Antonella Di Forte

Antonella Di Forte

Argentina, AR



Architect who possess excellent sales communication skills and have passion for designing  places. Natural leader and effective delegator who takes or added responsibility whenever necessary. Promote client satisfaction with detailed and comprehensive information. Skills and experience in planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects both in the public and private sectors. Ability to analyze and problem solve effectively and creatively. Excellent leadership and team facilitation skills . Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Detail-oriented, highly motivated and ambitious(energetic and proactive). I highly value self-education and am always proactively seeking out opportunities to learn and gain new skills.


Architect studio, Córdoba, AR, Architect

Collect information to make a new project ( 6 floors building) based on functional, safe, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing. Working around constraining factors such as town planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget. Applying for planning permission and advice from governmental new build and legal departments. Choosing the materials to be used and specifying the requirements for the project.

May 2016 - current

Furniture Company - Muebles Di Forte, Córdoba, AR, Furniture Designer

Researching and planning various styles of furniture design. Finding ways to improve furniture items already manufactured. Selecting suitable materials, which might include wood, metal, plastic and textiles. Discussing designs with clients for custom ordering or with manufacturers. Generating sample designs using computer-aided design (CAD), card models, sketches. Repairing detailed final designs. Liaising with craftsmen or production department staff - such as production managers, marketing staff and design engineers - about the process of construction or manufacture. Evaluating issues such as pricing and fixing costs, fashion, purchasing, safety, materials and manufacturing methods and techniques. Using various tools to complete projects from raw materials to finished furniture items. Organize plans and schedules with respect to the availability of resources. Attending workshops, seminars and training on various types of manufacturing and furniture

Mar 2013 - current

Architect studio, Córdoba, AR, architect

Prepare, design, and structure specifications (drawings and documents). Estimate materials, equipment, costs, and construction time. Meet with clients to determine objectives and requirements. Discuss the objectives, requirements, and budget of a project with clients (provide various predesign services). Develop final construction plans that show the building’s appearance and details for its construction. System; air-conditioning, heating, and ventilating systems; electrical systems; communications systems; plumbing; and, possibly, site and landscape plans. Follow state and local building codes, zoning laws, fire regulations, and other such as those requiring easy building access for people who are disabled.

Mar 2014 - Dec 2014

Architect studio, Córdoba, AR, Project Managentement

Complete design of a house from the foundations to the roof. Including construction trades. Design the spaces ofthe house. Define and manages time, cost and scope; creating a Gantt plan. Update design documents. Develop solutions for design problems. Responsible for designing spaces inside buildings. Selects color schemes window treatments, hardware and lighting fixtures, carpet, artwork, paint, and furniture

Mar 2012 - Mar 2013

Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Córdoba, AR, Teaching assistant

Assistant of Critical Analysis of Architecture in the Architecture career. provide guidance and assitance to students in developing their capacity to understand a topic. Follow them in practical activities. Coordinate the supervision of 80 students. Get on well with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities: with the proposal to understand their needs. Listen actively, even if the prime role is to explain a key concept, take time to listen to check the student understands. Helps students to see how well they are progressing. Gives them feedback in time so that they know how they are doing and can improve. Diagnostic test at the start of a course to check prior knowledge and skills. Create and plan interesting activities to improve learner skills

Mar 2011 - Mar 2013

FURNITURE COMPANY - Muebles Di Forte, Córdoba, AR, Assistant furniture designer

Production and Coordination. Prepare information regarding the design, specifications, material and equipment. Direct the production of construction documents, drawings and specifications. Coordinated production dates, shipping, schedules and installations. Organized photo shoots of new product. Control of quality of the product. Review architectural documents for potencial conflict with others disciplines. Responsible for over seeing that all necessary testing is completed and subsequent information is reported. Recommended and helped customers select merchandise based on their needs. Prepares orders by processing requests; placing orders in delivery area. Maintains supplies by checking stock to determine
inventory levels; anticipating requirements; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; stocking items; delivering supplies to work stations. Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance; troubleshooting failures; calling for repairs; monitoring equipment operation. Prepared sales slips and contracts, arranged delivery and facilitated special requests and orders. Provided knowledgeable, honest and superior customer service. Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. Marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques.

Mar 2009 - Dec 2011


City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US, CONSTRUCTION TRADES

Jan 2016 - May 2016

City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US, SMALL BUSSINES

Green and Sustainable Business; Customer Service Principales, Marketing and Sales.

Mar 2015 - Dec 2015

City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US, Costumer Service

Jan 2015 - Jul 2015

UC Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, CA, US, interior design

Aug 2014 - Nov 2014

Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Córdoba, AR, BArch, ARCHITECT

Degree in Architecture

Mar 2009 - May 2014

Areas of Specialization