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  • Luis A. Koval

    Project Manager/ Interior Architect

    Chicago, IL

Targeting Project Manager, Interior Designer or Exhibit Designer Position. Accomplished Professional with expert knowledge in Interior Design, Exhibit Design, Materials and Finishing, Contruction Process and Codes (CMC & IBC), Proficient in 3D Max, AutoCAD 2D, MS Project, MS Office Suite, Photoshop, Corel Draw, Illustrator. Very Motivated with strong organizational and prioritization abilities as well as exceptional problem-solving skills for efficient productivity. Work very well in Team environment and Maintains openness to the acquisition of knowledge and learning new skills. Proficient in English and Spanish.

Work Samples

  • Interior Architecture

  • Exhibit Design

  • Industrial Design

Work History

  • Project Manager

    • W3WIDE INC
    • Chicago, IL
    • Dec 2013 - Present (3 years 11 months)

    Interacted with clients, contractors, and staff to communicate and enforce project goals and deadlines.
    Project Management From Briefing to Final.
    Completed Projects by coordinating Multidisciplinary Subcontractors Teams and Resources.
    Adjustment to client Budget while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
    Supervise Design, Plans & Code Compliance
    Materials & Finishes Selections.

  • Projects & Logistics Manager

    • Order Express
    • Chicago, IL
    • Aug 2008 - Oct 2013 (5 years 2 months)

    Supervise Branches Design, Building Code and Security Compliance.
    Interacted with Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Vendors.
    Budget Proposals and Estimates Analysis.
    AutoCAD floor plans design, elevations, detailed drawings etc.
    Designed Sales Kiosks and POP.
    3D Design, Rendering & Projects Presentation.
    Designed Flowcharts and Company Policies for Advertising Material Distribution and Ensured correct Application of the Corporate ID.

  • Interior & Exhibit Designer

    • Freelance
    • Chicago, IL
    • Dec 2008 - Aug 2013 (4 years 8 months)

    Designed Exhibits Concepts for National & International Trade Shows.
    Designed Interior Design Concepts for Television Sets.
    3DMax Modeling, Rendering and Presentation Projects.

  • Exhibits Designer

    • Corexa
    • Ciudad de México, Mexico
    • 2004 - 2007 (3 years)

    Designed Exhibits for National and International Trade Shows
    Supervised production and installation of each project sold
    Lead teams ranging from 5 to 20 employees depending on the size of the project
    Managed key accounts, which generated $400,000 per year, each Included global companies such as Santander Bank, AON, Conair, and Carl Zeiss Vision.
    Met and exceeded assigned goals every year.
    Recognized as the top designer two years in a row.

  • Interior Design Professor

    Taught “Implementation of new Technologies in Interior Design”.
    Taught “Basic Design”.
    Assisted with Department Management.


  • Cujae

    • Diploma Interior Architecture
    • 2002 - 2004
  • ISDI

    • Bachelor Industrial Design
    • 1997 - 2002