Thomas Anderson

Thomas Anderson

Newark, NJ, US



I have over 16 years of architectural experience and in that time worked as a student,
draftsmen, designer, coordinator, instructor and intern. I am currently in pursuit
architectural license. Contributed to designs of government projects throughout New Jersey
and New York as well as recreational, educational, commercial, residential, and religious
projects. My experience covers all aspects of project completion; from conceptual design to
close-out documentation. Throughout my work and educational history, I have proved to
be a valuable asset to my employers and students.


CTS Group Architecture Planning PA, Chatham, NJ, US, Intern Architect

Surveyed and recorded existing conditions of commercial, residential and government sites, for various phases of projects. Designed, drafted and revised architectural drawings throughout projects completion. Assisted with on-site and in-office documentation of walk-thru, during project construction and at close-outs. Recorded meeting minutes. Prepared Cost Construction Estimates. In addition to daily duties, organized and archived completed projects. Rendered 3D models. Designed and prepared presentation boards (digital and printed) for meetings with existing and potential clients.

Sep 2007 - May 2009

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Upward Bound, Center for Pre-College Programs, Newark, NJ, US, Coordinator / Instructor

Coordinated course curriculum, with lead Architect. Instructed course in Architectural Component for, Upward Bound, Center for Pre-College Programs at NJIT. Prepared and implemented exercises designed to introduce pre-college, high school, students to architecture, environmental concerns, design, technology and college preparation issues. The courses exposed the students to time management strategies, photography, graphic design, spatial planning, model making, video, scale, web-related research and public speaking.

Jul 2005 - Aug 2007

Robert P. Coletta Architect, Berkeley Heights, NJ, US, Draftsman

Surveyed, photographed, and measured existing residential and commercial sites. Designed layouts for additions. Assisted architect with conceptual ideas for ground up construction. Prepared and revised plans and elevations, residential and commercial, for construction documentation. Drafted sections, details, and schedules for various projects. Prepared presentation drawings. Managed schedules for the completion of the projects from initial programming to construction documentation.

Jan 1995 - Jun 2002


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, School of Architecture and Design

Program focused on all aspects of architecture, to provided a well rounded education in architectural practice.

Jan 2002 - Aug 2007

Essex County College, Newark, NJ, US, Architectural Technology

Jan 1999 - Jun 2002

Bloomfield Technical High School, Bloomfield, NJ, US, High School, Drafting and Design

Drafting program focused on preparing architectural drawing manually and in Cad. Introduced architectural history, theory, graphic representation, freehand drawing and model making.

Sep 1994 - Jun 1998


SOA Excellence in Design Award for Comprehensive Undergraduate Design, Honorable Mention

NJIT - Award for the design of an apartment complex for comprehensive design studio.


Outstanding Award for Architecture, Award

Northern New Jersey Craftsman Fair - Award for the best overall project in the field of architecture.


Award for Architecture, 1st Place

Northern New Jersey Craftsman Fair - Award for the production of a complete set of architectural drawings for a original house design.


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