Passionate emerging professional in the field of Architectural Design & Visualization.
Interests: Interactive Architecture (kinetics & embedded computing), Branding & Strategic Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Furniture Design, CGI, Web Design, and Photography.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there will ever be to know and understand."
Silva Architects, Coral Gables, FL, US, Architectural Designer
The Realization Group, Miami, FL, US, Architectural Visualization Specialist
Architectural Scaled-models, Prototypes, 3D Renderings & Animations. (EXPERT)
Gained valuable insight in field of architecture, client relationships, budget management, and fulfillment of strict deadline schedules.
Programs: AutoCAD, Revit, 3DS Max, SketchUp, PhotoShop.
U.S. D.O.E. Solar Decathlon: Team FIU, Miami, FL, US, Animation Director / Architectural Drafter
Perform architectural drafting and product specifications, while gaining construction documentation (CD) experience as member of Landscape team.
Director of animation team; produced cinematic quality walk-through highlighting innovative features of the PerFORM[D]ance House. Part of required deliverables for $100K grant from D.O.E. and component of Marketability Contest.
Obtained working knowledge in Revit Architecture. (keynotes, callouts, 3d modeling, schedules, network linking, object families, rendering)
Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, Model Shop Graduate Assistant
Operated light-to-heavy machinery, while maintaining stringent safety procedure and welfare of students in a workshop environment.
Advised beginner-level students on fabrication techniques, and provided instructions until adequate operation of machinery was demonstrated.
Acquired advanced knowledge of model fabrication methods, proper material selections, and appropriate tool usage.
Sosa Construction Company, Charlotte, NC, US, Intern
Assisted in on-site safety precautions, interpretation of blueprints, inventory management, concrete masonry, and brick masonry.
Attended several sites at various levels of completion, observing full spectrum of construction process, potential setbacks, and appropriate solutions.
Observed proper professional collaborations between clients, architects, and contractors, necessary for a successful project.
Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL, US, Teacher Assistant / Lab Operator
Assistant for Director of Architecture Program.
Organized documents & presentations for Architecture History class.
Operated Architecture Lab; managed and organized inventory, maintained and repaired instruments, provided AutoCAD tutorials to new students.
Florida International University, MArch, Architecture
Runner-Up USGBC Natural Talent Design Competition 2010 (South Florida Chapter)
1 of 20 Graduate Minority Opportunity Fellows (2009-2010)
Florida International University, BArch, Architecture
Graffiti Gone Global Exhibition - Art Basel Miami
USGBC Natural Talent Design Competition 2010, 2nd Place
USGBC South Florida Chapter
FIU Graduate Minority Opportunity Fellow, Scholarship
1 of 20 Florida International University graduate minority fellows in 2009-2010.