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Eileen Nunes Koo

Eileen Nunes Koo

Miami, FL, US

 

About 

Designer from Caracas, Venezuela. Graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2015 with a Masters in Architecture from Florida International University. Looking for opportunities where I can be innovative and constantly creating. 

While completing my studies I worked part-time and freelanced as a Cad Draftsperson for various firms including SDH Studio and Stol Design Group, where I was in charge of producing construction documents and client presentations. This along with my experience as a web and graphic designer at Citimarine Yachts LLC, and as an administrator at OMM Project management, has given me a  well-rounded start at many aspects of the profession.

•    Passionate about design and conceptual development.
•    Multi-cultural background; at ease in adapting to different groups and a great team leader and player.
•    Fluent in Spanish and English, basic Italian and Portuguese.
•    Experience in international architectural environments.
•    Knowledge and experience in financial analysis, market analysis, web design and sustainable systems.
•    +2 years experience in woodworking and metals machinery. Strong building and modeling skills.  


  

Employment 

DN'A Design & Architecture, Miami, Designer

Designer and drafter for

Jul 2015 - current
 

Florida International University School of Architecture, Miami, FL, US, Graduate Research Assistant

My role involves facilitating the needs of the department of Architecture at FIU. I assist in the research, writing and design of the student works publication from the 2014 Architecture Study Abroad Paris/Milan program.

Jan 2015 - May 2015
 

Citimarine Yachts & Store, Miami, FL, US, Graphic Designer / Marketing

Brand development for the company, including logo design, creating advertising layouts and graphics for sales, event flyers and branding merchandise, as well as editing product photographs. Also collaborated in building and maintaining the company website.

Programs used: Prestashop: Ecommerce software, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

Oct 2012 - Aug 2014
 

SDH Studio Architecture + Design, Aventura, Architectural Designer

Produced and redlined architectural and construction documents, as well as organized and classified the company’s library of catalogs and compiled material/finishing schedules for 4+ projects.

Programs used: Autocad, Revit, Excel.

Sep 2013 - Jan 2014
 

OMM Property Management, Wynwood, FL, US, Administrative Intern

Summer Internship. Archived and managed the company’s legal documents, assisted in supervising the construction and maintenance work on the property, as well as in the organization and overall supervision of cultural events such as lectures and workshops.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, MArch, Architecture

GPA: 3.8, Magna Cum Laude

Experience:

2014 Architecture in Genoa Study Abroad Program - Urban Interfaces
2012 Netherlands Study Abroad Summer Program - Social Housing and Living with Water

Jan 2011 - May 2015
 

Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, US, Architecture

Aug 2009 - Apr 2011
 

Awards 

Graduate Certificate in Architectural History, Theory and Criticism, Other

Certificate awarded to Graduate students obtaining a Masters in Architecture, who have presented outstanding work and have completed 20 credits in Advanced Design Theories, History of Design from the Nineteenth Century to the Present, and Research Methods, along with other electives in historical research and analysis.

2015
 

Provost List, Award

Excellence in academics awarded every semester from 2009 to 2014.

2014
 

Villagers Scholarship, 1st Place

"Scholarship awarded to students with a noteworthy academic record, and have the potential to make a significant contribution to the goals of historic preservation in the future".

With an application,portfolio and essay concerning the historical preservation of Downtown Miami, I was chosen among applicants from three Florida universities, and the scholarship award went towards tuition for my semester abroad studies in Genoa, Italy.

2014
 

Wolfsonian ‘Design by Complaint’ Charrette Winner, 2nd Place

The challenge was to design an alternative public urban structure for one of Miami Beach's most important intersections on Lincoln Road. "Balloonia", our team's proposal, sought to create an interactive structure and gathering space that stood as a symbol of Miami's unique status as a cultural 'melting pot'.

2014
 

Tau Sigma Delta National Honors Society Inductee, Other

Members of the Sigma Xi Chapter are nominated based on outstanding academic performance in the School of Architecture and the Arts, for students ranked in the top 20% of their class.

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills