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Ronaldo Guimaraes

Ronaldo Guimaraes

Boca Raton, FL, US

 

About 

Ronaldo Guimaraes

21570 Town Place Drive , Boca Raton, Florida 33433

Cell. +1.925.899.2728

rvgbrguimaraes@gmail.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/ronaldoguimaraes

 

SUMMARY.

My diverse and extensive architectural work experience participating on several types of international and domestic projects in different levels from the conception of ideas, design solutions, construction documentation, project management and quality control are valuable assets that validate my professional capability to contribute to a successful position in a challenging team. The constant search for an outstanding design always fulfilled my creativity and propelled my imagination to innovative and functional solutions. I strongly believe that my technical background, extensive experience and easy adaptability will be an asset in a dynamic and growing company.

 

EXPERIENCE IN USA. Visit http://www.ronaldoguimaraes.doodlekit.com

Dahlin Group Architecture Planning, Pleasanton, CA - June 2010 – present

Architectural Designer III

Responsibilities

  • Project development and coordination for the Pre Design phase for residential and commercial buildings applying knowledge of architectural design styles, construction procedures, systems and building materials.
  • Prepare project schedules, materials and color specifications.
  • Coordinate plan layout of project and integrate engineering elements into unified architectural design style for Construction Documentation.

Projects and Accomplishments

  • Design Development and Pre Design Documentation for Residential Buildings for Production Houses and Custom Houses in China.
  • Design Development and Pre Design Documentation for Multifamily Residential Building over podium and retail buildings in California and Washington States. 

 

TEAC Structural Engineering, San Ramon, CA. Dec. 2001 – June 2010.

CAD Manager - Quality Control Liaison.

Responsibilities

  • Interprets architectural and engineering drawings, construction details and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
  • Evaluates data and writes reports to indicate deviations from existing standards.  Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality.
  • Responsible for reviewing, modifying, and maintaining a library of construction details to ensure efficiency, consistency and quality standards.
  • Provides project coordination to help manage project overflow.  Establishes and manages the project schedule in coordination with both the drafting team and the engineers. 
  • Acts as liaison with architectural clients as needed.  Participates in meetings between architects and engineers involving methods and means of design.

Gorny & Garcia Architects LLP. Danville CA. 2000 - 2001.

Intermediate Architectural Designer.

Responsibilities

  • Research, plan, design, and administer building projects for clients, applying knowledge of architectural design, construction procedures and systems, zoning and building codes, and building materials.
  • Prepare architectural reports regarding design, specifications, materials and color.
  • Plan layout of project and integrate engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval.
  • Prepare CAD drawings and contract documents for building contractors.

Projects and Accomplishments

  • Schematical Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation of total and partial remodeling of residential buildings in the Bay Area.
  •  Design Development and Construction Documentation of Castlewood Country Golf Club - Club House, Pleasanton, CA.

 

EXPERIENCE IN BRAZIL. Visit www.archgraphdesign.com. and                                          http://www.ronaldoguimaraes.doodlekit.com.  

ArqGraph Arquitetura & Planejamento, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 1981 - 2000.

Architect/Principal.

  • Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all phases of architectural project designs from drafts of presentation of ideas to construction documentation designs.
  • Supervise teams on several projects in technical consulting for architecture of collective residential structures, commercial and industrial buildings in cities in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
  • Project manager to perform services of design, assistance and technical expertise of projects for the Dept of Engineering and Architectural for City Halls.

Projects and Accomplishments

  • Design development and Construction Documentation of several automobile agencies projects for Volkswagen, Chevrolet and Fiat.
  • Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation of Agencies for Public Service of Electrical Energy Company.
  • Design Development of several large-scale residential, commercial and industrial projects.
  • Coordination of institutional projects for Municipal Center for the Aged, 
  • 170,000 - sq. ft. Municipal Multi-sports Gymnasium structure.
  • Design and Execution Administration of Elementary and Middle School, Day Care for many City Halls.
  • Schematic Design and Design Development of 16.500 sq. ft. Office/Retail Buildings.

 

SPECIALTIES.

  • Computer 2D (AutoCAD 2014), Photoshop, InDesign and BIM (Revit).
  • Knowledge with Type "V" wood frame/podium multifamily and custom residential construction.
  • Familiarity with International Construction and Procedures for Buildings developed in China and Brazil.

SKILLS.

  • Ability to effectively coordinate multiple consultants and contractors.
  • Language:  fluent in Portuguese and knowledge in Spanish.
  • Good Communication, Team player, and flexible work schedule for travels and professional extra activities.

 

EDUCATION and ACCREDITATION.

Master Degree in Environmental Analysis and Planning - Geoprocessing.

· Federal University, Brazil 1993 - 1994.

Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Urbanism.

· Pontifical Catholic University, Brazil. 1976 - 1980.

CAPS – Certified Age-in-Place Specialist.

· NAHB – National Association of Home Builders - May 2010.

Employment 

Dahlin Group Architecture Planning, Pleasanton, CA, US, Architectural Designer III

Responsibilities

•Project development and coordination for the Pre Design phase for residential and commercial buildings applying knowledge of architectural design styles, construction procedures, systems and building materials.
•Prepare project schedules, materials and color specifications.
•Coordinate plan layout of project and integrate engineering elements into unified architectural design style for Construction Documentation.

Projects and Accomplishments
•Design Development and Pre Design Documentation for Residential Buildings for Production Houses and Custom Houses in China.
•Design Development and Pre Design Documentation for Multifamily Residential Building over podium and retail buildings in California and Washington States.

May 2010 - current
 

TEAC Structural Engineering, San Ramon, CA, US, CAD Manager / Quality Control Liaison

Responsibilities

•Interprets architectural and engineering drawings, construction details and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
•Evaluates data and writes reports to indicate deviations from existing standards. Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality.
•Responsible for reviewing, modifying, and maintaining a library of construction details to ensure efficiency, consistency and quality standards.
•Provides project coordination to help manage project overflow. Establishes and manages the project schedule in coordination with both the drafting team and the engineers.
•Acts as liaison with architectural clients as needed. Participates in meetings between architects and engineers involving methods and means of design.

Dec 2001 - May 2010
 

Gorny & Garcia Architects, LLP, Danville, CA, US, Intermediate Architectural Designer

Responsibilities

•Research, plan, design, and administer building projects for clients, applying knowledge of architectural design, construction procedures and systems, zoning and building codes, and building materials.
•Prepare architectural reports regarding design, specifications, materials and color.
•Plan layout of project and integrate engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval.
•Prepare CAD drawings and contract documents for building contractors.

Projects and Accomplishments
•Schematical Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation of total and partial remodeling of residential buildings in the Bay Area.
• Design Development and Construction Documentation of Castlewood Country Golf Club - Club House, Pleasanton, CA.

Dec 2000 - Nov 2001
 

ArqGraph Arquitetura & Planejamento, Minas, Gerais , Brazil, Architect - Principal

•Responsibilities

•Responsible for all phases of architectural project designs from drafts of presentation of ideas to construction documentation designs.
•Supervise teams on several projects in technical consulting for architecture of collective residential structures, commercial and industrial buildings in cities in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
•Project manager to perform services of design, assistance and technical expertise of projects for the Dept of Engineering and Architectural for City Halls.

Projects and Accomplishments
•Design development and Construction Documentation of several automobile agencies projects for Volkswagen, Chevrolet and Fiat.
•Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation of Agencies for Public Service of Electrical Energy Company.
•Design Development of several large-scale residential, commercial and industrial projects.
•Coordination of institutional projects for Municipal Center for the Aged,
•170,000 - sq. ft. Municipal Multi-sports Gymnasium structure.
•Design and Execution Administration of Elementary and Middle School, Day Care for many City Halls.
•Schematic Design and Design Development of 16.500 sq. ft. Office/Retail Buildings.

Jan 1981 - Dec 2000
 

Education 

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, MArch, Environmental Analysis and Planning - Geoprocessing

Aug 1993 - Dec 1994
 

Pontifícia universidade Católica de Campinas, Campinas, SP, BArch, Architecture & Urbanism

Jan 1976 - Dec 1980
 

Areas of Specialization