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Designer ADDRESS


465 W 51 New York N.Y. 10019 PROFILE

Professional Summary

Innovative designer possesses a strong passion for high-quality design. Exceptional technical and rendering capabilities promote a seamless transition from concept sketches through the final design phase. Experience working in a wide range of project types, locations, and versed in multiple languages.


Proficient in a vast array of design and graphic software, including: Photoshop Illustrator InDesign

Auto CAD Page Maker Excel

Archicad Revit Vector Works

3D Studio/VRay Rhino 3D Sketch Up


Bachelor of Science in Architecture Polytechnic University, San Juan, P.R.



McCartan Senior Designer


Interior Design Firm

June, 2013 - Present

Senior Designer and Junior Project Manager for FF&E

Manage and produce high quality presentations for owners and corporate clients.

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Supervised over a team of designers in the CAD development and Construction Documents. Supported Principal Designer in interviews with clients, contractors and consultants.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Designer


3D Brand Design for Hospitality

August, 2011 to 2013

Designed and develop for the 3d Brand Design team for 5 international hotel brands.  Developed space planning designs and furniture for ALoft and Westin Brands. 

Prepare technical drawing and visualizations for global specifications.

Prepared drawing sheets, 3d modeling and rendering for ALoft public space layout.

Played an active role in the selection and development of new FF&E pieces to be incorporated in new design concepts.

Hospitality/Corporate Architecture Firm NY S3/Bradley Stephens October 2010 Architectural Drafting and 3DModeler Created Construction and Presentation Renderings for the Interior and Architectural Design teams.  Designed sections and 3D renderings for presentations and the construction administration.  Created detailed interior renderings for a Sports Bar, Theatre, and Tea Salon as well as additional views of a 1-Million square footage hospitality project in China.

SJ High-End Residential/Corporate Architecture Firm ParedesLuciano Arch/PEDINI January to October, 2010 Architect and Furniture Design Employed project design concepts, handled construction related documents, developed space planning, electrical and furniture layouts.  

Presented final project plans, drawings and 3D renderings to clients for their review and approval. Developed space plans including electrical, equipment and furniture layouts.

Designed concepts to communicate with clients, establish their objectives and a plan to deliver goals.

Coordinated technical documents for bidding, construction, and furniture installation.

Designed and Maintained firm website; re-tooled functionality and user interface of company site.


English (fluent)

Spanish (native)

French (basic)

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