Jose Garcia

Jose Garcia

Miami, FL, US

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I have a Masters in Architecture from Florida International University and a B.S. from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale.  In the past I've worked for small firms in the Miami area.  I started working for Rafael Aragones Group located in the Brickell area.  I had the chance to use my skills as a 3D modeler and render artist for their "The Edge on Brickell" project. Although the job temporary it was an excellent working experience that opened other doors for me. 

   Later, I started working for GMB Architecture and Consulting based in N. Miami Beach.  Although I did not design much here, I did learn a little bit of interior architecture.  My duties were to revise floor plans and sections and create 3D renders. After, I worked for Italkraft, where I design kitchen space layouts.  This job is a bit more challenging because I have to deal with multiple projects simultaneously.  Aside from designing, I also have to provide installation quotes to clients and still find a way to create 3D models and renders.

I then worked for Visual House Miami, unfortunately, they closed their office here in Miami. I now work at PDT International where I'm a 3D specialist.  Most of the projects there are based in Mexico.  We deal with commercial and retail projects.


PDT International, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 3D Render Artist/ Specialist

Duties: Create 3D models from CAD files. (commercial buildings)
-Post production.
-Model props (if needed)

Oct 2016 - current

ARTS DIGITAL INSTITUTE, Doral, FL, US, Part Time 3DS Max Instructor

-Teach Interior designers and Architects how to use 3DS Max
-Mental Ray

Oct 2016 - current

Visual House, Miami, FL, US, junior 3D Artist

-3D Modeling and renderings
-Revise 3D models
-Post production

Jan 2016 - Aug 2016

ITALKRAFT, Miami, FL, US, Designer

My duties consist of:
-kitchen design.
-Drawing plans, and elevations.
-Provide installation quotes to clients.
-3D modeling and rendering.

May 2015 - Dec 2015

GMB Architecture and Consulting, N. Miami Beach, Design assistant

Converting Autocad drawings into 3D models
to create photo real renders.

Revised floor plans and sections for interior

Oct 2014 - May 2015

Rafael Aragones Architects, Miami, FL, US, 3D Modeler / Animator

Converting Autocad drawings into 3D models
to create photo real renders and animation fly throughs
for The Edge on Brickell Project.

Oct 2012 - Sep 2014


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

Architecture Master Program
Design 5 - Thesis
Architectural History 3
AutoCad, Maya, Revit
LEED classes.

Apr 2010 - Apr 2014

Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, US, Architecture

AA Architecture
Design 1 - 4
Architectural History

Aug 2008 - Dec 2010

Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, Bachelors, Computer Animation

Computer Animation
Program included the use of
several software. Such as:
3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro.

Oct 2005 - Dec 2007

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