Carolina Almeida

Carolina Almeida

New York, NY, US

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I'm a motivated individual eager to learn and utilize personal working experiences to excel at projects, jobs and internships. Along with passion and motivation to grow knowledgeable; my high flexibility, focus, and attention to quality produces a professional result. I believe my team managerial abilities, computer literacy, and passion for architecture and engineering design showcase my strive to excel in any opportunity given.

I'm in the search for a job position which presents me with the opportunities to experience world problems and challenges. My current interest lies with architecture and/or interior architecture, design, engineering, and architectural model making companies/firms that can intensified my learning experience.

If you want to see more of what I do visit my website.


Chicago Architectural Club, Chicago, IL, US, Intern + Speaker

- Member of the production and transcript team
- "Tigerman on the table" featuring the legacy of Stanley Tigerman

Feb 2018 - Jun 2018

Garnett Architects LLC, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Designer

- Participated on all construction phases of corporate and renovation design
-Created interior design spaces with cutting edge architectural details,
furniture and technology selection for fluid, and organic work environments
to satisfy, and reflect the client's personality and culture
- Coordinate with multiple vendors on construction, furnishing and budget
- Managed site visits, field surveys, renderings and construction documentation

May 2017 - May 2018

Sterling Renovations & Design, Southlake, TX, US, Architectural Designer

- Full service luxury residential renovation experience
- Elaborated design-build and construction documentation
- Produced design renderings and construction drawings, material selection,
budget estimation and marketing strategies
- Managed site visits, field, surveys and clients engagement

May 2016 - Dec 2016

Alt Architecture and Research Associates, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Intern

- Designed and renovated healing environments, educational and community
buildings for veterans and people with disabilities
- Produced graphics for publications, and digital and physical models
- Managed site visits

May 2015 - Feb 2016

SCF Arquitectos, San Juan, PR, US, Architectural Intern

- Participated on site and building analysis, construction regulations, graphic
and schematic design team
- Created digital and physical models, and presentations for a multi-family
residential building located in San Juan, PR

May 2014 - Aug 2014


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, MS Advance Architectural Design

Professional Master of Science in Advance Architectural Design at GSAPP

May 2018 - current

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, Minor in Construction Management

Minor in Construction Management

Jan 2016 - May 2018

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Professional Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 2013 - May 2018


MSAAD Program Scholarship | Columbia University, Scholarship


AIA Chicago Award | Illinois Institute of Technology, Award


Architecture Dean's List | Illinois Institute of Technology Academic Excellence, Award


SUPERCRIT Transfer Dialogues Series | Columbia University, Award


Bio-Fabrication Dialogues Series | Catholic University of Chile, Other


IPRO Program | Illinois Institute of Technology, 1st Place


Spring Awards | Illinois Institute of Technology, Award


[CULT] | iitExposure, Award


[FAME] | iitExposure, Award


IIT College of Architecture First Year Design Student Work, Award


IIT College of Architecture First Year Design Student Work, Award


Illinois Institute of Technology Heald Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization