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Sheila Montes Buttgembach

Sheila Montes Buttgembach

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Creative thinking design professional, with experience and interest in residential, corporate and commercial projects, interior spaces, furniture, project management and design.  Strong problem solver with an emphasis on functionality, simplicity and creativity to bring new ideas to the forefront of design. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

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, furniture selection and drafting, 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, invoices, PO’s via SAP; order tracking; shipment and delivery arrangements. Mood boards for residential projects. 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 Company, Lima, PE, Architectural Designer

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

May 2007 - Jun 2010
 

Education 

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

Jul 2010 - Dec 2011
 

Ricardo Palma University, Lima, PE, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2002 - Aug 2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

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