Claudia Carolina Cristancho

Claudia Carolina Cristancho

Secaucus, NJ, US



• A confident, driving individual
• Very organized
• Active, always trying to get job done the best as possible
• A fast learner


Allied Metal, North Bergen, NJ , Shop Drawings Drafter-Coordinator

• In charge of producing shop drawings for clients such as: Gene Kaufman Architect (Holiday Inn), R2 Architects (Meadowlands Racetrack), Marchetto, Higgins, Stieve Architects (Port Imperial bldg. “G” & Estuary bldg. “A”), Sol Architects (Hudson Subaru), Harman Deutch Architects (Fitzwater Condos), Architectura (One executive Plaza), (Marmon Realty)
• Produce mock up drawings for product testing and product design.
• Produce drawings of the existing manufacture products for marketing.
• Create new product ideas (currently there are five new extrusions).

Dec 2012 - Nov 2013

Archetype, New York, NY, US, Designer Associate

• Managed and assisted the Project Manager in the development of surveys, and preparation of schematic, bidding, DOB drawings sets for Residential buildings.

• Assisted in the development of Schematic Design drawings and Construction Documents for High End residential projects such as: 88 West Coop, 5th avenue Coop, 89th Street Apt, 310 Coop, 66 St. Coop, Sackman 510, Sackman 264 w 77 St,

Sep 2011 - Oct 2012

Goshow Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Was part of the SCA team, a small team of 8 among 30 designers in the firm. I produced elevations, floor plans and sketches for all projects.
• Worked on the drawings of five renovation projects and worked from scope for the three of them.
• Worked on the construction administration of four projects.
• Help the Project Architect to fight some construction manager’s mistakes and save money to the client.
• Organized the product library and was in charge of requesting materials and its systematization.

Nov 2007 - Mar 2010

The City College Campus Planning, College Assistant - Architect

• Prepared room surveys & prepared design drawings for minor in-house renovations.
• Archived blue prints drawings into PDF files (17 building – 36 Acre Campus)
• Generated and Upgraded campus maps and site utility map drawings altogether with sign shop
• Worked on emergency management plans and life safety systems and equipment for the science and engineering buildings.

Jul 2005 - Nov 2007

The City College of New York, Architecture Center (CCAC), New York, NY, US, Intern

• Designed, upgraded and constructed an exhibition (Changing streetscapes) and a lecture series (Structure for Inclusion).
• Model maker (Was part of the team for making a site model of the upper part of Manhattan)
• Surveyed Manhattan Ville neighborhood for historical preservation purposes being done by Erick Washington.

Feb 2005 - Aug 2006

The City College of New York, Facilities, College Assistant for Sign Shop

Was part of the creation the sign shop at The City College. Our small team of three started with the room numeration of the various buildings and then directories and other college needs.
• Sign design, fabrication and Installation for City College Campus
• Designed map directories for buildings, campus and room signage.
• Provide cost analysis for signage production

Sep 2003 - Dec 2004


Union County College, Elizabeth, NJ, US, Interior Design

Jun 2013 - current

Robotech CAD Solutions, Computer Aided Design/Drafting

Certificate of Completion of 192 hrs. of AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D Max 2011-2012

I received three certificates of completion from Autodesk:
• AutoCAD Essentials And Advanced 2012 84 Hours
• 2011 3D Studio Max Design 24 Hours
• Revit Architecture 2012 84 Hours

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

City College of New York (CCNY), BArch, Architecture-Thesis- BA

Sep 2006 - May 2007

City College of New York (CCNY), BArch, Bachelor of Science(Architecture)

Sep 2000 - May 2005

Areas of Specialization