James Adu

James Adu

New York, NY, US

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Milo Kleinberg Design Associates (MKDA), New York, NY, US, JOB CAPTAIN

-Produce presentation drawings;high quality renderings ,3d animations and 3d modelling
details,construction documents,DD throughout construction phase for commercial,hospitality and
workplace project up to 20k sqft.
-Coordinate and maintains project files including correspondence,drawings and material associate with projects
-Perform measures field surveys
-Review shop drawings
-Attend design meetings
-Reviewing Consultant drawings for coordination
-Coordinate and communicate with MEP,building ownerships,and building officials
-Consultants on the development of plans and specifications
-Creating typical details and trade specific families in revit
-Assist the project manager with CA,(create RFI and submittal responses)
-Modeling in revit based on preliminary concepts, sketches,specification and other data

Oct 2018 - Dec 2023

David Mexico Design Group, New York, NY, US, PROJECT ARCHITECT

-Junior designer for hospitality, yacht and cruise ship design, resorts from concept through DD
-Prepare graphic presentation drawings, renderings, concepts and sketches, and interior design boards
-Assist with the development of drawings from schematic design through construction documents
-Collaborate with the team to create conceptual designs for feasibility studies, projects, and competitions
-Formulate approach to design presentations and work with team members to develop presentation content
-Participate in the selection of color palettes, materials, and finishes to appropriately convey design concepts
-Incorporate feedback into design updates
-Participate in the selection and presentation of furniture, furniture system, fabrics, equipment(FF&F), and lighting
-lead development phases
-Create detailed design plans,3d detailed furnitures using Rhino.

Jun 2016 - Oct 2018

bluarch architecture + interiors + lighting, New York, NY, US, Architecture Intern

3d modelling, 3d rendering, red line correction

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, ARCHITECTURE

Architecture design

Jan 2011 - May 2016


Thesis Faculty Award, Award


Dean's list, president list, Honorable Mention

NYIT urban design


Areas of Specialization