Mirella Ramírez

Mirella Ramírez

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Accredited Architect (University of Ricardo Palma – Lima, Peru) with a master’s degree in Architecture and Interior Design (University of Salamanca – Salamanca, Spain) and more than ten years of professional experience in developing and implementing projects in the architectural, interiors, lighting and landscape design spaces.


Mira Design, Lima, PE, Design Principal / Founder

•Develop and implement interior design projects for commercial and residential spaces (single-family and multi-family), including lighting, furniture and landscape design.
•Execute end-to-end management of projects, from design to pricing to building by-laws to personnel and on-site project management.
•Create 3D modelling to help visualize the different stages of the project design.
•Determine furniture and finishes aligned to project budget.

Mar 2016 - May 2018

Abril, Lima, PE, Architect

•Design of floorplan and interiors of multi-family residential projects (including common areas)
•Oversee the compatibility of architectural designs and building codes.
•Interact with clients and contractors on site during construction phase.
•Create 3d modelling to visualize agreed upon design.

Mar 2015 - Mar 2016

Decor Center, Lima, PE, Sales Architect

•Carry-out interior design projects leveraging the company’s catalog of interior finishings.
•Manage and advise clients (architects) according to project needs.
•Lead customer service and sales in high-end homeware showrrom.

Mar 2011 - Mar 2013

Philips Lighting, Lima, PE, Lighting Designer

•Manage end-to-end supervision of projects.
•Provide technical support to company suppliers and distributors according company norms, assuring quality control.
•Lead project development teams.
•Implement lighting design projects, utilizing specialized software, according to both company and client standards and building codes.

Jul 2009 - Mar 2011

Havells Sylvania, Lima, PE, Lighting Designer

•Lead local team in introducing and expanding the brand in Peru.
•Collaborate with regional offices in the selection of lighting products to be used according to local demand.
•Execute lighting design projects in line with company guidelines and architect/constructor needs.

Oct 2008 - May 2009

Josfel, Lima, PE, Lighting designer

•Design, execute and monitor the sale of lighting projects competitive in the market.
•Increase the portfolio of clients looking for new business opportunities.

Dec 2007 - Oct 2008

Innovart, Lima, PE, Jr. Architect

•Return design and finishes of the department according to the needs of each client.
•Development of constructive details.
•Supervise the installation of finishes on site.
•Support in the selection of finishes for facade and common areas of buildings.

Oct 2006 - Aug 2007


The New School, New York, NY, US, Residencial Interior Design

Jul 2018 - current

Salamanca University, Salamanca, ES, Masters, Interior Design

Dec 2013 - Dec 2014

Ricardo Palma University, Lima, PE, Bachelors, Architecture

Jul 2001 - Jul 2007

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