Natalia Ramirez

Natalia Ramirez

Weehawken, NJ, US



Professional with over ten years of experience in the architecture and design fields; Exceptional skills in planning, designing, detailing and coordinating different types of projects; Extensive experience, strong technical knowledge and proven resourcefulness.

Extensive experience in the overall design process of residential, institutional and commercial projects from Schematic Design to Contract Administration Phases.
Experienced in AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, MS Office, Manual Drafting
Fluent in English and Spanish




Galvan Architectural Group, West New York, NJ, US, Project Architect

-Design and develop numerous residential, institutional and commercial projects. Responsibilities range from feasibility studies to preparation of construction documents following established office standards.
-Prepare, review and coordinate Architectural drawings from Schematic Design to Contract Administration Phases, applying knowledge of space planning, drafting techniques, specifications and construction methods.
-Extensive contact with clients and vendors throughout the design process, regarding design alternatives, selection of materials, budget and estimated construction time.
-Coordinate and incorporate the work of Engineering Consultants as part of the overall contract documentation being prepared for Department of Buildings and client submittal.
-Supervise design team throughout the production process developing efficient solutions and integrating all design elements into the final project documents.
-Conduct on-site observation and inspections of work during project construction to monitor compliance with Construction Documents, including RFI’s and submittal responses

Nov 2001 - current

EXXON MOBIL COLOMBIA Medellin, Colombia, Medellín, CO, Project Architect

Developed numerous feasibility studies for office space planning; surveyed existing site conditions; prepared Architectural plans and developed Constructions Documents for in-house projects.

Mar 2000 - Jul 2001


-Managed construction projects, including rebranding, renovations and new construction for several commercial bank branches.
-Monitored construction work compliance with Construction Documents; Responsible for change order negotiation, submittals, billing submittal and approval, budget & schedule management, through project close-out.

Mar 1997 - Jan 2000


Mechanics Institute, New York, NY, US, Construction Project Management

Mar 2007 - May 2011

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, CO, BArch, Architecture

Jan 1991 - Mar 1997

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