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JAMES CONNOR

JC

25 MELINDA STREET KENMORE, BRISBANE. AUSTRALIA. T: 0423 506 802 E: jamesdavidconnor@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position in a working environment where I can push myself to the limits of my abilities whilst gaining much desired experience in the practice of architectural design.

SUMMARY

Successfully completing my secondary school studies in 2009, I was accepted into the UQ School of Architecture and began tertiary studies in 2010. Progressing through the three year Bachelor of Architecture, I have come to enjoy both the practical and theoretical elements within the course, demonstrating work of a high standard across each subject. Since 2005, my passion for architecture and design has grown and one day I hope to be recognised for my own unique architectural style.

EXPERIENCE

Thomson Adsett South Brisbane, Queensland. Architecture Work Experience — 2009 Began a seven-week (9:00am – 5:00pm) internship with ThomsonAdsett Architects after being awarded the 2009 ThomsonAdsett Student award for design in Secondary School. Worked amongst architects and architectural graduates on several projects and became a valued member of the team. It is here that I gained much knowledge and understanding of how a firm operates and engaged in activities such as: ● Site documentation ● Furniture layouts and design ● Modelling roof flashings and downpipes ● Door and Window Scheduling ● Room elevations and sections ● Providing different façade design options

Brookfield PCYC School Aged Care Brookfield, Queensland. Supervisor — 2009-Current Began work at Brookfield Outside School Hours care as a casual employee assistant supervisor in 2009. Since 2009, and after receiving Blue Card and various first aid certificates, progressed to Supervisor and Team Leader. Have become competent in: ● Producing staff rosters ● Filing Incident reports ● Applying First Aid ● Managing weekly run sheets ● Engaging positively with staff, children and parents.


Lilyfields Restaurant Kenmore, Queensland. Kitchenhand & Waiter— 2008-2009 Worked as a Kitchen Staff member in 2009 at a Brisbane restaurant titled Lilyfields. Began as a dishwasher and progressed to Waiter and Bar Staff. I developed several skills whilst at Lilyfields: ● Served meals ● Prepared coffees, milkshakes and fruit juices ● Washed dishes

EDUCATION

University of Queensland St. Lucia, Queensland. Bachelor of Architecture — 2010-2012 Began a Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Queensland in 2010 after graduating from Secondary School in 2009. Completed the required courses at a high standard and is due to finish the Degree by November 2012. Grade Point Average: 5.5.

Brisbane State High School South Brisbane, Queensland. Queensland High School Certificate — 2005-2009 Graduated from Brisbane State High School in 2009, successfully attaining a Queensland High School Certificate and an Overall Position of 3. Subject Awards were achieved for four of six subjects: ● Senior Graphics ● Senior Engineering Technology ● Senior Art ● Senior Technology Studies

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Proficient in ● Revit Architecture ● Autocad ● Sketchup ● Adobe InDesign and Illustrator ● Microsoft Office Suite Accomplished in: ● Model Making ● Architectural Design ● Technical Drawing And have attained: ● QLD Construction Induction White Card ● QLD Blue Card ● Certificate in First Aid ● Certificate in Anaphylaxis and Asthma Treatment ● CPR Certified ● Working with Children; Roles and Responsibilities Course ● Responsible Service of Alcohol


AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

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2009 ThomsonAdsett Student Award for Design 2009 Peter and Julie Bellas Art Busary Award 2012 National Architecture Conference Volunteer team 2012 Australian Institute of Architects SONA Member 2012 APESMA Member

INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES

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Member of Moggill Football Club 2000 – 2012 Key goal scorer for ‘The Ronaldingos’ Seven-a-side Football team Play Guitar in multiple Brisbane-based bands: ‘Moonfleet’ & ‘Kate and Max’ Member of the World Wildlife Fund Interested in travelling the world

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WEB

Gmail: jamesdavidconnor@gmail.com LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/james-connor/45/a31/104 Portfolio: http://issuu.com/jamesconnor/docs/portfolio Twitter: https://twitter.com/jimiconnor

REFERENCES

Mike Gillen Technical  Director  –  Design  and  planning  at  AECOM     Contact:  mike.gillen@aecom.com Michael  Ford   Architect  –  AR  Design  Studio     Contact:  michaelford760@hotmail.com   Andy  Stergou   H.O.D  of  Built  Environment,  Aeronautical  Science  &  Technology  BSHS     Contact:  (07)  3291  4250


Resume 2012