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Alex Sarria LEED GA

Alex Sarria LEED GA

Hicksville, NY, US

 

About 

Sr. Project Manager, Sr. 3D Artist specializing in hospitality, retail, corporate interior, high end residential & furniture design.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Archmedia Studios (Self-Employed Consultant), Hicksville, NY, Owner

Consultant to Bouler Pfluger Architects in Bay Shore, NY and Beth Donner Design in Melville, NY and responsible for the following tasks:

Bouler Pfluger Architects
Provide schematic design, design development of new one family residential construction houses throughout Long Island
Conduct on-site field measurement to document existing conditions for houses who will undertake renovations and extensions for design approach
Meet with client/owner for review of design intent, drawing review and daily coordination of project deliverables
Provide photo-realistic renderings of proposed interior and exterior design for internal review and client presentation
Provide sourcing for material selections for hospitality projects
Provide drafting of full interior construction drawings for permit and bid including documentation of finishes, millwork documentation and construction details

Beth Donner Design
Met with potential client for review of scope involved with preparation of proposals for Corporate and Franchisee Ruth’s Chris Steak House stores; ‘ground-up’ and/or existing project refurbishment among other projects
Coordinated and contributed to FF&E package for client presentation and interior construction documentation
Oversaw staff for production of interior construction documentation, trade coordination for bid and permit drawings sets; responsible for coordination with architect of record
Reviewed contractor submittals including RFIs, shop drawings, cut sheets and samples for designer approval
Provided project schedule to designers/project managers with review of proposals and overall hours attributed to each phase where applicable
Responsible for interviewing potential candidates for hire
Provided CAD support for staff including drawing standards, library details and organize file/server structure
Established Interior Design Specification Book templates used for all firm projects with Adobe InDesign
Provided and direct field measuring endeavors of existing spaces for existing condition documentation to designers and junior staff
Provided photo-realistic renderings with use of 3D Max 2016 and VRay 3.4 for client presentation and internal design review

May 2011 - current
 

IA Interior Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior Job Captain/ 3D Renderer

Provided design and construction drawings; coordinated with trades for a multi-phased, restacking space planning project for investment firm headquarters in Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City, NJ
Attended weekly construction meetings with contractors and client for discussion and alternate resolutions as a result of on-site field and unforseen conditions
Reviewed submittals including shop drawings, cut sheets and samples for designer approval
Provided photo-realistic renderings for initial TD Ameritrade presentation and internal design review alongside designer

Dec 2009 - May 2011
 

Infra-Structures, Inc., Brentwood, NY, Asst. Director of Architecture

Field measured existing conditions to accurately depict the space to properly implement the proposed, designed millwork/fixtures
Provided millwork shop drawings for in-house wood and metal fabrication
Oversaw and coordinated manufacturing and installation of completed furniture components from in-house millwork shop to on-site implementation
Travelled throughout the contiguous United States for installations and build-outs of completed millwork
Designed and provided photo-realistic renderings of proposed millwork

May 2004 - Dec 2009
 

JB+C Design Consultants, New York, NY, US, Job Captain/ Renderer

Prepared design development drawings and three-dimensional renderings of proposed furniture with original artwork graphics for Greenpoint Bank and Washington Mutual Bank branding

Jul 2001 - May 2004
 

Leclere Associates, New York, NY, Architectural Designer/Job Captain

Provided full architectural drawings of a 6,000sf condominium in Trump Tower including coordination of trades, coordination of interior design elements, details and construction coordination with contractor while project construction

Aug 1999 - Jun 2001
 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York, NY, US, Job Captain

Provided construction drawings, details and overall completion for permit and bid purposes

Sep 1995 - Jul 1997
 

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Consultant/ CAD Draftsman

Provided construction drawings, details and overall completion for permit and bid purposes for All-Star Cafe Theme Restaurant in Las Vegas, NV

Aug 1993 - Sep 1995
 

Education 

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Thesis: Multimedia Marketing for Design Firms; understanding of 3D software, videography and animation techniques. Undertaking software to understand the capacities of marketing a project and/or design firm for the benefit of company recognition throughout the public sector.

Aug 1997 - May 1999
 

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 1997 - May 1999
 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology

Sep 1988 - May 1992
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills