Kiki Blazevski

Kiki Blazevski

New York, NY, US




Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Forest Hills, NY, US, Public Assistance Project Specialist

-Work with city and state liaisons and private consultants to prepare federal grant applications for Hurricane Sandy Recovery
-Receive and pass intense training on the federal Public Assistance program
-Reference federal codes and policies for application eligibility and requirements
-Review storm-related damages, scopes of work, and costs related to repairs
-Analyze findings and describe results in coherent format suitable for review by team leads, department heads and other higher management

Dec 2012 - Oct 2013

Meridian Design Associates, Architects, PC, New York, NY, US, Job Captain/ Junior Architect, PM

- Review code and zoning regarding bulk and egress for existing building and addition. (commercial, NYC)
- Examine feasibility for underbuilt lot. Develop diagrams for illustrating use groups and circulation. (commercial, NYC)
- Conduct survey, manage schematic design through construction documents with consultant coordination. Review building codes for change of use and Mezzanine conditions. Review budgets with general contractor. (Hartford, CT)
- Prepare design presentations with material research and selection, and with BIM images
- Transition from DD to CD and complete drawing set
- Prepare fit studies for a technical school relocation (commercial, NYC)

Sep 2011 - Oct 2012

Rosen Johnson Architects, New York, NY, US, Job Captain/ Junior Architect

- Analyze opportunities for existing underbuilt commercial high-rise overlooking Bryant Park.
- 40 acres Manage master renovation plan for 40 acre residential complex including design, coordination, graphics and text for publication and distribution. Implement improvements as proposed in Master Plan for typical lobby and retail development. (commercial/ residential Queens)
- Coordinate construction documents from schematic design of 19th century church renovation. (NYC)
- Research for Landmark Building in Avery Library. Prepare concept plans for interior lobby renovation. (NYC, commercial)
- Assist in construction administration for lobby renovation. (commercial NYC)

Aug 2008 - Jan 2012

Freelance - Vincent Martineau Architect, LLC, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

- Develop & coordinate construction details with structure & envelope engineers (Institution NYC)
- Review zoning and prepare calculations for new low-rise residential buildings. (residential Brooklyn)

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Ricci Greene Associates, New York, NY, US, Draftsperson

- Develop concepts for renovation. (Judicial, Chicago)
- Prepare reconnaissance, programming, and phasing plans for renovation. (Judicial, Bronx)
- Complete, revise, and coordinate drawing sets from schematic design to construction documents. (Judicial, Lehigh, PA)

Jul 2006 - Jan 2008

JGA, Inc, Southfield, MI, US, Draftsperson

- Prepare construction documents for retail projects such as H+M, Converse, Springfield
- Coordinate brand and brand standards including lighting, finishes and fixtures into the various sites

May 2005 - Jul 2006


Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, BArch, Architecture

Earned Lambda Iota Tau for University Honors

Sep 2000 - May 2004

Areas of Specialization