Lawless & Mangione, Yonkers, NY, US, Staff Architect
Develop bid documents, specifications, presentations, put together cost estimates, solicit proposals from contractors and vendors, conduct leak inspections, conduct Local Law 11 inspections and assemble Local Law 11 reportsfor more than 150 buildings, manage NYC DOB permit approval process. I work alongside other Staff Architects and under the Project Managers' direction.
Haverson Architecture & Design, Greenwich, CT, US, Junior Designer
While working at Haverson Architecture and Design, I worked mainly on a $30 million renovation of a country farm estate called Dogwood Farm in Connecticut. The estate had multiple buildings on it that were in disrepair. The firm and the owner worked together to come up with a design concept and renovated all the buildings so the family could start living on the estate, I worked on construction documents as well as surveyed existing conditions. A large portion of the construction documents were consisted of mill-work designs and interior elevations. After this project came to an end, I put together cost estimates, project presentations, and other drawings for smaller retail and restaurant projects.
The Inner Group, Peekskill, NY, US, Graphic Design Intern & Freelance Photographer
While taking classes at Westchester Community College to earn an associates degree in Graphic Arts, i secured two internships in graphic design. During this time, I secured a position as a graphic design intern at two locations. At The Inner Group, I was a freelance photographer as well as a graphic design intern. I took photos for the agency to use for their marketing campaigns as well as photographs for the agency's "about us" section of their website. I took photographs for the affiliated art gallery and assisted them in designing their shows.
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture
At the University at Buffalo, I studied classes in Architecture. Classes included introductory design and programming classes, structures, statics and materials, design studios, Mathematics, Physics, History of architecture and Art, and Archaeology classes. I graduated the program in the typical four years that is recommended and began to work at a large firm in the Buffalo and Rochester areas.