Zheeno J. Rostam

Zheeno J. Rostam

Dallas, TX, US



Seeking a position as an Architect/Designer where I can contribute in meeting the organization’s goals with my experience and immense knowledge. I am a Project Designer currently taking the ARE exams to become a Registered Architect. I have 8 years of proven experience in designing and documenting small and large scale commercial buildings, residential, multi-family, retail, automotive, churches, offices, exhibits, hospitals, government facilities, data centers and have great knowledge with Building Codes and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).


Arch-i-Techton, Dallas, TX, US, Project Designer/Self Employed

• Designing and Implementing residential and small scale commercial projects on contract basis in the Washington DC Metro and Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex

Feb 2012 - current

Faulkner Design Group, Inc., Dallas, TX, US, Contract Architect

• My duties included reviewing projects, making necessary design adjustments for code compliance, preparing design presentations, design development package and complete construction documents sets in Revit Architecture. Also helped Interior Designers with FF&E selections and material specifications.

May 2012 - Dec 2012

Dagyapi - Galala JV, Sulaimaniya, IQ, Construction Contract Administrator

Worked on completion construction of "Al-Sulaimany 400 Beds Hospital". My duties were:

• Reviewed and approved shop drawings of all disciplines

• Conducting site visits weekly to manage the design and coordinate with owner and general contractor team

• Attended Weekly OAC meetings and inviting consulting engineers on as-needed basis to discuss project progress for the week

• Coordinated design changes with project team including but not limited to Mechanical and Electrical contractors

• Responded to RFI’s and prepared change orders and ASI documents, reviewed and coordinated schedule of value and payment applications

• Contacted and coordinated with local suppliers and distributors to acquire samples and pricings

Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

Arch-i-Techton, Wichita Falls, TX, US, Project Designer/Self Employed

• Designed and Implemented several residential and small scale commercial projects on contract basis in the Washington DC Metro, Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and the Texoma Areas

Apr 2010 - Dec 2010

Pinnacle Design and Consulting, Inc., Fairfax, VA, US, Architectural Project Coordinator

Award Winning Residential Architecture Firm in Fairfax, VA where I started my career and my duties were:

• Involved with projects from Initial Client Meetings and Design to completion of Construction Documents

• In communication with Clients, Engineers (Structural and MEP) and General Contractors to implement the best solutions and organize a timeline for project completion

• Coordinated and corresponded to review comments from AHJ’s

• Contributed to construction contract administration such as Field-Measurements and Site Visits

• Delivered documents ahead of schedule

• Managed all projects under the supervision of a Registered Architect

• Supervised the project team to ensure that project goals, objectives and timelines are met

• Contributed on several projects for The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that involved as-builts, design, renovation, preparation of construction documents and performance specifications using “SpecsIntact”

• Project Lead Designer on a $2.5 Million Data Center project that housed 80 racks of servers. The Data Center was secured with the design of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) walls

• Project Designer for a Duplex Home with ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition in February of 2008

Aug 2005 - Mar 2010


Howard University, Washington, DC, US, BArch, Architecture

• Graduated with a Thesis Design Project where it's design was documented and achieved LEED Gold Certification per USGBC's LEED NC v2.2 guidelines.

• Activities and Societies: Participated in several design competition entries hosted by AIAS and NOMA.

• Best Thesis Design Project - 2007

• Dean's List 2007

Aug 2000 - Aug 2007


Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Award

Project Designer for a Duplex Home with ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition in February of 2008


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