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STUNNING DESIGN. PERFECT QUALITY AND PRESICION.

Ricardo De Castro was born in 1978 in Barranquilla, Colombia. He Graduated from the University of Catalunya, in Barcelona, Spain. Ricardo started his career in Milan at Lissoni Associati, the world-class, award-winning design studio of the recognized architect, Piero Lissoni.

After acquiring a vast experience in the luxury design field, Ricardo De Castro moved to the United States. Then, he associated with Luminaire gaining skills in the business related area of design. Subsequently, he founded his label named Ricardo De Castro Architecture & Design.

Ricardo positioned his company as a leading creative force. His expertise allowed him to achieve projects in different countries and contexts as he executed luxury designs for exclusive customers. Progressively, he has gained recognition by the high standard craft of materials and tailor-made designs that interpreted each client’s individual lifestyle. Ricardo’s creations are found worldwide in countries like France, The United States, Panama, Ecuador, and Colombia.

EXPERTISE
& RECOGNITIONS

EDUCATION

2003
Scuola Politécnica di Design
Milan, Italy
Masters Interior Design. Prof. Patricia Viel (Citterio - Viel & Partners)
Scuola Politécnica di Design
Milan, Italy
Masters Industrial Design.
Prof. Piero Lissoni
2001
Universitat Internacional De Catalunya
Barcelona, Spain
Bachelors in Architecture.

EXPERIENCE

2006-2007
Luminaire + Boffi Cucine Miami, U.S.A
Senior Project Manager, Kitchen
and Interior Design
2005-2006
Luminaire Miami, U.S.A.
Senior Project Manager, Interior Design
2003-2005
LISSONI ASSOCIATI MILAN, ITALY
Architect and Interior Designer
2001-2002
Argos Management
Barcelona, Spain

RECOGNITIONS

2017
Monumento al Rio, una ventana al mundo.
2018
XXVI COLOMBIAN ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE
Category: Architectonical project
Project: EL CIELO
2019
BRONZE A' DESIGN AWARD WINNER
Categoría: Building Structure Design
Project: Marquise

Monument to the Magdalena river

Ricardo De Castro wanted to honor his city by creating a proposal for a spectacular monument that would represent the love for his birthplace.

The creation imagined in glass and steel has unequalable aesthetic attributes, it would serve as an architectonic icon, and economic and environmental input for the city, local population and the most important river in the country.

Ricardo De Castro received a special honorable mention for his design in the public contest “Ventana al mundo” hosted by the enterprise TechnoGlass with the Mayor´s office of Barranquilla.

Contact

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Employment

PROJECT COORDINATOR

The office of Ricardo De Castro Architecture and Interiors requires a Project Coordinator for his work team. We are looking for a Professional architect with Master or studies related to Interior Design, minimum two years of experience.

We require a proactive person, detailed oriented with multitasking abilities, good presence, and excellent writing. Technical skills in the programs: Sketchup, V-ray, and AutoCAD.

Essential Skills & Qualifications

- Architect with at least two years of experience
- Proactive
- Responsible
- Good presence
- Good writing
- Prioritize needs
- Strong design skills, client management, and project coordination skills
- Master and studies related to Interior Design are valued
- Fluent in English, spoken and written

Functions

- Development of residential and commercial designs, using the Sketchup program
- Development of render with V-rays
- Preparation of plans in AutoCAD: furniture, finishes, electrical, among others
-Obtaining agency approvals and working with building contractors is required.
-Direct relationship with clients, customer service, and scheduling appointments

To apply for the possition please send your resumé to: info@ricardodecastro.com

COMMERCIAL/MARKETING ASSISTANT

Ricardo De Castro Architecture & Design requires the work team a Commercial / Marketing Assistant. It is necessary to professional or Technical marketing manager, with labor experience in the commercial area or Client service.

We are looking for a proactive and productive person, with excellent management of personal relations, skillful in digital programs and application, a professional presence is vital. Indispensable: Superior level in English and high fluidity, with no accent.

Essential Skills & Qualifications

- Technical Marketing with labor experience in the commercial area.
- A superior level in English
- A neat, professional presence
- Skillful in digital programs and applications
- Proactive and effective
- Assertive and propositive
- flexible age range

Functions

-Direct relation with clients by phone or personally, mainly the USA
- Offer a pleasant manege of the information to the client
- Write communicates to the communications media.
- Search in predetermined digital published
- Purchase of prime material by indication
- Process follow up proactively.

To apply for the possition please send your resumé to: info@ricardodecastro.com