Renata Correa Marques

Renata Correa Marques

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Brazilian Architect with 10+ years of experience in the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in project design, conceptualization, construction documentation and interior architecture. Experienced professional with a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture from Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso (Brazil) and a Post-Professional Masters of Interior Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona. Passionate about sustainable design, renewable energy and reduced ecological footprint.  


David Hill Design, Los Angeles, Senior Architectural Designer

- • Worked on a new proposal and a renovation hospitality projects for the Westin and the Autograph brands in San Clemente, CA and Mammoth Lakes, CA.
• Designed the public areas and guestroom packages on AutoCAD from Schematic through Construction Documentation.
• Selected and documented materials and prepared finish schedules and specification books, assisting Project Manager with budgeting.
• Coordinated with MEP and Structural Engineers and assisted Project Management on the Construction Administration phase of the renovation project in Mammoth Lakes.
• Created FF&E designs and produced shop drawings.

Jan 2019 - Mar 2020

Holtz Architecture, Los Angeles , Architectural Designer

• Worked as a freelance designer on the construction documentation (Revit) of a multi-family new proposal in Los Angeles, assisting Principal in plan check meetings.

Sep 2018 - Oct 2018

FMB Development, Los Angeles, Architectural Designer

• Responsible for 3 new proposals for luxury multi-family residential projects in West Hollywood, CA, executing the programming, scope of work, and conducted the projects from Schematic through Construction Documentation using AutoCAD and Revit.
• Standardized the architectural sets and deliverables, and prepared presentations and realistic 3D renders in SketchUP and Revit.
• Coordinated with MEP, Structural, and Landscape consultants, and leaded the plan check process, being responsible for the correspondence with the City and neighborhood meetings.
• Assisted Lead Designer on the completion of the construction documentation of 4 (four) multi-family residential projects in West Hollywood, CA.

Apr 2017 - Aug 2018

Theresa Fatino Design, Manhattan Beach, CA, US, Interior Architecture Designer

• Worked on new proposal hospitality projects for the Kimpton brand on Huntington Beach, CA and Tempe, AZ.
• Prepared the construction documentation in AutoCAD, produced renderings, and assisted Lead Designer on material research and specification packages.

Jul 2016 - Feb 2017

Renata Correa Marques Arquiteta e Urbanista - self-employed, Cuiabá, BR, Architect

• Worked on new proposals and renovation single-family projects in Cuiaba, Campo Grande, and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
• Performed feasibility studies and site analysis, elaborating budgets, and time tables.
• Discussed project-pertinent zoning laws, fire regulations, and building codes with governing agencies.
• Executed the programming, scope of work, conducting the projects throughout the phases of design.
• Developed the Construction Documentation in AutoCAD and conducted the permitting process.
• Coordinated with MEP and Structural Engineers and Contractors, conduction the Construction Administration phase.

Jan 2007 - Mar 2015

Cassia Abdallah Arquitetura e Urbanismo, Cuiabá, BR, Junior Architect

• Worked on new proposal projects for residential and commercial clients, developing drawings of floor plans, elevations, sections using AutoCAD.
• Assisted Lead Architect on specifications, materials, building codes, and produced hand sketches and renderings.
• Responsible for the new build commercial project of a gas station in Cuiaba, coordinating floor layouts with MEP consultants and contractors on site.

Jan 2006 - Feb 2007

Instituto de Planejamento e Desenvolvimento Urbano - Prefeitura de Cuiabá, Cuiabá, BR, Architecture & Urban Planning Intern

• Worked as an intern at the IPDU (Govt. Agency responsible for planning, coordinating, and monitoring the building ordinances of the city of Cuiaba), assisting Lead Urban Planner with 2D drawings in AutoCAD.
• Worked on the plans of neighborhood maps for the Zoning Dept. and on the project of the enlargement of 2 main streets to accommodate street parking.
• Created plans, elevations, and sections in AutoCAD for a Recreation Center and a Plaza in Cuiaba.

Jul 2004 - Dec 2005

Independent Contractor, Cuiabá, BR, CAD Drafter

- Developed Construction Documentation in AutoCAD for single-family residential projects in Cuiaba.
- Created 2D drawings for an urban planning project in Cuiaba.
- Worked remotely from Egypt developing the plans and elevations for an interior architecture residential project in Cuiaba.

Jan 2001 - Mar 2002

Marcelo Villaca Epaminondas Arquitetura, Cuiabá, BR, Architecture Intern

• Worked on residential remodeling and new proposal commercial projects.
• Performed research for Lead Architect on specifications and materials.
• Created hand sketches and 2D drawings of floor plans, elevations, sections using AutoCAD.

Apr 2001 - Oct 2001


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Environmental Design, Dept. of Architecture
in partnership w/ UCLA Extension – accredited by CIDA. - GPA 3.85

Mar 2015 - Sep 2016

Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, BR, BArch, Architecture and Urban Planning

Federal University of Mato Grosso’s College of Architecture, Engineering
and Technology, Dept. of Architecture - Brazil - GPA 3.0
- Took courses on Ancient Egyptian and Islamic Architecture at the
American University in Cairo-Egypt. (2003)
- Interned at the Dept. of City Planning and Development of the city of
Cuiaba - Brazil. (2014-2005).

Mar 1998 - Dec 2004

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