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Tana Mitchell

Tana Mitchell

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

My past experience includes creating conceptual designs, developing architectural drawings, construction project management, project administration, and production of 3d renderings. To further illustrate my qualifications, the following briefly outlines the scope of my experience.

 My Qualifications and Experience:
_Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

_2 years Creative and Design experience

_4 years Residential and Retail project administration experience

_Proficiency in AutoCad, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, 3d Studio Max

I am seeking to align myself with a company positioned for strong growth and one that will utilize my skill set to its fullest potential. Given my technical knowledge, architectural, and construction background, I know that my skills will be beneficial to your company. 

Employment 

Felicia Zwebner Design, New York, NY, US, Project Administrator

• Assist in creating schematic designs.
• Assist in FF&E selection.
• Quote on and research best supplier pricing for FF&E specifications, maintain good and honest supplier relations.
• Generate and send purchase orders.
• Manage logistics and shipping, including the developing projected on-site date delivery schedule for each project, communicating lead times and tracking project progress.
• Create cost estimates and invoices for all projects.
• Produce and respond to RFIs and submittals.
• Maintain project files including correspondence, product specifications, and contracts.
• Work with Accounting Department to insure invoices are finalized prior to closing project books.
• Responsible for general office administration duties, including scheduling of meetings, updating calendars, scheduling shipping and delivery.

Dec 2015 - current
 

Century 21 Department Stores, New York, NY, US, Creative Architectural Associate

• Assist Project Managers on site visits, record and report meeting minutes as needed.
• Work closely with Manger of Design and Construction on a range of design projects from small renovations to new Department Stores.
• Create 3d renders of store displays, interior retail renovation proposals and exteriors of new store proposals.
• Design furniture and retail fixtures for in store displays, including all dimensions and specifications contributing to concept design of new stores and design overhauls of existing stores.
• Develops design documentation to support design intent including schematic drawings and finish palettes using Cad, Graphics and 3d Rendering Software.
• Generates presentation drawings, design analysis and studies
• Assist in the development and drawing of the store’s design and millwork prototype book.
• Review of Millwork Shop Drawings.
• Performs basic Accessibility Code research and new project information searches.

Jul 2013 - Dec 2015
 

Remont, Inc., Brooklyn, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager

• Collaborate with contractors to develop scopes of work that can be packaged for competitive bidding.
• Act as Liaison between Property Management and Contractors to collaborate and develop approved site logistics plans, schedules, and notices to residents for all construction activities.
• Monitor construction activities for compliance with contract, administer and enforce contract.
• Assist in the coordination of change orders; track and respond to RFIs and submittals.
• Prepare requests for insurances certification and prepare lien waivers.
• Oversee construction and conduct regular site visits.
• Track and review sub-contractor billings/disbursements and vendor invoices.
• Maintain project files including correspondence, contracts, change orders, etc.
• Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as requested by supervision.
• In-house draftsman and 3d artist

Jan 2012 - Jun 2013
 

Interior Management Inc., New York, NY, US, Intern Project Manager

• Assist Project Managers on site visits, record and report meeting minutes as needed.
• Maintain the client list and retain purchase orders and invoices for project materials.
• Execute change orders.
• Maintain project files including correspondence, product specifications, and contracts.
• Assist in track scheduling.
• Research and recommend solutions to design document problems.
• Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as requested by supervision.

Apr 2011 - Nov 2011
 

Figure H Inc., Miami, FL, US, 3D Artist

• Transform architectural blueprints into three dimensional models.
• Create 3d models of furniture and props from pictures.
• Use of 3ds Max, Adobe Photoshop, and AutoCAD to create high quality images.
• Application of materials and set up scene lighting.
• Physical model builder for residential projects.
• Manager over outsourced projects.

Mar 2006 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

Jun 2002 - Aug 2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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