BA (Hons) ArchitectureA self-motivated, enthusiastic and creative individual, who always strives for high standards. Illustrates ideas clearly through presentation and discussion. Able to communicate with people in a professional way and works effectively either independently or as part of a team to meet objectives. Excellent organisational skills with a real determination to succeed.Experience
Vector Works, Adobe Creative Suite. Basic knowledge of ArchiCAD, SketchUp and Rivit. Competent on Mac and PC systems. Hand drawing, Model Making, Print Making
Bowen plc UK - Intern June 2010
Will Alsop at RMJM - Architectural Assistant December 2009
Benoy - Student Placement/Architectural Assistant Summers 2005 and 2007
FLACQ (now part of Arup) - Architectural Assistant Summer 2005Education
Kingston University London
Upper Second Class, BA (Hons) Architecture
First Class Dissertation: ‘Cultural and Constructional Traditions of Mud-brick Building: Focusing on The Great Mosque of Djenné’
Matthew Arnold School, Oxford AS Levels June 2007 A Levels June 2008
Film Studies (A) English (C) Art (C) Art (B) Film Studies (B) English (C)
GCSEs June 2007
English Language (A) English Literature (A) Art (A) Graphics (A) Maths (B) Music (B) French (B) Religious Education (B) Science Double Award (CC)Employment
Red Bull Company Ltd September 2010-2011, 2012-2013
‘Wings Team’ (Part-time) As a team leader I managed a small team covering South West London and Surrey. Representing the company at events and meeting consumers on a day-to-day basis. I have a good knowledge of London and the surrounding areas.
Foxtons October 2011-2012
Senior Lettings Negotiator The factors that enabled me to be successful at Foxtons, were my self-motivation, competitive work ethic and excellent social skills. I always communicate clearly with my colleagues and clients and in this way I have gained respect from the people I come into contact with. I have learnt much from this role, both professionally and personally.
Boss Projects LLP June - September 2010
Pay Role and Accounts Checking accounts, inputting clients’ weekly expenses and general office management. I am very organised and diligent.
Three Wings Trust 2010
Carer (Part-time) I took care of a child with Down’s syndrome: activities included picking her up from school, taking her swimming and supervising activities that she liked in the evening.
Number Works ‘n’ Words 2009
English Tutor (Part-time) Assisted children aged 6-16 after school with English and reading. Helped prepare the children for SATs and GCSEs.Achievements
- Awarded a three-year Stephen Lawrence Bursary for young architecture students
- One of the coordinators for the Kingston Landscape and Architecture Student Society (KLASS)
- Member of The Oxford Girls’ Choir for ten years. Toured in Venice, Malta and the UK, including singing at The House of Lords and at Canterbury Cathedral
- Member of ‘Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi’, singing Vivaldi’s choral arrangements. Part of a BBC film made about Vivaldi’s teaching at the Pieta in Venice. Concerts in St Paul’s Cathedral, London, Oxford and Venice.Interests
I am very active, enjoy playing tennis and go to the gym regularly. I have a passion for singing. I have travelled in Europe, US and West Africa - in Mali I first got interested in conservation and wrote my 3rd year disseration on Adobe Architecture. After I complete my Part 3 I would like to specialise in conservation, repair and adaptation of historic buildings.References Available on Request
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