Amira Abdul-Hakeem

Amira Abdul-Hakeem

Philadelphia, PA, US




Your Design Within Reach, Philadelphia, PA, US, Freelance Architectural/ Interior Designer

• Produce professional construction documents, presentation drawings, and layouts.
• Perform site, space, and design consultations.
• Site/space measuring and surveying.
• Perform design research for materials and furniture base on client’s needs.
• Space planning involving a variety of furniture and equipment for residential and commercial projects.

Jul 2011 - current

Club Quarters, Philadelphia, PA, US, Guest Service Manager

Oct 2008 - Jun 2011

STV Incorporated, Philadelphia, PA, US, Architectural Intern

•Assisted in the development of design or design development drawings, develop base sheets and construction details for military and educational projects.
•Developed 2D/3D presentation drawings and coordinated drawings with other disciplines.
•Produced construction documents under the direction of Project Manager.
•Supported and assisted Senior Architect in all phases of a project.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US, Executive Assistant

• Supported senior buyers researched vendors, design, and conducted studies on building codes, zoning codes, and abatement bids.
• Reviewed bid proposals, bid acquisitions, daily reports, and submitted recommendations.
• Negotiated favorable terms and pricing agreements with clients, vendors, and other providers for the college.
• Managed all computer software, provided program support, and installation.
• Enhanced communication between purchasing department and executive buyer team, fostering a sense of teamwork and collaboration.

May 2005 - May 2007

Hakeem Group Ltd., Philadelphia, PA, US, Senior Cad Tech

• Produced conceptual designs, developed site surveys, and assisted in presentations
of plans.
• Performed design research (materials, plants, paving, soil), and prepared information regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment.
• Managed budgets and schedules, as well as other elements associated with projects.
• Created models from drawings and participated in client and internal meetings.

Jan 2000 - Jan 2003


Drexel University, BArch, Architecture

May 2007 - Jun 2012
May 2005 - May 2007

Areas of Specialization