Ernesto Miranda
                                 16946 Davenport Court, Dallas, Texas 75248
STAFFELBACH DESIGN ASSOCIATES, Dallas, Texas                                               2007 - 2008
Sr. Project Manager...
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Ernesto Miranda Resume

  1. 1. Ernesto Miranda 16946 Davenport Court, Dallas, Texas 75248 Home: (972) 267-8730 Cell: (214) 680-7202 Over 18 years of experience with a comprehensive background in all phases of architecture, interior design, and construction, including commercial, hospitality, residential, restaurant, retail, nightclub design and development, as well as corporate strategic planning. KEY CREDENTIALS DESIGN Exceptional knowledge in product sourcing Creative in concept development Skilled in construction documentation and administration Highly proficient in ACAD BUSINESS Experienced in project profit/cost analysis Marketing architectural services Entrepreneurial mind Understanding the large corporate environment MANAGEMENT Successful Project Manager/Designer from concept to completion Skilled at training and mentoring mid-level and Jr designers Highly effective team leader Thrive in team setting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE NELSON, Dallas, Texas 2008 - Present Sr. Project Designer – Interior Design Marketing/Public Relations Promote the image and capabilities of the firm and seek new work from existing clients. • Coordinate and lead proposal/design presentations for new work and ongoing business. • Planning/Organization Define project design requirements, phases required by client and scope of work. • Organize and delegate project design process, functions, task plan and selection of design team. • Prepare agendas and project construction/design cost analysis. • Project Design Develop and direct new design concepts for commercial clients. • Ensure initial design concept meets schedule, construction budget and achieve client’s • expectations and satisfaction. Confirm project meets critical design issues as defined in program, material and FF&E selections • and design detailing. Review and edit all new project design direction and plans. • Selection of all finishes and furniture, fixtures and equipment for each new project along with • coordination of installation of final design package. Ensure design is executed per client approved direction during construction administration. • Develop and maintain network of existing or new vendors, suppliers and consultants. • Personnel Coordinate, supervise and motivate team members to coordinate work load and assign project • tasks to team members. Provide constructive criticism of team member’s design performance on a continual basis. •
  2. 2. STAFFELBACH DESIGN ASSOCIATES, Dallas, Texas 2007 - 2008 Sr. Project Manager – Interior Design Develop and maintain follow up with former clients, seek ongoing business to expand each project • and prepare project proposals and fee structures. Define project management requirements and construction phases required by client. • Prepare estimated manpower requirements and project schedules and contractual agreements • for project. Prepare status reports for accounting/management and requests for additional services. • Selections of project team and establish task plan for delegation. • Prepare agendas, project history data, and construction cost analysis. • Ensure project proceeds in accordance to contract and completion of delegated tasks. • Review and approve time sheets of team members and client invoices for distribution. • Recommend advancement and/or compensation changes of team members. • VISION 360, Dallas, Texas 2003 – 2007 Sr. Project Designer/Manager & New Business Development – Architecture & Interior Design Managed design team in all aspects of the project from initial restaurant and nightclub • design/program concept thru final delivery. Managed research for potential restaurant and nightclub client brands including demographics • for market, branding and concept designs. Designed prototypical concepts as well as total concept roll out for new and existing restaurant • clients. Prepared proposals for new business, including design fee pricing. • Setting budget and schedules for project designers to complete tasks for overall profits of the • company. Reviewed and advised clients on restaurant and nightclub site selections, business plan feasibility, • and implementation for concept prototype or roll out. MATERIALS MARKETING, Dallas, Texas 2002 – 2003 Sales Representative – Architecture & Interior Design Sold modern and traditional flooring materials to commercial and residential design companies. • Targeted residential/commercial A&D firms to increase sales volume and advised private • homeowners/commercial designers on stone and tile materials for their projects. SCOTT + COONER, INC., Dallas, Texas 2001 – 2002 Sales Representative – Architecture & Interior Design Represented high-end modern and mid-century modern furniture/lighting lines to commercial and • residential design companies. Increased sales by 14% and client base by 26% in six months and re-established relationships with • accounts that had been ignored for several years. HERMAN MILLER WORKPLACE GROUP, Dallas, Texas 1999 - 2001 Sr. Project Manager - Nortel Campus Worked directly with Nortel Network’s Real Estate Group on strategic planning and interior design • of the Richardson campus. Team achieved $1.3 million in sales, compared to a goal of $750,000, for the startup Professional • Services Group and served as a member of the Marketing Advisory Team. PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1989-1999 INTERIOR ARCHITECTS, Dallas, Texas BENSON HLAVATY ARCHITECTS, Dallas, Texas T.S. ORENDIAN & ASSOCIATES, Addison, Texas Camp Dresser & McKee, Albuquerque, New Mexico EDUCATION Associates Degree in Design and Graphics; 1989 AAI Institute, Glendale, Arizona TVI Community College, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Architecture Courses; 1990 – 1993 University of Texas at Arlington; Architecture Courses; 1994