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Architect, interior designer, draftsman

Rome, Italy
December 10, 2019

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Present Address: Satwa, Dubai, UAE

Mobile Number: +393*********

E-mail Address:

Maria Joni Casia


• To leverage my skills and potentials to perform at my peak and be a valued employee To join a prestigious company, collaborate with colleagues and contribute to the benefit of the company

Certificates Acquired & Experience

• Drafting Tech. & Cad, FEU, 12 + years of experience by practice CN-002580 yr. 2006

• V-ray Autodesk/ TESDA (Arch. Rendering) CN- 18629 yr.2011

• 3DS Max Autodesk/ TESDA (Arch. Modeling & Animation) CN- 1992865LCA yr. 2011

• Dreamweaver, Autodesk/ TESDA CN-18858 yr. 2011

• Building Technology and Utilities, Far Eastern University- CN-002581 yr. 2006

• Architectural Interiors, Far Eastern University- CN-002579 yr. 2006

• Professional Practice, Far Eastern University-CN-002582 yr. 2006

• Creo Parametric 2.0, Worklogix PTC, UAE- CN-TRN-360*-******-** yr. 2013

• Sales, Lead and excel, Filinvest International Training yr. 2014

• Member of the Society of Engineers-UAE

United Arab Emirates Professional Experiences:

Sony Middle East & Africa (March 21, 2017 – Present) Jebel Ali Free Zone,

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Retail Architect

• Responsible for designing, conceptualizing and preparing architectural drawing through the aid of Autocad, Sketchup, and Photoshop.

• Conducting market visits all over Middle East and Africa to assess the store situation for design improvement and evaluate vendors for project implementation.

• Responsible for developing new design strategies base on the market trends and future expansion to improve the business.

• Updating and reporting the status of incoming/ ongoing projects and monitor the progress in every assigned location within Middle East and Africa.

• Manages and supervises the project in terms of fit out execution. DXBrand (Branch of Mak Houlding) (March 03, 2015 – Present) Dubai Investment Park,

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Interior Architect

• Doing shop/production drawings, mock ups and detailing in 2D and isometric detailed sections through Autocad

• Designs, plans, and visualize projects by using V-ray, 3D max, Sketchup, Photoshop, Movie Making software for presentation, AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop/ Autodesk building system and manual skills like sketching If necessary for the project handled.

• Suggest best display solutions and arrangement of products for the designed

• Superimpose products to the designed units through Photoshop.

• Designs graphical layouts if necessary for the project through illustrator and Photoshop.

• Applies photography before project execution for superimposition and after installation for accomplished presentation.

• Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards and budget.

• Evaluates the outcome of the project as established during the planning phase and site surveying.

• Negotiate with business entrepreneurs for project dealings with Majid Al Futtaim Retails, Godiva shops, Unilever, P&G, GSK, Union Coop, RTA, Carrefour, all West Zone and West Zone Fresh; Microsoft, One Mobile, Givori and Axiom Telecom within GCC; other interior fit outs for offices and shops’ back offices, and exhibition stands. Costra Advertising LLC (May 28, 2012 – January 11, 2015) Dubai International Media Production Zone,

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


• Execute the project according to the project plan

• Develop forms and records to document project activities

• Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured

• Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project

• Establish a communication schedule to update participants including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project

• Handles and manages production and site supervision up to installation

• Ensures that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

• Negotiate with business entrepreneurs for project dealings for Paris Gallery and Dubai Duty Free like; (Kanebo, La Prairie, Guerlain, Botega Vanetta, Yves Saint Laurent, Lancome, Christian Dior etc.), Procter & Gamble (D&G, Faces, Gucci, Boss the Collection, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Escada etc.), PUIG (Nina Ricci, Paco Rabanne, Caroline Herrera, Prada), Safilo, Estee Lauder and Al Futtaim projects (Beats, Monster, Marks & Spencer, all Plug-ins shops within GCC) and other prestige clients Boost, Virgin, Bose, Costa Coffee, Kinder, Ferrero, Max Factor, SKII, Kim Kardasian, Palmolive, Colgate, Entertainer, One Mobile and Axiom.

• Doing port folio presentation through movie making and adobe software and preparing mood boards for material specification.

Entrepreneur (2010- 2012)

Manila, Philippines

Free Lance Interior Designer

• Coordinating with clients and prepares scaled and detailed drawings for designs.

• Presents and lay outs project through sketching to computer aided software like Autocad, 3D max, v-ray, Sketchup and CS 1-4 or Adobe Photoshop Sales Agent for Filinvest Real Estate, Manila Philippines

• Coordinating with clients and explain the project details.

• Presents lay outs and brochures of the project and guide them through payment.

• Explains the project advantages, selling points and benefits.

• Update and follow up the client to ensure their interest.

• Accompanies the clients for site visit and facilitates their needs upon project approval such as document signing and ensuring their compliance to required documents. Graphic Artist

• Coordinate with client in different business fields like food industry, fashion, and tourism Thus, prepares designs for brochures, billboards, signage and other advertisement.

• Designs logos for different clients in business industry. Designer in other related fields

• Designs event settings like wedding, birthdays and designs, invitation cards, banners, tokens, personalized gift items, etc.

• Designs fashion wear through hand sketching and Photoshop/ Illustrator

• Works as make-up artists for photo shoots and does modeling for photo shoots.

• Henna artist and fashion consultant

ITD Design L.L.C. (July 06, 2007 – January 28, 2010) Jumeirah Plaza Building

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


• Prepares scaled and detailed architectural drawings for preliminary designs to municipality requirements

• Prepares operating and maintenance manuals, studies, mood boards and reports

• Handled computer-assisted design software and equipment to prepare project designs and plans including brochure layouts for project presentation

• Presents and lay outs project through sketching to computer aided software like Autocad, 3D max, V-ray, Sketchup and CS 1-4 or Adobe Photoshop

• Projects handled, Shiekh Hamdan Awards Complex (Interiors), Dubai Sports City Towers

(Interiors-Cricket & Golf Tower), Jumeirah Beach Residences (Villas), Arabian Ranches


Kamal Osman Jamjoom Establishment (July 08, 2006 – June 22, 2007) Sultan Business Center

Oud Metha Road, Dubai, UAE

Interior Architect cum Visual Merchandiser

• Handled site surveys in different Emirates sites and applied photography exclusively for: Nayomi, Early Learning Center, Mikyajy and Body Shop (Company-owned Retail Shops)

• Prepares interior design concepts in sketches up to production/ technical drawings

• Prepares visual for in-store permanent and promotional merchandising projects

• Facilitate Store Unit dressing i.e. wall units, gondolas and product shelf testers

• Fittings / stand allocations

• Prepares M.E.P. (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing)

• Coordination with allied profession

• Data and files management including administration tasks Personal Characteristics

• Multi task player, handles different work related to design. Goal Oriented, quality oriented, flexible, punctual, hard working, fast learner, team player, aggressive and with initiative input


Bachelor of Science in Architecture, major in Interior Design Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines

Personal Details:

Nationality Filipino

Place of Birth Philippines

Civil Status Married

Passport No EC3174234

Visa Status working visa

Driving License UAE driving license

Credentials and portfolio are available upon request.

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