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Américo Blanco

Américo Blanco

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Employment 

IKEA, Los Angeles, CA, US, Interior Design Department

<Developed diverse and inspirational room schemes based on specific design parameters in order to create new room experiences throughout the store
<Responsible for selection of color schemes, room finishes, and lighting of rooms
< Improved standard space planning schemes to ensure efficient customer flow circulation
<Managed product executions through design development and implementation

Jan 2011 - current
 

Bellezza Media Magazine, Graphic Designer Freelance

<Responsible in the design layout and editing of articles
<Helped to improve the overall graphic and presentation content, leading to an increment in sales,and advertising from companies
<Developed new ideas and graphic presentations for companies advertising in the magazine
<Established good communication with clients to ensure a better solution and presentation of their idea
<Entrusted with the completion of articles and layouts to ensure proper printing and timely distribution

Jan 2009 - current
 

The Madfis Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, Junior Architect

<Responsible for all phases of project planning and design from initial site visit to drafting
<Performed site analysis for better understanding of site conditions in relation to the project
<Established good communication with clients and capture their ideas for better solutions to the project
<Routed documents and drawings through municipalities for planning and zoning
<Responsible for completion of 3D images, 3D/physical models and Powerpoints for presentations
<Coordination and selection of materials and specifications with consultants and clients
<Responsible for organization and drafting of constructions documents
<Develop drawings from conceptual sketches

Aug 2007 - Mar 2009
 

Steel Components USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 3D Modeler/Drafter

<Involved in a high-end residential homes project using Light Gauge Steel Framing
<Managed documents and coordinated mailings for all Residential project phases
<Responsible for completion of graphic presentations, 3d models, and plans using ArchiCAD

Nov 2006 - Apr 2007
 

3DCADCO, Miami, FL, US, 3D Modeler/Drafter

<Performed consulting drafting services for Interior Designer on high-end residential homes
<Responsible for completion of drawings and 3d perspectives of projects using ArchiCAD
<Responsible for communication and file exchanges with consultants

Jan 2004 - Jan 2006
 

Education 

Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, BArch, School of Architecture

Aug 2003 - May 2006
 

Awards 

PARK(ing) Day Organization<Finalist, Nomination

Top Finalist for the design of the NEW PARking Day Organization Tshirt.

2009
 

AIA Emerging Professionals Florida Cottage Design Competition<Finalist <Retractable Dwelling, Nomination

Top Ten Finalist
In collaboration with Alejandra Viana.

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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