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Oleg Korchinski

Oleg Korchinski

West Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

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Employment 

Pacific Themeworlds, Inc, Venice, CA, US, Head of Content

◦ Product development for a frontier research intelligence and content company that identifies signals and patterns of future developments with avant-garde methods of research, intelligence and knowledge using human and technological power.
◦ System design and development for real-time collecting, sorting, analyzing and representing narrative and quantitative data from worldwide sources.
◦ Research compiled into narratives, mindmaps and reports with elements of identifying emerging asset classes for early investment.

Aug 2016 - current
 

arthesia AG, Venice, CA, US, Strategy Consultant

Aeronautical, automotive and commercial industrial complex master-planning. Concept design and logistics; digital modeling and rendering, client report creation for the following:
◦ Arlandastad, Sweden
◦ Nice, France
◦ Yiwu, China
◦ Munich, Germany
Repositioning and brand strategy for a prominent luxury watch and jewelry brand in Switzerland.

Oct 2012 - Dec 2016
 

Rachel Allen Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Associate

◦ Member of Agence TER and Team’s winning design for Pershing Square Renew, an iconic public park at the heart of downtown Los Angeles
◦ Among a multitude of tasks performed was the iterative parametric modeling of the long-span Smart Canopy structure responding to an existing underground column grid, a wide range of program underneath, and the city environment.
◦ Design and fabrication documents for staircase + railings, light fixtures and a high-end sectional sofa

Architectural responsibilities
◦ Iterative digital modeling of design intent for current clients or competition proposals, including drafting of exploded assembly axonometrics, material renderings and perspectival representations to be used for presentations and promotional purposes
◦ Construction drawing; project coordination with clients, Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety, contractors and subcontractors, fabricators, etc.
◦ On-site as-builts of existing buildings as accurate datum for renovation, later converted to a detailed 3D model used for spatial and varying finish schedule renderings

Direct improvements to the company and office environment
◦ Layout of a large 3-company office and construction bid sourcing; material sourcing, fabrication and installation of 80 LF of bookshelves for project and material folders
◦ Material + graphic design of leather-bound portfolio for new client presentations; framing publications and awards; design of animated Holiday card incorporating built work; design and installation of street signage for pending and completed projects
◦ Marketing strategy, branding identity alignment, and social media management

Dec 2015 - Aug 2016
 

Crane & Co, West Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

Project management
◦ Comprehensive project timelines for jobs occurring simultaneously
◦ Construction drawing sets for permit applications, pulling building permits in Culver City, Santa Monica; scheduling building inspections and associated subcontractors
◦ Producing shop drawings for fabrication, and schematic design packages (3D renderings, 2D drawings) for expanding of present client base

Construction supervision
◦ Overseeing several construction projects, including ground-up single-family residences, penthouse interior remodel, and additions. Coordinating demolition, debris removal, material deliveries, storage. Scheduling building inspections, thoroughly communicating with inspectors to keep the project up to code and on-schedule
◦ Overseeing and managing multiple constructions crews on jobsites

Cost estimating
◦ Review of building plans submitted by architects for construction cost estimating and bidding. Material take-offs and subcontractor labor estimates categorized by trade

May 2013 - Jul 2014
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2008 - Apr 2013
 

Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, US, Economics, Mathematics, Psychology

Sep 2006 - Aug 2010
 

Areas of Specialization