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Veronika Kazakova

Veronika Kazakova

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am a professional architectural and interior designer with 9 years of experience in residential, healthcare, commercial, retail/wholesale and educational projects in New York City, NJ, Connecticut. I am holding a Master's degree in Architecture (Moscow, Russia) and a Master of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University (NYC).

I have solid experience in coordinating all stages of architectural project from schematic to construction documentation and administration. Given my background in Architecture and current experience in project management I have demonstrated a consistent success as a leader to achieve goal-oriented standards. 

Employment 

daSILVA Architects / e4h Architecture, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

- High comfort Healthcare architectural work (Schematic Design to Construction Documents and on site Construction administration supervision) to comply with clients needs and local / state codes requirements.
- Issuing DOB/DOH packages for filing, bidding and construction.
- Proven experience in Shop Drawings reviewing, clarification sketches preparing for construction coordination

Apr 2015 - current
 

Poliform, USA, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

- Residential and commercial interior design work from Preliminary design stage to detailed Construction drawings and Bids (FF+E schedules, presentations and pricing estimates).
- Improved high-end contract projects implementation by supervising construction sites and performing Test Fits (Park Ave multi-family buildings).
- Increased projects design cost by negotiating materials and pricing during meetings with clients, contractors, MEP consultants.
- Developed interior projects by request for dealers in US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico to satisfy their needs and expectations with the revenue for the company.

Mar 2012 - Mar 2015
 

Workshop/apd - SpruceBox, New York, NY, US, 3D Max Visualization, Freelance

- Executed over 10 successful design projects and interior models for the architectural online website allowing customers to choose best products from the interior market.
- Implemented photomontage ideas and image processing strategies to optimize design process.
- Voluntary - Sprucebox web site administration

May 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Team4Design, New Rochelle, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

- Preliminary to DOB sets of drawings preparation in AutoCad and 3D Max
- Test Fits and detailed project analysis (schedules, specifications, material research) of the proposed residential, commercial, cultural and educational projects
- DOB submittals, shop drawings, estimates, phone conference meetings
- Construction sites observations for better project implementation
- Meetings with clients to bring their needs into successful design

Sep 2010 - May 2011
 

Linda Yowell Architects, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

- Worked together with the Senior LEED accredited architect and performed architectural part of work for the residential, educational and historic projects
- Responsible for new design options, 3D presentations, high-end finishing and material research for different projects
- Attended official meetings and took part in the discussions regarding various renovations

Jan 2008 - Aug 2009
 

Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

- Was the member of the group of architects to develop Interior concept based on the eco-materials of the Performance Hall-Crocus City Expo 3, for Moscow, Russia
- Responsibilities included Conceptual and Schematic Design phase, materials studying and developing 3D model using 3D Auto Cad and Sketch Up Pro 6

Sep 2007 - Jan 2008
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Sustainability Management

Sep 2012 - Dec 2014
 
Nov 2002 - Jun 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills