Architect Sample Resume

Matthew K. Smith
1234 Deer Ridge Drive
Overland Park, Kansas 66000
Home: 334-555-5555
Cell: 334-555-5556
Email: mksmith@frontfocus.com

Objective
To be an architect who coordinates projects from initial inception through design to completed construction.  

Qualifications Summary
  • Demonstrated experience with broad variety of projects
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication, presentation and public relation skills
Education
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Bachelor of Science in Architecture (May 1996)

Work Experience
Architect: Aug. 2004 - Present, Reisler, Overland Park, KS
  • Prepare information regarding design, specifications, materials, and equipment.
  • Estimate costs and schedules and other elements associated with construction projects. Develop design ideas and create design presentations.
  • Direct the production of construction documents, drawings, and specifications.
  • Develop budgets and schedules to meet project objectives as well as value engineering principles.
  • Organize client and team meetings.
  • Coordinate schedules and workloads.
  • Review architectural documents for potential conflict with all disciplines.
Architect: Sept. 1999 - Aug. 2004, Western Century, Ltd., Mission, KS
  • Completed design work including schematics and cost estimates for in-house projects.
  • Prepared engineering support for in-house projects.
  • Conducted research such as deed or property studies and special reports needed to complete architectural projects.
  • Performed an array of administrative duties related to architectural construction projects such as: code and zoning research, review contractor payments and utility bills, monitor project budget, and coordinate utilities installation.
Architect Assistant: June 1996 - Sept. 1999, Cobbs and Grant, Shawnee-Mission, KS
  • Developed or assisted in the coordination of plans, designs and flow of development activities needed to ensure completion of architectural work for new construction projects.
  • Conducted studies and special projects such as space planning, structural analysis, design feasibility and other related architectural engineering problems.
*References furnished upon request.