As a Design Professional and Architect I have achieved an extensive experience designing and managing a wide variety of large and small projects in the public and private sector, as well as the corporate world for Yum! Brands in Latin America, for them I developed projects for over seventy five stores; For the largest specialty coffee retailer in the World, have developed and supervised construction administration for over forty Starbucks Core Stores and sixteen Flagship stores opened in Latin America, Europe and Greater China. Larger Projects include urban master planning for the City of Guadalajara. Resort projects for SIDEK Group and RIU Hotels in the Mexican Mayan Riviera, Puerto Vallarta, and Baja. Master planning of Prosser Memorial Hospital, in Washington State a Catholic Church in Pasco, WA, and a Lutheran Church in Westminster CA, Multi-family and Mixed use projects in Central Washington along the Columbia River in Richland, WA. Assisted living and Apartments in Arizona, Los Angeles and the California's Central Coast among other multimillion dollar projects; My experience is also manifest with a number of High-end Residences in Beverly Hills, CA; Tri Cities, WA; Careyes, Mexico; Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico.
Full working knowledge of the Master Planning, Design Development, Construction Documentation, and Construction Administration process; Leading and coordinating cross functional teams of professionals as Real State, Financial, Marketing, Operations, Maintenance, Contractors, Consultants, Landlords and Project team members, assuring a smooth project development in a timely and economical way, full conformity of the design intent, building codes and accessibility compliance. I have gained a competitive knowledge of civil, structural and mechanical engineering aspects of the architectural project, its coordination and integration, thanks to a deep involvement and understanding of the different disciplines involved.
Full understanding of construction systems and materials, expanding this knowledge thru reading specialized publications, continued education credits, seminars, conferences and conventions. My performance always meets or exceeds expectations, consolidating a strong team of colleagues, peers and direct reports that will provide support to managers and directors; Implementing programs, initiatives, processes and practices to ensure that programs are aligned with company business goals and objectives. I'm Bilingual with full command of Spanish and English. This encloses a complete profile with experience in high end architecture, luxury as well as retail experience and convenience specialty food in multiple environments, budgets and countries.
Technically savvy, with daily use on Windows and Mac Operating systems, with advanced knowledge of AutoCAD, Archicad 13, Revit 2009, Micro Station and other CAD platforms, as well as, well versed in Microsoft's Office products or Mac's IWork platform suite. State Certified Interpreter English / Spanish, Licensed in México, Taking the A.R.E. and member of the AIA, NCARB, CSI and USGBC, pursuing LEED AP BC+D.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
J. Alfredo Rentería C.