Jesus Porras

Jesus Porras

Awards & Publications

Won 4 student competitions at local, state, & national level.

Architectural Records, Architecture, Texas Architect.

Objective

To obtain a challenging position as a dependable and diligent Job Captain/Designer/ construction manager for a well respected interior design, architectural, or construction firm.

Languages

Fluent in English and Spanish.

References & Portfolio

Available upon request.

Summary

·Knowledge in co-ordination and control of a project from inception to completion.

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·Experience with arch-ornamentation, commercial, education, entertainment, food service, hospitality, institutional, interior design, residential, and retail business usage.

·Familiarity with construction management in planning, cost, time, quality, contract, safety and professional practice.

·Performed partial code searches using the California Building Code and Uniform Building Code.

·Proficient in AutoCAD 2009, Revit Building 9, SketchUp 7, Adobe Photoshop 7.0

·Talented in free-hand rendering and the creation of physical architectural models.

Skills

Skills

Adobe Photoshop 7.0

SketchUp

Revit Building 9

AutoCad 2009

Education

Education

Bachelor of Architecture

University of Houston

Five year degree. Cum Laude.

Sep 2008 - Sep 2009

MA Interior Design

London Metropolitan University

One year degree. Merit

Work History

Work History

Job Captain/Senior Draftsman

PBWS & Associates

EDUCATION: School Renovation & Modernization. Coordinated construction documents for several elementary schools in Los Angeles.

Job Captain/Senior Draftsman

CTBA & Associates

EDUCATION: School Renovation & Modernization.CAD Construction documents. Coordinated project requirements with other disciplines; reviewed and timely organizing documents for the Division of State Architect approval.

Mar 2008 - Jul 2008

Senior Conceptual Designer

Walt Disney Imagineering

ENTERTAINMENT: Themed conceptual facility designer.

Produced conceptual designs for new Winnie the Pooh experience and The Princess and the Frog new facility at World Disney World.

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Senior Designer

Creative kingdom

RESIDENTIAL: High end custom themed residential.

Generated conceptual design for themed subdivision.

Jan 2004 - Sep 2006

Self-employed

RESIDENTIAL: High end custom homes. New home in Studio City from concept through construction close-out; 3 luxury custom homes in Mexico inclulding Concept through CD; Remodelled home in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Oct 2003 - Dec 2003

Designer

Cuningham Group

ENTERTAINMENT: Themed facilities. Assisted lead designer on schematic design using CAD and free-hand rendering.

Apr 2003 - Sep 2003

Senior job Captain/Designer

Fiedler-Group

COMMERCIAL: Gasoline Station Renovation & Modernization.

CAD Construction documents and coordination with consultants.

Apr 2000 - Apr 2001

Job Captain/Senior Draftman

HOK-Group

COMMERCIAL: Tenant office spaces. Responsible for the schematic phase of TI office building.

INSTITUTIONAL: Prison Development and coordination of schematic design of a prison prototype.

Jun 1996 - Mar 2000

Job Captain/Senior Draftsman

Walt Disney Imagineering

FOOD SERVICE: Restaurant. Assisted in the design development phase for a new restaurant at Disney's California Adventure.

HOSPITALITY: Themed Hotel. Engaged in the concept & design development of a themed park hotel for Tokyo Disney Sea

ENTERTAINMENT: Themed facilities. Designed themed light fixtures from concept free hand sketches to CAD CD’s.

RETAIL: Themed facilities. Worked on design development CAD drawings for two themed stores.

Oct 2006 - May 1997

Senior Job Captain/Senior Draftman

WWCOT Architects

RESIDENTIAL: High end retirement complex facilities.

Coordinated construction documents with consultants.

Jan 1995 - May 1996

Senior Draftsman

Boice-Raidl-Rhea Architects, Inc

COMMERCIAL: Supermarket. Generated and coordinated drawings with foreign architects and consultans during the design and planning phases for Sam's and Wal-MartSuper centres in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, China, and Indonesia.

Sep 1994 - Dec 1994

Intermediate Draftsman

Wright & Dablin Arch.

HOSPITALITY: Hotels.Assisted on various phases for new and remodeled hotel projects

Jan 1991 - Aug 1994

Intermediate Draftsman

Architronics

COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL & RETAIL: Assisted on all phases of the projects and coordinated CAD drawings with consultants.

Jun 1988 - Jan 1991

Junior Draftsman

Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum Architects

COMMERCIAL, INSTITUTIONAL: CAD drafting and created 3D physical architectural concept models.

Snapshot of projects