Javier Hernandez

Javier Hernandez

Santa Ana, CA, US



Eclectic designer and thinker and very interested in the relationship between Forms, Rooms, Technology, nature, and Sustainability. I am Passionate about architectural graphics and interior design.  Whether it is creating a rendering, dressing up a room, or designing a building or a website, I never lose interest in trying to create eye-catching designs.



XDG studio, freelance designer and consultant, Santa Ana, CA, US, Designer

Project Designer for various residential development projects including multifamily units and track homes.
Coordinate design personnel for the implementation of design documents .
Design development of architectural and structural plans and calculations for other architects and designers.
Create 3d architectural designs according to client’s demand.
Prepare Title 24 energy calculations.
Process and submittal of permits at various building departments.
Project Designer for small tenant improvements.
Freelance designer and consultant for other architectural and structural design firms.
Design + build home renovations and additions in partnership with a general contractor.

Jun 2004 - current

IDS group, Irvine, CA, US, Architectural and Structural Consultant

Liaised with the architectural team and key project stakeholders, to assist in implementing necessary design requirements.

Part of the structural design team for the new terminal at the John Wayne Airport.

Oct 2008 - Dec 2010

N Skaff Consultants, Riverside, CA, US, Structural Senior Designer

Responsible for creating and modifying architectural drawings using AutoCAD for new custom homes, room additions, tenant improvements, industrial and commercial buildings.
Designed development of construction drawings, sketches and 3D renderings Analyze and document residential buildings to comply with California’s Energy Efficiency Standards contained in the title 24 of the California Code regulations using Energy Pro computer software.

Feb 2004 - Mar 2008

Ram Cam engineering, Corona, CA, US, Freelance Designer

Take field measurements and design develop architectural drawings for various commercial buildings and small shopping centers.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Aguirre & Associates, Riverside, CA, US, Project manager

Supervise and assist other team members with completion of projects to meet office standards and building codes.

Liaison between project engineers, construction managers, general contractors and sub- contractors.

Responsible for hiring and training staff on the use of AutoCAD for drafting of architectural drawings.

Generate architectural and structural drawings based on information provided by customers and engineer.

Jan 2000 - Jan 2004

Areas of Specialization