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Jeffrey Maniaci

Design Student

Detroit, MI, USA

Work Experience

Healthy Detroit

Design Intern

July 2013 - Present Detroit, Michigan, United States

University Of Detroit Mercy

Computer Lab Technician

- Manage plotting of student work from Autodesk and Adobe programs
January 2010 - Present Michigan, United States

University Of Detroit Mercy

Materials Library Construction Intern

- Designed construction strategy for custom shelving unit
- Formulated construction methodologies for volunteers
- Researched and organized materials
- Completed punch list; built layout table, installed Dignitet Cable system and custom shelving unit
May 2010 - February 2011 Detroit, Michigan, United States

Beach Grill Restaurant And Resort


- Ensured food was prepared properly and delivered efficiently at correct temperatures
- Maintained high quality of work in high-paced work environment
- Mediated discrepancies that arose between front and back of house staff
- Relayed messages to and from floor managers
June 2009 - September 2012 St. Clair Shores, Michigan, United States



- Exceeded customer expectations in high-paced work environment
- Focused on customer retention and positive feedback
- Trained new and transferred employees on specific systems and procedures
March 2007 - June 2009 Roseville, Michigan, United States


University Of Detroit Mercy


M.Arch Candidate May 2014
September 2009 - Present Detroit, Michigan, United States

Politechnika Warszawska

Semester Abroad

Semester Abroad
Courses: Urban Design Studio, Architectural Design Studio. Polish Architectural History, history of Polish Town Planning, Watercolor, Freehand Drawing
February 2012 - June 2012 Warsaw, Poland


Michigan Architectural Foundation

MAF President's Scholarship



Autodesk; 3ds Max , Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Autodesk; Autocad, Construction, Microsoft Office,

Publication - Corktown Coffer Credit Union (2011)

Dichotomy 17 [Exchange] - School of Architecture publication of student, faculty, and professional work
Corktown Coffer Credit Union (2011)

Involvement + Leadership

[AIAS] American Institute of Architecture Students [Septermber 2009 - present]
- Chair of Civic Engagement Committee [2011-present]
- Opened dialogue with Detroit Collaborative Design Center
- First member to receive AIAS UDM Chapter Exceptional Member Honor Award [2011]
- Participated in freshmen mentoring program [2011-present]
- Co-Chair of Fundraising Committee [2010-2011]
- Part of fundraising team that advanced organization budget and expenditures 700%
- Implemented soliciting standard and follow-up protocol
- Marketed sponsors to 1000 incoming freshmen with the “Student Guide to Detroit” book initiative

[SAG] Student Advisory Group [Septermber 2010 - present]
- Advocated student concerns regarding studio culture
- Involved entire studio in SWOT analysis of the university