Javier Villao

Javier Villao

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Project Architect and Designer with well-versed experience in high-end residential, commercial, and hospitality design. Experienced across all aspects of project life-cycles including schematic design, design development, budgeting, bidding process, preparation of construction documents, project management, and administration. Eager to use my current skills and continue to build my expertise in order to bring projects to life that serve a purpose whether it’s for an individual or communal need. 


Hogsalt Hospitality, Chicago, IL, US, Design Architect

-Responsible for the overview of design and construction phases.
-Led the design and development of multiple projects using modeling and
rendering software such as Rhino and Lumion.
-Directly assisted the team in producing custom millwork shop drawings and
overview of on sight construction and installations.

Nov 2019 - current

Earles Architects and Associates, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Associate

-Project Architect/Manager of multiple projects. Responsible for development
of schematic design, design progression, bidding, permitting, construction sets,
and overseeing the successful completion of each project.
-Worked closely with clients, contractors, in-house interior designers in order to
produce a design that best fits each build-out.
-Responsible for the daily operations of project management through construction.
Managed the budgeting, RFI’s, submittals, change orders, and project close-out.

Sep 2018 - Nov 2019

Jose L. Ramirez Architect, PC, New York, NY, US, Project Architect/Designer

-Lead designer, directly assisting the Principal Architect in order to craft a design
which best fits each individual client.
-Developed designs using multiple mediums such as sketching, Sketchup/Rhino,
and various rendering software.
-Project Architect of multiple projects. Responsibilities included, but were not
limited to: introduction meetings, schematic and design development, budgeting,
bid/permit/construction set development, and project administration.

May 2014 - Sep 2018

John W. Baumgarten, PC, Jericho, NY, US, Architectural Intern

May 2013 - Oct 2014


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2011 - May 2016

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