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Amr Morsy

Amr Morsy

New York, NY, US

 

About 

An enthusiastic Junior Architect and NYIT graduate currently employed at HNTB Corporation, which encourages original ideas and multidisciplinary approaches as well as inspires personal and professional development.

I thrive on growth opportunities and positive outlook for a successful and fulfilling career. My quick learning skills along with my constant development of my professional skills have helped me prove myself to current and past employers and believe will continue on pushing me further.

I am constantly on the lookout for growth opportunities that can help expand my current knowledge base in my field with all what's new and trending. I believe this is the only way to be unique and stand out from the crowd.

Employment 

HNTB, New York, NY, US, Architect I

Junior Architect with responsibilities in all areas in the architecture field; from Schematic Design, Design Development to Bidding and Construction Administration.

Jun 2013 - current
 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY, US, Residential Hall Director

Hall Directors are paraprofessional student staff members who live in the residence halls and assist the director in creating successful living environments. Each HRA has been an RA and received the same training in addition to supervisory and managerial skills.

• Responsible of an entire residence hall and the population within as well as a residential population of 420 residents.
• Tasks include building health and safety checks, maintenance reports and areas of improvement assessment.
• Supervise and train a staff of three (3) Residents Assistants directly and an overall team of 15 RAs by coordinating tasks, duties, scheduling, follow-ups, event and office logistics.
• Hold weekly staff meetings and individual one-on-one meetings to address issues, concerns and progress on previously assigned tasks.
• Evaluate residential staff members’ performances, goals and achievements in addition to generating staff development activities and events.

Sep 2011 - May 2013
 

John W. Baumgarten Architect P.C., Old Westbury, NY, US, Intern

• Survey and draft multiple medium to large scale healthcare facilities i.e. nursing homes, clinics and dialysis centers
• Produce Construction Documents for a number of projects i.e. info sheets, drawings and coordinate MEP drawings with engineering offices as well as organize specifications books.
• I worked on projects such as Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Waterfront Health Care Center and Beth Abraham Day Care.

Jun 2011 - May 2013
 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY, US, Resident Assistant

RAs are paraprofessional student staff members who live in the residence halls and are available to assist students with in a residential community. These undergraduate leaders have received training in advising, emergency and administrative procedures, mediation, conflict resolution, community development, and campus and community resources, communication skills, programming and limit setting. RAs can be invaluable in assisting students with complexities of adjustment to community living.

• Assisted students within the residential community socially and academically.
• Received training in advising, emergency response and administrative procedures, mediation, conflict resolution, community development, and campus and community resources, communication skills and programming.
• Enforced campus policies, rules and regulations.

Aug 2010 - May 2011
 

El Mashrabiya Studio, Cairo, EG, Intern

• Collaborated with the lead architect in the schematic design phase of a number of residential units in a large scaled residential complex.
• Surveyed and drafted multiple large scale residential projects.

May 2008 - Sep 2008
 

Education 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

NYIT's school of architecture and design offers an exceptional educational experience to its students. With diverse projects varying from conceptual designs of abstract space to real life simulated projects with different characteristics and challenges.

Projects varies in its nature i.e museums, sport complexes, residential buildings, etc... Students are challenged according to the nature of the projects with requirements ranging from conceptual problems to ADA and code requirements.

Jan 2009 - current
 

Helwan University, Zamalek, EG, BArch, Architecture

The Faculty of Fine Arts in Cairo, Egypt challenges its students with region specific problems. From contextual designs to adapting post-modern thinking and its application methods within historic locations such as Cairo, Egypt.

Sep 2005 - Dec 2009
 

Awards 

Housing and Residential Life Merit Award - As a Head Resident Assistant, Award

Awarded due to an outstanding managerial skills of my staff of 3 resident assistants.

2012
 

Most Creative RA of the Year Award - As a Resident Assistant, Award

Awarded due to offering the most creative and out of the box thinking and event planning for the residence halls community at NYIT.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills