Ben McDonald, Assoc. AIA
1191 N. Tercera Ct. Chandler, AZ 85226 (480)703-4230 email@example.com
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
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
Charles Ham – Flight Instructor
Transpac Aviation Flight Academy
20050 N. Cave Creek Rd. App. 269
Phoenix, AZ 85024