Esteban Varas

Esteban Varas

New York, NY, US





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

Using a versatile set of administrative skills such as planning, managing and coordinating; I assisted five Project Managers with ongoing renovations of various high end residential projects in Manhattan.

Worked independently as needed on-site and monitored the performance of subcontractors to ensure the meticulous quality of the work from start to finish.
Prepared and monitored the scope of the work monthly on a monthly basis and organized weekly reports.

Communicated and coordinated with all parties involved which included architect, contractors, designers, and laborers in order to meet milestone deadline.

Keep organized and detailed notes on an everyday basis as well as developing punch-lists.
Arranged for pick-up, deliveries, and purchases of all any materials needed.

Assisted with office tasks such as filing and organization of paperwork and making necessary phone calls.

Using a template; developed both change orders and proposal sheets for clients.

May 2012 - Sep 2012

Roger Williams University, Bristol RI, Preservation Research Assistant

Worked as a design team member for the Historic Rehabilitation class, developed floor plans and elevations, for the students’ proposal to the Historic Preservation Committee of Rhode Island. Assisted with on site documentation and assessment of buildings in need of rehabilitation.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2011


Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, KH, Archeology

Researched and studied Khmer architecture, culture, and politics alongside the Project Director for KDNK, with my research mainly focusing on planning and design of temples and cities of modern Cambodia.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2012

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

Design Studio was the core course of all my semester at RWU with other focuses on, construction, art history, theory, engineering, computer applications, historic preservation, and the arts.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2011

Istanbul Technical University & Middle East Technical University, Istanbul, Ankara; Turkey, Sustainability

Developed a body of work through video and writing that was later used to create alternative methods of sustainable design in a broader scope outside of Turkey. This was achieved by touring and extensive analysis of Turkish architecture, construction, local ecosystems, culture, and social problems in the realm of sustainability and preservation.

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011


ILA, Scholarship

Merit awarded scholarship. Maintained a 3.0 GPA while continuing co-curricular involvement on campus to create a holistic and inclusive community. The scholarship was awarded for four years as long as involvement and GPA were maintained.


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