Architect CVs should be tailored as much as possible to suit the needs and qualities of the organization being applied to as well as the position being applied for. As far as possible avoid the use of the same CV for different applications. Architects get jobs in various organizations e.g. landscaping firms, government and privately owned architectural firms and as consultants.
When applying to an organization you should undertake research on the organization and the position for which you are applying e.g. junior architect at a government architect office. You may then start compiling your CV with the information you discover at the forefront of your mind. This will make it easier for you to select the skills and traits you have that suit the needs of the organization and demonstrate them in your CV so as to increase your chances of being noticed by employers.
Sample Architect CV
Mathew Weinberger (Architect)
510 West-wide Drive
Baltimore, BA 90745
License No: 123-WE-D456-GH: Alaska State Board for Architects, Engineers, and Surveyors
Architect to coordinate projects from initial feasibility study, concept design, through to design development and completion of the construction
- Demonstrated experience and abilities with broad variety of projects costing in excess of $ 25 Million
- Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and public relation skills
- Excellent skills in using Computer-aided Architectural Design (CAAD) software programs such as 3DStudio Max and Maya, in addition to other architecture software such as Punch Architectural Series 5000 and Punch Home and Landscape Design Suite.
2005 – 2006
RIBA Part III (Distinction)
2003 – 2005
RIBA Part II (Distinction)
2000 – 2003
University of Edinburgh
RIBA Part I (First Class Honors)
1996 – 1999
Alaska State University, AL
Bachelor of Science in Architecture
December 2008: Housing Architects Ltd., Maryland, MA, 023684
Mission: Private Residence, Watergate Court,
Value: $ 3.5 Million
Description: Project leader in preparing information and drawings regarding design, specification, materials, estimation of costs, and equipments associated with the construction of the project. I also facilitated client and team meetings, in addition to coordinating schedules and workloads. RIBA Stages A-N
January 2007 – Feb. 2008 Eastern Centuries Ltd., Baltimore, BA 0231234
Mission: Resident Architect
Description: Charged with undertaking design work that included initial schematics and cost approximations for in-house projects within US. In addition to preparing engineering support for in-house projects, I also conducted extensive research including deed and property studies and specific reports needed to undertake architectural projects. I also undertook an assortment of administrative roles related to Architectural projects such as coding, zoning, and research.
2005 – Present: Billings Architectural Association (Member)
2007 – Present: Architectural association (Member)
2006 – Present: Alaska State Board for Architects, Engineers, and Surveyors (Member)
Furnished upon request