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Gabriela Martinez

Gabriela Martinez

North Hollywood, CA, US

 

About 

Interior Designer

Profile:
An Interior Designer with 6 years of experience in a variety of project types including education, residential and retail design. Highly competent in ACAD and producing full-set construction documents. Professional design experience includes consulting with Ron Frink Architects, and as a team-member at Valerio Architects and DLR WWCOT. Fluent in English and Spanish.

Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Documents
  • Interior Design
  • FF&E's
  • Design Competitions
  • Building Codes (LA County)
  • Tenant Improvements
  • Creative Conceptualization
  • Presentation Packages
  • Client Coordination

Career Highlights:

  • Participated in the awarding Los Angeles City College Project; provided space planning and finish selection.
  • Provided interior design services as an employee and consultant for several prestigious projects including Louis Vuitton (Las Vegas), Mann Residence (Malibu) and Starbucks (LAX).
  • Coordinated client and tenant leasing with Douglas Emmett Builders for 200,000 sq. ft. of Tenant Improvements in Los Angeles, California.

Professional Experience:

Junior Interior Designer/Consultant

Ronald Frink Architects, September 2007- Continuous

An award-winning full-service Architecture Design, Interior and planning firm.

  • Created full construction documents on a 118,738 SF existing warehouse in Burbank, CA for the Warner Bros Corporate Archives Department.
  • Coordinated all design and construction phases along with model making services for a 7,862 SF private residence in Malibu, CA.
  • Participated in a design competition as a consultant for the 7,150 SF remodel and the 4,800 SF new addition of the Los Angeles Mission College in Sylmar, CA.

Junior Designer

Valerio Architects, October 2010- February 2011

A premier full service-creative design firm specializing in Retail and Restaurant Design.

  • Fabricated all survey and as-built drawings, along with permit issuing drawings on a 7,350 SF remodel of the Louis Vuitton retail space at the Saks Fifth Avenue Store in San Diego CA.
  • Created the as-built drawings and construction documents for the Oakley 2,061 SF remodel at the Mall of Louisiana in Baton Rouge, LA 
  • Completed the as-built and construction drawing phases of the 1,800 SF remodel for a new Starbucks addition to Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport.

Junior Interior Designer

DLR Group (Formally WWCOT), June 2006- September 2007

An award-winning, full-service Architecture, Design, Interior, Planning and Forensic firm with offices in California and China.

  • Fabricated the construction documents for the 7,900 SF remodel for the UCLA Police Department at the Kinross Building in Westwood, CA.
  • Coordinated all interior District State Architects (DSA) revisions for both East Los Angeles College 45,700 SF remodel of the Student Services building and the 42,000 SF parking structure addition.
  • Selected and coordinated finishes and submittals along with creating finish boards for the Riverside Community college 46,000 SF Remodel.

Technology and Design Tools:

  • AutoCad, Hand sketching, physical model making
  • Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Education:

Woodbury University (Bachelors of Architecture 2006)

Continuing course in Revit, Maya, Rhino,  and LEED
Studied Architecture and Diplomacy in Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain in the summer of 2002

 

full length portfolio at http://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielamartinez2

Elsewhere:

Education 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1999 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 



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