Jorge Leonardo Ochoa

Jorge Leonardo Ochoa

Los Angeles, CA, US




A creative, ambitious, determined and self-confident Interior Designer with strengths in Project Management, AutoCAD, presentation boards, hand renderings, and material selection that will prove an asset to any progressive Architectural firm.

-- Other related skills: Budgeting, Managing & Scheduling trades, Sustainable design, Space planning, and Architectural model making
--Computer related skills: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Sketchup, 3Dmax, QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, intermediate knowledge of  PC and MAC computers 
-- Fluent in English and Spanish


Saxony Design Build Inc, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

--Project Manager & Designer of residential and commercial projects (9 full remodels & new construction)
-- Interior Design & Space plan 4,000-8,000 Sq.Ft Homes
-- Conceptualized and Installed 1200 sq. ft. cottage at Pasadena Showcase House 2011
-- Micro Manage & track 500K+ budgets
-- Managing & Scheduling of all trades
-- Full on-site Measuring & Translation of notes & sketches into AutoCAD drawings
-- Design & Manage Installation of Showcase Homes in Los Angeles and Orange County (3 total)
-- Prepare Presentation boards for Clients and Board Members (commercial projects)
-- Served as a liaison between non-English trades and Staff Associates

Jun 2010 - current

Lee Mink Mink & Associates, Pasadena, CA, US, Interior Design Intern

Responsibilities included: Conducting on-site measurements, hand drafted Architectural drawings such as floor plans and elevations, space planning, visiting job sites, and performing general office tasks.

Jan 2010 - Mar 2010


Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles, CA, US, Interior Design

All aspects of interior Design: Hand/computer rendering and drafting, space planing, lighting design, building codes, and furniture design and construction.

Aug 2008 - Jun 2010

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Art and Architecture

All aspects of the Arts: Painting, Drawing, Photography, Digital Media, Art History, with a concentration in ceramics and Sculpting. In addition with studies abroad (Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, and the Netherlands) for historical and Iconic Architecture.

Jun 2004 - Jun 2008


1st Place Winner – FIDM Chairing Styles Competition, 1st Place

Design & Manufacture the First Place Winning Chair along with to-scale models


Areas of Specialization