Education

  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • B.Arch. and B.F.A.  in Photography
  • B.F.A. candidate. Photography major

 

Core Competencies 

  • Architectural-Interior Design
  • Project Management
  • Art Direction
  • Luxury Retail Construction
  • Fluid Client -Consultant Coordination Skills
  • Construction Documents
  • Branded Environments
  • Custom Residential Construction
  • Professional Presentation
  • Furniture & Fixture Design
  • Construction Administration 
  • Custom Millwork Detailing
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Client/Review Board Presentation           
  • 3D Design Modeling & Rendering
  • CAD Management
  • AutoCad 2014
  • Zoning-Code Analysis 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Materials & Lighting
  • Contract Review-Negotiation

Professional Experience

 
Owner, Studio A2. New York. NY   2008-2017
  • Services: Architectural, Construction & Art Direction Consulting. Design/Projec Management for various private clients & associated architects & builders. Schematic design on through project management /construction administration. Contract Art Direction for the film & video industry.

Designer/Project Manager, Eric J. Smith Architects. New York. NY                                  2006-2007
  • Duties: Responsible for architectural design, interior design and detailing, contract documents, zoning analysis, filings, and maintaining client/contractor/consultant relations. Projects included major renovations and additions to residences in Westchester, Manhattan and Chicago. Reported directly to firm principal.
Designer/Project Manager Robert A.M. Stern Architects. New York. NY        2005
  • Duties: Responsible for architectural design, interior design and detailing, contract documents, filings and maintaining client/contractor/consultant relations for $20 million private residence in Mishaum Point, MA. Reported directly to firm partner.
Designer/Project Manager, Boris Baranovich Architects. New York. NY                            2000-2005
  • Duties: Responsible for architectural design, interior design and detailing, contract documents, filings and maintaining client/contractor relations. Oversaw $18,000,000+ worth of high-end residential construction on projects in Southampton and Westchester, NY. Styles ranging from traditional to contemporary. Complete project involvement ranged from foundation footing details to finish hardware selection and all aspects in between. Reported directly to firm principal.
  • Additional Duties: 3D digital schematic and presentation/marketing renderings.
Project Manager, Ferguson, Shamamian, & Rattner Architects. New York. NY  1998-2000
  • Duties: Project Manager for the 110,000 s.f. Bedroom Wing as part of a multi-structure, $250,000,000 new residence in Sagaponack, NY. One of four main residence PM’s responsible for design implementation, production team direction & coordination of mechanical, structural, and all other consultant disciplines. Duties included exterior and interior design, design detailing and documentation, general project management and coordination with project consultants and owner’s representative.
  • Additional Duties: Member of technology committee responsible for CAD systems and networking standards, configuration, & implementation. 3D digital schematic and presentation renderings.
Designer, Project Manager, Donna Karan International (DKNY). New York. NY              1995-1998
  • Duties: In-house Designer and Project Manager of freestanding, international DKNY stores for the Department of Retail Development. Responsible for interior design, fixture design and documentation, project management, maintaining client/DKNY relations. Designed/oversaw 16 projects throughout Europe and the Far East. Interfaced with marketing/branding and merchandising departments to propose and develop new design directions for the DKNY brand. Reported to V.P. for DKNY Retail Development. 
  • Additional Duties: Managed Department of Retail Development’s implementation of new CAD systems. 3D digital schematic and presentation renderings.​​
Project Architect/Designer, Kevin Barnes Architect. New York. NY                           1994-1995
  • Duties: Corporate Interior design, and project management. Reported directly to firm principal. 
  • Additional Duties: CAD management, Developed/Produced firm marketing strategies and materials.
Junior Designer, Model Builder, Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassabaum. New York. NY 1992-1994
  • Duties: Developed design sketches and details for One Foley Square Federal Office Tower. Produced design study models of key exterior areas. 

Technical  and Software Competencies

  • AutoCad 2015
  • 3D Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop,Illustrator, Dreamweaver
  • MS Project, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
  • SketchUp
  • Windows XP/7/8 System Management 
  • VectorWorks
  • CAD Standards and Customization
  • Network Administration
  • AutoLisp Code Customization
  • Android/iOS Solutions Implementation
  • OSX

 

 

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