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Carol Brito

Carol Brito

Miami, FL, US

 
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About 

An innate planner that enjoys to be involved in all phases of any project development, professional or personal.  I love to make my son's costumes, redesigning old clothes, repurpose objects and furniture, design, plan and execute family and friends events of any kind...my passion for design goes hand in hand with my love for project planning. 

Employment 

Altice Group, Santo Domingo, Project Manager

This position required the supervision of three departments (Design, construction supervision and maintenance). Prepare, approve and safeguard yearly budgets (OPEX/CAPEX). Design, plan and manage all new shops and remodeling’s, as well as proposed and approve all project budgets. Coordinate and supervise project executions.
▪ Meticulously designed, planned, and supervised new Altice stores and renovations as per pre-approved project scope.
▪ Successfully assembled and managed a multidisciplinary team of designers, engineers, technical and administrative staff.
▪ Carefully redesign the department processes, increased team productivity, improved internal communications and ensure the deliverables to be in line with budget and schedules.
To highlight:
▪ Effectively drove annual budgeting and forecasting obtaining a 32% OPEX savings and 15.5% reduction on CAPEX for 2018.

Feb 2017 - Feb 2019
 

Grupo Ramos, Santo Domingo, Project Architect

Oversaw project progress and team performance, giving support and guidance to the project leaders to ensure accurate project deliverables and schedules. Liaison between upper management, contractors and technical staff.
▪ Fluently and effectively, coordinate projects with transversal teams, external designers, contractors, and vendors, as well as internal staff.
▪ Increased team productivity by actively mentor, support and empowered the design team on their involvement in all phases of project development.
To highlight:
▪ Significantly reduce plans related to change orders by implementing the use of market tools like REVIT and ASANA decreasing drafting time and inaccuracies and improving team communication.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2017
 

Danois Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Accountable for all phases of project design and compliance with city ordinances and local laws. Key player for project compliance with sustainable programs, standards and criteria’s.
▪ Productively and detailed managed several projects through all phases of project development and facilitated city housing departments approvals.
▪ Key contributor on the implementation of sustainability standards and criteria to ensure project certifications and related compliances.

Apr 2008 - Aug 2013
 

ARRIS Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

Assistant Project Manager for the renovation of educational projects for the School Construction Authority and Project Designer for public assembly developments. The position required preparation of construction documents and overall project coordination.
▪ Reliable support for a small team of project architects during schematics and design development phases. All design projects executed with creativity and practicality, in compliance with the Construction Authority and the General Service Administration.

Aug 2007 - Apr 2008
 

Imagen Urbana. Pons Arquitectos, Santo Domingo, Project Designer

Project Designer for commercial projects. The position required a deep involvement in all phases of design, preparation of construction documents and overall project coordination.

Mar 2005 - May 2007
 

Education 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Masters, Sustainability in the Urban Environment

The master's degree in sustainability in an urban Environment goes from a general context to the specifics, expounding what are the implications of climate change and examining possible solutions.

Aug 2010 - current
 
Jan 2001 - May 2007
 

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