Yelena Brovko

Yelena Brovko

Jessup, PA, US

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Passionate interior architectural designer seeking an opportunity to
merge skills and grow in the profession. Experience includes both
residential as well as large-scale commercial projects. Enthusiastic,
highly organized, able to problem solve analytically and creatively.
Well versed in computer programs, remarkably fast learner and easily
adaptable to new environments. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills.


Section F Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Architect

Played an integral role in a small architecture firm focusing mostly on interior renovations in NYC.
Participated in on-site client meetings, took meeting notes and site measurements as needed.
Created design drawings as well as construction document sets.
Selected FF&E options and ordered samples for client review.
Placed and coordinated orders and delivery for selected products.

Jan 2020 - Mar 2020

Peter Johnston Architect, P.C., Hoboken, NJ, US, Interior Architect

Worked directly under the direction of a Registered Architect on design, development and remodel projects across a residential, hospitality and institutional design portfolio.
Hudson View Terrace, New York, NY
Designed public spaces in a residential high rise building, including the entrance lobby, administrative office, community room, laundry room as well as an outdoor roof terrace.
610 Clinton Street, Hoboken, NJ
Completed a major interior renovation in a loft condo apartment, that included replacing two interior stairs, as well as remodeling the kitchen and two bathrooms.
420 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ
Conceptualized the design of a terrace on the roof of a brownstone rowhouse.
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Remodeled the interior of an office space, including layout reconfiguration and new FF&E.

May 2018 - Jan 2020

Freelance, Brooklyn, NY, US, Interior Architectural Designer

11 Ramapo Hills Blvd., Oakland, NJ

Created a design scheme for a major interior renovation on the ground floor of a NJ residence, including schematic development, demolition, construction, lighting and electrical plans, as well as fixture and material specification.

364 Jefferson Ave. Brooklyn, NY

Provided interior architectural drafting and detailing services for a kitchen design in a

Brooklyn brownstone residence, including millwork detailing and shop drawings.

Jul 2013 - May 2018

JF Enterpises, Brooklyn, NY, US, Interior Architect

Participated in the development of several large-scale commercial projects, as part of a busy real estate development firm’s architecture team, including the following:
Restoration of the landmark Williamsburg Savings Bank, Brooklyn, NY
A $25 million budget project, awarded the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award.
Сcompleted various tasks on the job site, including field measurements and verifications.
Created shop drawings and lighting plans based on measurements taken on site.
Reviewed finished drawings with construction manager to verify execution.
Collaborated with construction manager to facilitate testing of materials and lighting on site.
Complied with strict landmark restoration standards while designing a skylight glass etching pattern.
Successfully managed multiple projects simultaneously while meeting each project’s
New York Loft Hostel, Brooklyn, NY
Worked with the hostel’s maintenance team to facilitate several installations.
Designed an exterior lighting plan for the courtyard and facade, as well as custom lighting fixtures for the kitchen; ordered lighting fixtures and parts.
Designed the courtyard barbeque grill housing and oversaw construction.
Updated emergency exit plans for each occupant room at the hostel.
1 West 37th Street, New York, NY
Took all field measurements of an eleven-story building and produced a construction document set for D.O.B. approval.
Planned the exterior demolition debris trash chute location and attachment on the facade of the building prior to the demolition phase.
266 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY
Assumed the role of lead designer for the relocation of JF Enterprises to new office space, which included a full gut renovation project scope.
Created demolition, construction, furniture, lighting, electrical network plans and elevations for the company’s new office location.
Sourced and ordered materials, furniture and lighting and oversaw project execution.

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013

Fawn Galli Interior Design, New York, NY, US, Assistant Interior Designer

Supported the lead designers on several high-end residential projects in NYC.
Took site measurements at clients' homes and produced AutoCad drawings.
Participated in client meetings; oversaw installations at client's homes.
Updated spec books, managed spreadsheets, contacted vendors and placed/managed orders.

Sep 2012 - Nov 2012


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2008 - May 2012


Publication, Other

610 Clinton Street Loft project was published in New Jersey Monthly magazine


Areas of Specialization