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My name is Jose Robinson, I am a graduate of New York City College of Technology-CUNY with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture Technology. I recently completed the Intern Development Program (IDP) with NCARB and in the process of studying for my first licensing exams.
I have professional experience working in various architectural capacities. In my most recent position as Project Manager for a small multi-façaded architecture firm, I am responsible for creating Construction Documents for Building Department submission for all types of jobs including Alteration Type-1, Alteration Type-2, new buildings, additions and interior renovations. As well as preparing documents and applications with other agencies for project approval, such as RP-602s with the Department Of Finance, SD-1 & 2s with the Department Of Environmental Protection, Tree Planting Submissions with the Parks Department and presentations for variances with the Board Of Standards And Appeals. Other responsibilities include performing site surveys, interfacing with clients and contractors and maintaining meticulous records of all project data. I am well-versed in all aspects of both residential and commercial construction.
As a CAD Drafter/Design Assistant for an interior design firm, I excelled at creating custom millwork details and shop drawings for residential and hospitality interiors. Other tasks included researching, specifying and scheduling all FFE for construction documents and product procurement, as well as maintaining digital media sites for internet marketing.
As a Jr. Architect/Graphic Designer for a small realty firm, I was responsible for conducting all on-site surveys, drafting property listings and created print advertisements for the spaces, developing an architectural database for data efficiency and managing a small team of personnel.
I also produced business cards, logos/web graphics and HTML script code for creating online realty listings. Some of my other experience include: freelance drafting/design, architectural photography. My software knowledge includes AutoCAD 2014, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Google Sketchup, ACDSee Pro, HTML-language, 1and1 Web Builder, ARCHI-Office (file maker pro), Microsoft Office Suite and Quicken by Intuit.
I do hope that my experience and qualifications meet your needs; you can view my online portfolio, http://designedbyjoserobinson.blogspot.com/ to see samples of my work.
thinkDESIGN Architecture, Staten Island, New York, Architectural Project Manager
Boutique architectural firm specializing in residential and commercial new buildings and additions.
Conducted existing conditions and as-built site surveys for projects to be drafting in AutoCAD.
Managed all phases of a project, corresponding with clients, contractors and city agencies, drafting construction documents and preparing all associated paperwork for DOB review and approval.
Prepared Alt-1/ new building filings for homes in FEMA’s revised flood zone using Post-Hurricane Sandy Flood Resilience Text Amendment guidelines.
Interior Design Force, New York, NY, US, CAD Drafter/ Design Assistant
Soho-based award-winning interior design firm specializing in residential and hospitality design.
Draft architectural and interior design drawings for projects in design development and construction document phase.
Create detail drawings for custom millwork pieces, including specifying and scheduling all finishes.
Maintain digital database of project drawings, photos and FFE specification.
Boom Town Realty, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect/ Graphic Designer/ Office Manager
Realty firm specializing in custom renovation of commercial offices for subleasing to tenants.
Inspected realty holdings, documented all existing conditions; drafted design development and construction documents for website and print advertisements.
Successfully developed/maintained digital database of architectural plans, building photos and advertisements of all available listings.
Created company templates for business cards, brochures and web graphics.
Oversaw small team of drafters and data entry personnel.
Implemented a model for advertising to online real estate search engines using HTML language.
Leonard Colchamiro, PC, Brooklyn, NY, US, CAD Drafter/ Architectural Assistant
Full-service design/construction firm with a diverse range of architectural projects.
Conducted on-site job surveys for drafting existing conditions documents.
Maintained meticulous bookkeeping records for all office expenses, managing multiple accounts.
Created accounting efficiency by digitizing all architectural and financial records.
Garrett Singer Architecture & Design, Junior Architect/ Design Assistant
High end residential and commercial design/architectural branding firm.
Assisted principal in projects’ schematic design and design development phases; created design proposals to present clients with project resolutions.
Managed multiple projects in construction document phase; amended/corrected Department Of Buildings objections to obtain job approval.
Composed presentation submissions approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Organized office library using the MasterSpec standard for categorizing all FFE material.
Corresponded with clients and project associates for product procurement and take-offs.
New York City College of Technology, BArch, Architectue Technology
Chi Alpha Epsilon Scholar. 3.2 GPA.