Monica Estrada

Monica Estrada

Miami, FL, US




Opustone Inc., Doral, FL, US, Account Executive

· Develop and maintain relationships with the A & D community, contactors, fabricators and retail customers to establish a positive sales environment and to determine their needs
· Present material solutions to customers using knowledge of classic and current design trends, materials, pricing, and installation/design ideas.
· Provide Installer & Fabricator recommendations when needed
· Provide samples and other design support material to aid customers in material selection
· Maintain architectural libraries by ensuring sufficient sample supply of current products and dispose of discontinued products
· Monitor all open orders from placement to delivery while identifying and resolving client concerns
· Participate in trade shows and networking events to grow company brand

Sep 2011 - current

Studio Marquette / 4141 Design, Miami, FL, US, Project Manager

· Coordinate between General Contractors and vendors to ensure that timelines are met and the intended design specifications are executed accurately
· Generation and maintenance of all construction documents
· Review and approval of all architectural plans
· Draft and submittal of budget proposals
· Provide design support for sales team
· Perform site visits and building measurements
· Product knowledge including Vitra, Zanotta, B&B, Maxalto, Driade, Morosso, De Padova and Acerbis

Apr 2010 - Jul 2011

Macci Design Studio International, Coral Gables, FL, US, Junior Designer

· Provide design support from beginning to completion and execution of design phase· Assist in the selection of FF&E, colors and materials
· Generate, correct and update all construction documents during design development
· Organization and replenishment of the architectural library
· Assist in the preparation and execution of client presentations in coordination with team members
· Perform administrative duties
· Projects included boutique hotels and commercial buildings

Jun 2008 - Apr 2010

Edward Lewis Architects, Miami, FL, US, Intern/ AutoCAD Drafter

· Drafting of floor plans, elevations and details
· Mark up and corrections of construction documents
· Selection of finish materials for development of presentation boards
· Perform site visits and building measurements

Jun 2006 - Jun 2007


Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture

· Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.85
· Dean’s List, 2007-2009
· Affiliations: Golden Key International Honour Society, 2008-2009
· Awards: Festival of the Trees Scholarship, 2007 and 2008, IIDA Florida Student Design Competition, “Best Overall category”, 2008

Aug 2007 - Jun 2009


IIDA Florida Student Design Competition, Other

Winner of “Best Overall category” in student work submittal


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