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Dustin Michael Infante

Dustin Michael Infante

Long Beach, CA, US

 

About 

To Whom it May Concern:

Please clink the link for resume and work samples: https://archinect.com/dustin.michael.infante

I am seeking an innovative company to which I may utilize and enhance my diverse experiences and technical abilities while contributing to the goals of your organization.  I believe my background, skills and passion for the industry makes me a candidate worthy of your consideration. 

As you will see in my resume, I have had the opportunity to design commercial, residential, mixed-use, and architectural restoration, interweaving sustainable features and modern technologies into my work.

At the start of my career, I was recruited by Holt Architects, Inc., as a Design Specialist, which required me to engage several municipal and commercial projects from inception to design development, and as well as the construction document phase. As a result, I was promoted to Chief Designer/Project Manager.  

Over the course of my career, I have had the opportunity to work with such prestigious firms such as; Jeff Cooper Architects, Universal Studios, NBC, Omgivning, and most recently Walt Disney Imagineering.  

I am confident in my ability to work independently as well as in a group environment and have developed the skills to direct a team through the execution of a vision. In addition to my growth within the office environment, I am actively pursuing professional license to further my standing in the profession.

I would love to share the details of my career in Architecture at a face-to-face meeting.  Attached, please find a copy of my resume highlighting my professional experience. I can provide a list of personal and professional references upon request. If you have any questions or would like to discuss other suitable opportunities, I can be reached at 562-852-4369.

 Sincerely,

 Dustin M. Infante

dustinfante@gmail.com

Employment 

Walt Disney Imagineering, Burbank, CA, US, Show Set Designer

Show Set Designer, in collaboration with MARVEL, converting conceptual perspective drawings into interior design packages for a new “land” located in California Adventure Park in Anaheim, CA. Schematic Design, create a cohesive tender package to price for Contractors. Convert Conceptual Phase drawings into
Schematic Design. Work with Design Team, MEP, Structural Engineers, R+D, Special FX, Projection, Facility. Work Sample is Confidential, please request if interested.

Oct 2017 - current
 

Omgivning Architects and Interior Designers, Los Angeles, CA, US, Sr Job Captain + Chief Designer

Designer and Sr Job Captain. The Sears Boyle Heights building is a 2 million S.F. mixed use building. Currently Entitled, introducing new Light Courts at 9 significant moments throughout the buildings history of construction (1927-1970). This will not only satisfy day lighting requirements for the 1,030 Residential Units, Office Spaces, and Market Place, but also emphasize some of the most important “Moments” through the buildings History. The Building will be100% Seismiccally Upgraded and New fully integrated MEP Systems.

Oct 2014 - May 2017
 

Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Designer, in collaboration with RIVA Creative, converting conceptual perspective drawings into interior design packages for a new theme park located on a 25 million sq. ft. property in Dubai. Design Development, create a cohesive tender package to price for Contractors, under the direction of Meraas Holding Company. Convert Design Development drawings into Construction Documents.

Jun 2014 - Jan 2015
 

Taylor Design, Newport Beach, CA, US, Project Architect

Conceptual Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Management. "Promoting Wellness through Architecture", Hospitals and Medical Office Buildings.

Feb 2012 - May 2013
 

Jeff Cooper Architects, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Architect

Conceptual Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Management.

Jul 2011 - Feb 2012
 

Holt Architecture, Rancho Mirage, CA, US, Chief Architectural Designer

Conceptual Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documents

Apr 2006 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Bachelors, Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning

Sep 2002 - Apr 2005
 

Awards 

Architectural Certification, ARE 5.0 test ready, NCARB, IDP + CIDP completed, 1st Place

Finished with all requirements through NCARB and California Architecture Board. Architectural Licence Test Ready.

2017
 

New York Times #1 Top Seller - The Freedom Writers Diary, 1st Place

Co-Author, Actor, Volunteer, and Outreach Keynote Speaker

2014
 

Spirit of Anne Frank Award, 1st Place

Fall 1994 - Present, Outreach Keynote Speaker and Original Members of the 150 Freedom Writers led by Professor Erin Gruwell. Published the Freedom Writers Diary through Doubleday Publishing. All of the proceeds were donated to help set up a non profit organization, Freedom Writers Foundation, to establish Scholarships for the less fortunate. Chosen for the Spirit of Anne frank Award in 1998, New York Times #1 Top Seller, and participated in the filming of the Freedom Writers movie in 2005. Curently working with, “The Freedom Writer Institute”, comprised of teachers from around the world. Chosen to work directly with other non-profit Organizations like The Anne Frank House, located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2013
 

High Honors for publication by the Accreditation Board, Honorable Mention

Conceptual Design project at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. The Detroit Automotive Archive Library serves as an urban hub in the form of a Transit Station that connects the city to the surrounding areas. Using the circulation of the heart as a diagram, the Archive brings together multiple facets of its urban surroundings. It serves to relate information and to help people commute from different reaches of the urban setting. With Detroit being one of the most powerful and sprawling cities at one time in American history, the Automotive Archive and Transit Station not only focuses on the documentation of the automotive industry and it’s vast history, it also looks deep into the cities urban mesh. This project was selected for publication by the Accreditation Board.

2005
 

San Luis Obispo Design Village Competition (Captain), Honorable Mention

Sustainable Design for Architecture, Recycled Materials

2001
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills