Lance Araujo

Lance Araujo

Seal Beach, CA, US



Architectural Design CAD and Hand Drawing, Pesrpective drawing and hand rendering.


Sky View Designs, Huntington Beach, CA, US, Designer/Drafter

Residential, Commercial and Restaurant Design
Proficient in AutoCad 2008,ADT,Chief Architect and Sketchup.
Physical model making and 3D rendering was also incorporated in the design process.
Experience with ADA requirements, Health Dept. and related codes.

Jan 2007 - Jun 2012

Kent Architects, Huntington Beach, CA, US, Job Captain/Draftsman

Residential design and light commercial and T.I. projects
Extensive hand drafting and also AutoCad. 3d design and rendering utilizing Form-Z, then Rhino 4.0
Building physical 3D study models through finished presentation models were a large part of the design process to assist clients in conceptual understanding of projects.
Experience in all phases of project development, from schematic design through DD and subsequent city submittals.

Mar 2001 - Mar 2010

JP Darling Architects And Associates, Newport Beach,CA US, Draftsman

Hand Drafting of projects that include gymnasiums, k-12 school facilities and religious buildings.
Experience of plan check and city submittals.

Jan 2000 - Mar 2001

Pro-Cam Design, Torrance, CA, US, Cad Cam operator

Cad Cam design in shaping surfboards for the surfing industry. Some prototype work for different firms that required mock-ups of design before manufacturing.
Aided in the expansion of surfboard cutting by refining set-up procedures to maximize surfboard production and time.

Apr 1998 - Jan 2000

Graphic Images Custom Framing, Seal Beach,CA US, Owner/ Custom Framer/Designer

Experience in all phases of custom picture framing from basic framing to museum archival framing procedures.
Manufacturing a custom line of picture frame moulding specializing in the use of exotic wood species.
Experience in building custom cabinets and custom furniture as well. Emphasis on using exotic wood species in the execution of various design projects.

Mar 1987 - Jan 2000


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Architectural design,history,theory,structures.
Heavy emphasis on 3D physical models to express design intent. In structural studios, models were also used in creating structural load limits and subsequently designing to structural guidelines.

Sep 2001 - May 2007

Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA, US, Architectural Technology Program

Architectural drafting,physical model building and construction techniques.Emphasis was on hand drafting and conceptualizing 2D design through the use of 3D physical scale models.

Sep 1998 - Jun 2001

Areas of Specialization