JD ORTIZ UNLIMITED, LLC

Juan Dario Ortiz, LEED AP + BD&C

Resume / CV

Principal at JD Ortiz Unlimited, LLC (1989 - Present), consulted for various companies to management and coordinate high end residential and retail projects. Provide strategic sustainability consultation to reduce energy use, field verification, design, construction documents and field supervision.  3D/BIM Manager and coordination of the New York City Police Academy, LIC, NY and World Trade Center Complex; Tower 3, Vehicle Security Center, part of Tower 2, part of Tower 4 and part of the HUB.  

Project Manager at HAKS (2/2013 - Present), A/E On-Call services, management and coordination of over 270 projects for the NYC Department of Education $25 million and NYC School Construction Authority $90 Million from class room conversions, science labs, dance studios, recording studios, fitness rooms, playgrounds, sustainable courtyards.  Managed Construction Administration for River Terrace Apartments, NY, Courtyard and Canopy at main entry and repairs for the garage and crawl space $7.5 Million.  3D/BIM Manager and coordination for First Precinct, Nassau County, NY.  

Project Manager at Spector Group (6/2008-5/2009), managed and coordinated a variety of projects both corporate interior and commercial.  Provided cost effective energy efficient designs.

Senior Architect at SLCE Architects (1/2007-2/2008), managed design development through construction documents for high end, high rise, mixed use buildings including a LEED NC Silver project (2 million sq. ft.). Coordination of sustainability, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and interior design.

Senior Project Manager at R. CERETTI + associates (6/1998-12/2006), managed ZARA, Inditex, and several major high end accounts from conceptual design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration.  Setup and managed the office network and computer system. Organized, evaluted and intergrated computer programs, including AutoCAD, AccuRender, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop.

Consultant at IA, Interior Architects (6/2004-11/2004), managed the rehab of a residential building and coordinated a variety of tasks for corporate interiors including but not limited to planning, schematics and CD’s.

Consultant at Frank Williams Architect, FAIA (2/1998-10/1998), assisted with design and layouts of high rise residentials, and design proposal to convert a commercial building to residential units.

Project Architect/Manager at TPG Architecture (10/1996-6/1998), managed design-built executive offices and conference room for CEMEX, Monterrey, NL, MEX, (16,000 sq. ft./$1000.00 per sq. ft.) . Secured schedule and budget of a variety of projects by assessing situation and streamlining turnover.

Consultant at Rockwell Group (1/1996-10/1996), assisted with design development, presentation and 3D perspectives for roll out of themed retail & restaurants. Assisted with the design development package for Jeil Cinema Plaza, Pusan Korea.

Consultant at SBLM Architects (5/1992-10/1995), assisted with schematic design through construction documents for a variety of retail stores. Assisted with the file management and library organization on SBLM’s new network

Technical Project Manager at FRCH Design Worldwide (7/1993-1/1995), supervised development of Sears, USA prototypes and implementation of new design. Developed system to manage and coordinate projects between studios and joint venture offices. Secured schedule on Dickens & Jones, ENG/Marshall Fields, USA/Myers, AUS/Sears, MX/Tangs, Malaysia

Consultant at Dean Witter (10/1992-2/1993), assisted with the planning of the regional branch offices. Assisted with the office standards/guide lines on MiniCad, Micro Station and Cadvance.

Designer/CADD Manager at Albert Schunketwitz & Partners (4/1990-5/1991), supervised, implemented, trained and coordinated work in the CADD department. Assisted with design presentations through construction documents for hospital and healthcare facilities.

Consultant at Davis, Brody & Associates, NYC (3/1989 - 4/1990), detailed and coordinated construction documents for a science lab building, Buffalo, SUNY.

Project Director at ARCCAD Inc (11/1988-4/1990), managed rehab development of 32 sites for Housing Preservation & Development. Organized production team including CADD stations.

Designer at Martin J. Marcus Architect (10/1986-10/1988), assisted with development of high end residential units and commercial spaces in NYC landmark areas. Implemented the CADD system, standards, trained staff and supervised CADD Stations