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Ketrin Beqaj

Ketrin Beqaj

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Responsible and hardworking CAD Specialist/Junior Architect with strong experience in drafting and design. Skilled in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Corel Draw, and Photoshop. Strong experience working with clients and customers to ascertain and satisfy their needs, with the ability to adapt to changes and solve problems quickly. Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, and a valued member of any team. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Elsewhere:

Employment 

The Greeley Company, New York, NY, US, CAD Specialist

• Developed Life Safety drawings (.dwg format) based on given specifications and calculations
• Reviewed data, designs, and drawings to ensure compliance with TSIG standards and policies
• Managed projects independently from pre-survey phase through delivery
• Communicated with consultants and clients regularly to ensure accurate measurements and get approval for any necessary changes to design specifications
• Operated TSIG proprietary software to import drawings and design concepts
• Verified measurements from fieldwork and contractors to revise design drawings

Jul 2019 - Apr 2020
 

Jetvis Construction, Fier, Albania, Junior Architect

• Prepared and developed architectural drawings to meet client specifications
• Assisted architects in formulating construction drawings for residential buildings
• Worked closely with the head designer/architect, clients, and contractors to form a cohesive, functional design that satisfies clients’ needs
• Created 2D & 3D sketch and visualization for residential building projects using AutoCAD
• Reviewed and analyzed architectural inputs within construction drawings and plans
• Maintained architectural drawings in electronic and hard-copy formats
• Conducted on-site inspections to verify measurements and ensure construction aligns with design specifications

Jul 2016 - Mar 2018
 

Vector Architecture, Tirana, Albania , Architectural Drafter

• Assisted with drafting and designing a variety of projects from residential and retail commercial buildings
• Oversaw the redesign of an entire design plan to get ultimate client satisfaction and final approval
• Utilized AutoCAD to produce architectural working drawings and Autodesk 3ds Max for simple 3D modeling and visualizations
• Coordinated with engineers and architects to discuss problematic issues and formulate resolutions to formulate project approaches

Sep 2015 - Jul 2016
 

Education 

Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania, Tiranë, AL, MArch, Architecture

Master’s Degree in Architecture

Oct 2012 - Apr 2019