Ricardo Amaya

Ricardo Amaya

New York, NY, US

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"We don't grow when things are easy, we grow when we face challenges."

I am a self motivated individual always striving to achieve the most out of each project. During my professional career I been able to develop my leadership, communication and problem solving skills among others. By becoming the lead designer/coordinator of several projects, I realized each project comes loaded with a new set of challenges that are best solved by the coordination and communication among the different parties involved. Learning from these challenges has given me the ability to broaden my skills in the architectural field, not only as individual capable of producing CD's and details but also as a designer capable of providing unique and innovative program solutions to the client. At the end I can proudly confess that architecture is far more than my vocation, is my


Jacobs, Orlando, FL, US, Architectural Designer

-Experience in architectural and interior design for multi-discipline projects; including schematic design, design development construction documentation, specification, and construction administration.
-Project management as an architectural lead on multiple retail remodel projects and federal projects which includes: planning and attending site visits, developing the scope of work and project documents, communicating with the client, and the coordination of architecture among different disciplines.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2017

Cuchachi & Peterson, Orlando, FL, US, Architectural Graduate

Designated project lead.
• Created brand identity packages that successfully
demonstrated to the client the project’s vision.
• Developing of renderings.
• Maintenance of the construction project schedule.
• Construction documents red-lines.
• Schematic and design development process.
• Structural & Mechanical Engineer coordination.
• Prepared daily project revisions.
• Responded to RFI''s (Request For Information).
• Coordinated construction change directives (CCD).
• Communicated changes/updates to the team.
• Revised drawings specified by architect.
• Field measurements and preparing sketches.
• Construction documents (CD) sets.
• Prepare / managed drawings and specifications.
• Revised Civil and Architectural punch list.
• Coordinated Project Revisions and Addendum.
• Assisted and supervised interns.
• Assisted during site visits and scope investigations.

Dec 2014 - Jun 2016


University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2014

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