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Randall Yogachandra

Randall Yogachandra

San Jose, CA, US

 

About 

I have worked in Argentina and Dubai as an architect, learning every element of the profession, from design work to technical work, to project managing.  I took a three year hiatus to pursue a new venture in developing and running a start up event company, where I was able to learn new skills such as budgeting, contractual obligations, team management, brand development and marketing.  Now, I want to bring all newly acquired skills and administer them to architecture and get back into following my true passion.  With my experience in architecture and being a COO of a company, I know that my skills will be a positive gain for any firm, along with my determination to get the tasks done and meet deadlines, I'm sure that I can help any organization I join.   I truly would like to get back into architecture and start focusing on becoming registered back in the U.S. so that I can become a bigger asset to the organization.  

Employment 

FAUST Consult, Dubai/Germany, Project Manager/Project Designer

 Supervised over 15 employees between Abu Dhabi and Germany.
 Integral part in designing and developing interiors for two of the largest hospitals in the UAE – Al Ain
Hospital and Al Mafraq Hospital
 Developed schematic designs for Security Hospital in Syria
 Chief Designer for Conceptual showroom on YAS Marina Island.
 Coordinated logistics and meetings between both UAE and Germany
Headed and designed special project for YAS Showroom - working with the royal family of Abu Dhabi
Assisted in the principal design of the Hospital suites for Al Ain Hospital
Was responsible for all design elements meeting codes and regulation standards

Apr 2009 - Jun 2010
 

BurtHill/Stantec Architects, Dubai, Production Manger/Architect

 Managed 2 Major Development projects with a team of 12 employees.
 Ensured that all development and design criteria were met.
 Ensured all deadlines were met set by the client.
 Helped design and develop major master plan community Bloom Gardens
 Assisted with the client in developing and design of 3 villa types for master plan – including floor plan
 Responsible for designing various interior elements of Palm Soffitel Hotel.
 Directed and trained over 150 employees in BIM (Building Information Modeling)
 Implemented software and new techniques to ensure maximum output and development with minimal
manpower
 Worked closely with clients for major project developments.
 Responsible for transitioning over 60 projects to new software BIM

Mar 2006 - May 2010
 

corbisglobal, argentina, cordoba, Project manager/architect

 Managed team of 5 to ensure each project was completed on required deadlines
 Oversaw 4 major projects globally
 Assisted on design development with clientele to ensure all criteria was met
 Led and managed all construction drawing documents
 Involved in all phases of project design
 Started Revit/BIM training programs for all staff and new employees
 Coordinated projects with major firms such as WATG, Bergman Walls Associates, Burt Hill, and Carlos
Zapata Studios

Sep 2006 - Mar 2008
 

Education 

NewSchool of Architecture + Design, MArch, Architectural Design

Aug 2003 - May 2006
 

University at Buffalo, BArch, Political Science

Aug 1998 - May 2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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