Jorge L Ramirez

Jorge L Ramirez

Princeton, NJ, US



Talented, dynamic, team-spirited, hard working and results oriented Intermediate Design Architect, with experience in Residential, Commercial, Corporate, Science & Technology, and Healthcare projects. I have a passion for researching and implementing new materials, their application | complementation towards innovative ideas or concepts, and then its construction details, coordination and execution.


Gittings Associates, Princeton, NJ, US, Project Architect

Working to design and document a variety of projects including commercial, residential and educational sectors. Designing strategies and implementing ADA/Code Compliant solutions for historic facilities on Princeton University’s campus.

Jan 2013 - current

Joseph Hobart Weiss Architecture Planning and Design, Princeton, NJ, US, Architect Designer

Currently working collaboratively, creatively, and within project schedule and budget with Mr. Weiss on high-end Residential projects around Princeton area. Currently involved from schematic design throughout construction documentation. Additional responsibilities include supporting 3D visualization for the Development of Conceptual Designs, and then helping to develop details of the Design specific to every particular residential project using Acad & Sketchup / podium plug-in.

Feb 2007 - current

HDR, Princeton, NJ, US, Architect Designer | Architectural Coordinator III

Worked collaboratively, creatively, and within project schedule and budget with Lead Designers and Project Architects on all project phases, from the initial Marketing efforts, and then from Schematic Design throughout Construction Documentation & Administration.
Analyzed program information to support the Development of Conceptual Designs, and then helped to develop specific elements of the Design. Researched the applicability of various building Materials and Systems related to the specific needs of the Project, assisted in their Evaluation and Selection with the Project Architect and Project Lead Designer. Successfully communicated and coordinated all aspects related to the Project with Clients, the Project Consultants, as well as the Design and Technical Teams. Projects include:

Healthcare Experience:
Humber River Regional Hospital
Seoul National University Hospital Advanced Treatment and Development Center

Academic Experience:
University of Texas -MD Anderson Cancer Center, Zayed Building for Personalized Cancer Care.
Rowan University
University of Texas -MD Anderson Cancer Center, MD Anderson South Campus Research Building #4
Utah State University, Agriculture Research Services (ARS)

Corporate Experience:
CJ Cheiljedang Integrated Research and Development Center

Community Experience:
Colombia:The Nature of Culture. Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
June – July, 2011
The Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC
IANPHI – Mozambique.

Extensive construction of concept, study, and finished scaled physical models and its Digital Photography documentation.

Nov 2006 - Jul 2012

Toll Architecture, Inc., Horsham, PA, US, Studio Associate III

Work involved preparing and maintaining construction documents for numerous luxury residential communities throughout the Eastern, Midwestern, and Southern United States.

Aug 2006 - Nov 2006

Clarke Caton Hintz, Trenton, NJ, US, Junior Architect

Worked directly with the firm’s Principals, Partners, Senior Associates, and design staff as part of a team fully involved in all phases of design, scheduling, preparing presentation materials, creating construction documents, submittal reviews, and coordinating with Clients as well as Consultants.

Dec 2003 - Jun 2006

CUH2A, Princeton, NJ, US, Intern Architect

Work involved producing drawings for design development and construction documents phase for the Architecture and Site Planning Departments, involving R&D buildings for clients such as Pfizer, Astra-Zeneca, Merck, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and National Institutes of Health / NIAID

Apr 2003 - Dec 2003

Maximillian Hayden Architect, Inc, Hopewell, NJ, US, Intern Architect

Design development, and construction documents for High-end residential projects around Princeton area.

Sep 2002 - Apr 2003

CUH2A, Princeton, NJ, US, Intern Architect

Collaborated with the CAD document production for a variety of pharmaceutical projects for clients such as Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, Bristol Meyer Squibb, & Roche.
Extensive construction of concept, study, and finished scaled models and its Film and Digital Photography documentation.

Sep 1997 - Sep 2002


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

5-year NAAB Accredited Program

Aug 1998 - May 2002

Mercer College, West Windsor, NJ, Associate in Science - Architecture

Aug 1996 - May 1998


NJIT School of Architecture - Excellence in Design, 1st Place

Design Award for the best design project of the year


Areas of Specialization