John Tisza

John Tisza

Prospect Heights, IL, US



I am a recent MArch graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago, currently interning for the Venice Biennale Competition. Additionally, I am currently in collaboration with two fellow graduates on the Peru Pavilion for London Competition.

I am seeking work as a Junior Architect or Design Intern in a major metropolitan area.



James & Kutyla Architecture, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

Sep 2012 - current

Alexander Eisenschmidt - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Intern Architect

Venice Biennale Competition Intern. Recreate detailed section drawings of unbuilt visionary projects from Chicago's past.

May 2012 - current

University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Print Lab Supervisor

Responsible for upkeep of printers / plotters, as well as managing files to be printed from all tiers of university students.

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Best Buy, Chicago, IL, US, Electronics Salesman

Responsible for the selling and problem solving of computers and computer components.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Zaco Manufacturing, Bensenville, IL, US, IT Assistant

Performed scheduled maintenance on computers as well as upgraded hardware components, such as hard drive, ram, etc. Upgraded knowledge of computer parts from previous A+ Certification.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2009


University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2012

University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2010


UIC - Year End Show, Nomination

Two Projects entered into the Year End Show. The projects entered were "Funny Forms" and Column Slump.


UIC - Year End Show, 3rd Place

3rd Place Overall (Including Graduate Students) for undergraduate installation in the UIC Year End Show


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