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  • 1912 Cornelia Street Ridgewood, NY 11385 Phone: 718.650.1099 portfolio: www.theaviddesigner.com e-mail: mcp@theaviddesigner.com

    To work in an environment which will allow me to continuously develop new skills and push the current limits of my abilities while simultaneously allowing me to utilize my potential in the field of design and architecture.

    David Smotrich & Partners LLP

    Proficient in the following computer programs:

    Additional Skills

    City College of New York

    Escola Tecnica Superior DArquitecture

    Beuth Hochschule fr Technik Berlin

    New York, New York

    Barcelona, Spain

    Berlin Germany

    09/2003 - 05/2010

    06/2008 - 08/2008

    06/2007 - 08/2007

    B.ARCH - Bachelor Degree of ArchitectureMinored in PsychologyCompleted summer design programs

    New York, New York 06/2006 - Present

    Created designs used in a large-scale urban planning project from concept to a schematic design phase in a team-oriented, six-week program. Design selected for publication in Figueres, the gate of Europe as well as CityWorks 2007-2008.

    Awarded the Center For Architecture Foundation of The AIA New York Eleanor Allwork Scholarship.

    Awarded the Gerner Kronick and ValcarcelArchitects, PC Scholarship for Excellence in Design.

    Awarded the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Outstanding Thesis Project award.

    Publication in Figueres, the gate of Europe.

    Publication in CityWorks 2007-2008,CityWorks 2008-2009, and CityWorks 2009-2010.

    Exhibited at the Apollo Theater for Open House New York, 2009.

    Exhibited in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Top Thesis Projects Exhibition, 2010.

    Adobe FlashAdobe IllustratorAdobe InDesignAdobe PhotoshopAdobe PremiereAutoCAD 2013Autodesk 3DS Max

    To further advance my efficiency in the workforce I have completed courses in communications, creative & technical writing, graphic design, and web design and am currently midway of completing the A.R.Es to become a registered architect.

    Autodesk Revit 2013Sketch UpMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OutlookMicrosoft PowerPointMicrosoft Word

    Information TechnologyEvaluation of the in-office network provided opportunities for upgrades which saved the office time and money.Implemented a cloud based network which provided the firm access to project files from out of office maximizing the client/worker relationship.

    MarketingProduced architectural proposals used in bids which have successfully acquired large projects and clients.Designed digital portfolios and electronic business cards which were dispersed at conferences providing the firm opportunities to showcase its talents.Set forth a complete marketing campaign which included a new logo, stationery, as well as the complete upgrade and redesign of the firms website.

    Directed client services. Tasks consisted of producing proposals, presentation material while overlooking the firms client relations.Surveyed existing conditions and analyzed the space to maximize the efficiency of the firms new designs.Researched building methods, materials, and products providing a footing for the firm to push its design limitsSimultaneously directed multiple jobs in different stages.Produced complete architectural drawings sets for projects which ranged in scale from small to large. Managed a variety project phases and teams directing them from conceptual design to project closeout.


    Managed a small-scale project from concept to construction documents in an intense two-week design challenge which focused on sustainability and collaboration with Berlin students.Design selected to be displayed in a Berlin gallery exhibition.



    Awards/Publications/Exhibitions Professional Skills