Carlos Roman Cortez

Carlos Roman Cortez

North Hollywood, CA, US

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With extensive experience within my past job opportunities, I am confident to deliver a complete project, follow dealines while staying within budget. Given the opportunity to excel within your institution, will allow me to share my passion for design and architecture. I aspire to become a real estate developer where I can apply my interior architectural knowledge, construction skills and job site field experience to project manage and oversea outstanding projects.


Vracko Design + Construction, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior designer Drafter 3D Rendering

With the guidance of Peter Vracko, Designer and Lead Contractor of my former employer. I was given the opportunity to work on a project in which we completed a remodel from start to finish. The Mulholland Drive project was a 1,400 square feet cliff hanger property in the Hollywood Hills. Creating an as-is floorplan, site measurements, 3D rendering for the contractors to revise, it allowed the client to envision the final product while keeping our contractors up to date with changes before final approval.

Feb 2013 - Feb 2017

Élan Designs International, Sherman Oaks, CA, Junior Designer

Being a junior designer for Élan Designs allowed me to use my creative passion to create inspirational design boards for consultations throughout the design process. My responsibilities vary from sketch-up renderings, material selection, FF&E and furniture assembly. The benefit of being a part of a small design firm, gave me the tools to grow and learn project management skills, budgeting and time management.

Jan 2012 - Jul 2014

The Bowery Group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

After graduating college I came across an internship opportunity that quickly became a full time position at Bowery Design Group. My focus was to maintain an active library, select fabrics and materials for clients and create presentation design boards for potential projects. Working remotely on-site I followed up with vendors and contractors to assess my daily report.

Aug 2008 - Sep 2012


California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Architectural Design

Residential/Commercial Design Focus.
Interior Architectural Design & Relevant Courses

ART 113 Architectural Drafting FCS 314 Building Codes
ART 141 3-D Design FCS 380 Research Management
ART 230 Perspectives Drawing FCS 410 History of architecture
FCS 213 AutoCAD FCS 411 Interior Design III
FCS 214 FF&E Specifications FCS 414 Senior Studio
FCS 312 Lighting

Sep 2002 - Dec 2008

North Hollywood High School, North Hollywood, CA , High School, Transportations Careers Academy

General Education
Member of the Transportations Careers Academy (TCA)
Member of the Track and Field Team
Senior President

Sep 1996 - Sep 2000


Our Community House of Hope, Honorable Mention

I was recognized along with 15 other undergraduate seniors for our conceptual designs of a porspective hospice home care “Our Community House of Hope,” by creating 3D drawings, floor plans and selecting materials to be assembled in the construction of a low-income, end-of-life home for people in their community.


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