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Ryan R.

Santa Monica, CA

$60/hr

Expert Revit Architecture Tutor

Background check passed as of 11/2/14
Usually responds in about 13 hours

Expert Revit Architecture Tutor

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Hello,

I am a private tutor and practicing architect who specializes in Revit. Knowing Revit is essential for anyone interested in pursuing a progressive career in architecture. Revit can be very challenging to learn by reading tutorials or following along with online videos. I believe the best way to absorb Revit is by sitting down with an expert and working hands-on to learn the fundamental concepts of the program.

I've been working in Revit for over nine years in every aspect of architectural design. I can help eliminate any intimidation you may feel about the program. Revit is fun, challenging, sometimes frustrating but ultimately a very exciting, engaging and addictive program to work in. I'm comfortable working with Revit users of all skill levels on basic modeling concepts, advanced modeling concepts, family creation, template file setup, project workflow and Revit project management.

In addition to individual instruction/training my background includes leading group classes training staff at multiple architecture firms.

I also teach SketchUp which I started using many years before Revit and continue to use. SketchUp is fast, fun and extremely accessible as a beginning user.

Send me an email and I can answer any questions you have about how I can help you learn Revit or SketchUp.

Testimonials

"Exceptional tutor"

- John, Los Angeles, CA on 1/25/13
Computer:
Revit

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Architecture

I have a bachelor's degree in architecture from Kansas State University. I have 15 years of experience in the field of architecture, and I'm a licensed architect in California. My current role is that of a project manager/project architect. My responsibilities include all aspects of project delivery for large scale buildings. Those responsibilities include conceptual design, design development, construction drawings, structural and mep consultant coordination, client communication, presentations, etc. My expertise is BIM documentation using Revit. I have completed projects in the following building types - single family residential, higher education classroom/office, research laboratory, performance halls and convention centers.

Revit

I was trained in Revit by LACad in downtown Los Angeles in 2005. Since then, I have used many different versions of Revit nearly every day to design and document architectural designs. I currently use Revit 2014 to produce conceptual design, schematic design, design development and construction document phase models and drawings for an architectural firm. I have been involved with developing interoffice Revit standards for three separate architectural firms. My current responsibilities at work include managing large multi-builidng linked file Revit models by policing them for modeling technique, organization and troubleshooting, designing and documenting 100 million dollar plus building projects, assisting with the implementation of Revit on other projects throughout the firm, training team members on Revit and coordinating Revit models from structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, lighting, civil and landscape consultants. I am also a licensed Architect in California.

Kansas State University
Architecture

Education

Kansas State University (Architecture)

Exceptional tutor — I have had several sessions with Ryan, and have been able to work through some of the most complex aspects of Revit. Ryan is extremely knowledgeable and a talented teacher. I recommend him to anyone needing to learn Revit. ...

— John, Los Angeles, CA on 1/25/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ryan will travel within 15 miles of Santa Monica, CA 90403.


About Ryan

Hello,

I am a private tutor and practicing architect who specializes in Revit. Knowing Revit is essential for anyone interested in pursuing a progressive career in architecture. Revit can be very challenging to learn by reading tutorials or following along with online videos. I believe the best way to absorb Revit is by sitting down with an expert and working hands-on to learn the fundamental concepts of the program.

I've been working in Revit for over nine years in every aspect of architectural design. I can help eliminate any intimidation you may feel about the program. Revit is fun, challenging, sometimes frustrating but ultimately a very exciting, engaging and addictive program to work in. I'm comfortable working with Revit users of all skill levels on basic modeling concepts, advanced modeling concepts, family creation, template file setup, project workflow and Revit project management.

In addition to individual instruction/training my background includes leading group classes training staff at multiple architecture firms.

I also teach SketchUp which I started using many years before Revit and continue to use. SketchUp is fast, fun and extremely accessible as a beginning user.

Send me an email and I can answer any questions you have about how I can help you learn Revit or SketchUp.

Testimonials

"Exceptional tutor"

- John, Los Angeles, CA on 1/25/13
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Education

Kansas State University
Architecture

Education

Kansas State University (Architecture)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Santa Monica, CA 90403

Ryan’s Subjects

Computer:
Revit

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Background Check Status for Ryan R.

Ryan R. passed a background check on 11/2/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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