Alexander Schamenek

Alexander Schamenek

Houston, TX, US



I’m experienced in Architecture with 8 years in the field.  I’m dedicated, hardworking, and very professional. I’m skilled in many areas that would be beneficial to a lot of different industries, not just Architecture. I have excellent computer skills. I have good organizational skills. I enjoy working on a team, but I’m also good working independently.


Yard Innovations, Houston, TX, US, Owner/Sales/Installation Supervisor

• In charge of marketing, sales, and price negotiations for fence jobs
• Effectively presented information and quotes to customers
• Estimate time and material costs required for projected fence jobs
• Monitored work for compliance with established standards, guidelines, and procedures

Dec 2014 - Jul 2017

WHR ARCHITECTS, Houston, Architectural Intern

• Worked with the designers in all design stages from planning through
schematic design and design development.
• Assisted the production teams to complete the construction documents
for major medical facilities including Jersey Shore Medical
Center and The Methodist Hospital Outpatient Center.
• Produced construction documents for small scale projects including
the Trinity Mother Frances Operating Robotic Surgery Suite as well
as their Stereotaxis Catheterization lab.
• Member of the Stamford Hospital Cyberknife project which was used
as a testbed to explore and implement WHR’s new Revit standards.
• Acted as a mentor for AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, and Revit use.

Feb 2005 - Jan 2008

McCleary/German Associates, Houston, TX, US, Architectural Intern

• Produced construction documents for several Branch Banks.
• Created 3D models of each branch bank with the use of ArchiCAD.
• Prepared 3D models for rendering.
• Streamlined CAD operations with the creation of ArchiCAD GDL objects.
• Assisted CAD Manager with organization of the CAD standards.
• Supported the CAD manager in computer operations and training.

Feb 2002 - Jul 2004

Ken R. Harry Associates, Architectural Intern

• Produced construction documents including those for several multi-million dollar projects.
• The principal CAD draftsman for Briar Forest Crossing, a multi-million dollar architectural renovation of a high end four story office building in Houston, Texas.
• Worked closely with the lead Architect on test fits and in schematic design.
• Produced the firm's 2D and 3D computer renderings.
• Checked submittals, particularly those pertaining to millwork.
• Performed punch-list inspections of several projects.
• Helped the firm make a transition from Cadvance to AutoCAD by implementing new cad standards and providing AutoCAD instruction for the CAD team.
• Streamlined CAD operations through the development of AutoCAD customization which led to an increase in productivity and a stricter adherence to the new CAD standards.
• Acted as CAD trainer and mentor to new hires.
• Maintained the CAD network.

May 2000 - Sep 2001

Kamma Design Group, Stafford, TX, US, Architectural Intern/Draftsman

• Worked intimately with the Architect in design and drafting.
• Completed millwork submittal drawings.
• Produced construction documents for Ace Car Wash in Houston,
Texas and The Galveston Islamic Society Center Mosque in Galveston, Texas.
• Increased productivity with the use of Autolisp customization.

Feb 2000 - May 2000


University of Houston, Houston, TX, US, BArch, Architecture

Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor in Architecture
Minor in Construction Management
Gained knowledge and experience in a variety of Architectural
related skills including model making, hand drawing and
rendering, and computer drawing and rendering.
2 years of studio experience doing computer modeling, rendering
and animation.
A leader of several teams including a bridge design competition,
the AIA sandcastle competition, and projects in the Sasakawa
International Center for Space Architecture Program (SICSA).

Aug 1995 - May 2000