Maria Jimena Gonzalez

Maria Jimena Gonzalez

Long Beach, NY, US



Seeking an entry-level position in the design or architecture field in which I can implement my knowlegde, skills, and creativity in Architecture and Design, in order to benefit and contribute to the company’s success.



SolE Strategic Solutions, Fresh Meadows, NY, US, Intern/CAD Draftsperson

• Drafted plans, sections, elevations, and perspective drawings for interior spaces
• Created sample and presentation boards for clientele
• Created and maintained records of specifications and drawings by organizing client folders

May 2012 - Dec 2012

EFS Global Structures, Edgewater, NJ, US, Intern/Design Associate

•Responsible for modifying and executing construction drawings
• Executed constructions drawings for the Structural Engineer using Auto Cad
• Prepared constructions schematics used onsite during the development of the pro j e ct
• Ensure the availability of the required inventory and other construction materials

Apr 2011 - Oct 2011

MORALI ARCHITECTS PLLC, New York, NY, US, Intern/Draftsperson/Mdelmaker

• Assisted in preparation of floor plans and made necessary arrangements for executing them
• Created the layout of 2D and 3D graphics for a Tennis Club Complex at the old U.S. Open site in Forest hills, using Auto Cad, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Built schematic and final models for the proposed building in Forest Hills, N Y
• Photographed and documented site conditions
• Built a model for a Hotel in New York, NY

Jul 2009 - Aug 2010


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Concentration of study: Design I - VIII, Statics / Strengths, Structural Steel Design, Reinforced Concrete Design, Building Construction I & II, Mechanical Equipment I & II, Site Planning

Study Abroad: Egypt Expedition 2010
• Designed a new housing development and retrofit a traditional building as a Study Center
for locally and foreign-trained archeologists and preservation specialists
• Implemented the recent application of solar-thermal systems
Thesis Project: Preventive Infrastructure, Japan, 2012
• Designed a proposal to introduce both, a transportation and a cargo distribution network to connect three different types of communities across a site in Japan
• Created a pre and post - disaster multifunctional network to support evacuation services in case of emergency

Jan 2008 - May 2012


graduated Cum Laude, Award


Areas of Specialization