Octavio Hernandez

Octavio Hernandez

Irvine, CA, US

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Over 4+ years of experience in corporate/retail interior space planning and architectural design. Experi-ence in all phases of a project, from schematic design and architectural concept to detail design, graph-ic design and renderings. Obtained a Masters of Architecture degree at the Southern California Institute of Architecture.


KTGY, Irvine, CA, US, Project Associate

Assisted in producing complete set of CAD drawings, along with refinement and coordination of plans, elevations, sections, and details. Consistently re-examined work as completed to proper execution. Incorporated redlines comments from supervisor and assisted in plan check corrections. Gathered materials and color palettes for boards and presentation materials. Coordinated with consultants to better prepare construction documents. Worked on a variety of retail and commercial projects, along with helping the residential team meet required deadlines.

Nov 2019 - Mar 2020

Hodgetts + Fung, Culver City, CA, US, Intern

One of four M.Arch student applicants selected among the Southern California region to intern and assist in researching and producing numerous request proposals, mockups of various facade models were made. Archiving and redrawing of old projects in preparation for a book publication, titled “Transformations.” Plans in this book were redrawn and retraced for the Egyptian Theater, Hollywood Bowl and the Frost Auditorium located in Los Angeles, CA. CNC millwork was done on findway signs for the Frost Auditorium. We created a market analysis for a Zero Net project in San Jose, CA.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Adam Wheeler Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Directly worked with the principal designer through all phases of design, delivery and construction phases. Generated architectural drawing sets for submission across varies sized projects. Participated in the architectural design process and developed alternative solutions. Assisted in specifications, research and material selection on various projects. Coordinated client and field generated changes. Produced models for various projects and various options for each project.

May 2017 - Aug 2017


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Masters

Sep 2016 - Sep 2019

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