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712/547 Flinders Lane Melbourne VIC 3000 0430 578 628


To obtain a challenging position which will expose myself to the architecture industry on a deeper level and develop not only my technical but also interpersonal skills through experiences with colleagues and clients.

An enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a fascination towards learning new things; Deep passion in architecture, graphic design, multimedia, and creative arts channeled through architectural studies, work experiences, and competitions; Extensive design skills, software knowledge, and strong communication and presentation abilities obtained from various positions in the past, including INTERN ARCHITECT at Airmas Asri Architects Jakarta; GRAPHIC DESIGNER with projects in Melbourne, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta; and CREATIVE DIRECTOR at the School of Architecture-Building-Design at Taylors University, Malaysia.



MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia

2010 2011

BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTS ARCHITECTURE University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia

2007 2010

DIPLOMA IN ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY Taylors University Petaling Jaya, Malaysia



Autodesk AutoCAD Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator

Google Sketchup CorelDRAW


Autodesk Revit Architecture Rhinoceros Autodesk 3D Studio Max

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INTERN ARCHITECT Airmas Asri Architects Took part in the production and revision process of three major residential and commercial projects in Jakarta; Revised design drafts, refined construction drawings, and compiled material boards for client presentations; Assisted the architects and drafters throughout the schematic design, design development, and production phases of all assigned projects; Reported to the Project Coordinators and Design Managers; Designed the presentation boards for the firms exhibition projects.

Notable Achievements: Appointed to host the booth representing the firm at a national-scale Indonesian Creative Industry Week 2009 Exhibition in Jakarta. 2008 2009 PEER ASSISTANT STUDY SESSIONS LEADER Taylors University Malaysia 2004 Present Appointed as a tutor for the subject Design Theory as part of the Diploma in Architectural Technology course; Academically trained in effective teaching methods and class engagement; Assisted 5-10 junior students on a weekly basis.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER Freelance Principal designer of marketing materials for GradSolutions Australia; Principal designer of publication materials for the Singapore Tourism Board in relation to its 2012 Dinner & Dance event in Singapore; Principal designer of marketing materials for Bali Emerald, the Indonesian Semifinalist in the International Loreal Brandstorm 2012 competition; Designer of the Reach Indonesia website, Bouquet Garni Restaurant Malaysia, and EcoTaylors Club of Taylors University Malaysia; Designed invitation cards, posters, brochures, booklets, and magazines for various school and university events as well as private functions.


Feb 2011 Present

STORE SUPERVISOR Plush Fish Caf - University of Melbourne

Feb 2011 Jan 2012

FOOD AND BEVERAGE ATTENDANT Chill Out Caf - University of Melbourne

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2011 Present

DIRECTOR OF GRAPHICS Novels For Nepal, International Community Charity Project - Australia Coordinated and designed the projects international marketing campaign.


EXHIBITION VOLUNTEER 2010 Graduate Architecture Exhibition - University of Melbourne Managed exhibition materials and set up platforms for the exhibition.

2008 2010

CREATIVE DIRECTOR School of Architecture, Building, Design - Taylors University Malaysia Coordinated and designed the Student Society print and online publications..

2008 2010

WEB DESIGNER Taylors Photography Club - Taylors University Malaysia Designed and managed the official website of Taylors Photography Club.



TOP 50 SHORTLISTED ENTRIES Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Logo Design Competition


FINALIST UAC Architectural Students Design Award, Malaysia


WINNER Parish Logo Design Competition Parish of St. Thomas More, Malaysia


3RD WINNER Bunting Design Competition Malaysian Society of Interior Designers 14th Students Saturday



STUDENT WORKS EXHIBITION Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (Malaysian Institute of Architects) Camp Event


Available upon request.

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