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Construction Project Manager

Belgrade, Serbia
February 01, 2014

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Dejan Petrovic Architect / Interior Designer


Dejan Petrovic

Serbia / Vojvodina, UAE, Dubai


Results oriented and skilled professional with an extensive record of consistently

exceeding project goals, managing all aspects of commercial high rise tenant

improvement build out as well as cultivating long term client relationships.

Specializes in design and manage high end residential, commercial and hospitality

projects. Demonstrated ability to manage, coach and lead by example, gaining

commitment across multiple organizations, building cohesive teams and

surpassing business objectives.



Project Construction Administration, Remote Project Management, Contract

Negotiations, Building Codes Compliance, Construction Document Coordination,

Construction Site Supervision, Space Planning, Business Development and

Marketing, Prioritization Management, Client/Channel Rapport, Strong

Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Creative Problem Solving and



August 2013 present

Aldar Properities – Abu Dhabi

Yes Islands Al Muneira

Interior Design, Space Planning & Construction Management Aldar

Created and launched business.

Managed and supervised four designers.

Maintained and developed customer relationships.

Analyzed income statements for performance to budgetary goals.

Managed tenant improvement in all aspects including but not limited to space

planning, design, specification building department approvals and supervision of

construction for 300,000 square feet of Trade Center, and 250,000 square feet of

Shoreline Square, Rahba beach Al Muneira.

Designed and managed build out for six Aldar branches.

2012/2013 Oman – Muscat

Platinum Interior Group

Restaurant Interior Design & Architect – Senior Designer

Designed and managed projects including budget control to final project

completion and deliverables including programming, logo design, space planning,

design concepts, furniture and finish selections, specifications, proposal,

purchasing and construction administration.

Laguna Beach, Muscat Oman

2012 from February 10 to Jun 25

Upscale Coffee & Bar – Operating Partner

Created and launched business including interior and exterior design and build

out, menu and product selections, designed brand identity, developed advertising

materials and publications.

Directed the process for city permitting, code compliance and board

presentations for certificate of occupancy approval.

Managed 12 employees, day to day operations and profit and loss.

2010/2012 Saudi Arabia / Dubai, freelance projects:



AREA 3,000 M

Design and execution of the construction and finishing works.



AREA – 4,900 M

Design and Execution of the construction and finishing works

Design and Execution of Swimming Pool

Design and Execution of Landscaping (Hard and Soft) and Irrigation Works

Design and Execution of outside lighting system.



AREA – 4350 M

Design & Execution of construction and finishing works.

Design & Execution of landscaping (Hard & Soft) and irrigation works.

2008/2009 Rome, freelance projects:

- Japanese garden at Indovino House (Rome):

Measured and documented existing conditions; prepared

drawings; obtained approval from Comune di Roma.

- Project of a music event for the IstitutoEuropeo di Design


Prepared drawings and 3D models of the area including a

dancing stage, bar and exhibition area; supervised construction


- Classical music concert event for Enel - CentraliAperte


Prepared drawings and 3D models of the stage, and the

surrounding area; consulted technical experts.

- Stage set of the "La cenadeicretini" (Rome):

Prepared drawings and 3D models; supervised construction site.

2005/2007 Rome, AGR Architetture

Sept/Mar Project Manager:

- Wind VIP Lounge Room (Fiumicino Airport, Rome):

Prepared construction drawings; attended presentation and

construction meetings; supervised construction site; coordinated

with contractors.

- Mediabuilding and its commercial area (Caserta):

Measured and documented existing conditions; inspected and

surveyed site; prepared construction drawings; obtained approval

from Comune di Caserta.

- Project of a walk way (Caserta):

Prepared construction drawings and model; attended


- Family House (Capalbio):

Prepared interior design drawings; attended presentation and

construction meetings; obtained approval from Comune di


2001/2004 New York, James Harb Architects

Nov/June Project Manger:

- Renovation of the Ticket Lobby of Madison Square Garden

(Manhattan - New York):

Prepared construction drawings; coordinated with engineers,

contractors and lighting consultants for installation of new

information panels, their structure and new suspended ceiling;

attended presentation and construction meetings.

- Restoration of the facade and interior renovation of the

lobby of Cooper Square Building (Manhattan - New York):

Prepared construction drawings; consulted with experts in

exterior materials restoration; inspected and surveyed site;

obtained approval from Landmarks Preservation Commission.

- Bloomingdales building (Las Vegas):

Prepared construction drawings; completed layout of plans,

fixtures details and space organisation.

1999/2000 New York, Hunt Architects

Oct/Oct Project Architect:

- Developed construction drawings for the renovation of

several apartments in Manhattan:

Measured and documented existing conditions; implemented

building specifications; supervised and inspected construction


- Restoration of Art Gallery in Brooklyn (New York) - winner of

the 2001 Building Brooklyn Award as the best retail space:

Prepared construction and interior design drawings for the four

stories Art Deco building, its framing store and office space;

supervised construction site; coordinated with contractors.

- East Village restaurant (Manhattan - New York):

Prepared interior design drawings; supervised construction site;

collaborated with contractors.

Prepared filing drawings for the New York Building



Revised computer drawings for building rehabilitation; consulted

technical experts; altered design according to ADA requirements.

1998/1999 Ljubljana, Soho Architetture

Jul/Jul Project Architect - Computer Manager:

- Prepared construction drawings, 3D drawings and renderings for

the renovation of apartments in LJubljana (Autocad, 3D Studio


1997/1998 Rome, Public Roman Restoration Organisation of Ancient


Jul/Sept Project Architect:

- Church of S. Nicola in Rome (XII century):

Measured and designed existing conditions; prepared construction

drawings for the restoration of the facade, cosmatesque mosaic

pavement, interior gothic and baroque architectural elements;

coordinated with engineers and consulted technical experts;

supervised construction site in coordination with engineers and


1996 Paris, Agenced’Architecture Alpha Thauri

Jun/July Junior Architect:

- Built model for the stage set of the piece "The Chairs" at the Theatre

de La Villette.


Art and Design BA (Hons) Belgrade University FLU, 1985 – 1991

Graduated from the Academy of Architecture in Novi Sad

With major Architecture 1992 – 1997

3 A-levels and 8 GCSE

Master of Interior Design, Fine Art Academy University of Belgrade

Aug. 2003

Thesis: " Design and Architecture

*Thesis Award


Serbian mother tongue;

fluent in English.

computer skills:

AutoCad, 3D Studio Max, Revit, Corel Draw, Adobe CS5, Photoshop,

Illustrator. Excel, Word,

interest and activities:

Architecture amateur photographer, pottery, painting, sculpture, mosaic.

Dejan Petrovic Interior designer have the imagination to give you all what

you need now and in the future, starting from designing your house,

designing the circulation, going further to select the material, walking out

the floor, lighting your life, painting your looking, securing your family, at

the end making your dreams come true.

Architect Bonitto Oliva AGR Architecture

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