Devasta P

Devasta P

Elmhurst, NY, US



I am a design professional with over 10 years of experience in the Architecture and design industry.  My experiences consisted of producing and managing a high volume of construction documents and  shop drawings in corporate, commercial and high end residential projects from schematic design to construction administration.


EZ Permit Consulting Co. Ltd, Taipei City, Global Consultant

•Assisted in expediting building permit filing process in Taiwan for international architecture interior design firms per project basis.
•Interviewed foreign and local candidates to match potential clientele firms and assess Taiwan's government employment requirements for foreign candidates.
•Attended networking events to build new business relationships and maintained existing clientele rapport.
•Assisted in establishing business relationship through field meetings with senior consultant to discuss and delineate company's services to potential clients.
•Researched the required process for necessary work permits and alien resident certificates for foreign candidates to work in Taiwanese firms.

Jul 2015 - Apr 2016

Kaneko Architects PC, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

•Worked with principal on restaurant and corporate interior projects from design development through completion.
•Assisted in preparation of concept design and produced construction documents for bidding purpose within designated timeline.
•Coordination of design drawings and miscellaneous specifications with general contractors and vendors.
•Produced and coordinated architectural details in development phase of construction documents
•Generated and rendered 3D computer perspectives according to plan layout, drafted and revised architectural, electrical, and structural drawings.
•Performed field measuring and documentation surveying of existing building and interior spaces.

May 2014 - Jun 2015

American Woods and Veneers, Long Island City, Project Engineer

•Generated and maintained accurate and complete millwork construction details and specifications ranging from job site visits, shop drawing review and in depth client discussions.
•Performed field surveys and inspected existing site conditions, participated in meetings with Architects and MEP consultants to address the needs and concerns of client proposals and maintained project budget.
•Responsible for project contingencies to execute timely project completion and achieved project goals and satisfy delivery targets.
•Reviewed and prepared project change orders identified from shop drawing review according to client discussion proposals.
•Assisted in generating cost estimates and take offs based on equipment, materials, and necessary labor requirements for budgeting per project basis.

Aug 2008 - Feb 2014

Consulting For Architects, Inc. Careers, New York, NY, US, Project Consultant

•Provided space planning schematics, drafting and design consulting services to various architectural interior design clients.
•Interfaced and coordinated interior design, site planning, and engineering to develop architectural design detail concepts.
•Revised and designed various residential, retail, and commercial projects according to preliminary sketch format.
•Kept all phases of commercial projects on schedule and researched building codes.
•Consulted and worked on commercial, residential, and landscape architectural projects on per project basis with clienteles.
•Developed and assisted preliminary designs for commercial and residential interiors layout plans.
•Assisted in preparation of concept design, schematic design, design development, and construction documents for bidding purpose within designated timeline.
•Coordinated with project managers and end clients to ensure the coordination of all MEP consultants and project deadlines.

Feb 2000 - Jun 2008

TPG Architecture (The Phillips Group), New York, Project Architect

•Planed and conducted minor modifications to complete working drawing sets.
•Generated and managed architectural construction documents for purposes of bidding, landlord review and building department filing in AutoCAD.
•Reviewed accuracy of project calculations, estimates, plans and completed reports.
•Coordinated projects towards profitability and documented project process and contributed to firm leadership by enabling clear communication among team members.
•Conducted construction field meetings with contractors to address arising issues during project construction phase with confidence.
•Coordinated with office studio technical team in the production phase of construction document completion.

Feb 2006 - Sep 2007

HOK, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

•Produced and coordinated architectural details in development phase of construction documents.
•Responsible for architectural & interior surveys, preliminary designs, and space planning.
•Generated and rendered 3D computer perspectives according to plan layout, drafted and revised architectural, electrical, and structural drawings.
•Reviewed contractor work, verifying material specs used and dimensions are accurately drawn according to contract document.
•Reviewed shop drawings, specifications, cost estimates and construction material recommendations submitted by other consultants and G.C. to ensure adherence to contract and notifies senior Architect of descripncies.

Aug 1999 - Feb 2000


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture

Sep 1995 - May 1999

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