armando hernandez

armando hernandez

Rosemead, CA, US





ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, facilities project coodinator

 Translating the school’s priorities into a successful, master planning program that identifies and
develops real solutions to achieve its strategic goals.
 Outline and develop modifications to Hillside campus master plan, South campus master plan and
future development possibilities of existing campuses based on the approved Master Plan,
current codes, building construction types, site restraints and costs.
 Assess current existing conditions of all facilities incorporating findings into as-built drawings.
 Prioritize systems (i.e. mechanical, electrical and structural) upgrades based on need and cost.
 Work with outside vendors to outline plans to replace, overhaul, and/or integrate new
technologies into the existing facilities.
 Coordinate on-going space planning projects and prioritizing them efficiently against deadlines,
budgets, execute and finalize construction/renovation projects.
 Participate in design process/coordination/review meetings to identify space allocation
 Provides management/coordination in the planning, design & construction processes associated
with construction activities: job walks, field measurements and development of project scope and
review estimates with user groups.
 Assist in acquisitions of new institutional properties including but not
limited to education space, student housing, and administrative space

Mar 2012 - current

Lean Arch, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, senior designer

 Concept design – development of conceptual drawings for initial client design meetings
 construction documents – develop complete construction documents for submittal to city
 detailing – design/develop details relating to special conditions prior to or during construction
 coordination with consultants – contact and engage structural engineer, mechanical engineer and
various consultants during the design development process
 construction document submittal– prepare and submit construction documents for construction
 Project lead design – design development of projects utilizing plans sections elevations and 3d
visualization with a goal of developing a final product to be approved by principal architect and
 3D visualization / graphics team leader – prepare and execute 3d models including preparation of
graphics for client presentation and design competitions.
 project management – respond to contractor RFI’s regarding the construction document set along
with advising and issuing construction details when required during the building process.

Aug 2005 - Mar 2010

ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, model builder

 Documentation and construction of a large scale models for proposed expansion of Art Center’s
main campus
 Development of official documents for submitting to city planners of ongoing T.I. work
 Data entry for the programming team, auto-cad drawing and site documentation of existing
 3D visualization of conceptual projects

Apr 2001 - Aug 2005

Mark Dillon Architect, Los Angeles, CA, US, project leader model builder

 Building study and final models of various projects for basic understanding of construction means
and methods and for client design approval
 Development of conceptual designs for ongoing projects
 development of final design for approval by architect and client
 development of construction documents for permit submittal
 Coordination of drawings with consultants

May 1999 - Dec 2004


University College London (UCL), London, GB, MArch, architecture

master of architecture design

Sep 2002 - Sep 2003

Areas of Specialization