Design
Architecture
Engineering
Fabrication
Art
Information Technology

TOM BECHERER.

(571) 243-1294
Tom Becherer

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE:

Talia Germany
Raisting, Bavaria, Germany
Summer 2015

Talia Is a global satellite telecommunications company and Internet service provider. I provided general support for internal systems as well as installing smaller satellite antennas for the company’s experimental use.

Jose Gaviria Architects Peru
Lima, Peru
Summer 2014

Jose Gaviria Architects is a firm that focuses on residential architecture ranging from small weekend retreats to large multi-unit housing complexes. Here I produced marketable illustrations for clients such as renderings and floor plans,created 3D models from design drawings and designed furniture from concept sketches for an existing client’s completed space.

Delta Bridge, Inc.
Alexandria, Virginia
Summers of 2012 and 2013

Delta Bridge, inc. is an information and technology company my family launched in 2005 which recently passed 100m in total sales. While interning, I assisted with the development of new products with a focus in user experience, designed lab infrastructure and provided support for IT research and the design for the parent company’s corporate intra-net.

Robert Gurney Architects
Washington, D.C.
Summer 2012

Robert Gurney is a well known and well accredited architect with many of his projects receiving national awards. My time here was spent creating 3D models, Photoshop illustrations and on-site support.

EDUCATION:

University of Colorado
Bachelor’s of Environmental Design
Class of May 2016
Boulder, Colorado

Notable Classes:
Eight semesters of Studio
Digital Fabrication
Drawing and Alternative Media
Physics
Revit Studio
Design/Build Studio
Social Innovation and Design
Social Entrepreneurship/Sustainability

University of Maryland
Young Scholars Program
Summer of 2011
College Park, Maryland

Five week accelerated college architecture studio with lecture.

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School
Class of 2012
Alexandria, Virginia


TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Indesign
Revit
Rhino
AutoCAD
Sketchup

OTHER VISUAL COMMUNICATION:
Model Making
Rapid Prototyping
Illustration and Drafting
Graphic Design
Digital Fabrication

Other Experience:

  • Ongoing product design using 3D printing for rapid prototyping.
  • Ongoing Furniture Design and Construction experimenting with recycled and industrial materials and exploring new structural systems.
  • Restoration of a 1972 Mercedes Benz Coupe. Almost full mechanical restoration which included new steering, suspension, brake system, cooling system and new engine block. Much of the wiring has been redone with the interior dash going through a thorough refresh and new exterior trim and rubber seals.
  • Actively participated in Greek Life at the University of Colorado.

PERU • GERMANY • HONG KONG • SWITZERLAND • UNITED KINGDOM • IRELAND • CROATIA • SPAIN