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Daniel Hernandez

Architect - Interior Designer- General Contractor firm - Habitat Design Interiors Inc

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To bring a results oriented and skilled professional to your organization with and extensive record of consistently exceeding project goals, managing all aspects of commercial and high rise residential improvements and build outs as well as cultivating long term client relationships. 
 
Specialized in design and management of high-end residential, commercial and hospitality projects. Demonstrated ability to manage, coach and lead by example, gaining commitments across multiple organizations, building cohesive teams and surpassing business objectives.

Work Experience

Architect - Interior Designer- General Contractor firm

Habitat Design Interiors Inc
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Chicago, IL
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2001 to Present

President - Owner. 
Fully responsible for all aspects involved during all projects. 
 
Condominium complex projects included: 
• Casa Blanca Condominium - Lofts, Chicago, IL. 
27 Condominiums. 
63,000 sf. mix construction we use existing building structural shell adding 6 new floors, 
New fasat in all building. 
$3,000,000.00 budget. 
 
High end residential projects included: 
• 180 E. Pearson Unit # 5202 Water Tower Residence, Chicago, IL. 
3,500 sf. Full renovation. 
$355,000.00 budget. 
 
• 180 E. Pearson Unit # 6004 Water Tower Residence, Chicago, IL. 3,500 sf. Full renovation. $387,000.00 budget. 
 
• 990 Lake Shore Drive Unit # 26-B Residence, Chicago, IL. 
2,700 sf. Full renovation $350,000.00 budget. 
 
• 2723 N. Beach View. Mansion Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. 
27,000 sf. Full renovation. $1,300,000.00 budget. 
 
• 1200 Lake Shore Drive Unit 7-C Residence, Chicago, IL. 
4,200 sf. Full renovation 
$420,000,00 budget 
 
• 8720 N. Sheridan Road, Winnetka, IL. 5,500 sf. New Construction. 
$420,000.00 budget. 
 
• 3570 N. Sheridan Road, Winnetka IL. 5,000 sf. Full renovation. 270,000.00 budget 
 
• 8872 N. Edge Street Residence, Naperville IL. 3,500 sf. Full renovation. $250,000.00 budget. 
 
• 800 Michigan Avenue Unit # 3602 Park Hyatt, Residence, Chicago, IL. 2200 sf. Full renovation. 
$280,000.00 budget. 
 
• 1521 E. Sunny Side, Residence, Oak Park, IL. 3500 sf. Full renovation 
$175,000.00 budget 
 
• 3522 North Pine Groove, Residence, Chicago, IL. 2,500 sf. Full renovation. 
$80,000.00 budget. 
 
• 1521 South Indiana Unit # H Resident, Chicago, IL. 
2500 sf. Full renovation. 
110,000.00 budget. 
 
• 399 W. Fullerton Unit # 2-B Residence, Chicago, IL. 
3500 sf. Full renovation 
$105,000.00 budget 
 
• 433 E. Armitage, Residence, Chicago, IL. 
3000 sf. Full renovation 
$195,000.00 budget 
 
• 3550 N. Lake Shore Drive Unit # 1115 Residence, Chicago, IL. 
1,200 sf. Full renovation 
$60,000.00 budget. 
 
• 1800 N. Lake Shore Drive Unit # 27-B and C Residence, Chicago, IL. 
3,000 sf. Full renovation 
$180,000.00 budget. 
 
These are some of all my multiple projects with Habitat Design Interiors Inc. 
 
Commercial projects included: 
• Talbot Hotel, Chicago, IL 
22,000 sf. Full renovation. All rooms, hallways, main lobby and reception areas. $500,000.00 budget 
Interior Designer and Construction Management. 
 
• Platinum Car Wash, Wheaton, IL 
15,000 sf. Full renovation 
$480,000.00 budget. 
 
• LD Trading Company, Deerfield, IL 
50,000 sf. Full renovation 
$700,000.00 budget. 
 
• Krolls Restaurant, Chicago, IL. 
7,000 sf. New Construction 
$600,000.00 budget.

Senior Interior Designer - Construction Management - Sales

Bathroom and Kitchen Salon - Merchandise Mart
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Chicago, IL
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August 1997 to November 2000

Chicago, IL. 
Fully responsible for all aspects involved during all projects. 
Senior Interior Designer - Construction Management - Sales - Estimates 
Design Development - Construction Documents - Customer Relations etc. 
 
Residential and Commercial projects included: 
• 37 High-end residential projects all over United States and the Caribbean. Range from 2,500 sf. to 15,000 sf. Full renovations. 
Range from $180,000.00 to $3,500,000.00 budget. 
 
• 2 Restaurants in Chicago, IL. 
Range from 2,000 sf. to 5,600 sf. Full renovations. 
Range from $900,000.00 to $4,500,000.00 budget. 
 
• 5 Hotels from 3 to 5 Stars all over United Estates. 
Range from 15,000 sf. to 70,000 sf. Full renovations. 
Range from $4,500,000.00 to $17,000,000.00 budget.

Architect - Interior Designer- Project Management

D'Escoto Ltd
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February 1996 to March 1997

Fully responsible for all aspects involved during all project. 
 
Residential and Commercial projects included: 
• 45 High-end residential projects in the Caribbean. 
Range from 5,500 sf. to 12,000 sf. Full renovations. 
Range from $150,000.00 to $1,200,000.00 budget. 
 
• 1 Five Stars Hotels and Marina. 
470,000 sf. Full renovations and new construction. 
$67,000,000.00 budget.

General Manager

ANIPAC - PCI - Precast Concrete Institute México
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December 1992 to December 1995

Fully responsible for all National and International negotiation with clients, suppliers and Government Institutions. 
Manager a $177,000,000 dollars budget.

Architect - Interior Designer- Project Management

Luis Barragan Architect's Studio and Habitat Contemporaneo Inc
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April 1985 to August 1990

Fully responsible for all aspects involved during all project. 
 
Residential and Commercial projects included: 
• 15 High-end residential projects all over Mexico and the Caribbean. 
Range from 4,000 sf. to 17,000 sf. New constructions. 
Range from $950,000.00 to $5,500,000.00 budget. 
 
• 2 Condominium Buildings in Mexico City. 
Range from 27,000 sf. to 53,000 sf. Full renovations. 
Range from $4,000,000.00 to $9,500,000.00 budget. 
 
• 2 Five stars Hotels and 4 Time Share Condominium Buildings in Mexican Pacific Coast. 
Range from 15,000 sf. to 70,000 sf. Full renovations. 
Range from $44,500,000.00 to $97,000,000.00 budget. 
 
• 1 Medica Sur Hospital in Mexico City. Second most important in the city. 
115,500 sf. New Construction. $107,700,000.00 budget.

Education

NKBA Institute

1996 to 1997

Master's

Universidad de Barcelona Spain -
Barcelona, Barcelona

1990 to 1992

Architectural

Universidad Autónoma de México

1983 to 1987

Additional Information

SKILLS: 
 
Auto Cad - 20\20 - Adobe Photo Shop - Excel - Word - Power Point Aperture - Microsoft Office - fluent in pc and apple and more.