ARCHITECTURE
“A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.”
Louis Kahn

PROFILE

Seasoned project management professional with proven ability to manage multiple simultaneous architectural, interior design, and construction projects from conceptualization to execution. Strong management and negotiation skills paired with outstanding business development, estimating, budgeting, and resource management. Exceptional relationship builder and networker with the talent for motivating staff from a wide variety of cultures to deliver world-class performance. Thrive in team-based environments that require extensive on-site presence.

 

 

I am very determined and familiar with all aspects of business and project management, including estimating, budgeting, resource management, purchasing and billing.

 

Computing skills include Revit, AutoCAD, Deltek Vision, MS Office, On-Screen Takeoff, Primavera, MS Projects and Lightroom.

 
FIELD EXPERIENCE
 
2017-2018
Humphries Poli Architects
Denver, Co
Associate Studio Director
 

Guaranteeing the appropriateness use of resources for all projects to meet established deadlines and monitor project team members to ensure high levels of productivity.

 

  • Responsible for developing uniformly high production standards and monitoring projects to ensure that quality and production standards are met for all design and contract documents.

  • Ability to work independently, while establishing success criteria and milestones for the studio.  Responsible for internal personnel management, budgeting and billing duties.

  • Day-to-day mentorship and management of the architectural team.

  • Develops and manages project schedules and milestones to ensure projects are on time. 

  • Monitors project budget.

  • Conducts weekly team meetings with staff and other key project team members to go over key compliance, financial, schedule and operational milestones

  • Partners with architects and principles to ensure conformance with architecture standards’ checklist requirements specific to each project design phase.

  • Assist any project in the development of SD, DD, CD and CA.

  • Assist with quality assurance review of the project deliverables.

  • Manages and monitors scope and ensures execution and delivery based on executed proposal or contract.

  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risk by assisting Project Managers during the design and budgeting process of a project

  • Obtain cost information and cost analysis for proper decision-making.

  • Schedule weekly OAC meetings to discuss design and construction issues.

  • Assist the estimator with the preparation of construction estimates.

  • Communicate with clients as well as effectively lead the trades.

  • Mentoring from Project Architects to student interns.

 
 
2017-2018 
O & G Associates
Denver, Co
Managing Partner/Consulting
 

Responsible for supervising the delivery of critical projects offering managerial support for all ongoing projects in the company. Accountable for delivering weekly schedule and technical updates to keep the project on budget and schedule.

 

  • Monitors project progress about the planning, timing, and budgeting providing weekly status to higher management

  • Communicate with subcontractors and all construction professionals involved in the project to support them in maintaining the project schedule.

  • Accountable for estimating and planning projects.

  • Prepare comprehensive and concise project progress reports.

  • Negotiating project fees and scope of work.

  • Accountable to coordinate the different sources to obtain the best value for the project.

  • Preparing bidding and initial construction documentation.

  • Ensuring Project Key Performance indicators are maintained and completed.

  • Identify, develop, oversee and process any contract modifications.

  • Coordinating and managing furniture design, architectural execution, and interior design work.

  • Responsible for tracking activities for standard and nonstandard work.

  • Coordinate updating plans to include any approved change.

  • Coordinate construction financial reports.

  • Responsible for monitoring budgets against project expenditure.

  • Facilitate Project Steering and Operating Committees' goals.

  • Working with construction professionals, including surveyors, architects, and engineers, producing drawings and specifications for projects.

  • Coordinate contractors and professional efforts appropriately and ensure that their input enhances the project as a whole.

  • Oversees the construction process, and solve the arising problems on site.

  • Supervises consultant's work for accuracy and assurance the work is done to industry standards compliance.

  • Manages the different contractors involved in the construction and execution phase.

  • Prepare information regarding design, structure specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time.

  • Manage the drawing production team to prepare architecture and interior design renders, construction documents, visualization presentations, and details.

  • Plans and prepares project’s specifications.

  • Assists in the hiring of architectural and engineering consultants for different projects.

  • Work with Senior Interior Designer to implement interior design architecture, furniture selection, and general décor.
     

2009- 2017
Interactive Development Company (IDG GROUP)
Los Angeles, CA and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Associate Project Manager
 
  • Drive on-time, cost-effective delivery of critical projects.

  • Provide managerial support for all corporate projects, including a relevant budget, financial, and progress reports.

  • Support subcontractors and construction personnel in keeping projects on schedule.

  • Estimate and plan projects, including negotiation of project fees, the scope of work, drawings, and specifications.

  • Manage and implement contract modifications.

  • Directs and leads project teams through the design and construction process.

  • Point of contact and project director for commercial, mix used and residential projects in excess of 150.000 square feet.

  • Coordinate production team in the production of Schematic, Design Development and Construction Documents phases for several projects at the same time

  •  Coordinate and supervise furniture design, architectural execution, and interior design work in partnership with Senior Interior Designer.

  • Work with subcontractors, architects, owners, and construction teams to implement and ensure the feasibility and implementation of the architectural design.

  • Prepare and organize construction documents sets for permit application and use in the job site.

  • Facilitate the achievement of Project Steering and Operating Committee goals.

  • Superintend the construction process and solve problems that arise on site.

  • Ensure all work complies with industry standards.

  • Assist with recruitment and hiring of architectural and engineering consultants.

  • Review project plans for possible environmental and sustainability issues and develops strategies to resolve them.

  • Develop and implement all projects’ design phases including Construction Administration.

  • Advise clients on LEED practices with the objective of incorporating energy-saving technologies into design specifications.

  • Conducted a global search for furniture and interior décor materials to complete architectural projects in Europe, the United States, Central Asia, and the Middle East.

  • Revised architectural layouts in alignment with design best practices, project requirements, and client preferences.

  • Identified, qualified, and selected suppliers for materials from a global supplier base.

  • Negotiated pricing, delivery, customization, and purchase contracts.

  • Ensured timely delivery and processed vendor invoices.

 
2007 - 2009 

HOC Architecture + Interiors (IDG GROUP)

Valencia, Spain      

Managing Partner/Project Manager

 

  • Specialized in a worldwide search for furniture and interior décor materials for architectural projects in Europe, the United States, Central Asia, and the Middle East.

  • Architectural layout revision for goods to acquire.

  • Search furniture solutions for clients and projects at the largest trade shows in the world.

  • Search for suppliers who can satisfy the project’s requirements.

  • Identify suppliers, requests for quotation, requests for proposals, requests for information or requests for tender is advertised, or direct contact made with the vendors.

  • Consult for product’s reference or service quality, and research any requirements for follow-up services including installation, maintenance, and warranty.

  • Examine and trial samples of the products.

  • Undertake negotiations for price, availability, and customization possibilities.

  • Negotiate delivery schedules and complete contract to acquire the products

  • Pay the suppliers and manage to expedite, ship, and deliver the products including installation. 

  • Follow up with the installation process and potential issues that can develop during or after installation.

 
1999 - 2007 

Interactive Design Group (IDG GROUP)

Los Angeles, Ca USA

Associate Project Manager

 

  • Acting as Project Manager for architectural and interior design projects in the United States,

  • Prepare the relevant architectural, ADA, and LEED information to present to city officials to obtain the proper permits for construction in Southern California.

  • Managing the drawing production team to produce tenders for architectural work, constructions document, visualization presentation, and details.

  • Working closely with clients to make sure that projected designs match their needs and are functional, safe and economical.

  • Produce detailed workings drawings and specifications specifying the nature and quality of materials required

  • Preparing and presenting feasibility reports and design proposals to the client.

  • Advising the client on the practicality of their project

  • Oversees the productions of the consultants for accuracy and assurance of compliance with industry standards

  • Manages project and coordinate the work of contractors resolving problems and issues that arise during construction

  • Evaluates the environmental impact of the project

 
1988 - 1999 

Reeves & Associates

Pasadena, California

Junior Architect

 
  • Drafting in Autocad and other graphics software

  • Surveying sites and properties

  • Assists in the preparation of scale drawing of details required for contract drawing

  • Meets with clients to determine requirements of projects; determines the feasibility of the project and prepares cost estimates.

  • Performs original design work utilizing specifications, sketches, and ideas on developing plans.

  • Performs design computations, compiles data and handles elementary architectural assignments;

  • Prepares estimates and architectural plans

  • Communicates with clients and occupants to ensure that their requirements are correctly understood and met within practical guidelines

  • Works with a team of engineering professionals including structural engineers, electrical engineers and mechanical engineers for project cohesion

  • Prepares maintains and reviews technical documentation, drawings, and specifications for construction projects

 
PROJECT EXPERIENCE
 
  • 3060 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO

  • Modera Lo-Hi, Denver, CO

  • Modera Wash Park, CO

  • 6900 Layton, Denver, CO

  • Encompass Health, Littleton, CO

  • Centennial Airport, CO

  • Parker Automart, Parker, CO

  • Canvas Credit Union, Thorton, CO

  • Canvas Credit Union, Parker, CO

  • Ball COB, Broomfield, CO

  • King Soopers 98, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Cherokee Mix used, Denver, CO

  • Mancos School Renovation, Denver, CO

  • The Community Library, Ketchum, ID

  • Edgewater Civic Center, Denver, CO

  • South Burlington Library, S. Burlington, VT

  • Inspire Elementary School, Denver, CO

  • Lyons Library, Lyons, CO

  • Glenrock Library, WY

  • Abuzinadah Residence, Los Angeles, CA
  • Le Diplomat Restaurant, La Brea, CA
  • Irani Residence, Los Angeles, CA
  • Que Past Restaurant, Long Beach, CA
  • CITC  (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Riyad Bank (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Sabic Learning Center (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Jeraisy Riyadh House (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Jeraisy Factory Offices (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Ministry of Information (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Pepsi Headquarters Riyadh (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Qaser Al Salam Farm (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Teyf Al Asema Compound (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Al Hambra Palace (UAE)
  • Beschinar Compound (Uzbekistan)
  • Private Villa (Uzbekistan)
  • Commercial Building (Uzbekistan)
  • Costa Brava Residence (Spain)
  • Aljomaih Residence Villa 1 (France)
  • Aljomaih Residence Villa 2 (France)
  • Aljomaih Residence Villa 3 (France)
  • Divonne Villa (France)
  • Al Tuajeri Villa (France)
  • Divonne Apartments (France)
 
SKILLS
 
  • Project Management

  • Regulatory Compliance

  • Building Codes

  • Construction Methods/Materials

  • Surveying & Inspection

  • Strategic Planning

  • Total Quality Management (TQM)

  • Process Improvement

  • Problem Solving

  • Client Relationships

  • Networking

  • Supply Chain

  • Estimating

  • Budgeting

  • Invoicing

  • Contract Negotiation

  • Procure Building Permits

  • Lead and Direct Project Teams

  • Business Development

  • Cost Containment

  • Software Management

  • Team Leadership & Development

  • Collaborative Teamwork

  • Conflict Management & Mediation

  • Written & Verbal Communication

  • Coordination with Structural and Mechanical Engineers

  • Mentoring

  • Revit

  • Autocad

  • Deltek Vision

  • Sage

  • Timberland

 
VOLUNTEER, CLUBS, & AWARDS
 
  • Design-Build Institute of America

  • Lean Construction Institute

  • AIA American Institute of Architects Associate

  • Saudi Arabian Engineering Association

  • Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

  • Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA)

 
COMPETITIONS
 
  • World Architecture Fair (London, UK)

  • Parking Structure (Hong Kong, China)

  • Photo Magazine Competition (Paris, France)

  • Popular Photography Magazine (New York, USA)

  • BEMA: Beirut Museum of Art (Lebanon)

 
REFERENCES

Dennis Humphries, Principal

Humphries Poli Architects, Denver, CO

303 607 0040
Email: dhumphries@hparch.com

 

Joe Poli, Principal

Humphries Poli Architects, Denver, CO

303 607 0040
Email: jpoli@hparch.com

 

Rebeca Aristizabal, Architect

RNN Architects, Denver, CO
303 569 9914
Email: rebeca@rnnarchitects.com

 

Veronica Welch, Architect LEED, AP

Romano Welch Architecture, San Francisco, CA

415 806 3210

Email: vromanao@hotmail.com

 

Jose Carlos Alvarado, Architect

JCA Consultant, Los Angeles, CA

818 325 9007
Email: jca88@hotmail.com

 
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