Ricardo Cajigas

Ricardo Cajigas

New York, NY, US



I'm a trained architect that specializes in brand design. Working in a range of project including furniture design, 3D modeling and rendering presentations, CAD specifications for vendors and company standards and many other more.


Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Interior Architect

Manage FF&E and Architectural CAD drawings for Interior design projects from concept through installation. Preparing presentations to clients that include furniture layouts, plan drawings and lighting design. Sourcing and selection of interior furnishings, fabrics, lighting fixtures, hardware and accessories. Coordination of clients, vendors and contractors throughout design projects.

Jun 2014 - current

McCARTAN, New York, NY, US, Hospitality Designer / Junior Manager

Designer for unique Boutique Hospitality projects. Manage and produce high quality presentations for owners and corporate clients. Supervised and collaborated with a team of designers from concept, CAD development to Construction Documents phase. Also, supported or represented the Principal Designer in interviews with clients, contractors and consultants.

Jun 2013 - Jun 2014

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Stamford, CT, US, 3D Brand Designer

Designed and develop for the 3d Brand Design team for 5 international hotel brands.
Developed design concepts for room layouts for ALoft and Westin Brands.
Prepare technical drawing, design and visualizations for pilot projects in development.
Prepared drawing sheets, 3d modeling and rendering for ALoft public space layout.
Played an active role in the selection and development of new FF&E pieces to be incorporated in new design concepts.

Aug 2011 - Jun 2013


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

Aug 2003 - Dec 2009

Areas of Specialization