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Industrial fine artist and draftsman

Location:
Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
Posted:
August 14, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Name: Joan Adong Adakun

Nationality: Ugandan

Sex: Female

Profession: Architectural drafter and Industrial Artist Date of birth: 22nd March 1994

Contact: ac6nu9@r.postjobfree.com +256-***-******

Languages: English, Luganda

Career Objective

I am an experienced artist with a growing interest in architecture. Architecture has always been a passion of mine from childhood and is still one. I believe that, with the art skills incorporated into the architecture learned, can become a means to improve people’s standards of living, their lifestyle and health.

Competences

Self-driven and hard working.

Very good team player and team leader.

Very innovative and quick to pick ideas from people.

Good sense of detail and skill.

Professional Knowledge

Well conversant in BIM CAD soft wares such Revit, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD and MS project.

Experience in commercial and residential building design.

Good presentational skills both practically on paper.

Good innovative skills and problem solving skills. Academic Background

Diploma in Architecture at International University of East Africa form 2016 August to May 2018.

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and fine art at Makerere University from 2013 August to May 2016.

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) at Nabisunsa Girls’ Secondary School, from 2011 to 2012.

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) at Nabisunsa Girls’ Secondary School, from 2007 to 2010.

Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) at New Hormisdallen Boarding and Primary School Kirinya from 2002 to 2006.

Experiences:

Intern at Joadah Consult Ltd, June 2018 up to date Joadah consult is a limited liability company with a proven set up for infrastructure and management consultancy projects with all the technical and financial capabilities of undertaking any size of project. It includes business sectors such as an Architectural and Engineering consultancy.

I am currently interning under Joadah in one of their current projects which is the Arua market project for two months from June to July 2018.

Here are some of the responsibilities I am currently running;

Drawing residential building plans using ArchiCAD, AutoCAD and Revit.

Drawing up BOQs and material cost schedules.

Developing a program schedule using MS project.

Worked on the construction of the frame work for the ground beams using steel bars before casting concrete.

Worked on the construction of the frame work for the retaining wall before casting

Carried out leveling for the road which leads to the market.

Setting out columns and stalls for assigned blocks from the drawings to the ground using lime and string.

Volunteer at Kampala Fashion Week August 2017

Uganda hosts a yearly event called Kampala fashion week which brings various fashion designers all over the country to show case their designs. It is a collaboration between New York fashion designers and Ugandan fashion designers so as to uplift the fashion industry in Uganda. It usually entails of competitions between uprising fashion designers and show casings new designs for the fall. Skills and experience obtained;

Advertising for the event.

Team building and team work.

Resource management such as the items to be used for the event.

Networking and communication.

Public presentation.

Industrial training with Real Designers as an intern, May 2017 to July 2017. Real Designers Ltd deals is an architectural and construction firm. It mainly deals in small and short term projects such as building shopping arcades, apartments and residential buildings.During this training, I was taken through different activities and learnt skills such as;

Excellent interpretation of building plans

Construction of different kinds of spaces such as apartment building spaces.

Mastered the art of calculating structural parts of a building.

Good understanding and use of ArchiCAD, AutoCAD and Revit. Volunteer at Kampala Fashion week, September 2015 and 2016 Uganda hosts a yearly event called Kampala fashion week which brings various fashion designers all over the country to show case their designs. It is a collaboration between New York fashion designers and Ugandan fashion designers so as to uplift the fashion industry in Uganda. It usually entails of competitions between uprising fashion designers and show casings new designs for the fall.

During the first Kampala Fashion week, I learnt so much given the fact that it was my first time to be part of it. Here are some of the skills I obtained;

Ability to work well with a team.

A good sense of business and competitive spirit.

Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills. Intern at Inspirations Art, December 2015

Inspirations Art was an events company which mainly organized and designed events according to a clients’ wants and needs. The company majored in get together parties, birthday parties and launch parties for various organizations. Skills and experiences I obtained and spearheaded;

Managing and organizing events.

Teamwork and budgeting.

Data entry and designing websites.

Intern at Kenand prints and designers, June 2015 to August 2015 Kenand prints and designers is a company which designs and prints on T-shits, caps, jumpers, shoes and various other materials such as tear drops and posters. Skills and experiences I obtained and spearheaded;

Designing prints, and covers for stationery.

Printing on T-shirts.

Designing a variety of works ranging from brochures to backdrops and teardrops. Intern at Mas Consults, August 2014-August 2016

Mas consults is a group of companies which work concurrently and deal in animations and design. They design a variety of works ranging from brochures to backdrops and teardrops. As an intern I majored in the design department. Skills and experience obtained;

Led the design team and conducted regular client meetings to discuss design changes. Data Clerk with Technology Consults Ltd, Makerere University Kampala, April 2013 to December 2014

The team carried out a feasibility study on the water and sanitation of the community in Moyo District North Western Uganda. Skills and experiences obtained;

Hands on experience as a volunteer.

Communication skills given the fact that the locals spoke different languages.

Experience in working in a foreign area.

Social work

Data collection from the locals

Daily reports for the work done

Project execution

Focus group discussions and face to face interviews Hobbies

Travelling, reading books and studying about new buildings, baking, meeting new people, working in various projects and programs that improve people’s lives. References

1. Engineer Simon Peter Otoi

Water and Environment Consultant

Managing Director

Spot-On Engineering Services Limited

P.O. Box 5883, Kampala Uganda

Tel. +256-*********/ +256-*********

Email: ac6nu9@r.postjobfree.com

2. Mr Masaba Yunus

Founder of Mas group of Companies

Plot 165, Bukoto – Kampala

Tel. +256-*********/ +256-*********

Email: ac6nu9@r.postjobfree.com

3. Mr Kenneth Opedun

Director of Kenand Artists Limited

Tel: +256-*********/ +256-*********

Email: ac6nu9@r.postjobfree.com

ac6nu9@r.postjobfree.com

4. Suwilangi Ng’ambi

Founder of inspirationsart

Tel: +256-*********

Email: ac6nu9@r.postjobfree.com



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