Christian Velez

Christian Velez

Margate, FL, US

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Associate Member of the American Institute of Architect and Association of Architects and Landscape Architects of Puerto Rico. ARE 4.0 in progress, and Drafter Certification Examination approved in 2003. NCARB Record Number 702719. Industrial design, interior design and graphic design knowledge and experience. AutoCAD and Rhino (Level I & II) certified courses approved. Able to perform in stressful environment and respond well to the challenge of a deadline. Experience working with Revit, Sketchup, V-Ray, Sketchbook Pro, Grasshopper and others. Participated in a student exchange program with the Institute of Advance architecture of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.


CADbox Studio, Plantation, FL, US, Freelance Designer / Illustrator

Create three-dimensional models and renders for architects, industrial designers and interior designers.
Prepare technical drawings, from schematic stage to shop drawings and construction documents.
Design custom booth for trade shows and make assembly and shop drawings for furniture.

Mar 2009 - current

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, San Juan Campus, San Juan, PR, US, Instructor

Provide drawing course of Rhinoceros 4.0 at the Department of Liberal Arts. Prepare curriculum and course exams.

Oct 2012 - Oct 2013

ESCO Group, Carolina, PR, US, CAD Operator / System Designer

Calculate loads to supply formwork and shoring system.
Designing assembly logistic and make"shop drawings".
Manage the creation, organization and development of a blocks database in AutoCAD to expedite the preparation of shop drawings eliminating manual counts.
Incorporating three-dimensional drawings to "shop drawings".

Mar 2003 - Jun 2006


McNeel Online, Seattle, WA, US, Rhino 4.0 Level I & II Certification

Aug 2012 - Oct 2012

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (PUPR), San Juan, PR, US, BArch, Architecture

Nov 2005 - Mar 2012

Liceo de Arte y Tecnologia, San Juan, PR, US, Draftsman with AutoCAD

Feb 2002 - Jul 2003

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