EXPERIENCE
Project Architect at Beame Architectural Partnership
November 2015 - Present Florida, United States
Coordinates specifications and drawings including consultant coordination.
Provides technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.
Develops solutions for complex design problems, including code compliance.
Provides technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.
Develops presentation materials to support project team’s design and marketing efforts.

Architect Level III at Oppenheim Architecture
April 2014 - November 2015 Florida, United States
Provided complete sets of Schematic Design, Construction Documents, Bidding and Permit plans for residential projects.
Assisting and preparing exhibits and documentation for Design Review Boards (DRB).
Manage and coordinate permit process, including variances.

Architect at Choeff + Levy P.A.
December 2013 - April 2014 Florida, United States

Project Architect at PowersSchram, LLC
May 2012 - January 2014 Florida, United States
Performs administrative and professional architectural work by managing projects from inception through construction.
Provides leadership to the project and the project design team consisting of architects, engineers and designers, which includes coordinating outside consultants regarding the design of construction projects.
Overseeing and administering the construction phase, including coordination meetings with the construction team and clients.
Provide construction solutions through sketched details and the use of innovative materials and construction systems within the budget.
Responsible for achieving photo-realistic renderings using cutting-edge visualization software.
Managed RFIs, reviewed shop drawings, project specifications and BOQs, and coordinated with consultants and subcontractors.
Responsible for creating, maintaining and implementing the BIM/CAD templates, office standards, procedures and protocols among others, which allowed the drastic improvement of efficiency for the entire design process throughout the construction phase to completion.
Ensured successful project delivery of BIM deliverables that are timely, accurate, and drive operational efficiency

Project Manager Mummaw And Associates, Inc.
July 2010 - March 2012 Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Responsible for the design concept of the most contemporary architectural design of the company: The lobby of the EAM Corporate Offices.
Responsible in implement an advanced 3D documents system in real time, improving the efficiency of the design process throughout the different production stages.
Perform revisions to plans and coordinate changes as required by the Principal Architect.
Coordinate with consultants, clients and the Principal Architect in successful completion of the project.
Prepare presentation packages and take part assisting the Principal Architect in the CAB and P&Z public hearings.
Other duties: Installed successfully the laser plotter in MacOS; it could not be installed by the official technical support. Developed and maintained the ArchiCAD template for the entire studio.

Self-Employed
March 2010 - June 2010 Santiago, Chile
Design concept and layout of "Casa Palma" located in Curacavi, Chile.

Project Manager at Mummaw And Associates, Inc.
October 2007 - November 2009 Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Assisted the Principal Architect in the design of an emblematic commercial building in Boca Raton.
Designed and managed several commercial, medical and residential projects.
Followed the complete project from inception, CAD production to the final completion of construction.
Responsible for the construction documents.
Coordination with consulting engineers and the Principal Architect.
Participated in AIA meetings with the Principal Architect.
Other duties: Responsible for the design, creation, coding and implementation of the email signature block for the entire staff of Penn-Florida Companies and Mummaw and Associates.

Self-Employed
March 2005 - September 2007 Santiago, Chile
Design of commercial offices and self-storage facilities.
Participated in several architectural competitions.
Prepared the complete tender conditions for the bidding process.

Project Reviewer at Seremi Of Edication
September 2006 - October 2006 Santiago, Chile
Architect consultant and external support staff for the revision of educational establishment facilities.

Intern Architect at Rodríguez-Rufin Arquitectos Ltda.
April 1998 - November 1998 Santiago, Chile
Participated in the design team of the studio.
Made the scale models and the presentation boards.
Improved several design projects.

Senexco
March 1996 - December 1996 Santiago, Chile
Observed and analyzed the construction process of a commercial building from inception to completion.

Professional Practice 2 at Tecsa S.A.
March 1995 - December 1995 Chile
Professional Practice 1
Learned the basic construction principles of a large scale commercial building.


EDUCATION
Bachelor, Architect at Universidad Mayor
March 1993 - August 2003 Santiago, Chile
E.L.E.A. Latin American Reunion of Architecture Students (Asuncion, Paraguay).
Selected to participate in the CAP competition.
Selected three times to present my work at the school annual exhibition.

Instituto Hebreo
High School
March 1989 - December 1992 Santiago, Chile

Instituto Hebreo
Elemenyary School
March 1980 - December 1988 Santiago, Chile


LANGUAGES
Spanish (Native)
English (Fluent)


AWARDS
American Institute Of Architects
Awards of Merit for the Design of Tropical Modern
2013


SKILLS
Revit, ArchiCAD, Architecture, Autocad, Cinema 4D, Construction Documents, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Sketchup


RECOMMENDATIONS
"Andres is a strong project architect and team leader with passion for great design. He is self-motivated, extremely focused and exceptionally organized. Working with the project team his skills include coordinating with consultants, vendors, contractors and articulating the client’s dreams into a cohesive vision. Andres has strong graphic skills and his knowledge of 3-D BIM has been invaluable. We hired Andres to help us organize our use of BIM, including the library, templates and office standards and he did an exceptional job."
— Stephen Schram, AIA, NCARB, Founding Principal at PowersSchram LLC.
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"Andres is passionate about architecture and what it takes to put together complete building documents from schematic design to detailing and specifications. He is a versatile designer that can create dynamic yet functional solutions that meet program requirements and complement surroundings. Not only is Andres a great designer, he also knows how to implement and manage data in a BIM/CAD environment. Andres can develop procedures that maximize workflow efficiency while leading teammates in the process of producing complete and accurate documents. His ability to work in a team, create & maintain project schedules, coordinate with consultants, manage BIM/CAD systems, to producing details for construction documents make Andres a one man army. This makes him a valuable asset anywhere he goes."
— Juan Gomez, Principal at LUXAFORMA, LLC. Building Technology + BIM Consulting
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"Andres is extremely organized, efficient, and with great knowledge of ArchiCAD. He has an extensive knowledge in architecture, detailing, project coordination and BIM software. He will be a valuable asset for any firm, I can recommend Andres professionally to any firm."
— Alejandro Forero, Project Manager at PowersSchram LLC.
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"Andres is an extremely detailed, organized and talented professional. His innovative focus on high-end residential and commercial projects allows his design creativity to transform blank spaces into works of art. Andres would be a tremendous asset to any company."
— Karen Sher, Interior Design Coordinator at PowersSchram LLC.
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"As a structural engineer, I have worked with Andres on several projects. In addition to being an accomplished BIM modeler and designer, he has the essential ability to coordinate the construction and design teams to see projects through to completion and within budget.”
— Luke McGregor, Project Manager at Bryntesen Structural Engineers.
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"Andres , is extremely knowledgeable and has a flair in the architectural field that bring each project to the best result for each clients."
— Michael Boiteau, President at GMB Lighting And Trading LLC.
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"Andres is a very creative and intelligent architect that has been a pleasure to work with."
— Robert B. Caine, President at Project Caine.
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"Our Studio is experimenting with ‘state-of-the-art’ rendering software to provide our Clients with exceptional marketing materials. This initial experiment was ‘Created’ by our Techno-whiz Andres Bruder, Registered Architect in Chili and Project Manager in our Boca Raton Studio."
— Douglas A. Mummaw, AIA NCARB, President at Mummaw and Associates, Inc.
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"Andres and his incredible ARCHICAD BIM technical expertise has three dimensionally modeled the Schematic Intent of this Project” (New Publix Redevelopment - 5th Avenue Shops).”
— Douglas A. Mummaw, AIA NCARB, President at Mummaw and Associates, Inc.
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"Andres is a registered Architect from ‘Chile’. He is the turbo force of our 4D modeling team. He has incredible passion for taking on sophisticated software and then transforming our Designs into real life Rendered Models. His technique continues to improve with every project. You will see many of his building renderings on our site. We are very fortunate to have him on our Large Scale Commercial Project Team”. “He is a tremendous asset to our Studio!”
— Douglas A. Mummaw, AIA NCARB, President at Mummaw and Associates, Inc.
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