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Luis Agustin Rodriguez

Luis Agustin Rodriguez

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Well-versed design + production professional with 8 years of experience within the architectural field, and going on 2 years of experience in product manufacturing. Experience in architecture through several offices and partnerships, ranging in projects including single and multi-family housing, restaurants, high-end retail, commercial, interiors and furniture design. Proficient in concept design packages and presentations, design development drawings and 3D modeling, construction documents detailing and specification. Within the manufacturing field, trained as project manager including project development scheduling, subcontracted tooling and machining management, material definition and bill of material management, material processing instruction and knowledge.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Louis Vuitton, North America, San Dimas, CA, US, Product Developer

Managed the development of new products for manufacturing. Created and interpreted CAD 2D patterns, organized the accrual of tooling and machinery, designed jigs for efficient material processing, worked with production artisans to maintain a high level of quality and efficiency.
Created technical books used for tooling, operational organization, bill of materials, pricing and costing. Participated in a ‘Key Performance Indicators’ group assigned to organize data on the workshop’s output, to have a measure of the company’s performance and facilitate improvement.
Led teams of 20 members for specific developments, including logistic, supply chain management, material cutting + preparation + assembly teams and artisans. Communicated with workshops and headquarters in France to maintain design and quality standards, research new material, and report development progress.

Aug 2011 - current
 

Altoon Partners LLP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Design team member within a medium-sized office, focusing on design communication through CAD drawings ranging from concept plan layouts, design study elevations, to design development internal floor plan design, site plan organization, and construction documents including elevation + section detailing and specification. Also provided communication through 3D modeling including massing studies, conceptual design study models, presentation quality renderings, and design package presentation images. Worked alongside design principal and office partner in concept package, managed off-site consultants and participated in design meetings, acted as member of LEED integration in project development and helped organize office functions. Within each particular project, oversaw and managed the development of all 3D modeling.

May 2006 - Jul 2011
 

studioYVESinc., San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Within a 2-3 person small team environment, provided CAD presentation drawing and package management, 3D modeling design and presentation renderings, client presentation and design charrettes assistance, office management and organization.

Jun 2003 - May 2006
 

Education 

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1999 - Jun 2004
 

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1999 - Jun 2004
 

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