Sheila Montes Buttgembach

Sheila Montes Buttgembach

New York, NY, US





Mullman Seidman Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Worked closely with Principal and senior staff from schematic design through construction administration of high-end interior residential projects in New York City. Projects included: gut renovations, apartments combinations, interiors and fit-ins. Prepared submissions for the NYC DOB and LCP. Design development, custom cabinetry and furniture selection. Drafted specifications book, revised shop drawings, sourced and selected architectural materials, finishes and FF&E, conducted job site meetings during construction, drafted meeting minutes, worked closely with contractor and clients, supervised installations, interior finishes, and quality control. Knowledge of NYC building codes.

May 2016 - current

Self-Employed, The Hamptons and New York City, Freelance Architectural Designer

Designer and drafter of traditional and contemporary luxury residential projects in the Hamptons area and New York City. Specializing in space planning, custom cabinetry design, details, furniture selection, kitchen and bath design, interior finishes and FF&E specifications.

Apr 2013 - current

Avenue Road, New York, NY, US, Furniture Sales Coordinator

Administrative management, retail & client communication, logistics and inventory records. Product knowledge; sales quotations, orders and invoices; PO’s via SAP; order tracking, shipment coordination and delivery arrangements. Mood boards for residential projects and sales support.

Mar 2014 - Apr 2015

DDC domus design collection, New York, NY, US, Executive Design Assistant

Assisted Design Director and sales team with furniture specification, sales quotations, orders, management, office support and client relationships. Provided assistance and guidance in the selection of furniture materials, fabrics and finishes, and light fixtures. Liaison between DDC team and DDC’s representatives abroad. Clients included: Gensler NY, Rockwell Group, J.P. Morgan Chase, Gabellini Sheppard among others.

May 2012 - Jan 2014

Lugus Construction, Lima, PE, Architectural Designer

Designed interiors for residential and commercial projects in Lima, Peru. Drafting, design, project management and supervision.

May 2007 - Jun 2010


New York University (NYU) - School of Continuing Education, New York, NY, US, Construction Project Management

Apr 2010 - Dec 2011

Ricardo Palma University, Lima, PE, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2001 - Jul 2007

Areas of Specialization