Kelly Fernandez

Kelly Fernandez

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Tokarski Millemann Architects, Wall, nj, Architectural Designer

Surveyed existing site conditions to prepare base drawings using autocad or Revit. Prepared schematic design, design development, and construction documents for public works, commercial and high-end residential projects. Created renderings and animations for visualized presentations and feasibility studies. Lead the firm to create construction documents standards for all of their high-end residential projects in Revit. Prepared project specific details for unique material moments.

Sep 2019 - Sep 2021

Vocon, New York, Technical Project Designer

Prepared construction documents for Convene (100,000 sf of coworking and event space) and WeWork. Managed in construction administration, answering RFI’s and reviewing submittals. Supervised and coordinated the project BIM 360 model internally and with consultants. Attended project meetings with the design architect and consultants.

Aug 2018 - Aug 2019

Michael Savarese Associates, Architects (MSA Architects), Little Silver, NJ, US, Project Architect

Prepared schematic design, design development, and construction documents for residential, healthcare, and a wide range of commercial projects including tenant fit-outs. Residential projects included single-family homes to multifamily housing, ranging from additions to ground up construction. Curated a selection of materials for clients for interior finishes. Prepared documents and presentation boards for various zoning and planning board meetings.

Apr 2017 - Jul 2018

GreenbergFarrow, Somerset, NJ, US, Architectal Intern

Prepared construction documents for mixed-use and commercial retail projects. Performed pre-design due-diligence research and presentation packages to meet regulatory standards and approval. Collaborated with a studio team for a China Transit Development competition. Key clientele included: Honeygrow, IKEA, L Brands, FORWARD, and Murphy Oil

Apr 2015 - Mar 2017

FNA Associates Inc., Ridgefield, NJ, US, Project Engineer

Performed from the excavation of buildings to the superstructure. The projects are primarily located in the NYC metropolitan area. (Ex. 432 Park Avenue, 610 Lexington Avenue, Harborside Tower, 65 Bay Street, Moma Tower)

Designed temporary support of excavation
Value Engineered the superstructure of multiple high-rises using a patented cage system utilizing high grade rebar
Prepared material take-off sheets for high-rises
Prepared construction/shop drawings (REVIT/CAD)
Planned and Coordinated development of project construction doc. Coordinate with the MTA for expedited approvals
Coordinated material specifications with vendors and suppliers
Revised project sketches and markups

Jul 2012 - Mar 2015

Barbara and Leonard Littman Architecture Library, NJIT, Newark, NJ, US, Library Asssistant

Sep 2011 - May 2014

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, Architecture Summer School Counselor

Jul 2011 - Jul 2013


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2009 - May 2014

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