Derrick Asante

Derrick Asante

New York, NY, US

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My name is Derrick Asante. I am currently seeking employment in a new architecture firm to learn new things. I am a well-trained architectural draftsman and expediter with 10 years of work experience and eight years of college experience. My experiences have broaden my knowledge in designing; construction; NYC Building Code and Zoning Resolution, NYCECC; LEED and have also made me proficient in my use of AutoCAD; Rhinocero 3D,  Sketch Up; Adobe Photoshop; Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.


Patrick E Allen Architect PC, Bronx, NY, US, Draftsman and Expediter

As a Draftsman and Class 2 Fling Representative with Patrick E. Allen Architect PC, my responsibilities includes but not limited to: 1) Performing routine site visits to document existing conditions; 2) Proposing new design layouts that followed the guidelines of the Building Codes; Zoning Resolution and other applicable laws; 3) Conducting meetings with clients to discuss their projects; and 4) Expediting the jobs with Department of Buildings, which includes virtual or manual filing, meeting with plan examiners, pulling permits and obtaining signoffs. As office manager, I am responsible for 1) managing the day-to-day activities; 2) Assigning work to the employees of the firm; and 3) Preparing daily reports at the end of each shift of all work related activities in order for the president of the company to evaluate and provide solutions to enhance productivity

Jun 2009 - current


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

I studied architecture and learned how individual elements in architecture come together to form a significant whole.

Sep 2009 - May 2013

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