Mat Thomas

Mat Thomas

Augusta, GA, US



A graduate from the School of Industrial Design in the College of Architecture at Georgia Tech.  I believe in connecting the dots within the creative fields of art, graphic design, music, industrial design and architecture.  Simplicity, creativity and quality define my design philosophy.



Thomas Design, Atlanta, GA, US, Freelance Artist/Designer

Freelance Artist/Designer specializing in artistic graphic, industrial and architectural design.

Jan 2009 - current

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Newnan, GA, US, Project Coordinator

Managed 20+ projects, with a total project value of $5-8 million, and a backlog of $1-3 million. Oversaw project submittal processes, to include color and product samples, shop drawings, engineered calculations and mockups. Scheduled, organized and processed material takeoffs and outside vendors' products. Coordinated OBE product manufacturing, fabrication and shipment scheduling. Managed and tracked monthly billing projections, sales orders, purchase orders and invoices. Problem solve / Design Development.

Oct 2015 - Jul 2017

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Newnan, GA, US, Engineering CAD Technician

Responsible for internal shop drawing creation, submission, engineering and revisions. Conducted aluminum extrusion material take-offs from approved architectural drawings for manufacturing and fabrication. Standardized CAD practices within engineering department and submittal processes. Designed, drafted and assisted in fabrication of custom parts, anchors and accessories to support Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope's proprietary glazing systems'.

Dec 2014 - Oct 2015

Guernsey Architectural Solutions, DeLand, Florida, Project Manager / Advanced Drafter

ACM (Aluminum Composite Material) panel submittal drawing creation, design and revision. Estimated ACM panel shape layouts for material allocation and order. Created CAD cut files and managed CNC production and product fabrication. Visited project sites to field verify approved dimensions and brainstorm solutions for problematic panel attachments. Coordinated final product delivery, installation, completion and billing projections.

Mar 2014 - Sep 2014

Dickinson Architects, Augusta, GA, US, Intern Architect

Architectural drafting and design, using AutoCAD and Revit. Shop drawing submittal review and markup.

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013

Pierre Construction Group, Stone Mountain, GA, US, Project Coordinator

Produced all fabrication and submittal CAD drawings for architectural metals company. Also responsible for creating product line marketing brochures.

Dec 2011 - Aug 2012

Fowler Design Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern Architect

Architectural drafting, design and layout revisions. Interior design/material choice and presentation coordination.

Oct 2007 - Mar 2008

Jacobs Engineering, Atlanta, GA, US, Advanced Planning Group Intern

APG was responsible for long term planning and design of large scale facilities in the public and private sectors. My role included creating layout designs, 3D modeling and presentation graphics.

May 2007 - Sep 2007

Rees Design Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern Architect

Architectural design and drafting. Organized construction set documents. Created and managed marketing collateral for developers and real estate agents.

Apr 2006 - Apr 2007


Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, US, Bachelors, Industrial Design

Aug 2005 - May 2010

Areas of Specialization