smitapatel@mac.com

Curriculum Vitae

Smita Patel
  • Name: Smita Patel
  • Date of Birth: 14/08/1987
  • Email: smitapatel@mac.com
  • Tel: Available upon request
  • Website: http://www.smitapatel.co.uk

Resume

4 years post part 2 Architect with strong design and presentation skills. Fluent in many software packages. Able to develop designs and produce information quickly particularly using Revit. Some experience on site and a desire to develop construction skills leading to complete the Part 3.

Key Skills

  • Extremely proficient Revit 2008 to 2016
  • BIM Co‐ordinator
  • Lumion 6 and 7.3
  • Navisworks
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design and other graphics packages proficiently.
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • ArchiCad
  • Microstation
  • Ability to work with CAD software such as Google Sketch Up, Maxwell Render and 3D Studio Max, Cinema 4D, VR .
  • 3D Printing
  • Capable of creating free hand drawings and sketch design.
  • Make physical models by hand and using the laser cutting machines.
  • Avid team worker and team building skills
  • Presentation Skills

Able to create large presentation documents for bids as well as take part in group meetings, involving major national clients. Some experience on site to see how projects had developed.

Specialised in BIM level 2 standard projects, including creating BIM objects tailored to specific projects.

Academic Qualifications

MArch Diploma in Architecture at the University of Huddersfield BA (Hons) International Architecture at the University of Huddersfield Dixon CTC, Bradford

Personal Profile

I have a strong interest in emerging technologies and software and enjoy investigating how things work usually in my own time. I like making and designing things with my 3D printers and developing what they can do. Interested in electronics, I recently fitted electric brushless motors to bicycles to improve cycling and built a retro games arcade machine for fun.

To keep fit I enjoy playing tennis, squash, badminton, golf and cycling.

Career

Harris Partnership 2015 ‐ ongoing - Currently working on major projects within the retail sector. Southend Retail Park, Teesside Retail Park, and St Stephen’s shopping centre, a refurbishment in Hull. Currently working with clients like British Land and Crown Estate, who have built many retail parks around the country.

Darnton B3 2013‐2015
Specialised in leisure centres, swimming pools and sports facilities, all projects were worked on Revit to a high BIM standard. Whilst working with B3 assisted colleagues to develop their BIM skills to a professional standard. Use of Navisworks, clash detection, collaborate models between structural and M&E professions, creating workable, amalgamated models.

Bradford Pools, Flitwick Leisure centre and Graves Leisure centre.

GWP Architects 2012‐2013
Student housing schemes, hotel development and various other retail schemes.

EPE International 2013
Working with the EPE Group, as a Senior Digital Graphics/Media Designer. Production of high end graphics, brochures and websites for various companies.

Aedas, Leeds (2008‐2009 Placement & 2009‐2010 Contract) Architecture Assistant (Part l)
Placement year at Aedas Architects, responsibilities were to create professional published documents for bids and competitions. Experience in many stages from feasibility to designs right through to construction, as well as working for different sectors such as retail, schools and master planning. Creating professional design documents whilst meeting major deadlines.

NHS Medical Records Clerk (Summer 2007)
As a medical records clerk, working in a fast paced environment.

Reference

References available upon request