Jessica Rose Jardinel, R.A.

Jessica Rose Jardinel, R.A.

New York, NY, US

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I am a Licensed Professional in New York State. 

I have experience taking concepts to construction and managing teams. 

I have a creative nature and have an artist residency in NYC. 

When I am not practicing Architecture, I am usually painting or enjoying other fine arts. 


The Office of Thierry Despont, New York, NY, US, Registered Architect

- Worked alongside Senior Managing Architect to complete several high-end residences.
- Communicated face to face with clients to understand personal requirements.
- Designed luxury retail store, fixtures for product specific requirements, worked with consultants.
- Generated schemes for project proposals within code restrictions.
- Introduced architecture team to AutoCAD sheet set organization.
- Acted as a liaison between architecture and visual teams.
- Led the Revit design team introducing worksharing, worksets, parameters, and families.
- Exported Revit model into AutoCAD to complete design development drawings.
- Exported Revit model into Twin Motion for renderings and walk-throughs.

Oct 2018 - current

J.L. Ramirez Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

- Grew from Junior Level Architectural Designer to Intermediate/Senior Level Licensed Professional.
- Juggled several projects at a time, while coordinating with G.C. and MEP consultants.
- Drafted both exterior and interior details, 3D modeled using AutoCAD, Sketchup, and Rhino.
- Created office standards for interiors team to launch JLRA Interiors.
- Guided Junior Architects and Interior Designers in drafting of Construction Documents.

Gained comprehensive experience in high-end residential construction through all phases of design. Experience with the following:
- Client interaction and expectation management.
- Receiving projects at schematic design and developing entire project sets through design development, bidding phase, construction drawings using AutoCAD.
- Bid Comparisons
- Submission of drawing sets to Building Department, worked with expediter, performed code research.
- Developing both interior and exterior detailing.
- Responses to RFI's, generating sketches, proposing designs.
- Reviewing shop drawings for steel, stone, exterior windows and doors.
- Site visits with super and G.C. to ensure proper execution of the construction documents.
- MEP Coordination.
- Creating interior elevations and details.

Dec 2013 - Oct 2018

Graf & Lewent Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Internship surveying of existing conditions.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2013

NYC Office of the Comptroller, New York, NY, US, Space Analyst

- Worked with Director of Facilities to propose new layouts within NYC’s Municipal Building.
- Surveyed existing conditions.

May 2013 - Jul 2013

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) NYIT Manhattan, New York, NY, US, Chapter President

- Grew from 2011-12 Secretary to 2012-13 President.
- Conducted weekly meetings to oversee tasks of all cabinet members and delegate responsibilities.
- Attended AIAS Grassroots 2012 in Washington DC, a national conference shared with emerging student leaders.
- Became active member of AIA, ENYA, and NYC’s Architectural Community. 

- Organized events for chapter members to engage in Arts & Architecture.

Jul 2012 - Jan 2013

New York Sun Works, New York, NY, US, Greenhouse Project + Graphic Designer

- Surveyed classrooms and conducted Site Visits.
- Created as-builts and renderings using AutoCAD, Rhino, and Adobe Photoshop to gain new clients.
- 3d modeled proposed equipment/furniture for the use of renderings.
- Participated in development meetings for the Greenhouse Project.
- Head of graphics for TEDxYouth@MSC: Discovering Sustainability Science 2012 and annual NY Sun Works Benefit 2012.

Oct 2011 - May 2012


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

GPA: 3.65.

- Student Representative in the Curriculum Committee
- Chapter President of NYIT- AIAS Manhattan
- Studied abroad in Scandinavia (Finland, Sweden, Denmark)

Awards: Magna Cum Laude, Thesis Faculty Recognition Award 2013, Golden Key, The New York Council of the Society of American Registered Architects Award 2013.

Oct 2008 - May 2013

Los Angeles Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA, US, Other

GPA: 4.0.

- Took night classes as the local community college while still in high school.
- Developed skills in drawing, architectural hand drafting, and design.
- Earned credits toward Bachelor of Architecture Degree.

Jan 2006 - May 2008


Jury-Selected Winner - Redesign a Failing Waste Management Unit for Nosara, Costa Rica, 1st Place

• Won competition amongst jury of Architects and Engineers.
• Visited site in Costa Rica to modify design according to site analysis while collaborating with the fellow winning team and local Architect.
• Used Revit to produce construction documents through work-sharing.
• Fundraised $21,350 (Goal $15,000) to fly to Costa Rica and participate in construction on-site.
• Dug footings, tied rebar, and mixed concrete for five weeks.
• Fundraised $10,155 (Goal 9,000) to return to Costa Rica and build façades and trusses.
• Facility in use Summer 2013


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