Dominic Fernandes

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Architect

Location:Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
1211-335 Webb Drive Mississauga Ontario L5B 4A1

Highly expierenced trained architect with advanced skills in CAD and Interior Designer seeking a postion in architectural line of work where my designand technical skills are challenged.

* Vast experience in Design Development and Construction Documentation for large mixed-used and high rise developments
* Bachelor of Architecture degree certified by Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB)
* Thorough knowledge of building systems and construction methods.
* Advanced CAD detailing skills, well proficient in International Building Codes
* Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
* Excellent communication skills, strategic, analytical and tactical abilities


Intern Architect March 2012 – To date
* Part of the team responsible to produce contract drawings for a number of stores throughout Canada for a large retail franchise
* Reviewed drawings to ensure they complied with company’s QC procedure and coordinated drawings with other engineering disciplines

Project Architect July 2005 – August 2011
ARIF & BINTOAK – Consulting Architects Dubai
* Responsible for detail design, construction drawings and coordination with other engineering disciplines
* Managed the overall production team to ensure work was executed accurately, in a timely manner and the resources were utilized effectively
* Reviewed drawings to ensure all codes, and jurisdictional requirements were complied with and initiated coordination between all key stakeholders and various consultants
* Liaised closely with the Client and Project Director, assisted in design decisions and ensured that project deliverables were met on time and on budget
* Conducted site meetings, teleconferences with other consultants and contractors
* Reviewed shop drawings and conducted site supervision to ensure work was being carried as per specifications and project quality control

List of projects in charge
* Al Ghurair City Phase-2 Expansion
Mixed used development consisting of retail mall, 5 star hotel and serviced apartment towers each 20 floors high, with total area of 200,000 sq. m .

* Tiger Woods Golf Resort
Leisure development consisting of Golf Clubhouse, Golf Academy, and 7 star Resort Hotel around a 21 hole golf course designed by Tiger Woods, with total built up area of 350,000 sq. m.

* Raffles Hotel
20 storied high 5 star hotel shaped in the form of Pyramid, with luxurious rooms and suites, business center, SPA, 10 restaurants and night clubs. The total area is about 160,000 sq. m.

Senior Architect August 2004 - July 2005
WOODSBAGOT – Architects and Interior Designers Dubai
* Responsible for design development and detail design, coordination with other engineering disciplines
* Managed CAD technicians, conducted site meetings, reviewed shop drawings and site supervision

List of projects in charge
* Bahrain City Centre –Retail Development
Biggest retail development in Bahrain with over 300 retail shops, water park, cinemas, food courts and 2 hotels

* Credit Suisse Office Interior Fit Out
Two levels of corporate office interior fit out for Credit Suisse Bank

Senior Architect December 2001 - August 2004
ARIF & BINTOAK – Consulting Architects Dubai
* Managed the team in charge of design development, detail design, construction drawings and coordination with other engineering disciplines.

List of projects in charge
* Pacific Towers – Thirty two storied office and commercial tower
* Cascades – Nineteen storied luxury apartment building
* Lotus Service Apartments –Furnished apartment building, twelve storeys high
* Porsche Customer Centre and Car Workshop
* Emerald Commercial and Residential Building

Architect January 1994 - December 2001
GODWIN AUSTEN JOHNSON– Chartered Architects Dubai
* Managed small and medium sized projects from concept stage to completion.
* Responsible for presentation drawings, detail design, construction drawings and site supervision.

Some of the projects worked on
* Shooting Club at Sharjah
* Emirates Hills Golf Academy
* Royal Mirage Beach Restaurant
* Extension to the Boardwalk
* Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Clubhouse

* Bachelor of Architecture - Manipal Institute of Architecture – India (1992)
Degree certified by Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB).
* Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
* Member, Indian Institute of Architects (IIA)
* Computer Skills
Advanced skills in AutoCAD, Sketch up, Adobe Photoshop, Coreldraw, MS Office,
Currently doing a course in Revit
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