Melissa Bernardo

Melissa Bernardo

Hoboken, NJ, US




O'Neil Langan Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager

--Work closely and directly with client’s in-house design team based in various locations throughout the U.S.
--Provide code review and analysis during all phases of project design work
--Responsible for coordinating with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, lighting, A/V, structural and storefront consultants
--Manage all project phases including schedule maintenance, construction documents, construction administration, design and implementation of custom storefronts, material selection and sourcing, fixture design and shop drawing review, bid and submittal review and permit submission coordination
--Perform site survey, analysis, punch list and documentation for all phases of project

Dec 2014 - current

Toys"R"Us, Inc, Wayne, NJ, US, Store Planning Coordinator

--Collaborate with the Store Planning and Merchandise Planning teams on the schematic and design development of new stores, prototypes, remodels and various specialty projects
--Assist in the design and production of fixture plans for real estate and design review meetings for new store, relocation and remodel projects through AutoCAD
--Survey on-site measurements for remodel projects

Jun 2013 - Dec 2014

FVHD Architects - Planners, Trenton, NJ, US, Architectural Intern

-Assisted with site analysis and pre-bid meetings
-Created digital models and renderings for multiple projects through SketchUp
-Assisted in creating construction documents and details for various projects through AutoCAD
-Produced color books and material selection boards for various projects

May 2012 - Jan 2013

Toys"R"Us, Inc, Wayne, NJ, US, Store Planning - Property Development Intern

-Worked on preparing fixture dates and gondola shipment orders
-Surveyed and organized merchandise layouts and back room order quantities
-Assisted in the design of prospective 47K store sites and interior floor plan layouts through AutoCAD
-Assisted in various small projects within new and remodel retail stores and overall store planning department
-Surveyed on-site measurements and created mark-ups and fixture requirements of existing store floor plans

Jun 2011 - Aug 2012


Aug 2008 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization