Sima Bdeir

Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Skills

  • Rhino
  • Revit
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • 3 Languages
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Google Sketchup
  • Drawing
  • 3ds Max
  • Basic Woodwork
  • Microstation

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Work history

    Currently

    Freelance Creative

    Freelance

    Dec 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Provide design consultation and digital services as a Revit modeler, AutoCAD drafter and Adobe Creative Suite expert for business owners

    2016

    Part 2 Architectural Assistant

    KTGY Group

    Jun 2015 - Nov 2016
    • Oakland, United States
    • Full Time
    • - Headed the Schematic Design project set production of a building typology - Produced 2-D & 3-D drawings in four stages of the project design cycle - Re-designed unit plans to comply with building codes, devised the driving design concept for a multi-family project, and produced technical drawings

    2014

    Part 1 Architectural Assistant

    Gould Evans

    Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
    • San Francisco, United States
    • Internship
    • - Communicated directly with clients to relay my feedback regarding proposed design changes and to negotiate alternative approaches - Prepared presentation drawings for the AIA Design Awards submission - Translated sketches and CAD documents into 3-D models and renderings

    2013

    Digital Designer

    Arch-Tech Studio

    Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
    • Amman, Jordan
    • Internship
    • - Designed and generated 3 retail booth prototypes - Designed a hotel lobby's interior architecture, specifying sizes and materials. - 3-D modeled the landscape architecture around a 3-storey townhouse

    2012

    Part 1 Architectural Assistant

    Office of Modern Buildings

    Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
    • Amman, Jordan
    • Internship
    • - Delivered a comprehensive villa design for a client in 60 days - Developed visual renderings and analytical diagrams in preparation for the client’s review

    2011

    Part 1 Architectural Assistant

    Maisam Architecture & Engineers

    Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
    • Amman, Jordan
    • Internship
    • - Collaborated in idea generation for sustainable building design schemes - Participated in a design competition for the touristic site Petra

    Education

    2015

    Architecture

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Aug 2010 - May 2015
    • Pittsburgh, United States
    • 5 year professional Architecture degree - equivalent to Part 2

    Awards

    2014

    Modern Languages Scholarship

    Carnegie Mellon University

    • For French language proficiency from the CMU Dietrich College

    2014

    Alumni Ambassador Grant

    For French language proficiency from the CMU Dietrich College

    • Global Architecture and Design Study Abroad Program

    2010

    Duke of Edinburgh Award

    Amman Baccalaureate School

    • Gold Level - For extra-curriculars in the International Baccalaurate (IB) program