Nabila Ahmed

Nabila Ahmed

Meriden, CT, US



My greatest strengths include a desire to explore the architectural world in various ways. I am eager to learn new skills and further develop my knowledge base.


University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT , Graduate Teaching Assistant

●Assist undergraduate students in the History of Architecture course.
●Support the lead professor in managing class exams, quizzes, and sketchbook grading.
●Provide proper feedback to the undergraduate students in terms of history of architecture.
●Guide them with free hand drawing technique, such as using different line types, shade and shadow, and lettering.
●Advice students to be organized in taking notes and keep the sketches clean.

Sep 2017 - current

Mitchell Studio, New Haven, CT, Architecture Staff

● Managing two or more projects at a time.
● Visiting sites for inspections and measurements.
● Drafting and organization of construction documents, layouts, drawings and preliminary sketches.
● Developing schematic designs into 2D and 3D drawings as per office standards.
● Making physical model for clients.

Jul 2016 - Aug 2017

Youber Design Inc, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

● Design Site Safety & Logistics Plans for minor Alterations, Façade Repairs & Interior Renovations and prepare all necessary paperwork for filing with city agencies such as New York City Department of Buildings (NYC DOB), Landmark Preservation Commission (LPC), and Department of Transportation (DOT).
● Maintain Class 1 Code and Zoning License, permit filings and permit expediting, signoff of open applications and legalizing of existing work.
● Schedule and attend of DOB’s Plan Examiner & LPC Meetings.
● Research Building Code, Zoning, & LPC requirements.
● Conduct Site visits for field measurements & create 2D/3D drawings.
● Make drawings revisions as per clients’ request.
● Prepare Energy Analysis Drawings & Specifications.
● Develop & produce presentation materials, including plans, diagrams, details, etc.
● Provide research and advice to clients regarding building code, zoning, permitting, and project development.
● Knowledge of the NYC Building Code and Zoning Resolution as well as NYC Department of Buildings’ processes.
● Plumbing and Boiler research and drawings.
● Materials testing and specifications as per LPC objections.
● Keeping records in QuickBooks: Input bank statements and expenses.
● Making sure the Profit and Loss of the company is accurate at the end of the year.

Feb 2013 - Mar 2016

Rainbow Clothing Store, Queens, NY, US, Merchandiser

● Cash handling experience: making sure the register was even at the end of the day.
● Merchandising: assisted in stocking the floors with new products and replacing products that had been moved during the course of the day.
● Helped set up marketing displays before major buying seasons such as back to school and the holidays.
● Responsible for sales and customer service issues.
● Assisted customer service staff with returns and exchanges throughout the day.
● Given the responsibility of opening the store each morning.

Jun 2012 - Dec 2012

New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Senator at Student Government

● Coordinating with the school faculties for event management as per students’ clubs.
● Attending meetings for budget approval/fail.
● Helping students for various events

Jun 2011 - Apr 2012

New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Clerk

● Work Studies in Architectural Office which included helping students in the Computer labs and Professors and Adjuncts with their paper works.
● Performing clerical work, data entry and updated flies.
● Monitoring multi-line telephone system.
● Responsible for maintaining student database system.

Jun 2011 - Jan 2012


University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, US, MArch, Architecture

Jan 2017 - current

New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architectural Technology

Aug 2009 - May 2014


CSE Environmental & Safety Training, Other

NYC Department of Buildings Filing Representative


Areas of Specialization