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Owen Dalton

Owen Dalton

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

My background includes architectural design, interior design, Landscape design and construction management.
At this stage in my career, I am eager to establish myself at a design-build firm that closely reflects my core philosophies, will provide me the opportunity to continue to develop my skills and of course, who can benefit from my years of battle tested experience.

You can see my complete portfolio by visiting:

http://www.wix.com/owendalton/otd-portfolio

 

 

Skills & Qualifications

Architecture: Experience in all phases of the architectural design process: Extensive experience in designing and project managing high-end residential properties. Other experience includes: Hillside designs, High-End Beachfront residential, Custom residential, Spec-homes, Mixed use, Tenant improvement, Multi-Family, Commercial, Historical and Resort Design.

Landscape Design: Specialized in designing and building custom landscapes and pools for High-end Residential homes and large estates. Particularly emphasized on drought tolerant California native plants, lighting design, low use irrigation, proper drainage systems and custom water feature design.

Construction Project Management: Experienced in project managing and the overall building process. (Estimating, Scheduling, Bidding, Contract Negotiations, Budgeting, Purchasing Materials, Site Supervision, Safety and Quality Control, Permits, Building Inspections, Osha Inspections, Loan Inspections and hands on experience.

Computer Skills: AutoCAD, Revit, 3D Max, CAP/20-20, Worksheet, Photoshop, Illustrator, Power Point, Word, Excel, Microsoft Projects, QuickBooks.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

TDC Properties, Marina Del Rey., Design-Build Project Manager

Design-Build Project Manager for A Real Estate Development Company specializing in the rehab of existing properties. Managed the construction of multiple properties, by designing the layouts, drawing construction documents, picking material, working with engineers, getting city approvals, Scoping and estimating Properties, along with working with contractors and vendors. Also upgrading the internal systems methods, along with helping design the internal project managing computer program.

Jun 2014 - current
 

One Source Facilities Group, Westwood, CA, Designer/Project Manager

Design and Project Managing the construction of Tenant improvement projects for Commercial, Universities, Medical facilities & Custom residential projects. TI consists of new Alur frameless Glass wall systems, Design and installation of High-end commercial grade furniture, HD Video web conference systems. Other projects consist of storage and warehouse facilities along with Municipal Buildings. Other responsibilities include Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Inventory and internal systems management.

Jan 2011 - Jun 2014
 

Levin Group, Project Manager/ Architectural Designer

Designed multiple high-end modern beachfront residential homes and landscapes. Specializing in renovating existing beachfront properties, along with converting R1 to Commercial property use. Was in complete control of the projects from design throughout the construction. Also worked on Landscape/Site Design, Hillside homes, Interior remodels, along with Project managing the construction process.

Jan 2006 - Jan 2011
 

R.E. Lee Design & Construction, Project Manager

Assisted in the design and construction of a 41,670 Square ft Community Center called (M.E.N.D). In the design-build process I worked on all the medical and dental facilities, the food and clothing dispensary center, a professional industrial commercial kitchen, all ADA requirements, site and landscape plan, custom reception desk design, along with a the over all construction documents. I also worked on several residential renovations and commercial tent improvement projects.

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
 

Alger Development: Culver City, CA, Project Manager

Designed and managed the construction of several high-end residential spec homes and a 10 unit condominium. Had complete control of the projects from design throughout the construction. Assisted in the presale of 2 of the units in the condominium before construction was completed through marketing and advertisement strategies.

Jan 2003 - Jan 2004
 

Berliner Architects, Design Draftsman

Designed and drafted multiple high-end single-family residential homes, along with Commercial, historic and Educational projects. Specializing in solving construction issues onsite, along with inspecting ongoing projects.

Jan 2001 - Jan 2003
 

J. Irish Design Studio/Belanger landscape: West LA, CA, Landscape Designer/Site Supervisor

Designed and built multiple pools and landscapes for High-end Residential homes and large estates. Supervising the construction and established reoccurring clients in the real-estate development industry.

Jan 1998 - Jan 2001
 

Education 

Santa Monica College, Business Program and Interior Design

Jan 2005 - Jan 2007
 
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
 

Santa Monica College, Architecture

Jan 1999 - Jan 2002
 

Areas of Specialization 



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