Nicole earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture in 2008 from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. Her passion for design, urban planning and the construction industry brought her to DDD Group, where she initially joined as Office Clerk. After a decade of experience with DDD Group, Nicole has excelled professionally through her roles as Office Clerk, Intern Architect, and now Job Captain and Designer II. Nicole’s vast project experience in architectural design includes residential, commercial, industrial, retail, corporate, research laboratory and governmental projects for both state and federal agencies. As Job Captain, Nicole has enriched her professional experience by working the design and set of drawings for delivery methods such as Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build projects. As a master of BIM technology, Nicole is able to transmit and present the design idea to the client with realistic renderings while providing the contractor with valuable information to be used throughout the construction process.
Santiago is currently an Architect in Training, working towards her architectural registration, as well as a member of the Colegio de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas de Puerto Rico and the American Institute of Architects.