Alex Wiedemer

Freelance Architectural Illustrator & Architect

Location:Buffalo, New York, United States
2 Skills
Alex Wiedemer, M.Arch
804 Richmond Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 949-3572

Professional Objective
To obtain a position, in which I am working in the architectural field that would allow me to contribute to the growth and success of your organization. As well as my development as an Architect.

Highlights of Qualifications
• Well organized, clean, punctual, responsible, self motivated and works well with others
• Willing to take on new roles and responsibilities
• Successfully completed courses in: Architectural Studios, Hand and CAD drawing courses
• Programs I know well: AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Microsoft Word & Excel
• Programs I have some knowledge on: Rhino, Grasshopper, and Adobe InDesign

Work Experience
7/10-Present DiDonato Associates, P.E., P.C. Buffalo, NY
Architectural Designer
• Designed the Hyde Park Ice Rink Project
• Helped Design the UNYTS Renovation
o Designed a custom made bookcase and receptionist desk
o Helped with the reprogramming
• Develop Construction drawings
• Design by means of: Sketching, AutoCAD, Sketch-up and Photoshop
• Being utilized as an exterior façade surveyor

7/08-1/09 Boston Valley Terra Cotta North Boston, NY
Lead Designer
• Design new profiles and shapes for TerraClad® rain screen system
• Construct detail drawings
• Designed a Conference room using their product to liven space

7/05-7/08 BJ’s Wholesale Club Clarence, NY
Front Line Supervisor
• Manage Staff, assign responsibilities and breaks
• Oversee that all departments are clean and organized
• Assist customers promptly
• Also trained at Member Service, Lost Prevention, and cashier positions

4/00-8/04 United States Soccer Federation Western New York
Referee (All age groups)
• Call infringements
• Manage coaches players
• Submit all necessary paper work following the game

8/08-Present University at Buffalo Buffalo/Amherst, NY
School of Architecture, Masters GPA: 3.4 Received, May 2010

8/04-5/08 University at Buffalo Buffalo/Amherst, NY
School of Architecture, BS GPA: 3.0 Received, May 2008
General Education and Electives
• Programs Used
o CAD, Photoshop, Grasshopper, Some Rhino and Illustrator, MS Word

Summer of: Eire Community College Orchard Park, NY
‘05&’06 General Education and Electives
(Summer courses: English, world civilizations, computer and design)

Extra Circular Activities
9/08-5/09 Graduate Student Association Buffalo, NY
• Appointed in 4/08
• Elected Treasurer in 4/08
• Manage Budget

2/06-Present Alpha Rho Chi: Professional Architecture Fraternity Senenmut Chapter of Buffalo, NY
• Initiated in 4/06
• Elected Worthy Estimator/Treasurer in 11/06
• Manage Budget and administer needed payments
• Elected Worthy Clerk in 12/07
• Record meeting minutes
• Elected Pledge Master in 12/07
• Teach prospective brothers:
• History of the fraternity
• The ways of brotherhood

5/06-6/06 Habitat for Humanity Ferguson Ave in Buffalo, NY
• Roofing, framing, siding and demolished and reassemble bathroom
• Work with students and instructors at the site

Reference available upon request