damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
damian@drakdesign.com                                                                                                     ...
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  1. 1. damian@drakdesign.com drakowsk@syr.edu 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com Goals I am in the pursuit of projects that will give me the opportunity to share my creative passion and design experience. In return, I hope to continue to learn from these experiences and colleagues. Finally, I hope to contribute works of design that can inspire peoples’ lives. Education Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. www.syr.edu Graduate Student, MFA in Collaborative Design / Design+ Candidate, College of Visual and Performing Arts. Anticipated completion Spring 2015, Current GPA 4.0 Course Completed: DES 500 Furniture Design and Fabrication Spr 2011 IND 690 Industrial Design Interface Fall 2011 IST 600 Information Design Spr 2012 Miami Ad School, Miami Beach, Florida. www.miamiadschool.com Diploma in Graphic Design, Summer 2002. Additional areas of study in Photography and Art Direction University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. www.utoledo.edu BS in Exercise Science, Concentration in Sports Medicine, Spring 1996. Additional areas of study in Fine Art and DesignProfessional Winter 2012 to AIGA| the professional association for design, MENTOR www.aiga.org Present Mentor visual communication students in Upstate New York area. Winter 2012 to Graduate Assistantship, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies, Syracuse, New York. Present Assistantship in conjunction with project management of the design and implementation of an interactive “Info Spot” in collaboration with the Technology Garden. This project is a collaborative effort of the Connective Corridor. Winter 2009 to Freelance Graphic Designer www.drakdesign.com Present Work with design firms, architects, developers, corporations and municipalities, all within a variety of industries including hospitality, entertainment, education and health care. Projects involve working with branded environments utilizing identity design and brand management, interactive media and information design, experience and environmental graphic design. Fall 2009 to Adjunct Instructor, ITT Technical Institute, Liverpool, New York. www.itt-tech.edu Present Teach courses in the School of Drafting and Design. Teach graphic design, illustration, architectural drafting, materials and process and 3D modeling and animation. Fall 2003 to Instructor, Miami Ad School, Miami Beach, Florida. www.miamiadschool.com Fall 2008 Taught design courses in various disciplines of design. Taught corporate identity, package, environmental print and publication design, exhibition, experience and architectural environmental design.Summer 2002 to Project Manager, Designer, TGA Design, Coral Gables, Florida. www.tgadesign.com Fall 2008 Managed projects with a variety of client accounts involving brand identity, environmental graphics, wayfinding, exhibit and theme design for a variety of settings, including new construction condominium and mixed use developments, city and urban design, hospital and university campuses, recreation and restaurant design. Responsibilities included: Client meetings and presentations, planning, site inspection and research, design development and implementation of concepts, design intent, and fabrication/working drawings.Published Project segdDesign, Number 30, 2010 http://issuu.com/segddesign/docs/segd30_digital Oasis of the Seas, Client: Royal Caribbean International, Design Firm: TGA Design Professional AIGA| the professional association for design, National and Upstate NY Memberships www.aiga.org Memberships SEGD Society for Environmental Graphic Design www.segd.org Graphic Artists Guild www.graphicartistsguild.org Blog Design Colored Glasses www.dsgn-clrd-glsss.tumblr.com The purpose of this blog is to demonstrate how differently designers and creatives see the world and to create a place where I can share ideas, inspiration and post creative works by myself and others. I have always believed that creatives, especially designer see the world differently. It is these difference I share here. On The Web Design Practise www.drakdesign.com Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/in/damianrakowsky Behance http://be.net/DamianRakowsky Complete professional project history follows.
  2. 2. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com The following is a complete list of my professional work. The majority of the projects can be found on my website. Please feel free to visit to seem them.2012 - Present Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. www.syr.edu School of Information Studies (iSchool) http://ischool.syr.edu/ Graduate Assistantship Spring/Summer Semesters 2012. Assistantship in conjunction with project management of the design and implementation of an interac- tive “Info Spot” in collaboration with the Technology Garden. This project is a collaborative effort of the Connective Corridor (City of Syracuse, New York http://connectivecorridor.syr.edu/ ) and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the School of Architecture, both at Syracuse University.2012 - Present Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. www.syr.edu Master of Fine Arts in Collaborative Design / Design +, Candidate.http://vpa.syr.edu/ Completed IST600: Information Design, School of Information Studies (iSchool), Spring Semester. This class focused on information in systems and how human users interact with both the physical and digital facets. The primary class project was to identify, document and intervene in an existing system. I created a new static wayfinding sign system for the iSchool’s building. The project was very successful and the iSchool is currently moving forward to make it a permanent sign system in the building and on its website.2011 - Present Design Colored Glasses, Blog http://dsgn-clrd-glsss.tumblr.com/ I created a blog in the hopes to share and connect with other creative people and artists of all back- grounds. Furthermore, this blog sets out to demonstrate how differently designers and creative’s see the world and to create a place where I can share ideas, inspiration and post my creative work and the work of others. I have always believed that creative people -- especially designers -- view their environments with excitement and notice the detailed intricacies that make things work smoothly. This blog is a testament to great design and inspiration.2011 - Present Collect-o-Pixs, Los Angeles, California Start-up company. I am collaborating with a client to develop branding, packaging and product design for a start up com- pany. The products are collections of guitar picks with specific graphic themes. . Additional educational information is included on the specific themes on the back of the packaging. The project is ongoing and is currently in the budget and prototyping phase. 2011 Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. www.syr.edu Master of Fine Arts in Collaborative Design / Design +, Candidate. http://vpa.syr.edu/ Completed IND 690: Industrial Design Interface, VPA: Industrial and Interaction Design, Fall Semester. The primary project was to design and develop a new bus schedule application for smartphones and other devices. Our design team worked with students from The School of Information Studies (iSchool), who produced the coding and development. The University is currently implementing the app for a public release. 2011 Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. www.syr.edu School of Visual and Performoing Arts - Industrial and Interaction Design Substitute taught Primary and Secondary Research in Design, VPA: Industrial and Interaction Design. Presented some of my professional projects during the Fall semester.
  3. 3. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2011 W Hotel, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA. www.starwoodhotels.com/whotels/index.html Signage and wayfinding design project for the W Hotel in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Project scope included design and planning for the hotel remodeling that took place early 2012. Collaboration with Ribbit Inc. www.ribbitinc.com/2011 Starwood Hotel and Resorts, Stamford, CT. http://www.starwoodhotels.com/ Signage and wayfinding design project for Starwood Hotels and Resorts. The scope encompassed the interior signage graphics and general wayfinding signs for their new corporate center in Stamford, CT. Collaboration with Ribbit Inc. www.ribbitinc.com/2011 DIRECTV, Huntington WV. www.directv.com Signage and wayfinding design project for DIRECTV’s new facility in West Virginia. The scope encom- passed the interior signage and general wayfinding signs for the new center. Collaboration with Ribbit Inc. www.ribbitinc.com/2011 DLS, Davies Learning Services LLC. Miami, Florida I designed branding identity and logo for DLS, Davies Learning Services LLC. I created additional brand- ing collateral, including business card and letterhead.2010 Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. www.syr.edu Master of Fine Arts in Collaborative Design / Design +, Candidate. http://vpa.syr.edu/ Completed DES 500: Furniture Design and Fabrication, School of Visual and Performing Arts. This class focused on basic furniture building techniques. The Syracuse University Drama Department agreed to fund the design and fabrication of new furniture for the Storch Theatre’s lobby by our student team. We crafted a multi piece system that can be assembled in a variety of arrangements and is stack- able for easy storage.2010 segdDesign http://issuu.com/segddesign/docs/segd30_digital The professional organization Society for Environmental, Graphic Design(SEGD) highlights projects and- new technologies through its international publication, segdDesign. In its November 30, 2010 issue, the article ”All Hands on Tech” featured the Oasis of the Seas project and the intricacies and labor that our team performed in order to make this ship technologically interactive and user friendly for its guests through our wayfinding systems. Project with TGA Design.
  4. 4. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2010 United Federation of Teachers (UFT), Wall of Honor, New York, New York. www.uft.org LUCI E SW AI LL M LUCI E SW AI LL M Information design project at Manhattan UFT Headquarters. DAN SAND ERS ALBERT SM ALLHEI SER JOHN SOLDI NI GO LDI CO LODN E I teamed up with Levin/Silbert to develop concepts and design-intent drawings for UFT Wall of Honor GO LDI CO LODN EY E located on the ground level of it’s headquarters in Manhattan. Additional scope included is a museum- style tribute and historical commemoration project on Albert Shanker, who was one of the key founders and organizers of (UFT). Collaboration with Levin/Silbert www.levinsilbert.com2010 List It Flat, Brand Development and Website Design, Columbus, Ohio. https://listitflat.com Start-up real estate company. Worked on brand development and website design for List It Flat. This start-up company is focusing on a new trend in real estate, providing select services at a set fee.2010 Miami Ad School (MAS), “Industry Hero” , Miami Beach, Florida. www.miamiadschool.com In May 2010 I was invited as a guest lecturer and instructor at the Miami Ad School in Miami Beach, Florida. As an “Industry Hero” lecturer, I had the opportunity to present my current work to the entire student body. As guest instructor, I led a group of art directors and copywriters who I worked with for one week on an advertising project.2010 The Hoppy Nomad, Logo Design, Syracuse, New York. www.hoppynomad.com Start-up blog. The project’s scope was to design a logo for a blogger who travels and writes about beer and beer festi- vals. Her topics are about beer but she focuses more about the experience and the emotion drawn from the events. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2009 Syracuse University, Homecoming Branding + Wayfinding, Syracuse, New York. www.syr.edu Worked with the Office of Marketing and Communications to develop temporary signs using the existing branding. The goal was to help alumni and guests to find their way on campus and to the Homecoming events. Free standing signs were designed that could display changeable graphics and information. Signs can be reused and moved as needed every year. www.drakdesign.com
  5. 5. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com 2009 City Of Parma, Logo Design, Parma, Ohio. www.cityofparma-oh.gov New logo design project. I designed a new logo for the city of Parma Ohio. The city was looking to update its current logo that had been in place since the 1960s. My design direction was based on the city’s assets which include affordable housing, small business, industry, a wide religious base and great greenspace. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com 2009 Town of DeWitt, Logo Design, DeWitt, New York. www.townofdewitt.com New logo design project. I designed a new logo for the Planning, Building & Zoning Department. The new logo is being used on code enforcement vehicles. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2007-2009 Royal Caribbean International, Oasis of the Seas, Ft. Lauderdale Florida. www.oasisoftheseas.com In December 2009, Royal Caribbean International (RCI) launched Oasis of the Seas on her maiden voyage. She is the world’s largest cruise ship and is unique not only in her size, but also her function. Project with TGA Design. Our teams’ scope was to collaborate with project architects and executive management to design signage and graphics ship-wide that included all wayfinding signs, public spaces, restaurants, entertainment venues and lounges. We also to prepared production manuals and schedules for all these areas that included the crew area and ADA signs. My role as lead manager, was to work on all areas of the project, during all phases and daily communications with client representatives. I was also a member of the design team that developed and executed wayfinding and venue sign systems and graphics.  I managed the assembly of the sign package and production of the working drawings. Complete project prospectus available for download. www.drakdesign.com 2007 Azamara Cruises, Journey, Port of Miami, Florida. www.azamaracruises.com Renovation of existing ship added to Celebrity Cruises new cruise line. Project with TGA Design. Our teams’ scope was to work with the client to bring Journey up to date with fleet standards and to replace out signage as required by new venues including wayfinding signs and directories, food and bev- erage, retail and passenger cabins signs. My role was as project manager and part of the design team. I executed the project which included planning, design, working drawings and bid process. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com
  6. 6. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2007 Royal Caribbean International, Independence of the Seas, Miami, Florida. www.royalcaribbean.com New ship added to fleet in the Spring 2008. Project with TGA Design. Our teams’ scope was to design and prepare a production manual and sign schedule for a new ship that included all wayfinding signs, public spaces, restaurants, entertainment venues and lounges. The proj- ect’s scope also includes crew area signs and ADA sign package. My role was to work as part of the design team and as a supporting manager. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package and execution of punch list on-board prior to delivery from the shipyard in Turku, Finland. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2007 Thomas E. Pope PA., Marriott, Resort & Conference Center, Key West, Florida. www.beachsidekeywest.com New resort and restaurant project developed by Spottswood Companies. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design and prepare a production manual and sign schedule for resort signage. Vehicular, building and restaurant signs systems were included in the scope. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I oversaww all stages of the project such as plan- ning, design, and implementation of the working drawings package, bid process and execution of punch list. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2006 Royal Caribbean International, Liberty of the Seas, Miami, Florida. www.royalcaribbean.com New ship added to fleet in the Spring 2007. Project with TGA Design. Our teams’ scope was to design and prepare a production manual and sign schedule for new ship that included all wayfinding signs, public spaces, restaurants, entertainment venues and lounges. Package also included crew area signs and ADA sign package. I was part of the design team and served as a supporting manager. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package and execution of punch list on board prior to delivery from the shipyard in Turku, Finland. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio under her sister ship Independence of the Seas. www.drakdesign.com2006 Royal Caribbean International, Voyager of the Seas, Miami, Florida. www.royalcaribbean.com Renovation of existing ship in RCI’s fleet. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design food and beverage signs for all restaurant venues and bars. Signs included themed food station identification and drink special menu boards, and menu boards for all bars and specialty food venues. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which in- cluded planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, bid process and execution of punch list.
  7. 7. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2006 MADY and Associates, Douglas Diamond, Miami, Florida. New condominium project. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a marketing folder with collateral inserts for proposed investors. My role was as project manager and primary designer.2006 Charlie Hill (Owner) All PC And Network Solutions, Miami, Florida. Start-up computer repair service company. The project’s scope was to design a logo for a company specializing in computer repair and troubleshoot- A ing, software installation and networking solutions. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2006 Royal Caribbean International, Freedom of the Seas, Miami, Florida. www.royalcaribbean.com New ship added to the fleet in the Spring 2006. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design food and beverage signs for all restaurant venues and bars. Signs included themed food station identification and drink special menu boards. Also menu boards for all bars and specialty food venues. My role was to work on the design team and as a supporting manager. I worked on all stages of the project including planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio under her sister ship Independence of the Seas. www.drakdesign.com2006 Robin Bosco Architects & Planners, Bayshore Landing, Coconut Grove, Florida. www.robinboscoarchitects.com Renovation project of existing marina and mixed use retail and restaurant. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a new pylon entry feature for the plaza. My role was as primary manager and designer. I worked on all stages of the project which included plan- ning, design, and implementation of working drawings package. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’ www.drakdesign.com
  8. 8. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com 2006 Royal Caribbean International, Majesty of the Seas, Miami, Florida. www.royalcaribbean.com Renovation of existing cruise ship in RCI’s fleet. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to update Majesty to fleet standards and to replace signage as required by new venues including wayfinding signs and directories, food and beverage, retail and passenger cabins signs. I was a member of the design team and a supporting manager. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’ www.drakdesign.com 2005 Berkowitz Development (Developer), Kendall Village Center, Kendall Florida. www.berkowitzdevelopment.com Multi-use campus with retail, dining and offices. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design additional vehicular wayfinding signs for the existing campus and to help direct to new parking garage structure and cinema. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which in- cluded planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, installation and punch list. 2005 Kimberly Storch (Owner) Ancient City Art Effects, St. Petersberg, Florida. Start-up business for artistic iron worker. The project’s scope was to design a logo for a company that does custom iron work for construction and commissioned art projects. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2005-2006 Berkowitz Development (Developer), Professional Arts Building, Kendall Florida. www.berkowitzdevelopment.com New office building at Kendall Village Center. Project with TGA Design The project’s scope was to design a marketing folder with collateral inserts for proposed investors. The project’s scope also included signage design and planning. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, bid, installation and punch list.
  9. 9. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2005 Celebrity Cruise Lines, Century, Miami, Florida. www.celebritycruises.com Renovation of existing cruise ship in Celebrty’s fleet. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to update Century to fleet standards and to repalce out signage as required by new venues including wayfinding signs and directories, food and beverage, retail and passenger cabins signs. My role was to work on the design team and as a supporting manager. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’ www.drakdesign.com2004 Ralph Sanchez (Developer), Douglas Grand Office Complex, Coral Gables Florida. Multi-use Development project. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a sign system for an office wing of the building. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, bid, installation and punch list.2004 Kendar Reality, The Roads Professional Building, Miami, Florida. Multi tenant office building. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a sign system for a remodeled building. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which in- cluded planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, bid, installation and punch list.2004 HKS Architects (Architects), The Citi, Miami, Florida. www.hksinc.com Mixed-use condominium complex. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to prepare a criteria manual for street-front retail and restaurants tenants. We designed the complete sign package for the new condominium portion. My role was on the design team. I prepared drawings for the criteria package, implemented planning, design working drawings package and managed bid.
  10. 10. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2004 Palmetto Bay Village Center, Palmetto Bay, Florida. www.palmettobayvillagecenter.com Renovation of former Burger King headquarters into multi tenant office complex. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a new sign system that would include new main pylon identification for the renovated office complex and for campus vehicular regulatory and wayfinding. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, bid, installation and punch list. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2004 PS Business Parks, Miami International Commerce Center, Florida. www.psbusinessparks.com Warehouse and Office Park located near Miami Airport. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to prepare a criteria manual for street tenant signs for the office park and to document and redesign existing vehicular directional and building identification signs. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, bid, installation and punch list.2004 Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, Inc (Architects) Harbourside, Jupiter, Florida. www.bermelloajamil.com Land development project with multi-use buildings. Project done with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to prepare a master plan and tenant criteria package for a multi use develop- ment project that included retail, office space and condominiums, also to prepare conceptual design and planning for vehicular regulatory and wayfinding signs throughout a six block district. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I oversaw the general project, prepared criteria package drawings, implemented design drawings and planning documents for graphics portion of master plan. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’ www.drakdesign.com2004 The Ireland Company (Owner), Hyatt Resort & Red Door Spa, Weston, Florida. www.bonaventure.hyatt.com Resort and Spa renovation. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a new sign system for the Four Star Resort and Spa in collaboration with its renovation and upgrades. (The resort was being completely renovated from two to four star status). The scope included exterior vehicular and pedestrian wayfinding and property identification, resident building signs and identification, conference center and restaurant identification and a separate identity and sign system for the Spa. My role was as project manager and primary designer. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, bid, installation and punch list. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’ www.drakdesign.com
  11. 11. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2003-2004 NORTON MUSEUM OF ART, West Palm Beach, Florida. www.norton.org Cultural attraction known for its contemporary art. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design new entry sign features and banner poles for the museum’s property. Additional scope included designing banners for upcoming exhibits. My role was as a member of the design team. I worked on design, implementation of working drawings package, and managed bid. 2003 Mercy Hopital, Miami, Florida. www.mercymiami.org Catholic hospital located south of downtown Miami. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a complete sign system for interior and exterior of the new building, Bayside Pavilion, on the hospital campus. This new design system was further implemented to the exte- rior wayfinding and vehicular directional and regulatory sign systems on the entire hospital campus. My role was as a member of the design team. I worked on design, implementation of working drawings package, and managed bid. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’ www.drakdesign.com 2003 Ralph Sanchez (Developer), 232 Andalusia Building, Coral Gables, Florida.. Multi tenant office complex. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a sign system for new building construction. My role was as a member of the design team. I worked on design, implementation of working drawings package, and managed bid. 2003 Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Monarch Of The Seas, Miami, Florida. www.royalcaribbean.com Renovation of Eagle Class Cruise Ships, fleet wide. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to design a new mural wall for Seattle’s Best Coffee and Ben & Jerry’s food venue. My role was as a member of the design team. I designed and implemented working drawings. 2003 FIU School of Architecture, Festival of the Trees, Miami Florida. www.festivalofthetrees.net Fundraising event to raise money for student scholarships. The project’s scope was to design event print collateral which included event logo, invitations, tickets, fliers, programs and to design best of show award.
  12. 12. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com 2003 Bermello Ajamir Associates (Architects) Bay Harbor Islands, Miami, Florida. www.bermelloajamil.com Municipality located within the barrier islands of Dade County. Project with TGA Design The project’s scope was to develop a master plan for renovation of city vehicular signs on the main island. My role was to document existing signage and to prepare new planning package and conceptual design drawings for new a streetscape plan. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’ www.drakdesign.com 2002 Bermello Ajamir Associates (Architects) Port Of Miami, Florida. www.bermelloajamil.com Development project for commerce and tourism at the Port. Project with TGA Design The project’s scope was to develop master plan for renovation of traffic flow patterns in and out of the port. My role was to document existing signage and to prepare new planning package and conceptual design drawings for a new streetscape plan. 2002 Parrot Jungle Island, Miami Beach, Florida. www.parrotjungle.com Theme park and zoo for local and exotic animals.. Project with TGA Design The project’s scope was to design interior and exterior sign package for the new facilities. My role was as a member of the design team and I implemented exterior design package which included planning and working drawings package. 2002 Berkowitz Development (Developer), Fifth & Alton, Miami Beach, Florida. www.berkowitzdevelopment.com Multi-use building development project in South Beach. Project with TGA Design The project’s scope was to design a logo for project marketing collateral and trade shows to be used nationally. My role was as primary designer. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com2002-2004 Miami Parking Authority, City of Coconut Grove, Florida. www.coconutgrove.com Oldest established municipality in Miami, Florida. Project with TGA Design The project’s scope was to design a vehicular trail blazer sign system to direct to parking facilities in and around Coconut Grove and design new streetscape signs. My role was as project manager and as a member of the design team. I worked on all stages of the project which included planning, design, and implementation of working drawings package, permit pack- age, bid, installation and punch list. Complete project available for viewing online in my portfolio. www.drakdesign.com
  13. 13. damian@drakdesign.com 315.427.5992 www.drakdesign.com2002 HKS Architects (Architect), Madeira on Marco Island, Naples Florida. www.madeiramarco.com New condominium complex in Southwestern Florida. Project with TGA Design. The project’s scope was to plan and design a sign system for new condominium buildings. My role was as a member of the design team. I worked on design, implementation of working drawings package, and managed bid. Complete project available for viewing online in my ‘archives’. www.drakdesign.com2002 Baptist Health Systems, Miami, Florida. System wide renovation of existing hospitals in and around the greater Miami area. Project with TGA Design. My role was as a member of the design team. I was involved in the planning stages of the project, con- ducted initial surveys to document existing conditions of several of the hospital campuses.

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