Computer Skills

COMPUTER SKILLS :

  • Autodesk Revit
  • Autodesk CAD
  • Adobe Suite
  • Autodesk Dynamo
  • Google Sketchup
  • Graphisoft ArchiCAD
Craft Skills

CRAFT SKILLS :

  • Furniture Design & Fab.
  • Finish & Rough Carpentry
  • Digital Fabrication Prep
  • Model Making
  • Hand Drawing & Sketching
Design Skills

DESIGN SKILLS :

  • Building Design & Detailing
  • Project Coordination & Deliverables
  • Digital Modeling & Drafting
  • Digital Rendering
  • Graphic Design & Publications

EXPERIENCE :

2013 - Present, Timothy Burke Architecture

Job captain & BIM Manager

  • Coordinate mixed use, residential, and commercial projects from schematic design through construction administration.
  • Manage office wide BIM implementation, standardization, education, and content development.
  • Oversee of construction deliverables, and develop presentations

2013 - 2014, Oudens-Ello Architecture

Drafting & Modeling Consultant

  • Produced existing conditions drawings for design team as part of a competition
  • Designed and produced 3 schematic models of laser cut ply and basswood for a national competition
  • Designed and managed production of final model for presentation to investors of competition

2012 - 2013, Architectural Illusions

Model Maker

  • Created Schematic, DD, and Finish scale architectural models for various design firms
  • Managed shop processes to meet deadline requirements and maintain productivity
  • Coordinated with architects / clients on design intent, drawing changes and model delivery 

2010 - 2011, Solar Decathlon

Team Massachusetts

  • International Design + Build competition, hosted by the US Department of Energy
  • The decathlon centers on the creation of an affordable, attractive, and modular Zero-Energy home
  • Worked on design team developing schematics, structural system, details, and finishes
  • Worked digitally drafting and modeling the house in DD and CD phases
  • Worked as designer / fabricator for much of the home and it's furnishings
  • Worked as part of construction / transportation / installation teams

EDUCATION :

M.Arch 2018 

Massachusetts College of Art & Design

BFA 2012

Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Graduated with Distinguished Honors
  • Earned honors in several studio courses
  • Led fellow students as a TA of multiple studio courses

RECOGNITION :

  • Awarded with Departmental Honors in Architectural Design at MassArt
  • Received Student Leadership Award as part of Team Massachusetts in the Solar Decathlon
  • Winner of MassArt’s All School Show, in 2010, 2011, and 2012
As a Job Captain at a Boston architectural firm, and a long time artist and furniture maker, I bring a multidisciplinary approach to all of my projects. I am always looking to explore new creative opportunities with clients needing creative solutions.
EMAIL: william@fissdesign.com