AF Traditional Home Designs

And Professional Support Drafting Service

Ariel Faith Traditional Home Designs and Professional Support Drafting Services
 Office Located in Lake Helen, Florida in Central Florida, West Volusia area.

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Ariel Faith's Professional Experience

Principle – (01/09 – present)
AF Traditional Home Designs, Lake Helen, Florida
I Currently work with Calic Inc and Ed Spelman Architects collaboratively on several projects. I have designed several custom homes. And Several Small design - addition projects.  And look forward to helping YOU.


Project Manager – (01/08 – 01/09)
Geoffrey Mouen Architects, Celebration, Florida
I worked closely with the Principal Architect and Project Managers to create exceptional classical Residential Designs. I worked with a team of designers, Intern Architects and Drafters to produce presentation drawings, CAD drafted plans, elevations, and details as projects required. I Worked on streamlining the CAD standards company Manual, and the Detail Library for increased productivity.

Projects included: Master Planning and Conceptual Designs for a high end Village community in Disney World Development, Conceptual Designs for a high end community in Isleworth, Orlando, Florida. Conceptual and Design Development for a Custom home in Freemont, Bahamas., Albany. Developed plans to completion for Office Build Out for Geoffrey Mouen Architects. Design Codes, Urban standards and Home Designs for a community in Cyprus.


Designer, and Project Manager - Owner of Company- (09/99 – 01/08)
CAD Options - Design and Drafting Service, Lake Helen, Florida
Clients included Developers, Contractors, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Architects and Home Owners. I provided design and drafting services. This eclectic experience has given me a unique perspective and understanding of the whole building system. Our focus was primarily on traditional residential design and small Commercial Projects

Projects included: Lake Helen Partners LLC – work included Design Development for historically inspired residential communities and offices. Developed Design Guides and Pattern Book for a DRV. City of Lake Helen - grants submittal's, a youth’s educational center, an equestrian park, an addition to the Historic Old Library and small park buildings. Designed historically accurate additions for historic homes. Designed Custom Homes for Home Owners and Contractors. Consulted with Architectural Firms to develop “Drafting Standards Manuals” and staff training.


CAD Manager, 3D Specialist - (10/97 - 09/99)
Schweizer Waldroff Architects, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
I assisted in preparing plans for many commercial buildings and custom homes from master planning, Schematic Design Development to Construction Documents. The Software used was ArchiCAD and Electric Image.

Projects included: Dentist Office, 3D Conceptual graphics and plans for Marine Discovery Center of NSB, An Architectural Walk thru Video, 3D Conceptual graphics and plans for Salvation Army’s Daytona Beach facility and full CD’s. Setting up company standards and training new employees.

E.D.D. of Florida. Engineering and Technical Staffing (07/97 - 10/97)
A transitional position, I worked for an Expo Booth Design Company in Orlando, FL. Using 3D MAX and AutoCAD.

CAD Specialist, Graphic Design - (05/96 - 07/97)
Cadtek Services INC. - Maitland, FL a support drafting service.
I drafted a variety of projects using AutoCAD,

Projects included: Commercial Architectural Conceptual Designs, Facilities Mapping for Florida Hospital, and civil landscape and hardscape plans, and detailing, a graphical maps of North Carolina, 3D modeling and renderings for print output, animations and web sites.

CAD Drafter - (03/96 - 05/96)
Self employed - Lake Helen, FL a subcontracting position

Drafting site plans for a new housing development in Ft. Lauderdale, for Orlando Architect

CAD Technician - (05/95 - 12/95)
Environmental Air Technologies, Sanford, FL a manufacturing company

I designed 2-D production plans and isometric illustrations to insure quality control. I modified equipment layouts and evacuation plans for 600’ x 200’ manufacturing plant. Drafted metal extrusions, tool and die parts, and fabricated aluminum and steel products.


Affiliations


City of Lake Helen - Historic Preservation Board – Past Chairperson
City of Lake Helen - Downtown Visions Committee – Past Member
AIBD – American Institute of Building Design - Past Professional Member
ICA & CA – Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America

Education


Although Most of my real education has been in the work field I graduated in may of 1996 with a Associate of Science, Computer Information Science Degree with Emphasis in Computer Aided Drafting and Design from Florida Technical College, Orlando FL  My G.P.A. was 4.0.
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