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Gianny Baidal

Gianny Baidal

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

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About 

I am a graduate from Academy of Art University’s BFA program of interior architecture + design and I'm interested in making beautiful things happen. I currently work on the the World Trade Center retail construction project as a BIM coordinator involved in the complex delivery from virtual construction practices to a built environment in construction.

I worked as an in-house industrial designer for an architectural metal fabricator from 2010 until the end of 2011 learning much about the fabrication industry. Prior to my employment as an house-designer at Gratz Industries I worked with them as an independent contractor focusing on concept design and development for their products and branding. I have also worked for Forrest Perkins- a hospitality interior design firm where I gained experience in material sourcing, research, vendor interaction and FF&E preparation. While in school I worked as a design assistant to a landscape designer where I performed residential client consultation, contractor/ builder interaction and created design development drawings.

My multidisciplinary experience has helped me develop a wider design + construction understanding to apply to my endeavors.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Tishman Construction, New York, NY, US, BIM MEP coordinator

In this branch of AECOM I work directly on World Trade Center Retail coordinating complex MEP systems taking in consideration deadlines, site conditions as well as design changes while communicating joint interests in the multi stakeholder project. Additional responsibilities include logistics plans, 3D safety submissions and proposals for business development as well as graphics for marketing & Revit modeling.

Dec 2011 - current
 

Gratz Industries, Long Island City, NY, US, Industrial designer

As in-house designer of this leading custom architectural metal fabricator I was in charge of concept design, product design, construction documentation, client consultation, vendor interaction, photography, graphic design, marketing and brand identity among other tasks.

Jul 2010 - Dec 2011
 

ForrestPerkins, San Francisco, CA, US, Intern

As the materials librarian for this hospitality interior design firm I developed relationships with vendors and product representatives, performed administrative duties, and specification book preparation.

Oct 2009 - May 2010
 

Admiral Green Landscaping, San Francisco, CA, US, Design Assistant

Assisted landscape designer Terry Mulrooney, in client consultations, site surveys, design development, product selection, and plan illustration among other responsibilities.

Oct 2008 - May 2009
 

Education 

Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture & Design

In Academy of Art University I gained the technical and theoretical knowledge to drive me to move forward in the professional world of design and construction. The focus of my study was interior design but I developed and appreciation for the many facets of its process from its inception to its delivery and from big picture to the minute details.

Oct 2005 - May 2010
 

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, High School, Pre-College ArchitectureProgram

This pre-college architecture program introduced me to architecture and design with an emphasis on theory and critical thinking.

Oct 2009 - May 2010
 

Awards 

2010 AAU Spring Show, Other

Body of work displayed with distinction.

2010
 

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