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MARTIN (MINA) MISSAIEL is an artist as well as aspiring author and architect. He moved to the United States from Egypt at the age of 13. His architectural training includes Lane Technical High School, Illinois Institute of Technology, and a diverse skillset learned at both institutions: woodwork, graphic design, and photography. His interests include sketching, water color painting, prose writing, and alliteration (see first sentence). 

Professional Resume

Chipman Design Architecture

Project Associate, November 2015-Present


  • Worked on boutique remodels of Ulta Beauty stores, including fixture plans and CD sets

  • Conducted ADA site surveys after substantial completion of stores

Illinois institute of technology

Bachelor of Architecture, May 2015

GPA: 3.39/4.0


Architectural Studio, Structures for Architects, History of Landscape Architecture, Dwelling, Furniture Design,

Freehand Drawing, Digital Photography

Soos & Associates

Architectural Intern, May-October 2015


  • Learned essential architectural practices

  • Compiled full DD and CD architectural sets

Crown Cork & Seal

Graphic Design Intern, May - August 2014


  • Compiled a book of standard construction practices for Project Management & Engineering Department to serve as a template for future manufacturing plants


Architectural design, 3D modeling, architectural model making, furniture making, wood lathing, oil painting, water color painting, ink sketching, graphic design, digital photography


Autodesk: AutoCAD, Revit, 3DS Max
Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects

Sketch Up


Bluebeam Revu

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