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Toussaint Jimenez

Toussaint Jimenez

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Architect, designer, academic professor and researcher with more than 10 years of expertise involved in local and international   projects in the fields of hi-rise buildings, high density, dwelling, urban design, urban planning, tourist development, hotels, cultural center, education, sports, public space and interior design.


Played different roles and duties in various offices, as a designer,  project architect, cad-manager, project director, builder, draftsman, teamwork collaboration in contests local and international. Active professor at different schools of architecture, teaching architectural design, applied math and multiple software  design applications.

Deep knowledge of digitals tools,  BIM  applications, parametric design, digital fabrication, software development, automation of complex design task process in architecture, complex geometry,  simulation tools, bio-climatic,  computer fluid dynamics,  performance optimization, analysis tools, digital interoperability implementations in multidisciplinary issues, data mining, data visualizations, render, animation and documents layout.

Employment 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York, NY, US, Senior Technical Designer

As Senior Technical Architect at SOM, my role in a team of 10 people was as a Digital Design Coordinator for de Design of the Wellesley Science Center Building.
as a DDC my main task with the team was the development of all the strategy in terms of BIM implementation for the SD phase of the project. At the same time, I was working in parallel on the proposal of 3 Facade Design for a three housing projects on an Urban Development in Hoboken, NJ.

- Coordination of all the Consultants in term of BIM development of the Project.
- Maintenance of the BIM file Structure at the Office.
- Co-workers on the fly problem-solver in term of BIM because I was the most experienced BIM user on the Team.

Jul 2017 - Dec 2017
 

Deft.Vision, New York, NY, US, Project Manager / Chief Production Officer.

As a project manager, I was in charge of the coordination of a team of 8 to 10 people to produce Ultra High Definition Render Images for a client database in NY
.
As a Chief Production Officer, I design the entire process for a seamless pipeline of production for renders. As a deep understanding of the strength and weakness of each of our team members in terms of work performed to be more efficient and effective in our commitment to our clients.

Jan 2016 - May 2017
 

Juan Pablo Porta Arquitecto & Asociados, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Associate Senior Architect

During a year working at JPPA, I was the mastermind behind the shift from pure cad production to BIM production in the Studio.
I was acting as a BIM Manager and BIM Mentor with a pilot Dwelling project, parallel to that I was doing feasibility studies and volume configuration for multiple clients.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
 

Skin Arquitectura, Buenos Aires, Argentina., Senior Designer

As a Senior Designer, I was in charge of the Facade Design for an Office Building in Santiago de Chile, Chile South America.
In this project, I was in charge of Programming an Algorithm for the Pattern of the Facade, at the Same time I Design and wrote a Python Script in Rhino3D for the Optimization and Organization of all the pieces of the Facade to generate all the shop drawing to be Laser Cutted.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
 

Education 

UNIVERSIDAD DE PALERMO, Buenos Aires, AR, Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication

Jan 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, AR, MArch, Architecture Advanced Design

Aug 2009 - Dec 2011
 

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE SANTO DOMINGO (U.A.S.D.) (Dominican Republic), Facultad de Ingeniería y Arquitectura,, BArch, Architecture

5 Years College Program, with a Polytechnic Orientation where the creative thinking and Technical resolution blend together along the complete curriculum.

Design.
Drawing
MEP
Electrical
Lighting
Structure Calculus
Structure Design.
Urban Planning
Construction.

Jan 1999 - Feb 2007
 

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE SANTO DOMINGO (U.A.S.D.) (Dominican Republic), Computer Unit, Faculty of Engineering And Architecture, Computer Sciences

Jan 1998 - Oct 2002
 

Instituto Evangelico Alberto Abreu, Santo Domingo, DO, High School, Education

High School Diploma focus on Math Sciences

Jan 1992 - Dec 1998
 

Awards 

2012 - Special Jury Honor Mention, Honorable Mention

Design Contest for a Headquarters Cooperative Telephone Company Building in Pinamar, Argentina

2012
 

Full Tuition for Master Studies Abroad, Scholarship

Ministery of Highest Education, Science and Technology, of the Dominican Republic Goverment, for Studies Abroad in Architecture Advanced Design in the Facultad de Arquitectura Diseno y Urbanismo at University of Buenos Aires, 2009-2011

2008
 

Honor High Academic Performance 2004-1 Semester, Award

Academic recon by his Honor High academic performance semester 2004-1, Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, Faculty of Engeneering and Architecture. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

2004
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills