Cesar Arizmendi

Project Designer/LEED AP

206.829.0672 | email | linkedin.com/in/cesararizmendi/ Federal Way, WA download resume and cover letter


Entrepreneurial-minded Architectural Design Professional specializing in sustainable design. With 14 years of experience in architecture, bringing a bi-lingual, multi-cultural approach to residential and commercial design combined with the knowledge of marketing, product development and sales required to manage small, medium, and large-scale projects and balance profitability with forward-thinking, green solutions.

Skills & Expertise

·         Commercial and Residential Design. Renovations and Additions.
Hospitality Industry. Green Architecture.

·         Construction Documents. 3D Modeling. Permitting.

·         LEED System Rating. Drafting. Hand Sketching. Efficiency Consulting.

·         Sales. Branding. Bookkeeping. Marketing. Negotiations. Entrepreneurial Skills.

·         Excellent computer skills including AutoCAD, Photoshop, Chief Architect,
Sketch Up, Dreamweaver.

·         Product Development. Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Professional Experience

Eco Design Company DBA | Seattle WA | Self employed – Principal Designer | 2017-Present

Provided sustainable designs, conducted feasibility studies, developed preliminary designs, created conceptual and residential plans

Product Development, Marketing & Sales | Chicago -Seattle WA |Self-Employed-Sales | 2014-2016.

Generated 150,000 dollars annual revenue (2015) from an initial investment of $80.00

Arizmendi Design, DBA | Seattle | (Self Employed – Principal Designer | 2011- 2013.

Provided architectural design, construction documents and drafting services for residential housing developments in the USA, Canada, Guyana, UK, and Finland, with individual properties ranging between $100K-$500K

Verde Eco-Design, |Seattle, WA | Self Employed -Consultant | 2008- 2010.

Provided architectural design and permitting services for mostly residential projects

Wightman & Associates, Inc | Benton Harbor, MI | Project Designer | 2005-2008.

Collaborated with team of professionals to generate construction documents and design phases of commercial projects such as restaurants, hotels, casinos, and residential developments

CW Architects, Inc. | Highland Park, IL | Consultant | 2003-2005.

Drafted accurate construction documents for both residential and commercial projects

United Architects, Inc | Joliet, IL | Drafter | 2002-2003.

Drafted accurate construction documents for residential projects

Marble Emporium Inc | Chicago, IL | Project Manager Assistant | 2000-2002.

Designed kitchen layouts and CNC Programming


 Credentials & Affiliations

·         Licensed Architect in México, Professional Registration #3031903 (2000)

·         U.S. Green Building Council, (LEED AP) Accredited Professional (2007)


·         Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Acapulco Institute of Technology | Mexico | | 1998

·         Lake Michigan College | Benton Harbor | Michigan | 2007 |

·         US Accredited B.A. from the National Architectural Accrediting Board | USA | 2007

Notable Accomplishments

·         Redesign by 2018, (Sold 1000 copies )

National Council of Architectural Registration Board | NCARB| exams candidate.