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James Montana

James Montana

Chester, CT, US

 

About 

Assoc. AIA member nearing completion of IDP, with intent to pursue licensure. With over 2 1/2 years of professional experience combined with almost 6 years of educating in Interior Design and Architectural academia, my focus has been primarily in the architecture process as it applies to Higher Education and Healthcare market sectors.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT, US, Adjunct Instructor

Instruct class subjects ranging from CD drafting in AutoCAD and Revit, to graphic representation and 3D modeling software. Guest Critic for design reviews.

Oct 2011 - current
 

The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Glastonbury, CT, US, Intern Architect/Continuing Education Coordinator

Designed with key involvement on all phases of the architectural process. Specialization in marketing, Design Development, and Construction Documentation. Coordinated continuing education for both LEED and AIA members. Programs utilized included Autodesk AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, and Revit.

Jul 2011 - May 2013
 

Jay's Sewer Rooter, Niantic, CT, US, Assistant Plumber

Repaired, maintained, and documented existing plumbing systems.

May 2010 - Jul 2011
 

The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Glastonbury, CT, US, Architectural Intern

Designed with key involvement on all phases of the architectural process. Specialization in marketing, Design Development, and Construction Documentation. Coordinated continuing education for both LEED and AIA members. Programs utilized included Autodesk AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, and Revit.

May 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Teacher Assistant

Assisted second year design studio class, building tectonics lecture class, guest critic, provided student mentoring services, corrected/graded homework assignments.

Oct 2009 - May 2010
 

Jamaica Plain Centre/South Main Streets, Jamaica Plain, MA, US, Head Graphic Designer

Designed and coordinated print and web graphics for non-profit group, organized fundraising events.

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Mission Hill Main Streets, Boston, MA, US, Construction Crew

Oversaw and executed office demolition and renovation.

Jul 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Community Learning & Partnerships, Boston, MA, US, Intern

Developed requests for proposals by designing building options and renovations under the supervision of an architect. Worked with key community groups on a designer/client basis.

Jul 2007 - Aug 2007
 

The Home Depot, Hamden, CT, US, Sales/Human Resources Assistant

Responsibilities included assisting contractors and subconctractors with material selections, as well as applying general material construction knowledge on a regular basis.

Jul 2006 - Jul 2006
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, Teacher Assistant

Provided student mentoring services, assisted in critiques, taught web design on an individual and small group basis.

Oct 2005 - Dec 2005
 

Education 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

MArch, with a concentration in Design. Member of AIAS.

Oct 2009 - May 2010
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, Science of Architecture

B.S. Arch, with a concentration in Design. Multiple Dean's List Recipient. Member of AIAS.

Oct 2005 - May 2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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