Dat Nguyen

Dat Nguyen

Westminster, CA, US



I am actively searching for a permanent home with an architecture firm.  I have at least eight years of experience in architectural drafting.  I am willing to relocate anywhere in California.  I am hard-worker, diligent, reliable, and rarely late or missed a day of work.  I can be reached at 714 494 5713  for an interview at a mutually convenience time.  You can also contact me by email:

Dat (Nathan) Nguyen


Nuttall Uchizono Associate, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Senior Draftsman / CAD Manager

Worked with Architect and Designer developed presentation drawings and construction documents for restaurants, answered RFIs and Plan-check comments, coordinate with consultants and help others with AutoCAD issues, and order plotters supplies. I was the LAST and FINAL employee of the firm as the firm was closing down. The president of this firm was a very nice gentleman to work for.

Sep 2005 - Feb 2008

Leisure Drafting, Cerritos, CA, US, Project Manager

Provided Architectural Drafting Service from home.

Nov 2004 - Sep 2005

Lundstrom & Associates Architects, Santa Ana, CA, US, Production / CAD Manager

I was the production manager and CAD manger for a medium size architecture firm. I oversee any one who has anything to do with CAD and drafting.

Jul 2004 - Nov 2004

CAD Vantage, Tustin, CA, US, Senior Draftsman / Senior CAD Personnel

This is a drafting firm, they provide drafting service for anyone and any field not just architectural.

Mar 2004 - Jun 2004

Wynn Design & Development, Las Vegas, NV, US, Designer II

Worked with an architect to developed THE LAKE at the Wynn Resort and Casino of Las Vegas, Nevada, oversee three draftsmen. Went to work when is pitch black and went home when it was pitch black so they could build the casino and resort on schedule.

Jun 2002 - Nov 2003

Bergman Walls & Associates, Ltd, Senior Draftsman

Worked with job captain developed construction documents for hi-rise and casinos, pickup redlines, and help others with AutoCAD issues. I developed a 3D model of the Resorts Casino entirely in AutoCAD and the vice president was very impressed as well as the project architect. This model allows the client to do winds, shades, and mass study. After 911 the company laid-off 15 draftsmen and I was kept among the elite draftsmen team.

Jun 2001 - Jun 2002

KGA Architecture, Intermediate Draftsman / Senior CAD Personnel

Worked with job captain created construction documents and pickup redlines and help others with AutoCAD issues. I was awarded for unmatched contribution to the firm.

Jul 1999 - Jun 2001

KHS&S Contractors, Senior Draftsman / CAD Manager

Worked with architect created thematic finish drawings for contractor and subcontractors and oversee 3 draftsman. I was the only draftsman for the project Alladin Desert Passage casino in las vegas.

Aug 1997 - Mar 1999


Herzing University, Mechanical / Electronic / CAD Manager

AutoCAD Experience since 1989 and obtained my CAD Management Certificated in 1991.

Sep 1989 - Jan 1991

Normadle Community College, Japanese

Studied Japaneses for two quarters.

Sep 1989 - Mar 1990

Bemidji State University, pre-engineer

Sep 1986 - May 1988

John F. Kennedy Highschool, High School, General Studied

Graduated from High School with a Diploma.

Sep 1984 - May 1986

Areas of Specialization