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Lisa Nguessan

Lisa Nguessan

Arlington, VA, US

 

About 

Currently, a graduate student in the architecture program at Catholic University minoring in real estate development. I plan to graduate in spring 2019

Prospective: Architectural Intern, Project Manager,Technician, AutoCAD Drafter

Technical skills: Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Adobe Suites CS6

Accomplishments: Impact Ambassador for energy audit, LEED GA

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Lehman Smith McLeish (LSM), Georgetown,D.C., Extern

LSM undertakes ambitious architectural projects around the world, consistently delivering innovative design solutions using strategic thinking, analysis and investigation

Tasks:
• Interned in the office working on business operations
• Generated a furniture vendor floor plan
• Researched events and programs to place on company calendar

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017
 

ArtWood Stone Studio, Manassas , Intern

A small family business which goal is to design and build original pieces of furniture and interiors that last, and serve the purpose of both functional furniture and unique pieces of art.

Tasks:
• Trained on the machinery used to make custom cabinetry and built-ins
• Gained knowledge on how to sand and oil custom furniture
• Used innovative thinking to design a custom piece of furniture

May 2014 - Sep 2014
 

BoConcept, Washington D.C. , Design Consultant

A high-end Danish designer and manufacturer of sleek modern design furniture, with an emphasis on fashion and functionality, that has approximately 300 locations around the world.

Tasks:
• Used 3-d design software to help customers design customized furniture and plan the layout of their homes
• Exceeded customer expectations in areas of customer service and hospitality
• Given a monthly sales goal of 60,000+ to accomplish
• Demonstrated versatile approaches to design layouts to achieve a sale

Mar 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Smithsonian Air and Space Musuem, Washington D.C. , Intern

The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C.. It holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world.

Tasks:
• Produced a new layout for graphics department of the museum
• Utilized AutoCAD for space planning according to clients’ needs
• Chose finishes and furniture for a potential break room re-design

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Michael Cleary Showroom, Washington D.C. , Intern

Represents a wide array of high end Furniture, Lighting, Fabric, Wall Covering, Rugs and Accessories. From traditional to contemporary and unique finds from around the world.

Tasks:
• Cleaned/organized the fabric library and became familiar with different product lines
• Contacted vendors to order new fabric samples for the showroom

Apr 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Education 

The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., MArch, Master of Science-Architecture

Master of Science-Architecture majoring in real estate

Sep 2014 - current
 

The Art Insittute of Washington, Rosslyn, VA, US, BArch, Bachelors of Fine Arts

Bacholors Degree of Fine Arts- Interior Design

Jul 2010 - Mar 2012
 

Awards 

Impact Ambassador for energy audit, Nomination

Award for energy audit on a small business.

2016
 

Skills