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AARON HALES New York Phone // 408.603.9099 Email // Website //



To continue exploring new creative processes and typologies within an environment capable of challenging my abilities

Janke & Associates Architects, San Jose, Ca Intern Responsibilities Include: development of physical and digital models using google sketchup/ various materials, preparing of construction documents using autocad, generating digital graphics for competition and project submittals using autocad/ photoshop/ indesign/ illustrator

EDUCATION California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Ca Bachelor of Architecture

2007 - 2011

Danish Institute of Study Abroad, Copenhagen, DK International Studies Program

2009 - 2010

West Valley College, Saratoga, Ca Lower Division Architecture

2005 - 2007

Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, Ca Lower Division Structural Engineering

2003 - 2004

WORK EXPERIENCE Sugimura Finney Architects, Campbell, Ca Intern Responsibilities Include: small scale project design, preparation of construction documents using autocad, generating digital graphics for project submittals using autocad/ photoshop/ indesign, building research and code analysis


Alumawall, Inc., San Jose, Ca Systems Researcher / Fabricator Responsibilities Include: design research for development of new composite panel curtain wall systems, in-shop fabrication of composite panel system


Pyramid Plumbing, Inc., San Jose, Ca Apprentice Responsibilities Include: installation of all trade phases



2006 - 2007

APPLICATIONS Computer Microsoft Office Suite // Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook Adobe CS5 // Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere (limited), Dreamweaver (limited) CAD // Autocad 2011 3D + Parametric Modelling // Rhino3D 5.0, Grasshopper, 3DS Max 2011, Google Sketchup Pro Digital Fabrication // RhinoCam Visualization // VRay, Maxwell Render, Podium, MentalRay Analog CNC Machining / Laser Cutting (as applies with digital fabrication), Use of Wood / Metal Shop, Mig Welding, Drawing, Sketching, Scale Modeling, Hand Drafting Interdisciplinary Intermediate knowledge of construction and plumbing, Web Site Design AWARDS + EXHIBITIONS

Design Within Reach Exhibition, Santa Barbara, Ca


Vellum 7 Furniture Design Competition, San Luis Obispo, Ca Event Finalist


3A Gallery Exhibition, San Francisco, Ca


Dean’s List, Cal Poly


Undergraduate Portfolio  

A collection of various design work created throughout my academic career.