Emiliano Ochoa

Emiliano Ochoa

Los Angeles, CA, US


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Introductory Profile                                                                                                              
• 9 yrs Total Professional Experience
  3 yrs Project Architect / Designer
  4 yrs Job Captain / Junior Designer
  2 yrs Draftsman
• 7 yrs Professional Freelance Experience
• Project Type Experience
  Commercial, Tenant Improvement, Institutional, K-12, Civil, Multi-Residential, High-End Custom Residential, Telecommunications
• SCI-Arc, B. Arch (5yr degree) 2003 
• Currently taking CA Architecture Licensing Exams
• Thoughtful & Innovative Designer
• Self-motivated Architect
• Superb English Writing & Verbal Skills
• Fluent in Spanish
• Great Team & Independent Worker
• Possess a Facility for Learning and Creative Thinking
• Invited Design Juror Critic & Design Teaching Assistant Experience
• Desire to Work for a Reputable and Dynamic Design / Construction Firm
• Salary and Benefits are Negotiable
• Prefer full-time, yet will consider partial or freelance contract work.

Letter of Introduction

Human Resources Director

           c/o Architecture Firm


Dear Sir or Madam:

Please find my resume, respectfully submitted for your consideration in fulfillment of the position posted on the jobs section of the Archinect web site. 

My design sensibilities are wide and varied. Great architectural work is like a custom made garment, as it should highlight and enhance the human experience, thus beginning and ending with the client’s satisfaction.  I personally prefer modern aesthetics, but have a deep respect and adoration for classical orders and systems as well as a great interest in exploring new building technologies and materials. In the end, my work should strike a natural balance between an effortless and intentional reading.

I am confident that my previous years of professional architectural experience and strong work ethic would be a great value to your organization in assisting with the execution of projects and company goals.  I have excellent people and communication skills. I am perceptive, a quick study, dedicated, also with a proven success record in assignments and responsibilities undertaken. Work samples are available under my profile in PDF format via Please expect to find abridged examples of 3d design work, design development and construction document sets of various projects.

I am capable of working independently as well as with others and would very much like to have the opportunity to bring a motivated and positive attitude to your organization.

Thank you for your time and consideration.  I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Emiliano Ochoa


Co-Em Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Principal

General planning services and custom design of commercial & residential improvements

Aug 2005 - current

The Bowery Group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager / I.T. - CAD Manager

High End Residential Project Management, Production of Deliverable Documents for Client Presentations, Municipal Submittals, and Construction Management,
Responsible for creation and management of CAD standards and drawing libraries.
Responsible for management of Computer Stations, Software / Hardware, and Server / Network.

Sep 2012 - Jan 2013

Techentin Buckingham Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Architect

Production of S.D., D.D. & C.D. phases of 100 unit Condominium, Paroquiel Elementary Schools and Several Custom Residences. Construction Meetings, RFI’s, Managed Consultants; Also managed Auto-Cad and PC Network

Aug 2006 - Sep 2008

CR Carney Architects, Inc., Tustin, CA, US, Job Captain

Production of Z.D., D.D. & C.D. phases of telecommunication substations. Production of D.D. & C.D. of Custom Residences.

Dec 2004 - Aug 2006

McDonnell Group, Whittier, CA, US, Junior Designer

Production of D.D. phase of custom residences, managed AutoCad.

Mar 2004 - Oct 2004

East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, CA, US, Design Studio Teaching Assistant

Assisted instructor and lectured first & second year design students and led studio critiques; Also designed Arch. Dept. promotional posters.

Feb 2001 - Apr 2003

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, AutoCad / 3d Studio Teaching Assistant

Assisted instructor and tutored students in AutoCAD / 3d Studio software course.

Sep 2002 - Nov 2002

RLB Architecture, Inc., Pacific Palisades, CA, US, Draftsperson

Production of D.D. and C.D. phases of several custom residences.

Jun 2001 - Sep 2001

Quatro Design Group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

Tenant improvements for Telscape stores in Montebello and in Paramount; conceptual study for Mednik Community Center in East Los Angeles; D.D. and C.D. phases of several custom residences and residential communities; designed RFQs; Managed AutoCad.

Jun 1998 - Apr 2001

Calvada Surveying, Inc., Corona, CA, US, Draftsperson

Production of survey maps: A.L.T.As, topographical maps, property and sub-division maps. Assisted field survey.

Jun 1996 - Sep 1997


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Undergraduate

5 yr. Professional Bachelors of Architecture Degree

Sep 1998 - May 2003

East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, CA, US, Architecture

Vocational Degree in Architectural Drafting
Vocational Degree in Architectural Computer Aided Drafting Design
Vocational Degree in Urban Studies

Sep 1995 - May 1998

Montebello High School, Montebello, CA, US, High School, General Education / Architecture

Three years of Architectural Design / Drafting & Architectural Scale Model courses

Sep 1991 - May 1995


Lyceum Traveling Fellowship Competition, Other

Design Competition Participant


E.L.A.C. Arch. Dept. Merit Scholarship, Scholarship


Sci-Arc Transferring Student Portfolio Scholarship, Scholarship


Jean Roth Driskel Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

A.I.A. Pasadena Foothill Chapter - Jean Roth Driskel Memorial Scholarship for a Community College Candidate


American Society of Engineers and Architects Chautauqua Design Competition, 1st Place

Grand Prize Winner


E.L.A.C. Art Contest Industrial Division, 1st Place


E.L.A.C. Arch. Dept. Design Scholarship, Scholarship


Building Industry Association Scale Model Design Competition, Other



Building Industry Association Scale Model Design Competition, Other



Los Angeles County Scale Model Design Competition, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization 


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