An Example of a Functional Résumé

An Example of a Functional Résumé
First Name  Last Name
City , State  Zip
(609) 222 3333
Objective: A position as a restoration architect
-10 years of experience as a restoration architect in both the private and public sectors.
-Bachelor’s degree in architecture; certification in antique restorations.
-American City Downtown Rehabilitation Award for designing and overseeing the
restoration of Milltown’s Historic City Renewal Project.
-Unique ability to understand clients’ ideas and transform them into workable drawings
and designs.
-Committed to excellence in authentic reproduction of period architecture.

Architectural design, antique restorations, project management, financial planning,
budgeting, team management, AutoCad, Microsoft Project, time management

Relevant Skills and Experience

-Restored Milltown’s Historic City (3 city blocks).
-Served as the historic restoration specialist for Seaville’s waterfront renewal.
-Met with the city councils to determine their budget, goals, and aesthetic expectations.
-Researched the history and development of the original downtown area.
-Assessed the existing structures to determine how much needed to be razed.
-Served as a consultant for selecting contractors.
-Monitored the construction sites.

Architectural Design

-Created preliminary design sketches for municipal approval.
-Prepared site plans.
-Produced architectural drawings for both remodeling and reconstruction of historic sites
and buildings.
-Interacted with city officials and the Historic Restoration Committee members to gain
approval of the drawings.

Project Management

-Managed multiple projects simultaneously.
-Created comprehensive and realistic project plans using Microsoft Project.
-Completed all projects on time and within budget.
-Oversaw projects with budgets ranging from $1M to $9M.
-Skillfully managed a staff of 25 employees with no turnover for 2 years.

Work Experience
1995 to Present: City of Milltown, City Architect, Milltown, NJ
1991 to 1995: Creighton and Low Design, Inc., Junior Partner, Seaville, NJ
1990 to 1991: Hammer and Nail Associates, Intern, Collegevale, NJ

Education and Training

B. Arch, 1991, White University, Collegevale, NJ, GPA 3.8
Graduated with highest honors
Dennis Family Award for Excellence in Architecture
All-American Collegiate Soccer Player
Antique Restorations Certification, Philadelphia Restoration Institute, Philadelphia, PA,

Professional Affiliations

Society of Architectural Design, Board of Directors
Historical Restoration Society of America, Member


American City Downtown Rehabilitation Award, 1998
Junior Civitan of the Year, 1997

Bilingual: English and Italian
Volunteer Community League Soccer Coach