Computer Skills

AutoCad Suite
I have 10 years experience working with AutoCad programs, including drafting, drawing, design, red- lining, BIM modeling, and a host of other unique features provided by the AutoCad Suite. Below is a listing of the different programs I have an expertise knowledge of.
AutoCad – Basic drafting program in which most architecture and design firms use for their construc- tion documents. I can edit, draft, design, import/export vector based drawings to a host of other pro- grams including the Adobe Suite and GIS.
Revit – Revit is a BIM modeling program which allows users to interact in a complex model. It is the forefront to the AutoCad suite and many design firms are switching over to this sort of program.
Ecotect – An energy modeling program that allows you to model climate conditions to proposed building designs. At my previous place of employment, I have written new employee manuals on the tools and components involved in the program.

Adobe Suite
I have over 10 years experience in the Adobe Suite. Below is a listing of all the programs I have an expertise knowledge of.
Photoshop – Basic rendering program used commonly in the design field.
InDesign – .Used for template design and layout management for large documents.
Illustrator – Allows rendering of vector based images like AutoCad drawings.
Dreamweaver – A web development tool.

Microsoft Suite
I have a complete understanding of all programs in the Microsoft Suite, including Excel and Access. The aforementioned programs are essential to GIS data management and database building. I have been using the entire Microsoft Suite for over 15 years.

Other Programs
The below programs are essential to the Planning and Architecture fields. I have 5 to 10 years experience with these programs.
MicroStation – This is a drafting program like AutoCad, but is only used in a hand-full of architecture and design firms. I am able to draft, export, import drawings to and from MicroStation to a host of other programs.
VectorWorks – A Macintosh based vector drafting program. I am able to draft, export, import drawings to and from VectorWorks to a host of other programs.
GIS – An essential tool to the planning world. I have a good knowledge base of the GIS toolkit and am able to import/export a multitude of vector and raster components into the program and data man- agement tools.
SketchUp – A 3D modeling program used for basic design n the Architecture field.
IES – A plug-in used in SketchUp to help model for energy efficiency.

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