Jeffrey Nickel



September 2004
to May 2005

University of Detroit Mercy - Detroit, MI
Master of Architecture
Concentrated in Security Administration

September 1998
to May 2004

University of Detroit Mercy - Detroit, MI
Professional Bachelor of Architecture
Graduated Cum Laude

May to
August 2002

Volterra, Italy
Participated in the University sponsored study-abroad program




January 2011
to December 2012

International Academy of Design and Technology

Troy, MI

Adjunct Instructor


Taught Computer Aided Design II using AutoCAD 2011.
Taught Computer Aided Design IV using Revit Architecture 2011.
Created project details and rubrics for multiple real-world assignments.
Managed student records.
Maintained department standards.
Worked cooperatively with faculty.


September 2003
to February 2009

The Foresta Group

Livonia, MI

Commercial Franchise Project Manager


Coordinated projects nationwide.
Worked closely with Franchises to ensure design continuity
Completed full sets of plans, including schematic electrical, mechanical and plumbing.
Served as IT for the office, upkeeping all the office computers.
Created and managed firm’s website.


to April 2004

Mamola and Associates

Novi, MI

CAD Draftsman


Part time co-op position.
Completed revisions and project drawings
Assisted with day-to-day office activities and procedures


May to
August 2001

Ralph Calder and Associates

Farmington Hills, MI

CAD Draftsman


Co-op position
Worked on ArchiCAD to complete drawings
Completed revisions to construction drawings.
Managed specifications library.