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					                                    Ben McDonald, Assoc. AIA
1191 N. Tercera Ct.      Chandler, AZ 85226              (480)703-4230        

   To obtain a position as architectural designer or spatial planner integrating the organization and
   development of design related projects.

  Bachelor of Arts in Design Management                                                     Summer 2008
  Minor in Architecture
  Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
   Merit Scholar for academic performance and extracurricular activities
   2008 Dean’s List for the College of Design

   Architect I         M3 Engineering & Architecture in Chandler, AZ                July 2008- April 2009
    Responsible for the design and development of architectural drawings and construction
       documents incorporating building codes and specification requirements.
      Freeport McMoRan Sierrita Dust Collection: Designed and organized general arrangement
      plans and elevations for an industrial plant using computer drafting to determine structural
      spacing and equipment layout.
      Kennecott Eagle Nickel Mine Facilities: Composed a collection of architectural drawings and
      spreadsheets used to model and illustrate budget plans for new and renovated facilities to
      save costs.
      Freeport McMoRan Bagdad Crane Rail Extension: Executed new plans and layouts for a
      chemical plant to increase production and elevate revenue. Expressed concepts through
      architectural drawings and mechanical simulations.
      Chandler-Gilbert Community College Aviation Hangar: Modeled a new drainage diagram to
      display the flow and circulation within the existing city design in order to comply with safety
      codes and regulations.
      Reflections on the Canal (a.k.a Sage Condominiums): Modified the organization and layout
      of parking locations to maximize the number of occupants and increase the ease in the flow of
      traffic. Used new construction documents to illustrate the design.
      Catalina Community Services Building: Established three-dimension conceptual drawings
      to model structural plans for the building foundations and support structures. Emphasized the
      visual concept to the client and construction managers.

     Connection Center at Grace Community Church: Formulated new design concepts
     incorporating spatial layouts for the renovation and expansion of the existing structure. The new
     remodel increased community involvement and organized the used space.
     Edward H. Donahue Residence: Designed and illustrated new deck expansion to residence as
     well as creating architectural drawings and construction documents for permit. New designs will
     increase aesthetics, safety and use.
     Sharman Luvy Residence: Drafted plans and layouts for new kitchen cabinets and plumbing to
     increase traffic flow within the given space. Outcome of design has resulted in the increase of
     value in home as well as functionality of environment.
   Computer: AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Form Z, Illustrator, Photoshop, MS Excel, Word, Email,
             PowerPoint, also proficient with freehand drafting.
   Language: English, Moderate French, Intermediate Russian and Spanish

     Marc Brimhall – Architectural Designer
     M3 Engineering & Architecture
     575 W. Pecos Dr.
     Chandler, AZ 85225

       Tina Franchimone – Community Developer
       Grace Community Church
       1200 E. Southern Ave.
       Tempe, AZ 85282
       (480)894-2201 ext.310

       Charles Ham – Flight Instructor
       Transpac Aviation Flight Academy
       20050 N. Cave Creek Rd. App. 269
       Phoenix, AZ 85024

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