Obtain a position in an architectural firm where I can apply my knowledge and experience, while I have the opportunity of growing professionally and develop my skills to full potential.
SUMMARY Team Player, highly motivated, organized, detail orientated and professional in performance; which gives me the skills planning, problem solving and decision making, I have the ability to acquire and apply knowledge rapidly, in order to do what it takes to achieve goals.
EDUCATION Florida International University, Master in Science of Environmental and Urban Systems, 2008 Florida Paralegal Studies, Immigration Paralegal, 2004 Universidad Piloto de Colombia, Bachelors in Architect 2002
09/06 to 10/08, Project Architect, LPA International Participated in all phases of design process, planning, working drawings and construction documents, as well as coordination of work operations with colleagues and consultants, for projects such as Ritz Carlton Residences in Turks and Caicos Quintess Villas and Ocean Cottages, Iron Shore Villas (Bahamas), and several Hotel facilities like Ritz Carlton Departure Facility (Nassau, Bahamas), units re-design (Marriot, Grand Cayman), Nikki Beach Hotel and resort (Roatan, Honduras and Turks and Caicos)
09/05 to 09/06, Intern Architect, The Madfis Group In charge of developing the construction documents of a 10 story office building in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, design and construction documents of 45,000 S.F. warehouse remodel, design of multifamily project of 20 dwelling units, design of mixed use building, dentist office remodel, and construction documents for Motorola in wannado city. Preparation of submittal packages to city and county, and elaboration of presentation rendering.
06/04 to 09/05, Designer, Displays Depot Space planning and design of retail stores, I designed Brand name stores such as Zara (El Salvador and Honduras), Jade (El Salvador and Guatemala), a jewelry store in Grand Cayman, Carrion department stores in Honduras, as well as many shoe, apparel and toy stores in United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. I also designed store displays, furniture and preparation of shop drawings.
12/03 to 06/04, Designer, Royal Cabinetry & Millworks Design furnishing for Residential, Commercial and institutional buildings according to state codes and elaborate Shop drawings Calculate budgets and material quantities.
02/00 08/02 Architect, JMG civil engineers AutoCad Drafting Calculate & prepare budgets Supervise personnel work to accomplish given schedules
07/00 12/00, Intern Architect, Sociedad de Mejoras y Ornatos de Bogot Improvements and remodeling of existing residential units Budget projection for improvement and remodels Help & orientate customers for licenses and permits
COMPUTER SKILLS AutoCAD, Archicad, Autodesk Building Systems, Architectural Desktop, 3dViz, Corel Draw, Adobe PhotoShop, GIS (Geographic Information System), MS Office.