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Leo Malkin  

Hackensack, Nj 07601 / 201.961.2670 / /  


passionate, talented, and skilled BIM/cad support technician. Providing training, guru advice, code, and construction technology awareness. Abilities to formulate a plan and creatively coordinate issues as they arise. Expert in ADA Requirements and human awareness in architecture.  




  • Software: Revit, Dynamo, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, 3ds Max, Navisworks, Sketchup, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat DC, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows 10 Pro, Apple OS

  • BIM/VDC Management: BIM Library Management | CAD/BIM Standards Management | File Management | Clash Detection | | Client Training | Compliance Audits | Engineering Consultations Plugin and BIM/CAD technology assessment

  • Architectural Drafting: Architectural Design | Architectural Drawings | Technical Writing | Spreadsheet Creation | Construction Documents | 3D Modeling | Analytical | RFP creation

  • General: Attention to detail | Ability to prioritize | Self Starter | Articulate | Management of people | Leadership Abilities | Coordinator

  • Membership, Phi Theta Kappa, 2018

  • Membership, AIA, Allied Member, 2019

  • Certification: Revit Architecture, Autodesk Certified User, Certiport, a Pearson Vue Business #900658858




Cathy F Benson, AIA, Ridgewood, NJ  

BIM Coordinator, 09/2018-Present  

  • Helped raise $2.5 million for Habitat for Humanity’s Hamilton 7 project with a visualization of the proposed development and collaborated with marketing.

  • Specified and installed workstation computers capable of handling Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD Architecture.

  • Solved issues in installation and licensing by performing clean uninstalls of leftover trial versions down to the computer registry then successfully reinstalling the software to a working state.

  • Designed a training curriculum for Cathy in order to move her from Autodesk Architecture to Revit.

  • Created a Parametric Revit Template package which controls design parameters with specific title blocks, families and details relevant to the firm's Design and Document Creation Process.

  • Provided Marketing materials for website promotion of residential and commercial architecture.


Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ

Lab Aide/Industrial Design Technology, 09/2017-05/2019  

  • Managed the Drafting and Design Departments Technology Laboratories to keep students and computer safe and functioning at optimal levels.

  • Troubleshoot printing issues from Autodesk and Adobe Products to save on paper waste.

  • Provided virtual modeling of development sites, architectural visualization and correction of student work through Autodesk Revit.

  • Improved Relationship management between students and Lab-Aids to give the Lab an office working environment feeling.

  • Consistency in problem-solving skills to help students by tutoring homework assignments in Revit, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, Sketchup, Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Created templates of the Ciccone and Lab Theaters for the Performing Arts Department in Vectorworks which gave a starting point for every show and developed cad standards for the design of technical documents and directorial presentations.



 One Dream Sound, Fairfield, NJ  

Assistant Designer, 03/2011-05/2017  

  • With the Technical Director, with best practices we designed and raster site plans, architectural drafting’s and other designers’ plans from AutoCAD to Vectorworks.

  • Collaborate with operations to create documentation for rental needs to clients for estimation and equipment needs.

  • Provided electrical calculations and electrical load balancing for portable MEP environments

  • Created lighting plans, sound plots and scenic drawings for events and theatrical productions in Vectorworks.

  • Created rendered visualization to provide the selling point of a design to a client.

  • Provided electrical calculations and data path spreadsheets.

  • Coordinator of logistics of crews of 30 or more subcontractor teams maintaining timeline and budget.


Theatrical Services and Supplies, Hauppauge, NY  

Lighting Designer and Theatrical Trainer, 10/2011-11/2014  

  • Created Light plots with Vectorworks for permanently installed equipment in schools in the New York area to replace energy-wasting tungsten fixtures with eco-friendly LED’s.

  • Tested equipment in the shop prior to installation for quality control.

  • Triple checked part lists to provide the client with a complete and working system at installation and made last-minute orders to exchange part mistakes and oversites with reporting to company owner and project managers.

  • Project coordination of installation crews on-site with to keep within allotted time and budget.

  • Trained clients with newly installed equipment, and in the theory and practical application of theatrical lighting programming and design.



Certificate of Drafting and Design, Graduation Year (2018)  

Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ


CAD 1, CAD 2, CAD 3 (3DS Max), Architectural Drafting, Building Information Modeling (Revit), Technical Illustration, Architectural Practice and Planning, Mechanical Building Systems, Materials and Method of Construction  


Bachelor of Technology-Entertainment Technology, Graduation Year (2010)  

CUNY-New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn  


Introduction to Entertainment Technology, Entertainment Drafting I, Entertainment Drafting II, Scenery Construction, Basic Electricity for Live Entertainment, Technical Production 1, 2, 3; Lighting Technology, Sound Technology I, Entertainment Control Systems, Culmination Project  


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