Drawing has always been a passion of mine, and go-to communication aid. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, I've found hand sketches to be even more valuable. Prior to formally drawing something in CAD, idea's can be expressed, changed, and communicated easily in pencil.
SolidWorks became a natural extension of my love of drawing and in many ways, sculpture. I used it almost exclusively in school, and very much enjoy using the powerful software as an outlet for my creativity.
AutoCAD is my primary design software. I am proficient using it for both 2D and 3D work. I worked with Auto Desk's Plant 3D in my last position to model equipment, route pipes, place valves, and design buildings to house it all.