William Metaxas

William Metaxas

Brooklyn, NY, US




Dattner Architects, New York, NY, US, Architect

Project Architect for Affordable Housing

Jul 2015 - current

Helpern Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

• Collaborated on the design of hospitality and high-end residential projects focusing on design development and construction documents.
• Developed interior and exterior renderings for design intent and client approval.
• Drafted and detailed specific project elements for exterior enclosure systems and interior public spaces.
• Coordinated with structural, MEP, lighting, and food service consultants.

Aug 2014 - Jul 2015

New York Design Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

• Collaborated on retail projects from schematic design through construction administration.
• Produced construction documents, details, and specifications.
• Material research and specification.
• Lighting design and calculations.
• Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing coordination.

Feb 2014 - Aug 2014

92nd Street YM/YWHA, New York, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager/Drafter

• Schematic Design/Design Development for office renovations.
• Drafted space planning diagrams for a new office.
• Measured and drafted existing conditions floor plans and reflected ceiling plans.
• Material selection and specification for nurseries and offices.
• Reviewed shop drawings for mill work and structural steel in new gymnasium.

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014

Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum - Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager/Drafter

• Processed submittals, RFIs, and change orders between Architects, Engineers, and Contractors.
• Synthesized and finalized finish and device schedules for historic public spaces.
• Drafted construction sketches for delivery to the general contractor.
• Conformed changes in contract documents and updated contract document sets.
• Performed field observations of existing building conditions including windows, flooring, and structural conditions.
• Calculated estimates for exterior masonry restoration and estimates for interior finishes.
• Attended coordination meetings with Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Security Personnel.

Jul 2012 - Sep 2013

Hirani Engineering, Jericho, NY, US, Surveyor

• Surveyed and located specific locations for structural steel framing at the World Trade Center Site.(Freedom Tower)
• Coordinated locations for concrete foundations and anchor bolts at the World Trade Center Memorial Site.
• Monitored settlement and elevation benchmarks along the PATH Railroad system and NYC MTA R Line.
• Coordinated construction drawings from multiple firms including Santiago Calatrava associates and Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill.
• Examined topographical features of the West Side Highway adjacent to the World Trade Center Site.

Aug 2007 - Aug 2009


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

Schematic Design, Construction Documents, Environmental Systems, Site Planning, City Planning, Building Construction, HIstory.

Sep 2009 - May 2014

Areas of Specialization