Rista Vasiljevic

Rista Vasiljevic

Phoenix, AZ, US

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Architect with experience in different areas of proficiency include drafting, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Urban Planning, Lean Construction Management
and creative problem solving.

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Skills and competencies: Data-driven design, Design automation,
Parametric modeling, BIM modeling, Algorithm design
Computer, Colaboration, Drafting, Modeling: Bentley MicroStation, AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, Rhino, Sketchup, 3ds max, Grasshoper, Bluebeam Revu,
Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite                                                  

Creative skills : Adobe CC Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,
3d printing, Laser cutting
Rendering: Lumion, Enscape, Twinmotion, V-ray for Rhino and 3ds Max



ADOT, Phoenix, AZ, US, Transportation Designer

-As a Transportation Designer, I have worked most of the time with MicroStation to design Traffic Control Plans and signs according to state and federal standards. Written special provisions, reviewed plans, and performed traffic control and pavement marking estimates for current projects.

-Throughout my assignments, I consistently using the MUTCD, ADOT Standard Drawings, the ADOT Traffic Control Design Guidelines, the Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, Contracts and Specifications, and specific CADD Standards.

Dec 2020 - current

Presence Design, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architectural Designer

Working on a variety of projects from multi-family apartments, commercial buildings to religious architecture, I was assigned to work on a design with a particular focus on
technical design of the building envelope and coordination with consultants.

I also led Project Delivery through all phases of design from Schematic Design to
Construction Documents and Contract Administration efforts, providing design,
3d models and preparing models for visual presentations.

Aug 2020 - Jan 2021

Zabriskie Studio, Belgrade, Architectural Intern

Member of a team working on a 400,000 sf residential complex / Kennedy residence in Belgrade. Assisted in project development throughout the building design process, including project planning, schematic design, design development and construction administration.

Performed drafting using AutoCAD and Revit.
Design modifications under the direction of a Project Architect or Team Leader

Created 3D models of design sketches and developed visual simulations.
Developed solutions to technical and design problems
using Lean Management principles.

May 2020 - Aug 2020

University of Belgrade / Faculty of Architecture, Belgrade, Teaching Assistant

-Helping students variety of software skills, assisting them in producing stuff of architecture studio classes

-Solving creative problems with students and tutoring them different architecture and creative skills.

Sep 2017 - Jul 2020

Modern Structural Design, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architectural Engineering Intern

Architectural Intern assisting the senior staff on Design implementation for renovations, additions of Residential projects throughout Arizona.

Provided project layout services for project work, AutoCAD and Revit technical drawings, commercial and single-family Housing,
Renderings and Project Presentations

Project drawing reproduction assists designers/team members in solving technical problems. Created field as-builds and other
necessary design modifications.

Modified existing drawings from senior staff design proposals, preliminary layouts. Drafted floor plans and elevations taken from site visits and Implemented technical changes.

Dec 2017 - May 2020


University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Jan 2021 - current

University of Belgrade, Belgrade, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2017 - Jul 2020

Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University, Moscow , Engineering

Sep 2015 - Jul 2016

Areas of Specialization