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Work experience

Feb 2015Jul 2015

SENIOR DESIGNER

HBA HIRSCH BEDNER MIAMI
Apr 2011Nov 2014

PROJECT DESIGNER

OPX

Responsible for ALL phases of project execution, including Client Interviews, Programming, Schematic Design, Construction Documents, Construction Administration, Furniture Selection, Specifications, Shop Drawings Review and Punch list, and Project Delivery. Sole Responsibility for ALL Design decisions and solutions. 

May 2009Aug 2010

Senior Designer

Lessard Architectural Group

Responsible for Interior Design and Interior Architecture of Tanyard Springs Clubhouse.

Other projects currently under various Design phases. Client presentations, generating proposals, Construction Documents, Updating Library and introducing current samples and finishes,  

Design of various Furniture Pieces and Millwork Details, Review of Shop Drawings, Generate Purchase Orders and Procurement. New Business Development.

Feb 2004May 2009

Senior Designer

ARQUITECTONICA INTERNATIONAL

Responsible for the Interior Design and Interior Architecture of the above mentioned projects.  Responsibilities included client presentation, pre-selection of trades, supervision of construction. Selection, production and coordination of all pertinent legal construction documents, including, but not limiting to CD’s and Specification Books; Custom designed and supervised construction of various millwork pieces for contract use; Casework, Product and Wall covering development and construction documents. New Business Development.

Nov 2001Feb 2004

Project Manager

Allen Saunders Inc.

Architectural Design Development for various independent projects; Conceptual Design to full production of high quality working drawings through AutoCad; Coordination of Architectural Drawings with various consultants’ plans; Supervision of installations; Frequently meet with Clients and discuss projects; Vendor, contractor and sub-contractor coordination meetings; Architectural finishes selection; Slight purchasing and follow-up on orders; Custom designed and supervise construction of various millwork pieces.

Jul 1998Nov 2001

Junior Designer

Royal Caribbean International

Through analytical study of industry standards, understanding of marketing and revenue factors of profit and purpose of optimum space utilization conceptually designed, developed and executed supervision of 1000+ staterooms onboard new vessels. Responsible for introducing new concepts for High Volume buffet Restaurants and two (2) Specialty Restaurants, Italian Cuisine and Steakhouse accordingly. Regularly attended coordination meetings in Finland, Germany and France.

Jul 1994Jul 1998

Intern Architect

Architectural Internships

Beilinson Architect - 2 yrs

The Sieger Suares Partnership - 2 yrs

Education

Aug 1990May 1995

Bachelor of Architecture

University of Miami

References

Kelly Gonzalez

Reported directly to Mrs.Gonzalez in the capacity of Junior Architect.

John Jenkins

Reported Directly to Mr. Jenkins as the Principal in charge at Lessard Group Inc.

Beatriz Fernandez

Reported Directly to Mrs. Fernandez in the capacity of Senior Designer.  Also worked directly with Mrs. Laurinda Spear and Mr. Bernardo Fort-Brescia, founders and owners of Arquitectonica.

Allen Saunders

Reported Directly to Mr. Saunders in the capacity of Project Manager

Certifications

Dec 2013Present

NCIDQ 29993

NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR INTERIOR DESIGNER QUALIFICATION

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