Nicholas Bender

Nicholas Bender

Lincoln, NE, US



Nicholas Steven Bender
1340 N 44th St. | Lincoln, NE, 68503 | | (630) 862-8671

To continue strengthening my architectural rigor and experience to become a licensed architect

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Master of Architecture (May 2013)
GPA: 3.40 / 4.0

Bachelor of Science in Design (May 2011)
GPA: 3.2 / 4.0

Work Experience
+ Intern Architect, May 2012 - Present
   Professional Associates Ltd., Omaha, Nebraska
• Preliminary Design - Measured existing site, drew up background plans
• Utilized Revit to create schematic floorplans and renderings
• Attended and interacted with client at meetings

+ Designer, December 2011 - May 2012
   Designers’ Ink, Lincoln, Nebraska
• Design, built, and rendered 3D models using Google SketchUp
• Drafted floorplans and elevations in AutoCAD
• Assisted in interacting with client about project vision

+ Customer Service Representative, April 2010 - May 2012
   Blockbuster L.L.C., Lincoln, Nebraska
• Communicated effectively with customers daily
• Recognized as Employee of the Month twice

Architectural Skills
• Create digital and physical models of architectural projects
• Comprehensive analytical skills to improve design
• Consistently meets design and project requirements
• Manages time effectively to explore multiple design iterations

Computer Skills
+ Modeling and Drafting - AutoDesk (AutoCAD, Architecture, Revit, 3d Max), Rhino, &
    Google SketchUp
+ Graphics and Presentation - Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Awards and Activities
Aaron Douglas Scholarship
American Institute of Architecture Students, Member



Professional Associates Ltd, Omaha, NE, US, Intern Architect

May 2012 - Oct 2012


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - current