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Samuel Flores

Samuel Flores

Phoenix, AZ, US

 
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About 

To generally describe myself, I would say I’m a hard working individual
that has gained a lot of skills over the course of the seven years I’ve
been working in the Architecture industry. I’ll share a some experiences with you that further explains what I can bring to the table for your company.

In 2009, I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Arizona State University, then graduated with a Master of Architecture from the University of New Mexico.  I was offered an Intern Architect/Designer I position with Modulus Architects, a small Architecture firm of two Architects (Principals) and myself.  The advantage of working with a small firm was exposure to a variety of responsibilities which assisted in my rapid growth and experiences within client relations, architectural design, construction documentation, project management and further growing my skill set.  During my tenure of approximately 5 years, I ended up becoming a top performer in my group before leaving and was responsible of building the firms Architectural Visualization Graphics department.  I was the sole provider for all 3D modeling, renderings, animation production, video editing, video special graphics and graphic design. I left this position to pursue a very similar position within a larger firm of 200+ employees, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini.  Although, D/P/S was an excellent firm to work for, compared to my previous experiences with a smaller firm, I wasn't receiving the rapid growth, exposure and experiences that I obtained at Modulus Architects.  Largely due to the fact the D/P/S was such a highly organized firm with assigned project teams that shared the workload for each project.  Similar experiences with other medium/large firms that I've been employed at or contracted with over the years had also established project teams which decreased the workload for each individual.  I’ve been on my professional journey for the past 15 years and on a path to licensure, I'm ready to take my career to the next level which is why I’m currently seeking for a new opportunity.

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Employment 

Archicon Architecture & Interiors, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Manager

Project Manage all facets of a project from beginning to end. The projects that I was involved in consisted of a Hyatt Regency Hotel, Retail shops, and a T-Mobile. In addition to my project managing roles, I also produced high-end renderings for the firm. Unfortunately, I was furloughed on April 9, 2020, due to COVID-19 as the firm lost one of their largest clients, the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Feb 2020 - Apr 2020
 

Butler Design Group, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Coordinator

I project coordinated all construction documents amongst all other disciplines, drafted site plans for city approval, permitted projects, building code research, and was responsible for turning conceptual Revit Models into a full set of Construction Documents.

Apr 2019 - Nov 2019
 

Fitch, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Job Captain

Freelance employee, hired to assist the Director and Project Manager in the roll out of the new concepts for re-thinking the notion of tenant spaces within indoor Malls. Macerich was their client and is considered one of the largest developer/owners of Malls in the Unites States of America.

Nov 2018 - Apr 2019
 

Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, Albuquerque, NM, US, Designer II / Intern Architect

Worked with the Commercial Studio and assisted in six different projects, ranging
from commercial retail to a 10 story high rise building. D/P/S was a highly organized firm with multiple individuals part of a project team and all workload was dispersed accordingly.

May 2018 - Nov 2018
 

Modulus Architects, Albuquerque, NM, US, Designer I / Project Manager

As a small firm of two Architects (Principals), I received the opportunities to wear many hats. I gained the experience of building, directing, producing, and coordinating the firm's Architectural Visualization department. In addition to my this role, I also Project Coordinated, Project Managed, and produced full Construction Document sets in which I permitted through multiple municipalities.

Aug 2013 - Mar 2018
 

Education 

The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, US, MArch, Architecture

Architecture Studies with a combination of Development courses corresponding to LEED and SEED guidelines with an emphasis on technology.

Aug 2010 - May 2012
 

Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, BArch, Architecture

Architectural Studies with an emphasis on structural coordination and architectural history. In addition to these courses, my electives focused on technology, software programs, and mathematics.

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

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