Leanne Sloan

Freelance CAD Freelancer & 3D Animator

Location:Cardiff, Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 Skills
Personal Profile

I am a hardworking and responsible person with an active and energetic approach to work. I thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and can work both independently or as part of a team. I am quality focused with a passion for continuous improvement and achieving the highest standards. I believe communication is the key to meeting deadlines, and I am able to communicate accurately and effectively with people at all levels.

I am a practical and professional CAD Technician with extensive experience in both surface and solid modelling. I am a competent and imaginative Space Planner / Interior Designer with experience in a diverse range of projects. I have a sound approach to problem solving and a proven ability to generate fresh solutions for the renovation of internal spaces.


Barry College – City & Guilds 3 Dimensional Computer Aided Drafting and Design

University of Glamorgan – BSc (Hons) Interior Design (Grade 2:2)
University of Wales Institute Cardiff – BA Interior Architecture (Year 1 only)

Glamorgan Centre of Art & Design Technology – BTEC Foundation in Art & Design Technology

Cardinal Newman RC Comprehensive School – 2 A Levels & 3 AS Levels

Cardinal Newman RC Comprehensive School – 11 GCSE’s

• Autodesk AutoCAD (Annual updates)
• NBS – National Building Specification Writer
• CPD Design Courses – Various

Key Skills

I am proficient in the following software:

• Autodesk AutoCAD (Versions 2006 - 2012)
• Autodesk 3D Studio Max
• Autodesk Inventor Fusion
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Acrobat
• Google Sketch-Up
• Archi-CAD
• Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook


May 2007 – Present
MITIE Technical Facilities Management / Dalkia Energy & Technical Services
CAD Technician / Space Planner / Interior Designer

CAD Technician:
• Provide CAD support to multi-discipline design team (Building & M&E Services)
• Produce scaled plans, sections, elevations, schematics and detail drawings
• Undertake site surveys – Architectural , Electrical & Mechanical
• Scanning and copying drawings for distribution to designers, clients and contractors
• Work to current building regulations
• Work with a team of designers
• Work to the company’s or client’s CAD Standards
Space Planner / Interior Designer:
• Meet new & existing clients in order to determine their requirements
• Produce hand-drawn sketches and CAD drawings showing design proposals
• Produce concept, mood & sample boards
• Produce 3D visualisations & animated walk-throughs
• Provide Space Plan solutions for working environments – Offices, Industrial Units, Educational Establishments, Eating Establishments & Laboratories
• Conceptualise interior designs, including: lighting, colour, materials & finish selections, space planning & architectural elements
• Undertake furniture inventories in order to incorporate into space planning designs
• Space surveys and recommendations to clients regarding future occupancy requirements
• Produce specifications of interior design & space planning elements
• Maintain up-to-date awareness of products and services
Client Examples:
• Welsh Assembly Government – Production of CAD drawings, measured surveys & 3D visualisations
• Dalkia – Space planning of their UK offices, measured surveys, production of 2D & 3D visualisation drawings, ‘as built’ drawings & furniture surveys & inventories
• Sainsbury’s – Measured surveys and production of ‘as built’ building & electrical installation layouts
• Magistrates’ Courts – Measured surveys, production of building & electrical services layout drawings
• Intel – Space planning & interior design, measured surveys, production of 2D & 3D visualisation drawings & building walk-throughs
• Walsall Adult & Community College – Space planning & interior design, measured surveys, 2D & 3D visualisation drawings, building walk-throughs, furniture surveys & inventories

Summer 2005
Andy Davies Building Contractor
CAD Technician

• Produce Architectural CAD drawings for house extensions, loft conversions and garages
• Produce plans, sections and elevations for planning permission purposes
• Produce hand-drafted building drawings
• Produce artist impressions of the proposed and finished designs

2004 – 2007
The Philharmonic
Bar Supervisor

• Deal with customers – Serve drinks and food quickly and politely, making sure the customers are always satisfied with the service provided
• Supervise other members of the team
• Solve problems quickly and efficiently
• Maintain a high standard of service at all times
• Handle Cash
• Ensure the bar and kitchen areas are run efficiently and are kept clean and tidy
• Ensure adequate levels of stock at all times


• I enjoy reading
• Making my own jewellery
• Socialising with friends & family

Other Information

• Full clean driving licence
• Car Owner
• Willing to travel throughout the UK
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation