Willy Williams

Willy Williams

New York, NY, US



• Talented and highly motivated designer with senior architectural designer, project architect/manager experience in the United States, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean.
• Technical expertise, along with broad experience in residential, hospitality, commercial and institutional architecture.
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and detail oriented skills. Team player.
• Experience in handling fast-paced and large/complex projects.
• Passionate environmentally conscious designer able to deliver effective results in a timely manner.
• Experienced leading day-to-day construction administration activities.
• Familiar with NYC Zoning Codes.
• Expert level in AutoCAD Architecture, PhotoShop, SketchUp, Revit and other arch software.


BRIAN O’KEEFE ARCHITECT, PC, New York, NY USA , Sr. Architectural Designer/Project Architect

• Developed all phases of innovative high-end residential / multi-family and commercial projects ideas from concept to completion/construction administration
• Produced Construction Documents, technical details. Coordinated materials, schedules and workloads.
• Coordinated all contractor / sub-contractor plans
• Led and mentored junior associates on the production of construction documents, technical drawing details and specifications
• Prepared all necessary documents for DOB submissions, and reviewed design and CD to assure compliance with NYC codes
• Coordinated effective communications between all project involved parties
• Managed consultants,
• Coordinated on-site design problems and solutions during weekly construction meetings
• Cultivated successful relationships with clients and kept effective communication channels that resulted in successful projects, happy clients, and new business for the firm

May 2014 - current

Design Bureaux, Inc, New York, NY, US, Designer/Interior Architect

• Designed high end hospitality (restaurants, bar bistros, artisanal brewery) and retail projects in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Seoul, Korea
• Successfully led and developed projects from conceptual-schematic studies to completion including floor planning, material selection and composition, lighting, art work, and detailing of custom furniture designs
• Coordinated effective communication between contractors, subcontractors and vendors resulting in the successful achievement of project goals as scheduled
• Prepared complex construction documentation and construction details
• Prepared 3D models and images for project presentations

Mar 2013 - May 2014

FREELANCE CONSULTANT, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer/ 3D Visualizer/ Project Architect

• Designed and developed all phases of high-end residential projects (beachfront villas, townhouses, apartment buildings, country houses) and commercial properties
• Reviewed projects and determined specific needs such as space, ventilation, machinery/equipment modifications, locations, and specific renovations
• Created 3D models and renderings for clients
• Prepared construction documents for private companies and contractors

Feb 2010 - Apr 2013

BO ARKITEKTURA, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, Head Architectural Designer / Project Director

• Designed a high-end beachfront residential complex master plan
• Designed and developed all phases of a large-scale beachfront high-end resort-residential complex, including but not limited to ten high end villa models, a country club, two restaurants, a hotel guest house and services.
• Managed and led a group of four designers, providing design direction and programming during project development
• Prepared and performed concept and design presentation to clients
• Oversaw the construction documents production

Nov 2008 - Dec 2009

GVA -GÓMEZ VÁZQUEZ ALDANA & ASO, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Project Director / Lead Architectural Designer

• Promoted to Project Director/Lead Architectural designer after a proven record of excellent design solutions and successful project completions
• Led and coordinated a group of seven designers
• Designed complex master plans, site plans of high-end residential, commercial and hospitality projects through all of its phases
• Managed programming, analysis estimates, materials procurement, and vendors
• Coordinated and cultivated client relationship and external consultant teams
• Performed on-site supervision of multiple projects in different phases

Apr 2007 - Nov 2008

GVA - GÓMEZ VÁZQUEZ ALDANA & ASO, New York, NY, US, Project Architect / Architectural Designer

• Created and developed high-end residential, beachfront vacation houses, townhouse and apartment buildings from conceptual ideas through completion along with principals or other team member meeting deadlines
• Drafted complex and large-scale construction documents, detailed drawings and concept presentations
• Supervised and reorganized technical and engineering construction documents.
• Created 3D models and rendering views for clients
• Elaborated architectural models

Sep 2005 - Apr 2007

PATRICIA REID BAQUERO STUDIO, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Architect-CAD Designer

• Collaborated on design of high-end beachfront villas and retail interiors.
• Drafted technical and installation plans for projects
• Managed and coordinated vendors, installation crews, material selection, and on-site installation

May 2004 - Aug 2005

ROBERTO SCARFULLERY, SA, Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep, Junior Architect

• Hired as Junior Architect after exceptional internship performance
• Collaborated on designs for residential and hospitality projects
• Drafted construction documents and construction detail plans.
• Coordinated consultants and technical construction information.

Jun 2003 - May 2004

ROBERTO SCARFULLERY, SA, Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep, Intern Architect

• Drafted complex large-scale construction documents
• Collaborated on designing teaching rooms for schools and sections of hospitality projects.
• Administered constructions supply

Feb 2002 - Jun 2003


Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU), Santo Dominigo, Dominican Republic, Project Management

Sep 2007 - Oct 2008

Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, MArch, Architectural Design

Master in Architectural Design.

Sep 2005 - Mar 2008

Universidad Central del Este (UCE), San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1997 - Oct 2003

Universidad Central del Este (UCE), San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 1999 - Mar 2001

Areas of Specialization 


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