Tyson Staab

Tyson Staab

Oakland, CA, US



Graduated from the University of Oregon in 2010 with a Bachelors in Architecture. Currently I am working as an AmeriCorp Construction Crew Leader with the Habitat for Humanity in Orange County. I have over 9 years of Auto CAD experience and am extremely proficient with the Adobe Suite programs for both Architecture and Graphic Design work as well as Microsoft Office, SketchUp, Rhino And Revit. Along with my advanced computer skills I have developed hand drawing and modeling making skills from my schooling.



MBH Architects, Alameda, CA, US, Apprentice - Restaurant Studio

Assist the Project Managers with designing restaurants and develop the construction documents in both Auto CAD and Revit for Restaurant's ranging from tenet improvements to complete new constructions.

May 2012 - current

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, Santa Ana, CA, US, Americorps Construction Crew Leader

Manage and instruct volunteers in constructing homes. Carry out special tasks and jobs needed on the construction sites. Provide knowledge and insight during the phases of the building process.

Sep 2011 - May 2012

IKEA, Portland, OR, US / Carson, CA, US, Activities Sales Co-Worker / Bedrooms Coworker

Manage products that are highlighted for special promotions and sales. Ran and maintained particular areas in the store that are highlighted for high volume sales, as well as seasonal products and special sale items through out the entire store. Helped design and implement product displays throughout the store, I also worked extensively with the Communication & Interiors department rebuilding the Showrooms and selecting products to be displayed within them as well as redesigning and rebuilding displays with the various departments of the store.

Sales Associate for bedroom furniture, assisted Visual Merchandiser and Interiors with product display and communication.

Oct 2009 - May 2012

Larson Design, Milwaukie, OR, US, Drafter

Drew up construction documents in Auto CAD for new constructions, remodels, additions, millwork and engineering repairs for residential as well as small commercial projects.

Apr 2005 - Sep 2007


University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US & Portland, OR US, BArch, Architecture

Developed my skills in designing in Architecture, Interior Design, Furniture Design, Product Design, Urban and Neighborhood Planning and Graphic Design. Allowed me to experiment both in designing techniques and styles as well as various programs and presentation mediums. Built my proficiency in computer programs including Auto CAD, the Creative Suite Programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, InDesign, ect.), SketchUp, Revit, Rhino, Form Z and various rendering programs as well as in hand model making and numerous hand drawing media. Instilled a strong foundation in theories behind successful architecture and design as well as a plethora of knowledge in past architecture precedents to look back on for inspiration and to learn from.

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010

University of Oregon Summer Abroad, Rome, IT, BArch, Summer Abroad Design Studio

Summer Abroad to study and interpret Roman and Italian Architecture for our own knowledge and explorations in the field. In a group I designed a modern structure in the middle of the historic city that posed as a central gathering for the community as well as a museum for the famous writer Dante Alighieri; who wrote "The Divine Comedy." We explored the unique aqueduct system and how to use to our advantage two of the main systems converging on our site. Also, there was a lot of research and interpretation on how to interweave our current timeline with the Roman timeline of centuries ago in our structure.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Benson Polytechnic High School, Portland, OR, US, High School, Architecture

Introduced me to the basics of Architectural Drafting and building design. Introduced me to Auto CAD my Sophomore year, giving me a strong understanding of the program and how to preform tasks at an early age.

Sep 2001 - Jun 2005


Eagle Scout Award - Boy Scouts of America, Award


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