Giovanni Munoz Vargas

Giovanni Munoz Vargas

Miami, FL, US



Giovanni is currently working towards his licensing in architecture in the USA. graduate of Javeriana University in Bogota - Colombia, bachelors degree in Architecture and Design. His thesis focused on converting a golf course situated in a high-density residential area of the city in to a public park and received highest honors from the University, see article and interview >> 


National Radio interview

Giovanni moved to Miami in 2006 and has worked for for small and large design architectural design firms in the area. Alowais looking for self-development and improvement in personal and professional life. 

Architects and clients looking forward to meeting you and see how we can collaborate each other. 


Joseph Kaller Architects and Associates, Hollywood, FL, US, Senior Designer / Senior Project Manager

Efficiently develop design concepts through CD’s for residential, commercial, and multifamily projects, client relationships, assistance creating proposals, consultant coordination, client and firm representation in front of boards in different jurisdictions until the project is built.

Jul 2014 - current

Starbucks Coffee Company, Coral Gables, FL, US, Senior Production Designer

• Executed a high volume of locally relevant stores aligned with latest company design strategy.
• Efficiently produced clear design concepts from schematic design guiding them to competition.
• Lead, manage and train multiple outsource consultants to keep a consistent flow of production.
• Communicated design intent to design leaders in a clear way to keep up with design standard

Jan 2012 - Jan 2014

PDT International, Fort Lauderdale, Project Manager

Responsible for managing the exterior and interior design and construction progress of a 15,000 square meters mall in Honduras and be part of other projects simultaneously in the progress of design and construction documents assisting different teams to meet death-lines.

Jul 2010 - Jan 2012

MT Design, Inc, Pembroke Pines, Superintendent / Assistant Project Manager

•Supervision of a 6,000 sq. ft. expansion of existing retail store in Pembroke Pines, FL, and other small restaurants guiding them to competition without interfering with store and mall operations.
•Coordinate with Architect changes in drawings to submit revisions to building department.

Mar 2010 - Sep 2010

PRIVE GROUP, L.L.C., Miami, Architect / Design consultant

Consulting with other professionals about the design of a new environment.
Prepare and present design proposals to the clients;
using Auto Cad and Renderings.
Advise the client on the practicality of their project.
Produce detailed drawings from which costings are made.
Prepare tender applications and presentations.
Prepare planning applications.
Coordinating the work of contractors.
Make site visits to check on progress and ensuring that the project is running within the agreed timescale.
Solve problems that might occur during building.
Carry out defect inspections.

Feb 2009 - Oct 2009

Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design, Miami, Design consultant

Designer and drafter from schematic through design development stage for residential and commercial projects.

Coordinating construction documents and details by managing different design teams.

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Joseph Kaller Architects and Associates, Hollywood, FL, US, Associate / Intern

Demonstrated capability to self manage workload and successfully produce a full set of construction documents for a single tenant building while continue to work on other projects simultaneously

Efficiently provided new ideas and produced a new company logo.

Jul 2006 - Jul 2007


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, CO, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2002 - Jan 2007

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