Dmitri Syrom

Dmitri Syrom

New York, NY, US



JOB OBJECTIVE: Experienced Architect has a wide variety of experience from Architecture to Engineering projects. Been involved in High-End Residential Apartment Buildings, Brownstone Conversions, One & Two Family Residential Homes, Multi-Unit Homes, Retail Spaces, Military Office Fit-Outs, Commercial, Industrial Projects, MTA Buildings, NJ Transit Buildings, Amtrak Buildings, Port Authority Buildings and Park Department Buildings. Throughout Eighteen years of Architecture/Engineering experience I gained a lot of knowledge in design, construction documents, collaboration skills and knowledge of building laws and regulations. 


  • Ability to advance and expand expertise in the following programs such as: AutoCAD, MicroStation, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch-Up Pro, Rhino, Blue Beam, Adobe Suite Microsoft Word, Excel and Revit.
  • Ability to design, draft and renovate projects to meet ADA, NYC Building Code, International Building Code, and other local agencies that were involved for each project.
  • Ability to attend daily construction meetings, assisting in resolving the issues on sites or coming back and dealing with it in the office and overseen project closeout.
  • Ability to perform building surveys and inspection activities, developing architectural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing plans, review and analyzing designs, plans, and specifications.
  • Ability to review the drawings from other disciplines such as: Architectural, Structural, Plumbing, Mechanical and addressing the RFI's as per the comments have received from the either Architects or Clients.



WSP USA, INC., New York, NY, Senior Project Architect

Developing and Releasing drawings for MTA LIRR Penn Station, NY/NJ Port Authority and NYC Park Department. Developing the construction drawing sets for all the agencies (MTA, Amtrak, NY & NJ Port Authority, DOT and NYC Parks Department)

~ Strong and solid experience in developing full construction drawing sets for MTA, Amtrak, NY & NJ Port Authority, DOT and NYC Parks Department.
~ Attending existing and work-in progress construction sites, recording additional
information by taking notes and photos.
~ Trained Interns/Junior Staff while running multiply projects and passing on
knowledge and experience.
~ Large expert in programs such as: AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit, Illustrator, Rhino and Blue Beam.
~ Designing, drafting and renovating projects to meet ADA Requirements, NYC
Building Codes, International Building Codes and other agencies that were
involved in each job.
~ Reviewing drawings from other disciplines such as: Architectural, Structural,
Plumbing, Mechanical, Ventilation, Electrical and Civil Engineering.
~ Researched specific materials and specifications based on projects, reviewed
shop drawings, addressing RFI's as per comments I have received from either
other Architects, Engineers or Client.
~ Preparing construction drawings for submissions that come in different stages
and percentages.

Sep 2019 - current

OTTE ARCHITECTURE, New York, NY, New York, NY, Project Architect

Full service architectural firm providing programming, planning, design,
construction management and mill-work services from pre-design phases to

~ Survey existing and as-built conditions on sites located throughout NYC. NY and NJ.
~ Provided extensive knowledge in local and state building codes, sustainability,
standards, and detailing.
~ Conduct inspection and survey on field's existing conditions and requirements to suit the client's design preference.
~ Managed and led one family homes, high-end residential apartments and
military test fit out offices from schematic design phases to full completion.
~ Prepared architectural construction drawing sets, plumbing drawing sets, RES
Checks and COM Checks.
~ Respond to RFI's, review submittals and shop drawings, maintain record
documents, and perform construction administration services.
~ Produced reports, presentations, and documents with Adobe Creative Suite
and Microsoft Office.
~ Implemented AutoCAD software for design development drawings, power point presentations, sketches, technical in-depth details and 3D Model plotting.
Large expert in programs such as: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat

Aug 2017 - Sep 2019

RAMPULLA ARCHITECTS & ASSOCIATES, Staten Island NY, Associate Architect

In house Expeditors along with City Master Planners and Licensed Architects ready to tackle any projects and start from design development drawings, construction drawings sets and getting your certificate of occupancy.

~ Produced rendering sketches for one and two family homes prior to meetings
between Architects, Contractors and Clients.
~ Reviewed and researched NYC Building Codes, State Codes and local
agencies for a specific job or vacant lot that required additional information.
~ Produced existing conditions in CAD after visiting specific job site and
documenting everything from floor plans, exterior elevations and specific
~ Visited work sites to ensure that construction adheres to architectural &
engineering plans and runs without any issues.
~ Prepared various exhibits for attorneys for public meetings, zoning commission
meetings, and legal resolutions.
~ Attend daily construction meetings, assisted in resolving issues on sites or coming back and dealing with it in the office and overseen project closeout.
~ Responsible for leading and coordinating functional design team, maintaining
goal-oriented environment while facilitating boundary questioning and creative
~ Large expert in programs such as: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Word and Excel.

May 2014 - Aug 2017

Larson and Paul Architects, New York, NY, Intermediate Architect

Assisted Resident Architect/Retail Architect/Project Architect in development of up to 20 retail stores concurrently in multiple territories in Northeastern and
Southeastern United States and planning and implementation of several residential projects.

~ Managed and prepped full construction drawing set to be filed with NYC DOB.
Visited work-in progress to ensure that construction adheres to architectural &
engineering drawings and it runs without any issues.
~ Reviewed and submitted shop drawings, requested specific details from
vendors, drafted in depth technical details in AutoCAD.
~ Ensured effective communication and coordination among external groups
including clients, consultants, and respective municipalities.
~ Ordered specific sample materials as per discussion with clients and gave them a better understanding on how it will look in their project.
~ Scheduled showroom meets with clients to show them even more in detail
depth and how it will look in their spaces (High End Apartment, One or Two
Family House, Retail Stores and Cafes)
~ Coordinated design development drawings, construction documentation
preparation, project bid documents between all vital stakeholders, including
design team, owner, contractor and subcontractors.

Mar 2012 - May 2014

JAMES ANZALONE ARCHITECTURE, PLLC, Brooklyn, NY, Junior Architect/DOB Expeditor

Worked directly with an Architect, Construction Supervisors, Contractors, NYC DOB Plan Examiners and Clients throughout each project.

~ Met with architects, various consultants and clients to go over where we stand
with the project.
~ Managed concept designs, construction documents, specifications in writing
and shop drawings.
~ Large expert in programs such as: AutoCAD, Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Word.
~ Met with NYC DOB plan examiners, NYC landmark agencies,
plumbing/mechanical inspectors, individual borough commissioners,
construction enforcement inspectors, NYC Fire Department and NYC Park
Department plan examiners.
~ Prepared scaled architectural drawings with computer software (AutoCAD) and sketched out preliminary drawings by hand as well.
~ Designed, drafted and renovated projects to meet ADA requirements, NYC
Building Codes and other agencies that were involved in each job.
~ Coordinated and reviewed in-house existing conditions for site surveys, NYC
zoning analysis, NYC Building Codes, RES Check & Energy Calculations.
~ Prepared NYC Building applications for DOB, Landmark Division, DOT & MTA
approvals, NYC Parks Department and pulled construction, mechanical and
plumbing permits.
~ Surveyed existing conditions for brownstone townhouses, one family homes,
small apartments, warehouses, cafes, retail spaces, TPA spaces, auto shops,
dance studios, vacant spaces, schools and public community spaces.

Aug 2008 - Mar 2012


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

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture
Thesis Project: Golden Age Habitat

Sep 2002 - Jun 2008

Areas of Specialization