240 Broadway Apt 501 Brooklyn, NY 11211 (347) 722-2943 C.E.Palac@gmail.com
CHRISTOPHER E. PALAC EDUCATION
University of Miami
School of Architecture
Coral Gables, FL Bachelor of Architecture 2008 Minor in Film, School of Communication, 2008
United Nations International School New York, NY International Baccalaureate Recipient 2003
NMM By Lissoni
Senior Designer/ Project Manager
June 2012-Present // New York, NY
Project: King and Grove Hotel •Assist head designer with room layouts and furniture designs. •Develop conceptual designs for common areas (lobby, restaurant, bar and patisserie) •Coordinate and supervise identification drawings sets for all hotel rooms. (plans, elevations, sections, millwork drawings, FFE specifications and materials.) •Attend weekly meetings with clients, architects, and engineers to discuss progress and design issues. •Oversee design and presentation schedules. •Organize and create work schedules for studio.
M&V Concrete Construction August 2011-January 2012 // New York, NY
Owner Representative/ Site Coordinator
Project: 250 Bowery •Assisted project manager with day-to-day operations on site. •Helped general contractor with onsite safety inspections. •Handled daily progress reports, including site/ employee issues, design progress, scheduling, materials.
ERG Property Advisors
April 2010-July 2011 // New York, NY
Real Estate Broker
•Managed listings for the subdivision on the Lower East Side. •Promoted sales of exclusively listed buildings through marketing campaigns. •Worked together with real estate agents, building owners, contractors, architects regarding properties for sale and lease.
POD+ Design & Media
July 2009- January 2010 // New York, NY
•Assisted with floor plans, renderings and presentations for interior house renovation project. •Worked as a teaching assistant for industrial design class at New Jersey Institute of Technology (fall 2009). •Designed conceptual website and branding for medical company.
Shear Construction and Development
October 2008- April 2009 // Miami, FL
•Developed print and web marketing for property listings. •Assisted in new website development.
Ralph Choeff Architect
April 2006- December 2006 // Miami, FL
Project: Mondrian Hotel, South Beach •Drafted Plans, elevations of residential renovation project and hotel project. •Conducted onsite measurements and produced construction documents for hotel renovation.
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Microsoft Office Suite Photoshop AutoCAD Sketch-up
• V-Ray • REVIT • Adobe Illustrator