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Resume 2019 | Alia Hantash

ALIA HANTASH, B.ARCH

aliahantash@gmail.com

UAE: +971507610486 EGY: +201099209527 KSA: +966564819573

| OBJECTIVE |

To create interactive designs that respond to human behavior and improve the environment on an individual level; spaces that shape homes.

| PROFECIENCY |

• Adobe CC Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Lightroom, etc.)

• Microsoft Bundle (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc.)

• iOS applications (Keynote, Pages, Numbers, Mail, Reminders, etc.)

• Team Coordination

• Client Liaising

• Creative Design

EXPERIENCE

| FREELANCER | UAE | KSA | EGYPT | August 2018 - Present Freelance Designer Web design that includes research, graphic design and multimedia. High standards, as an architect, on a variety of business developmentand branding projects for a confidential client in UAE and Morocco.

| KANNOUN | Dubai, UAE | Jan. 2018 - July 2018 Junior Architect Experience in a startup boutique firm. Involved in choices from officefurniture to client base and file standards. Training in BIM ArchiCad,mastered residential projects plus team building courses.

| RSP | Dubai, UAE | Sept. 2016 - Dec. 2017 Junior Architect Handling large mixed-use projects (masterplans, hospitality, residential)on conceptual design. Coordination between team members and clients. Liaising clientele: Emaar, Meraas, SMC, Shapoorji, Nshama, and CGP.

| DIGITAL SKILLS |

• Autodesk AutoCAD

• Autodesk Maya

• Autodesk 3sMax

• Lumion

• Sketchup

• Rhinoceros | Vray

• Grasshopper

• ZBrush

• ArchiCad BIM

• Revit BIM

| HYDER (ARCADIS GROUP) | Jeddah, KSA | July 2015 - Aug. 2015 Paid Intern Architect Part of the conceptual design team working on 3D modeling and projectvisualization on Rhino, Revit & Lumion. 3D Arch detailing also a vital role.The assigned project: a second phase industrial car showroom.

| DIYAR | Jeddah, KSA | July 2014 - Aug. 2014 Paid Architectural Intern Training in schematic design of 2D drawings along with two interns on the design production and management team. Construction documentsof two residential villas and a large commercial project for Al Futtaim.

| LANGUAGES |

• English | Native Fluent

• Arabic | Native Fluent

EDUCATION

| AMERICAN UNIVERSITY of SHARJAH - AUS | UAE | 2010 - 2016 Bachelors in Architecture, B.Arch Merit Scholarship | CGPA: 3.2 | Global Day Booth | CAAD Display Wall | | THAMER INT. SCHOOL - TIS | Jeddah, KSA | 2009IGCSE and A-Levels | ART and P.E. Achievements | Seniors Student Board

| INTERESTS |

• Painting | Drawing

• Reading | Research

• Sales | Purchasing

• Life Coaching

• Psychology

• Sustainability

• Basketball | Volleyball

• Swimming

• Spoken Word

AFFILIATIONS

| UNRWA REFUGEE CAMP VISIT | UN + AUS + Columbia University || Educational Volunteer Trip | Amman, Jordan | 2015Studio Atelier: Refuge(e) + The Space of ExceptionSite mapping and contribution to the urban development of Jerash Camp with 30 students led by AUS Head of Architecture College.

| SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS | Dubai, UAE | Fall 2018Member Architect

| SOFT SKILLS |

• Woodshop

• CNC Router

• Laser + Foam Cutter

• Concrete + Plaster Casting

| REFERENCES |

Contact upon request.

• George Katodrytis | Head of Architecture Department - CAAD |AUS | UAE |

• Michael Magill | Managing Director | RSP | UAE |

• Hayah Taimur | Lead Project Architect | Emaar | UAE |

• Abdulaziz Kannoun | Founder & Managing Director | Kannoun Architects | UAE |

• Aytakin Askari | BIM Coordinator | Kannoun Architects |

AWARDS + ACCOLADES

| SHEIKHA MANAL YOUNG ARTIST AWARD | Dubai, UAE | Fall 2017Shortlisted | Painting Category

| DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT d3 | CAAD | UAE | Spring 2016 Exhibitor | Graduation Event

| MARAYA ART CENTER | CAAD | Dubai, UAE | Fall 2015 Exhibitor | Illustration and Rendering

| HUNAR GALLERY | CAAD | Dubai, UAE | Fall 2013 + Spring 2015 Exhibitor | Intermediate Drawing and Contemporary Art

VOLUNTEER + SUMMER JOBS

| BLUE BAG INITIATIVE | Dubai, UAE | 2017 + 20181000+ Ramadan Iftar Meals Volunteer

| SHEIKH RASHID HOSPITAL FOR DISABLED | Dubai, UAE | 2017Art Teacher Volunteer

| AL MARMOOM INITIATIVE | Dubai, UAE| 2016Children Therapy Volunteer

| CANADIAN CREATIVE CENTER 3C | Jeddah, KSA | 2010 English Tutor

| ROYAL INT. SCHOOL | Jeddah, KSA | 2009 KG 2 + Third Grade Teacher

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