Resume

The page title says it all; this is a short summary of my experience, skills and qualifications in no particular order.

Qualifications

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Certifications

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​Q's
  • M-Tech Arch (Professional) 2009

  • Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa

  • Head of department: Errol Pieters

  • Thesis mentor: Siegfriedt Schmidt

C's
  • MBA Short Course

    • Learnfast (2012)

  • Autodesk Fusion

    • Modena (2016)

  • Rhinoceros 3d Level 1

    • Robert McNeel & Associates (2019)

  • Archicad Essential Training

    • Linkingin (2019)

  • Python

    • University of Michigan (2019)

Skillset

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Skills
  • Analytical

  • Inductive reasoning

  • Deductive reasoning

  • Innovative

  • Resourceful

  • Curious

  • Pattern / Behavior Recognition

  • Public speaking

  • Knowledge and skills transfer

  • Leadership

  • Explorative attitude

  • Empathy

  • Focus on teamwork and collaboration

  • Encourage professional cross-pollination

  • Excellent technical skills

  • Detail design

  • 2.5 & 5 axis tool pathing

  • Costing

  • Production planning

  • Efficient installation procedures

  • Mechanical knowledge (machines / tools)

  • CAD 2d & 3d

  • CAM 2.5d & 3d

  • Programming

  • Sense of Responsibility

Tutoring

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Volunteering 

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Guest speaker - Barker Baynes (PTY) Ltd;

Architectural design series part 1: Software & Design (2016)

Guest speaker - Autodesk University South Africa:

The use and implementation of Autodesk Fusion 360 within a small design firm (2016)

Guest lecturer - University of Pretoria Department of Architecture:

The functional role of parametric design in architecture (2015)

Design Mentor - Raw Studios:

Short course for architecture students - Modular design for micro-living (2015)

Design Mentor - Raw Studios:

Short course for interior architecture students - Design and manufacturing using CNC technology (2015)

References

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Raw Studios:

Peet van Straaten (Owner)

+27 83 491 6662

peet@rawstudios.co.za

 

Project Works:

Trisch Barnard (Head of Interior Architect)

+27 84 725 8681

trisch@projectworks.co.za

 

Kate Otten Architects:

Kate Otten (Owner)

+27 82 789 4297

kate@kateottenarchitect.com

 

OnePointZero:

JP Beukes (IntArchitect)

+27 83 629 3701

jp@onepointzero.co.za

 

Ex-colleagues

Biance Mostert (Int Architect)

+27 76 512 9630

biancemostert@gmail.com

Software 

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Software

  • Rhinoceros 3d

  • Grasshopper

  • RhinoCam

  • RhinoNest

  • IRBCAM

  • Autodesk Fusion 360

  • Microsoft Excel (Advanced)

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Graphisoft Archicad

  • Python

Employment History

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Student architect  

PKA International (2005)

Architectural Technologist

Wim Swart Architects (2008)

Designer, Project and production manager 

Raw studios (2010 - 2019)

Parametric Designer

Pekka (present)

Awards

06

Most Innovative Product

Decorex

Johannesburg 2011

Winner: Raw Studios

Role: Part of the design team

 

Excellence in Local Design

Inspire Trade Expo

Johannesburg 2016

Winner: Raw Studios

Role: Part of the design team

 

Best Office Furniture Design

100% Design

Johannesburg 2017

Winner: Raw Studios

Role: Part of the design team

 

Best Furniture Design 2019

100% Design

Johannesburg 2019

Best Furniture Design 2019

Winner: Houtlander

Role: Parametric scripter

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