Aaron graduated from The Ohio State University’s Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture in 1996. He worked in the field of architecture for over 10 years in Columbus, Ohio, and in Phoenix, Arizona. He has experience in both commercial and residential architecture. While working in the field of architecture, his modeling and rendering skills were often used to create photo-realistic images for client presentations and design review submittals. In 2006, he formed Aaron Smithey Architectural Imaging. His architectural background gives him a thorough understanding of materials, construction methods and design intent. This knowledge is brought to every rendering, making the design process more efficient and effective.