EDUCATION:   Graduated Ecole Secondaire Charlebois, Ottawa, Ontario - Honors English, Chemistry, Geology and Electronics
LANGUAGES:   Fluent in English and French
Office Systems Specialist (Mac),PBS
  1990 BC Building Code Part 9, BCIT
  1984 Interior Design / Space Planning, Kwantlen College
  1982 CADD (Mac), Alberta School of Drafting
  1982 Residential Solar Design, Encotech
  1982 Member Alberta Association of Architectural Technologists
and Technicians
  1982 Wood Basement Design and Construction, NAIT
  1980 Architectural Technology, BCIT

Freelance: custom design projects, and artist's concept renderings. Residential & commercial design, space planning, interior design, and graphic presentation projects. Clients include CHBA builders and developers, National Geographic IMAX Theatre, CHBA, Johnston Sport, John Chew, CFI Composites, Big City Marketing, Paldi Construction, BC Ministry of Tourism, Braemar Developments, and many more. I've produced and drawn most of the Times Colonist Home of the Week features since the CHBA 2002 Parade of Homes.

Also designed and carried out three major residential renos during this period, doing all the trades work myself (except drywall finishing).



Residential Designer Technologist for Zebra Designitects, Victoria. Small-to-mid scale residential design, working drawings and renderings. Concept and design work for Beach Lane Resort, Bahamas. Manual drafting and artist's concepts, 3D modelling, presentation graphics, large site planning, conceptual planning.



Freelance illustration and design work, Vancouver. Commercial design and interior design work for a wide variety of clients, including Palmer-Jarvis, Village of Whistler, Blenz, Safeway, R Phillips, Science World, Wishes Foundation, many architects and design firms. Work included concept development, renderings, model-making, Spec writing, prototyping, shop drawings, project management coordination, contract administration, and display building. Art, layout, file prep for the Sicon Sign Group (and other Vancouver signage firms).


Designer / Technologist for Graham F Crockart Architect, Vancouver. Job Captain and Project Coordinator. Medium to large scale residential design and working drawings. Most manual, some CAD (Mac). Projects include Queensgate for Polygon Properties, Le Chateau for Adera, Hawthorne Park for Diversicare, ICBC building NVan, and numerous others.



Designer / Draftsman for Group Five Design Associates, Vancouver. Corporate and retail design and space-planning, working drawings, millwork drawings and details, Spec writing and tendering, sub-contracting, contract administration. Projects include Magnum Force, Velvet Turtle, Mogi's Gifts, Gourmet Lifestyles, KLM, Lignum Sales, Pacific Congress, McDermid St Lawrence, Levesque-Beaubien, Galactic Resources (Marine Building), F46 exposition at Expo 86, MSA offices, and retail and corporate office projects.


Head Designer / Detailer for Prestige Sign & Awning, Vancouver. Design and development of logos and corporate ID to finished artwork and shop drawings. All manual art, various media and archaic techniques now considered obsolete :-)
   83-80 Residential Designer / Draftsman for Home Planning Centre, Edmonton. All aspects of custom residential design and drafting, some small commercial design and working drawings. Architectural rendering, and modelmaking. Assisted in design and production of Homes Today Magazine.

Graphic art skills, experience with Vectorworks, ClarisCad, Freehand, Photoshop, Pagemaker, Word, InDesign, Powerpoint and various others on a Mac platform. Good modelmaking skills, electrical and mechanical experience, technical writing ability. Standard First Aid.

Longtime electronics hobbyist. Extensive use of hand tools & shop tools. Site work, construction trades experience. Play acoustic guitar and keyboards, dabble in paint, enjoy cooking for guests.

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