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Ivana Andrejevic

Ivana Andrejevic

Libertyville, IL, US

 

About 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
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Over 12 years of international practice in architectural and interior design field. My
goal has been to gain experience on a variety of project types: commercial,
hospitality, high-end residential, educational, ecclesiastical, multi-family, senior and
assisted living, as well as on different styles of project delivery—traditional, designbuild,
integrated. I have a proven record of thorough understanding of all project
phases including contracts, interior space planning, permit drawings, construction
documents, details, specifications, schedules, code requirements, budgeting, and
construction contract administration.
I am determined to continue my career in the Architecture/Interior Design field within
a dynamic work environment that will provide challenging growth opportunities while
utilizing my broad experience and technical knowledge in interior design and
architecture.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
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• LEED Accredited Professional - LEED AP INTERIOR DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION
(March 2009), USGBC
• After passing all the ARE exams (December 2011) I am expecting my
architectural license.
• High proficiency in: Revit, Auto CAD Architecture 2010 – working in BIM
(including previous versions), SketchUp, Photoshop, 3D Studio MAX/ VIZ, Adobe
CS, Auto Desk Impression, Microsoft Office Professional.
• Substantial knowledge of Building Regulation (Building Codes, Zoning, ADA).
• Thorough understanding of finish and building materials, furniture and furniture
systems, millwork details, building systems, construction details and
construction techniques.
• Strong organizational and project management skills emphasizing team
collaboration with proven results in efficient and timely completion of complex
interior projects.
• Substantial knowledge in sustainable design, “green” interiors, and LEED
principles and administration process.
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WORK EXPERIENCE
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September 2006 - January 2011
KNAUER Inc, 720 Waukegan Road Ste 200, Deerfield, Illinois
Supervisor: Danilo Yanong, AIA, Vice President
Project Specialist - Interiors
40 Hours per Week
Responsible for preparation of construction contract documents
following established office standards. Responsible for 3D models/still
renderings and presentation material for new construction and
remodeling projects. Interface with other disciplines to integrate all
project elements into unified designs. Assisted Principal Architect in
design for retail, restaurants, mixed use developments, hotels and clubs.
Performed code analysis and researched systems and materials.
Assisted Project Manager in administration of construction contracts and
conducted periodic on-site observation of work during construction to
monitor compliance with construction documents. Responsible for code
analysis and compliance of project design. Responsible for implementing
sustainable design principles into projects by preparing and presenting
environmentally responsible design approaches in building design and
construction. Utilize computer assisted design and drafting (CADD)
equipment and software to perform design duties and review work of
others. Took initiative, developed, and implemented LEED training
program for Knauer Inc employees.
March 2006 – September 2006
The Dobbins Group, 173 East Laurel Avenue, Lake Forest, Illinois
Supervisor: Tom Dobbins, AIA, President
Project Architect - Interiors
40 Hours per Week
Responsible for construction documents, space plans, coordination
with consultants, material and color selection, and specification; 3D
models/still renderings and presentation material for commercial
interior projects including office, corporate industrial and retail
facilities. Developed detailed design concepts, interpreted ordinances,
and coordinated work with other disciplines. Performed site survey.
Responsible for production and coordination of permit documents,
production and presentation of preliminary design concepts utilizing
several software packages.
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September 2005 – March 2006
FWC Architects, 303 Waukegan Ave. Highwood, Illinois
Supervisor: Arthur Cottrell, Partner
Intern Architect/Architectural Designer
40 Hours per Week
Responsible for conceptual, schematic design and design development
utilizing CAD. Produced 3D models/still renderings and presentation
material, permit documents and construction contract documents for
high-end single family residential projects. Performed site survey and
periodic site observations. Revised company web site and was involved
in design and production of marketing material and proposals.
October 2004 - August 2005
Larson and Darby Group, 4949 Harrison Avenue, Suite 100, Rockford, Illinois
Supervisor: Douglas J. Brooks, AIA, Vice President
Intern Architect/Architectural Designer
40 Hours per Week
Responsible for production of construction contract documents, space
plans, coordination with consultants and code analysis for office,
schools, retail and religious facilities. Facilitated timely exchange of
information between all project team members. Performed site survey.
Responsible for conceptual and schematic design including 3D
models/still renderings. Assisted Project Manager in administration of
construction contracts. Responded to contractor’s requests for
information, and maintained logs of receipt and transmittal of the
same.
March 2002 - October 2004
Tyson & Billy Architects, P.C., 4000 Morsay Drive, Rockford, Illinois
Supervisor: Ron Billy, AIA, President
Intern Architect
40 Hours per Week
Participated in an initial programming interview with the project
manager and client.
Responsible for the conceptual and schematic design including written
design goals and objectives, drawings and 3D models/still renderings.
Developed design in response to client’s budget.
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Responsible as a Project Architect for a number of projects, from the
schematic design, code analysis, and design development to the
construction document phase and specifications.
Prepared marketing material for architectural proposals for multi
family residential, senior and assisted living facilities.
1998-2001 Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade , Serbia
Department for Landscape Architecture
Assistant Professor
Taught Urban Design and Sustainable Urban Development at the
University of Belgrade. Developed program and led labs for approx. 40
students per year. Assisted professor in developing lectures and
conducting research on sustainable urban design.
EDUCATION
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Web Programmer Certificate (2011- 2012) expected, CLC, IL
Master of Architecture 1998-2000
School of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Bachelor of Architecture 1989-1995 (Ten semester program),
School of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Major: Architecture; Minor: Interior Design
List of selected projects including my responsibilities:
Moncler, Chicago IL – Retail (permit documents)
Pomellato, Chicago IL - Retail (permit documents)
Govas Residence, Lake Forest IL – (design, permit and construction documents)
Lou Malnati’s, Chicago IL – Restaurant (design, permit and construction
documents, FF&E spec.)
Intercontinental, Milwaukee WI – Hotel Interior Remodeling (construction
documents)
Grand Geneva Spa, Lake Geneva WI - Interior Remodeling (design and
construction document, sustainable design consultant, material selection)
Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva WI - Interior Remodeling (design and
construction document, sustainable design consultant, material selection)
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Grainger several locations – Corporate Interiors (space plans, design documents,
presentation renderings)
GAM Gear IL – Corporate Interior Remodeling (design, permit and construction
documents, FF&E spec.)
Ocean Prime several locations - Restaurant (presentation, permit and construction
documents, FF &E spec.)
Roti several locations - Mediterranean Fast Food Restaurant (construction
document, sustainable design consultant)
Midtown Athletic Club, Bannockburn IL – Interior Remodeling (design
development, construction document, FF&E spec.)
St Johns Lutheran Church -14,000SF (design development, code analysis,
construction document, coordination, and 3d model)
Amcore Bank several locations – Corporate Interiors (design development, 3d
models for graphic presentation)
Zlatibor “Golden Pine” restaurant at mountain resort, Serbia, Europe – (Author -
design concept).
Amber Café, Burr Ridge IL – Bar Remodeling (Author)

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Knauer Inc, Deerfield, IL, US, Project Specialist - Interiors

Project Specialist - Interiors
40 Hours per Week
Responsible for preparation of construction contract documents
following established office standards. Responsible for 3D models/still
renderings and presentation material for new construction and
remodeling projects. Interface with other disciplines to integrate all
project elements into unified designs. Assisted Principal Architect in
design for retail, restaurants, mixed use developments, hotels and clubs.
Performed code analysis and researched systems and materials.
Assisted Project Manager in administration of construction contracts and
conducted periodic on-site observation of work during construction to
monitor compliance with construction documents. Responsible for code
analysis and compliance of project design. Responsible for implementing
sustainable design principles into projects by preparing and presenting
environmentally responsible design approaches in building design and
construction. Utilize computer assisted design and drafting (CADD)
equipment and software to perform design duties and review work of
others. Took initiative, developed, and implemented LEED training
program for Knauer Inc employees.

Oct 2006 - Jan 2011
 

Education 

University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, MArch, Architecture

Major: Architecture
Minor: Interior Design

Oct 1989 - Dec 2000
 

Skills 



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