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Jeffrey Maniaci

Design Student

Detroit, MI, USA
Work Experience
Detroit, MI, USA
Jul 2013Present
Healthy Detroit
Design Intern
Jan 2010Present
University of Detroit Mercy
Computer Lab Technician
- Manage plotting of student work from Autodesk and Adobe programs
Detroit, MI, USA
May 2010Feb 2011
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
St. Clair Shores, MI, USA
Jun 2009Sep 2012
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
Roseville, MI, USA
Mar 2007Jun 2009
- 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
Detroit, MI, USA
Sep 2009Present
University of Detroit Mercy
M.Arch Candidate May 2014
Warsaw, Poland
Feb 2012Jun 2012
Politechnika Warszawska
Semester Abroad
Semester Abroad
Courses: Urban Design Studio, Architectural Design Studio. Polish Architectural History, history of Polish Town Planning, Watercolor, Freehand Drawing
Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Autodesk; 3ds Max, Autodesk; Autocad, Construction, Microsoft Office
MAF President's Scholarship
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