Nti Awakessien

Nti Awakessien

Cleveland, OH, US



Professional Objective:
Self-motivated Civil Engineer & Urban Designer seeking a challenging design position in a competitive and growth oriented environment that offers both a challenge and a good opportunity for growth where I can effectively apply my engineering and design knowledge, strong work ethics and well developed communication skills.


Design Software: AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch Up, Microstation, Vectorworks
Adobe Creative Suite - In Design, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Skills: Hand Drafting, model making, space planning, master planning, site design & analysis



Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Urban Design

Masters in Urban Design

Thesis work: "Transitional Urbanism" - Designing for refugees in transition. The goal is to create livable and vibrate environments that support self sufficiency where refugees can thrive after relocation to Cleveland as they go through the transitional and adjustment period in a new environment using urban design and architecture as a catalyst for success.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2012

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, Architecture

Attended the Boston Architectural College for 7 semesters before transferring to Kent State University.
Gained a vast amount of graphic, CAD and presentation skills.
acquired knowledge in detail, construction and conceptual design.

Sep 2006 - Jan 2011

The University of Maine, Orono, ME, US, Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Undergraduate Capstone - Innovation Center Design

Sep 2000 - May 2005

Areas of Specialization