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Eric Sabinano

Eric Sabinano

West Palm Beach, FL, US

 

About 

• NCIDQ  Certificate number- 26188
• 27+ years of successful experience working with several worldwide well known firms in hotel design such as Hirsch Bedner and Associates, Bilkey Llinas Design, Don Ashton Designers and International Design Studio.
• Well exposed and experienced in five star international hotels, my career has given me the opportunity to travel to several countries, these exposures had gained and developed my expertise in the industry.   
• Several years of experience in high-end residential, commercial and other multi-industry projects with positive results.
• Solid experience in all facets of design and project management, executive management  including direct communication with the clients and extensive coordination with other related consultants.
• Good leadership, mentoring, direction and guidance for a design team, motivate the staff to maintain peak performance.
• Problem solver, pro-active and very diplomatic in dealing with the clients, peers, contractors, and team mates.
• Ability to handle and lead a number of projects at the same time from conceptual programming, presentation, documentation, coordination, supervision to completion.
• Very flexible, capable of adopting multi roles simultaneously and open minded to all kinds of ideas and opportunities in the industry.
• Bi-Lingual-fluent in English and Tagalog. (Basic Spanish)
 

Employment 

Goudie Associates, Hongkong, Hospitality Design Manager

Responsibilities
• Directs the daily activities of the Interior Design team. Develops employee’s functions and promote quality leadership
• Develops and manages functions process to ensure deadlines are met
• Directs the daily activities of the Interior Design team. Develops employee’s functions and promote morale by quality leadership
• Manages time and attendance of interior designers to ensure adequate staffing
• Participate in the hiring process, evaluation and promotions of interior designers
• Oversee the work of the design discipline by determining schedule, defining and delegating tasks, anticipating problems and interfacing with the clients.
• Management through all design phases of the projects, supervise design team, project staff requirements during course of project, and review design task assignments, monitor schedules and milestones
• Coordination with the owner, architects, contractors, sub-contractors, graphics, kitchen, lighting consultants etc.
• Oversee and monitor quality of design work produced to achieve highest level of excellence possible while producing work within allocated time frame
• Represent the company on site meetings
• Design development together with the company’s co-directors and designers
• Design coordination with the FF& E department
• Review of shop drawings from the contractors and sub contractors
• Coordination of billings with co directors, accounting division, CEO etc.
• Supervision and producing of interior construction documents
• Supervision of cad operators and reviewing(red markings) their work prior to issuance
• Overall project management (day to day correspondence, answering RFIs,etc.)
• Perform other duties as required

May 2011 - current
 

Bilkey Llinas Design, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, Senior Project Manager/Designer

Responsibilities
• Directs the daily activities of the Interior Design team. Develops employee’s functions and promote quality leadership
• Develops and manages functions process to ensure deadlines are met
• Directs the daily activities of the Interior Design team. Develops employee’s functions and promote morale by quality leadership
• Manages time and attendance of interior designers to ensure adequate staffing
• Participate in the hiring process, evaluation and promotions of interior designers
• Oversee the work of the design discipline by determining schedule, defining and delegating tasks, anticipating problems and interfacing with the clients.
• Management through all design phases of the projects, supervise design team, project staff requirements during course of project, and review design task assignments, monitor schedules and milestones
• Coordination with the owner, architects, contractors, sub-contractors, graphics, kitchen, lighting consultants etc.
• Oversee and monitor quality of design work produced to achieve highest level of excellence possible while producing work within allocated time frame
• Represent the company on site meetings
• Design development together with the company’s co-directors and designers
• Design coordination with the FF& E department
• Review of shop drawings from the contractors and sub contractors
• Coordination of billings with co directors, accounting division, CEO etc.
• Supervision and producing of interior construction documents
• Supervision of cad operators and reviewing(red markings) their work prior to issuance
• Overall project management (day to day correspondence, answering RFIs,etc.)
• Perform other duties as required

Oct 1995 - Mar 2005
 

Education 

University of Santo Tomas, Manila, PH, Bachelors, Architecture

Jul 1980 - Mar 1985
 

University of Santo Tomas, Manila, PH, Building Construction Technology

Jul 1980 - Mar 1983
 

Areas of Specialization 



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