Architecture Resume Sample

Architecture Resume Sample

Sample resume for an architect.

At first glance, writing a resume and drafting building plans don't have much in common. But an architecture resume and blueprints all start with the same thing: a blank page. Monster resume expert Kim Isaacs created the architecture resume template below to help inspire you as you start constructing your own. You can download the sample resume for an architect in Word to make the task easier.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 9,400 job openings for architects are projected each year for the next decade. The highest employment rate can be found in the following states:

And in the following areas:

Monster data shows that the median salary for an architect is $83,875 per year. You can search Monster's Salary Tools to learn what you'd earn in your area.

Additionally, you can search for architecture jobs on Monster.

Architecture Resume Sample

Marcy Smith
Sometown, FL 33101 * 555-555-5555 * * Portfolio URL

Florida Licensed Architect

Dedicated to creating beautiful, functional, memorable, connective, sustainable, and green designs.

LEED-AP accredited architectural designer valued as an integral team member within full-service architectural design and engineering firms. Partner with clients and colleagues throughout the design process to draft architectural plans, drawings, and specifications for both commercial and residential projects.

Expertise in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D visualization techniques. In-depth knowledge of the Florida Building Code as well as national and local codes, regulations, and standards.

Technical Skills

AutoCAD * AutoCAD Architecture * Autodesk Revit * V-Ray for Revit * Autodesk 3ds Max * SketchUp

Lumion * Rhino * Deltek * Newforma * e-Builder * MS Project * MS Excel * Creative Cloud

Career Progression

ABC Architectural Firm (Sometown, FL) * Design Architect, 2016 to Present

Collaborate with engineers, consultants, and clients to deliver designs and blueprints for high-quality structures on time, on budget, and in compliance with relevant building codes. Participate in pitch presentations to win multimillion-dollar contracts. Leverage skills in 3D modeling and rendering to craft innovative design solutions for master-planned communities, residential homes, and mixed-use developments.

DEF Home Design Consultants (Sometown, FL) * Junior (Intern) Architect, 2011 to 2016

Produced design blueprints, renderings, and elevations for new home construction and remodels. Completed architectural internship to fulfill state requirements for licensure, earning top marks on performance reviews YOY.

GHI Architectural Firm (Sometown, FL) * Architect Apprentice, 2010 to 2011

Used computer-aided design tools to complete construction plans for commercial and mixed-use projects.

Project Highlights

Served as design architect on high-profile projects including:

  • 500-acre master-planned community featuring luxury and mid-market homes. Total new home sales ranked in the 50 Top-Selling Master Planned-Communities in the country in 2021.
  • LEED-certified headquarters (six green buildings on a 45-acre campus) for a Fortune 500 company.
  • Restoration of a 220-year-old Georgian-style mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places; project featured in Florida Distinctive Home Magazine, April 2021.
  • Three mixed-use developments (each 100+ acres) comprised of multistory condos, retail shops, welcome centers, restaurants, walking paths, lakes, golf courses, and pools.
  • Custom home community with 75 homes selling for $550K+ and ranging in size from 2,500 to 5,000+ sq. ft.

Education & Credentials

ABC University (Sometown, FL) * Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.), graduated with honors

Student Architecture Design Competition Winner (Mixed-Use Development) * Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society

Licensed Architect, State of Florida * American Institute of Architects (AIA)

LEED AP (Accredited Professional) Certification

Help Your Architecture Resume Shine

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