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Jose Antonio Torres

Jose Antonio Torres

San Juan, PR, US

 

About 

Currently Developing Interiors (Tenant Improvement) and Construction Supervision. Constant communication with local architects and engineers for the design development.   Mainly offering Professional Services for architectural design using ACAD and Sketchup with Shaderlight.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • General Contractor + Architecture
  • Project Designer / Manager
  • Project Inspection + Supervision
  • Schematic Design with 3D Renderings
  • Interior Design + Remodeling
  • Commercial & Residential Design-Build
  • Construction Documents

SKILLS

  • Leadership and Project Management skills while delegating key tasks to a team ensuring a complete and thorough assignment to be delivered on time.
  • Persuasive with strong oral and written communication
  • Excellent presentation and graphic skills
  • Fully Bilingual in English and Spanish

COMPUTER PROFFICIENCY

  • Autodesk Programs: ACAD 2011, 3DMax, and Revit.
  • Google 3D Software: Sketchup
  • CS3 Programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Microsoft Office Programs: Project, Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Modern Space, Inc., San Juan, PR, US, Principal / Architectural Designer / Project Manager

JAN 2009 – FEB 2014: MODERNSPACE, INC., San Juan, PR
HOSPITALITY, RESIDENTIAL AND RETAIL DESIGN (Tenant Improvement)

POSITION: [Independent Architectural Designer + Contractor]

• 50 Projects (Design-Build)
• 3D Max/ACAD + Revit + Adobe CS
• 250,000 SF (small-scaled projects)
• Bidding Negotiations
• Request for Proposals
• Conceptual & Schematic Design
• Construction Estimates
• Project Coordination
• Marketing & Business Development
• Project Management
• Leading team of designers
• Leading multiple trades for construction
• Construction Documents

Jan 2009 - Mar 2014
 

BEAME Architectural Partnership (BAP Design), Miami, FL, US, Architectural Designer - Retail / Hospitality

HOSPITALITY, RESIDENTIAL AND RETAIL DESIGN

Working closely with clients and directly with Project Architects/Designers during the initial process of conceptual design and their development with presentations that involved physical models along with 3D renderings.

•Dolphin Plaza, Miami, FL
•Mega Plaza, Honduras
•Randhurst Village, Chicago, ILL
•Tampa Towers Condo-Hotel, FL
•Americana Mall, Dominican Republic
•The Brasilia Mall, Brazil

Jan 2006 - Jan 2009
 

Education 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, Masters, Architecture

Best Master's Architectural Thesis - Crystal Award at Virginia Tech (Alexandria, VA)

dis.PLAY - Center for the Art of Moving Images. A Film Center for Washington, D.C.

Thesis Book: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-02242006-232010/

Aug 2000 - May 2002
 

Escuela de Arquitectura Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, BArch, Architecture

Year-2000 - Best Undergrad Portfolio - School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico.

Aug 1996 - Jun 2000
 

Areas of Specialization 

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