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Heidi E. Cervantes

Heidi E. Cervantes

Plano, IL, US

 

About 

CAREER SUMMARY                                                            
Architectural skills with knowledge in urban planning, sustainable design, codes and design build experience that can become a valuable asset in an architectural/design firm.

COMPETITIONS
• Art-City Peepshow 2005
     Pavilion Art Display

CORE COMPETENCIES
• Design Build
• Interior Design
• Hi-Rise Core Design
• Commercial and Residential Building
• Construction Documents
• Codes, Contracts and CSI
• Proficient in Spanish
• Proficient in Microsoft and Mac programs operating systems
• Site Planning
• Sustainable Design
• 3-D CAD and rendering operations – AutoCAD, Revit, ArchiCad, BIM, Accurender, Adobe CS, etc.
 

Employment 

MRSA Architects and Planners, Chicago, IL, US, Project Architect

MRSA ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS (2011-2012) Chicago, IL

Project Architect
• Coordinated, designed, managed and implemented the following tasks at MRSA:
OEMC updates
Area Calculations
Lease Book Updates
smartBook Updates
Re-measurements/Field Studies
Interior Finishes
Space Studies (tenant development design), Exhibits, CD's, Scope Docs,
Permit submissions (Zoning, Landmarks, etc.)
Clients
Colliers International, MB Real Estate, U.S. Equities,
Jones Lang LaSalle, Prairie Real Estate Group, Loyola,
Glenstar Properties, Tower Real Estate Services, Wexford,
North LaSalle Financial Association, Behringer Harvard,
Waterton, Commonwealth Partners, Mattersight, Peter
Colovos, John Caragher, Tatge Ward and Lloyd Berry.

YREP representative for MRSA

Jan 2011 - Aug 2012
 

Door 13 Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Intern Architect/Independant Contractor

DOOR 13 ARCHITECTS, LLC. (2005-2010) Chicago, IL
Intern Architect/ Independent Contractor
• Planned, prepared and designed various projects that included both commercial and
residential design with some design build. Key responsibilities included:

Site Analysis/Schematics
Construction Documents
Budgets, Contracts and Bids
Head Manager of CSI library

Projects (sample)
Brandwein Addition
Casey Garage
Geneva Terrace
Fairfield
NRI Laboratories

Oct 2005 - Aug 2010
 

Beco Group - Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Chicago, IL, US, Temporary Personnel

BECO GROUP – SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL, LLP. (2010-2010) Chicago, IL
Temporary Personnel
• Designed high-rise building cores and assisted in the final presentation product for competitions.

Projects
Beijing CSCEC (China Construction)
Wuchang Riverfront
Shanghai Poly Huangpu Riverfront Unit

Jan 2010 - Jan 2010
 

DKAL Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Draftsman

DKAL ARCHITECTS (2004-2005) Chicago, IL
Draftsman
• Assisted Architect on all aspects of interior design and construction documentation.

Projects
Church Of God

Aug 2004 - Aug 2005
 

Wallin Gomez Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Summer Internship

WALLIN/GOMEZ ARCHITECTS, LTD. (2005-2005) Chicago, IL
Summer Internship
• Worked in conjunction with Supervisor on commercial, residential and institutional
projects and generated construction documents for permit submittals.

Projects
Chicago Academy
2415 N. Harding
Taco Burrito King
Erie Elementary Charter School

May 2005 - Jul 2005
 

Fritkin Jones Design Group, Chicago, IL, US, Drafter/Detailer

FRITKIN JONES DESIGN GROUP, INC. (2001-2002) Chicago, IL
Drafter/Detailer
• Engineered and manufactured components for existing and new exhibits for trade shows.

Sep 2001 - Sep 2002
 

Education 

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
2002-2008 Chicago, IL
• Masters of Architecture
• Bachelors of Architecture

Aug 2002 - May 2008
 

Wilbur Wright College - CCC, Chicago, IL, US, Architecture

WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE
2000-2002 Chicago, IL
• Architecture CAD Certificate of Completion with High Honors

Aug 2000 - Aug 2002
 

Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, US, Biomedical Sciences

GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
1998-2000
Allendale, MI
• Pursued Biomedical Science Degree
• MSEC Scholar

Aug 1998 - May 2000
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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