Joseph Fine

Joseph Fine

New York, NY, US



Joseph Fine                                                         Architectural Drafter/Detailer     New York, NY                                                                                                              Tel: (212) 473-0143    Email:                                                                                                          

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Qualified for:     Architectural Woodwork, Millwork, Manufacturing, Interior,                                          Furniture, Design-Build.                 

Membership:     Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI); Assn. of Professional                                    Model Makers (APMM).

Drafting Skills:   AutoCAD 2016-2020; 3ds Max Design 2018; Revit 2016;                                          Dynamo and Formit 360; Rhino 6.0 w/ V-Ray/ Grasshopper;                                      Sketchup Pro; Photoshop; Illustrator and MS Office. Working                                    knowledge of Vectorworks, Solidworks, Inventor; Fusion 360.                                    CAM software: MasterCAM, WoodCAD-CAM, DelCAM,                                            RhinoCAM, CabinetVision, Auto-Code; & more.

Education:          See last page. 

Work History

AM Display / Edgeworks, LLC                                          June, 2019 - Present      7 Shelton Terrace. Hillside NJ 07205.                          AutoCAD /WCC Designer                                                                                                                                          Used CNC 2D/3D AutoCAD based Wood CAD-CAM to design, engineer and program millwork projects. 

Remote Drafting:  As Independent Contractor. February, 2015 to May, 2019.

F.H. LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)  March, 2014 to January, 2015  Facilities Design & Construction Dept. Architectural University Assistant 31-10 Thomson Avenue (LIC), NY 11101

Coordinated the renovation of institutional spaces by creating CD sets;  presented new work proposals vis-à-vis visuals (rendered models) of those proposed architectural changes;  prepared both external and internal lighting requirements as 3D cv concepts for final  point-to-point studies; suggested upgrades to meet dimensionally exact ADA requirements; implemented audio-visual technology upgrades for various classrooms; designed new sprinkler system layouts where deemed necessary; sorted out the incoming cable configurations to draw existing cable diagrams; replaced damaged furniture and other equipment as required; and drafted furniture relocation plans in preparation for major library reconstruction. 

MITROPOULOS Architects  /Philip Mitropoulos, AIA  Dec. 2012 - 2013 P/T  40-27 235th Street; Douglaston, NY 11363.  Architectural Draftsman

  • Historic District Dutch Colonial restoration, including door and window upgraded replacement.

RT Workrooms, LLC  Div. of Roman Thomas Inc. July, 2011 – April, 2012 346 Park Avenue South. New York, NY 10010. Furniture Draftsman

  • Furniture drawings; monitored Sales Force software: delivery dates; revisions & additions.

Zeluck, Inc.  Architectural Doors & Windows. June, 1996 - March, 2010.                  5300 Kings Highway. Brooklyn, NY 11234. CAD/CAM Coordinator

  • Headed up all of the programming, development and workflow coordination of CNC production.
  • Saved company money by the design of proprietary, multi-use, CNC profile cutter tools which entailed the use of computer generated solid modeling techniques.
  • Assumed responsibilities as assistant project manager on architect designed 100% custom solid mahogany door and window projects. 
  • Instrumental in the updating and modification of multi-lock hardware, and detail block libraries. 
  • Selected by the president to work on feasibility studies to determine new manufacturing possibilities, such as multi-tier steel reinforced partition assemblies, extra-large glider and Foldaway door track systems, and full sets of extruded aluminum cladding for all window types.

Furniture Draftsman/Designer (Residential /Retail /Hospitality)      Prior to 1996:

Urban Woods, Inc, a subsidiary of the Newmark Furniture Company:    Was completely responsible for all drafting.  Mostly worked from rough sketches to implement original design intentions.

Komi of New York, Inc:   As draftsman, worked as team member on large Chicago hotel designed by world renowned architect, I.M. Pei.  Also, was given unique upscale projects such as the “Presidential Suite” woodwork interior prototype for the Essex House in New York City. The latter included master plan, wall paneling, architraves, fixtures, and furniture.

Woodworking Draftsman:

Jaff Bros. Woodworks, Inc. – High End Architectural Woodwork Interiors - 3 yrs. 

Commercial   projects there included the Carnegie Institute; the Hudson Street Associates; various Fortunoff Stores in NY, NJ, & Conn.

NYPL project published in “Architectural Detailing in Contract Interiors” author: W. Staebler

Amberg & Hinsman, Woodworking Group, Inc. – A subsidiary of H.B.S.A.        Industries, Inc.     2½ years.  

High End Architectural Woodwork Interiors.      Commercial projects there included the 3rd and 9th floor of the Polo Ralph Lauren flagship store at 72nd Street, NYC.  Other boutiques and department stores included Gucci Ltd, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bergdorf Goodman.

Architectural Draftsman                 CD jobs in Architectural Offices:  

Harry Silverman,  Architect,  AIA – Metal store fronts with window displays.            Extruded metal detailing.   

David Kraus, Architect,  AIA  –  NYC/MDL Apartment Bldg Renovations.  Full sets  of working drawings.  

Don Reiman,  Architect,  AIA – Shopping Center:  floor plans, fixture layouts, reflected ceiling plans.  

Bloch, Hess, & Shalat, Architects, AIA  –  NY Public Library cooling towers, suburban garden apartments.

Daniel Schwartzmann, FAIA  –South Richmond H.S:  student automotive & metal  working shops; details.


NYIT:  Certificate in Architectural Revit; 3 courses, completed 7/13/2016.

Computer Numerical Control.                                                                  

  • CNC Machining Center and 3 to 5 axis Router Setup Operation: Online @ CNC Concepts, Inc.
  • CNC Programming for Vertical & Horizontal Machining and Turning Centers. Distance Learning.,  serial # 58E921076330.

New York Institute of Technology            B.S. Architectural Technology              



New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Architectural Technology

Completed the B.S. in Architectural Technology requirements as a night student, except for the senior year, attended full time. Worked as full-time draftsman during the day, mostly in high-end architectural woodworking, i.e., traditional all wood interior paneling, armoires, wall units, cabinetry, store fixtures, etc, ...and later in millwork, meaning hardwood doors, windows and stairs.

Additional non-academic studies in CNC, new software / updates, and BIM methodology / applications.

Sep 1988 - Dec 1995

Areas of Specialization