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Worked independently without supervision. Obtained the skills and experience to create and organize contract documents independently. Created architectural and millwork detail drawings. Gained competency in creating and developing architectural and millwork details of unique and complex custom designs. Acquired experience in working with a variety of Auto CAD standards and in drawing coordination at different architecture and interior design firms.
In 2009, she earned the LEED AP accreditation. With her focus in sustainable design and value engineering, she serves to provide the best possible environment for users of a space.
Managed projects from beginning to completion involving every aspect of project management, including managing decision making; creating contracts; overseeing budgeting and scheduling; attending meetings; processing DOB filing; conducting construction administration; reviewing change orders; approving payment applications; and managing construction schedules and costs. Completed projects on time either within or under budget on a consistent basis.
Akino Sakaoka is an interior designer / construction manager based in New York City and has worked on a number of hospitality, residential and corporate office design projects.
Since 2012, Akino has been working independently, undertaking hospitality projects such as bars, hotels and restaurants. In 2014, she served as the construction manager and project manager for a restaurant project in New York City that is owned by a client who operates over 800 restaurants in Japan.
Undertaking projects in New York City, one of the world’s largest real estate markets, Akino brings a wide range of expertise gained from a number of diverse projects. Her experience includes the designs of multiple restaurants and bars and the creation of construction documents for projects ranging from commercial to residential.
As a project manager, her systematic communication skills with contractors and clients have brought the completion of projects on or under budget and on time on a consistent basis.
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INTERIOR ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER
Developed designs; created space layouts, construction documents, and detail drawings; reviewed shop drawings; selected finishes; administered construction; and created presentations including perspective drawings, plans and elevations by hand and computer programs, and material boards. Created contract documents according to NYC Building Code, ADA and GSA and ABAAS requirements. Produced contract documents for over 100 projects for residential, commercial and hospitality buildings. Assisted in the LEED certification process.