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Kunwarpal Singh

Candidate ID: 2457328

Career Summary

Excelled as a Senior Architect, possessing over more than 9.5 years of hands-on experience in the architecture and interior design industry, specializing in F&B, retail, corporate, hospitality and resid. projects, leveraging a strong foundation in design, detailing, and effective project execution.

Skill Set

AutoCAD, Google Sketchup, Lumion, Enscape, Adobe Suite, Microsoft office Suite, Team Lead, Project Management.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 9

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Architect / Interior Design / Structural Design / Landscape

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Excelled as a Senior Architect with expertise in architecture and interior design, backed by track record in the industry. Eager to take on a challenging role as a Design Manager in the F&B, retail, residential, or corporate office industries, leveraging a strong foundation in design, detailing, and effective project execution. Utilize my extensive expertise in design, detailing, construction, and project management to deliver outstanding projects that make a lasting impact.
Possessing over more than 9.5 years of hands-on experience in the architecture and interior design industry, specializing in residential, F&B, retail and hospitality projects.
• Demonstrated a consistent record of success in design, detailing, construction, and project management, possessing a wealth of expertise in turning ideas into remarkable and successful projects.
• Impressive success in managing projects to the tune of USD 350K Mn with a team of Architects, MEP & BOQ Team.
• Highly skilled in managing and leading design teams, with a proven ability to effectively articulate design concepts and guide projects from conception to completion.
• Expertise in spearheading assigned projects from start to finish, including design, budgets, programming, and construction.
• Excellent at steering Value Engineering & Cost Benefit Analysis through virtual design options, leading to substantial reduction of construction cost.
• Experience of engaging with internal teams, sub-contractors, customers & vendors to expedite the design and construction process
• Proficient in conveying design concepts with clarity and impact, using both verbal and visual communication.
• Achieved increase in project efficiency by implementing streamlined processes and improving communication between stakeholders.
• Successfully managed a numerous portfolio of projects as a team leader simultaneously, ensuring on-time delivery and exceeding client expectations.
• Proficient in utilizing cutting-edge design software and technology to enhance project visualization and presentation.
CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Design Development and Execution
• Interior Scheme Development
• Material Finishes
• Project Management
• Building Engineering Coordination
• BOQ Preparation
• Vendor and Contractor Coordination
• Site Coordination
• Concept and Presentation Set Preparation
SOFT SKILLS:
• Auto-CAD
• Google Sketchup
• Lumion
• Adobe Creative Suite
• Microsoft Office
• Enscape
• Revit
EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Architecture from Giani Zail Singh Punjab Technical University Campus, Punjab, India in 2014
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:
• Member of Council of Architecture, New Delhi, India
LANGUAGE:
• English
• Arabic
• Hindi
WORK EXPERIENCE:
1. Since Jun 2022: Senior Architect, Americana Foods Pvt. Ltd., Kuwait
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Managing large teams to produce projects on time and on budget.
• Ensuring adherence to standards for every newly constructed or renovated restaurant.
• Arranging kitchen equipment and furniture layout and conceptualizing internal and external designs.
• Coordinating with Franchisors for approval on Layout and Design Docket of the Store.
• Developing interior and external designs and implementing them on-site with specific material finishes.
• Producing GFC drawings. Coordinating with MEP, BOQ, and other involved stakeholders, consultants.
• Developing the initial design and ensuring the generation of a variety of conceptual design alternatives to satisfy operation team needs and the requirements of a project's specifications.
• Managing the crucial task of directing, organizing and retrieving drawings, photographs, and other relevant data essential for the development of stores.
PROJECTS:
• Successfully completed 180 projects (N.S.O, Remodels) of KFC, HARDEE’S, WIMPY, PIZZA HUT, PEET’S COFFEE, TGIF, KRISPY KREME, BASKIN ROBBIN OUTLETS in Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq, Morocco, UAE, Kazakhstan with a team of junior architects and MEP & BOQ team.
2. Dec 2020- Jan 2022: Assistant Manager, Lenskart.Com, Gurugram
KEY RESPONSIBILTIES:
• Developed designs and created GFC Drawings and prepared BOQ & Estimates
• Coordinated with various Building Engineering Consultants and on-site with Project Managers, vendors and contractors
• Managing large teams to produce projects on time and on budget.
Projects:
• Successfully completed 200 projects of LENSKART outlet Pan India with a team of architects and MEP & BOQ team.
3. Dec 2019- Jun 2020: Senior Architect, Genesis Architects Pvt. Ltd., Gurugram
Key Responsibilities:
• Prepared concept and presentation sets, including models, drawings, reports, and graphics.
• Worked on design development and created GFC drawings.
• Developed interior schemes and executed them on-site, including material finishes and planned development. Coordinated with various Building Engineering Consultants.
• Managed projects, which involved BOQ preparation and site coordination with clients, vendors, and contractors.
• Conducted periodic site visits to monitor progress at the site.
Projects:
• KFC Outlet - Imphal, Manipur, India
• KFC Outlet - Lulu Global Mall, Bangalore, India
• KFC Outlet - Cyberpark, Gurugram. India
• Brijwasi Sweets, Janmabhoomi, Mathura, India
4. Jan 2017- Dec 2019: Project Architect, Design Plus Architects, Gurugram
Key Responsibilities:
• Prepared concept and presentation sets (models, drawings, reports, and graphics).
• Developed interior schemes and executed them on-site with material finishes and planned development.
• Worked on design development and created GFC drawings for architectural, landscape, and interior projects.
• Coordinated with various Building Engineering Consultants. Prepared BOQ and estimates.
• Managed projects, including coordinating with clients, vendors, building engineering consultants, and contractors.
• Conducted periodic site visits to monitor progress at the site.
Projects:
• Global Indian International School Office Interior, Nagpur
• Theobroma Outlet PAN India (40 Outlets Pan India)
• Karachi Bakery, Green Park, New Delhi
• Boombox Cafe, Lucknow
• Burger Singh, M.I Road, Jaipur
• Burger Singh Take-Away Outlet, Sector-137, Noida
• Baker’s Oven, M3M Urbana, Gurugram.
5. Aug 2014- Oct 2016: Architect, Living Space Architects, Punjab
Key Responsibilities:
• Designed residential buildings, commercial stores, office buildings, and group housings
• Managed the preparation of GFC and BOQ in-house and validated GFC drawings from external architectural consultants.
• Prepared initial designs, conducted land evaluations, created municipal drawings, and coordinated cross-functional meetings between various services (Project Coordination).
• Developed interior schemes and executed them on-site with material finishes, and planned development.
Projects:
• Projects of various residences (Bungalows, Villas) range in scale from 100 to 11,000 square yards located across PAN India
• Vacation Houses at Regalia Tanda near Chandigarh
Personal Projects
• Design & PMC of Sardar-JI-Bakhash at Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi
• Design & PMC of Karachi Bakery. Green Park, New Delhi
• Design & PMC of PIZZANO Restaurant, Bathinda, Punjab
• Design & PMC of Bakeburry at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
• Design & PMC of Sardar-JI-Bakhash at Kamla Nagar, New Delhi
• Design & PMC of The Beer Cafe at 32nd Milestone, Gurgaon
• Dental Clinic & Residence for Nitin Mahajan in Pathankot