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Ed Kucic

Ed Kucic

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Employment 

tonychi & associates, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Designer

- Led small design team in Phase 1 through Phase 4 of project cycle for
multiple international 5-star hotel properties
- Developed detailed conceptual renderings and graphic presentations to
clearly convey design intent
- Selected architectural materials, FF&E and developed complete specification
packages issued to client
- Created plans, elevations, details and custom FF&E drawings from
conceptual design and developed through contract documents phase
- Coordinated with FF&E and millwork fabricators, lighting, MEP, A/V, kitchen
and graphic consultants
- Managed review process and ensured original design intent was maintained
through sample review, shop drawings, mock-up review and RFI response
and clarification
- Participated in VE discussions to ensure any substitutions will adhere to
budgetary restrictions and maintain design intent
- Conducted international site visits to review construction progress, respond to
client/contractor RFIs and participate in final set-up for client presentation

Mar 2012 - current
 

Looney & Associates, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

- Assisted eight designers with multiple design projects including selection of
FF&E, creation of presentation boards and spec binders and creation of spec
sheets using the Spexx system
- Developed CAD drawings for several projects including development of
elevations, plans and architectural detailing

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Chicago Futures Group, Chicago, IL, US, Futures Broker

- Supervised trading floor desk and clerks to ensure quality of executed trades
- Direct contact for customers to address questions and resolve issues of profit
and loss, open futures positions, account discrepancies and general inquiries

May 2000 - Sep 2009
 

Education 

Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL, US, Masters, Interior Design

Sep 2008 - Dec 2010
 

University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, US, Bachelors, Business

Sep 1996 - May 2000
 

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