Sabin Ciocan

Sabin Ciocan

New York, NY, US




VAMOS Architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Manager

Coordinated project team in development and review of building plans for civic, commercial, and residential projects in NYC metro area.

Built in-house tools and systems to manage client relations and contract administration through ongoing construction progress monitoring, documentation and reporting

Developed design direction for adaptive reuse of Building 301 on Governors Island, transforming 21,000 sq.ft. landmarked building into subsidized creative practice space

Mar 2018 - current

Uncommon Schools, New York, NY, US, Associate Director of Real Estate & Facilities

Managed new construction and renovation projects to fulfill Uncommon Schools' mission to start and manage outstanding urban charter public schools.

Led implementation of facility management plan through development of strategic maintenance program, vendor management tools, and accounting protocol standardization.

Assisted in the leasing, acquisition, financing for new real estate projects in Newark, NJ.

Executed network-wide environmental compliance initiative for 13 campuses.

Sep 2016 - Mar 2018

Merrell-Williams Design, Brooklyn, Junior Designer

Created 100% of visual communications for commercial and residential clients, including conceptual drawings, schematic layouts, construction documents, technical drawings, and design/presentation boards

Media included hand renderings and digital drawings, to physical models and tactile material boards.

Coordinated weekly team meetings, met with project stakeholders onsite to ensure adherence to design vision, organized FF&E logistics for multiple ongoing projects, and managed client and office budgets.

Aug 2014 - Jun 2016


ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, Environmental Design

Environmental Design focuses on the total spatial experience—from the first moment of encounter to the last moment of interaction.

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, Bachelors, History

Obtained a dual degree in History and Political Science along with a minor in Public Leadership.

Aug 2008 - May 2012

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