 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MArch, Architecture

Course Work:
Architectural Design - Sustainable Design - Urban Planning - Landscape Design - Environmental Psychology - HIstoric Buidling Preservation - Adaptive Reuse - Master Planning

Thesis: Northerly Island Performing Arts Center
My thesis focused on the design of the center through the concept of weaving architectural and landscape space together, creating a design that responds to the functions of the venues, the experience of the users, and the surrounding environment.

Aug 2008 - May 2010
 
Aug 2004 - May 2008
 

Awards 

Earl Prize for Excellence in Architecture Design, Honorable Mention

2009
 

Elizabeth Goetsch Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

2009
 

Project Published in Thawed Journal, Other

2009
 

Earl Prize for Excellence in Architectural Design, Nomination

2007
 

Curator's Choice Award, Nomination

2007
 

Student Choice Award, Nomination

2007
 

Earl Prize for Excellence in Architectural Design, Nomination

2006
 

Dean's List, Other

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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