Resume 2019 | Alia Hantash
ALIA HANTASH, B.ARCH
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
| 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
• Rhinoceros | Vray
• 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
| 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
• Basketball | Volleyball
• Spoken Word
| 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 |
• 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