SUMMARY
Committed to design excellence and continue to explore new ideas and visions through artistic endeavours. Well-rounded and particularly skilled in Conceptual Design, 2D/3D Rendering, and Graphics Presentation.  Team player & independent problem solver.

 

EDUCATION
2009       Usgbc LEED Program Certification. Certified.
1992        The University of Michigan  Master of Architecture  Ann Arbor, MI. 

Graduated with Distinction ● Teaching Assistantship: Freehand & Mechanical drawings ● Research Assistantship

1990         Arizona State University  BS in Architectural Studies  Tempe, AZ.

Graduated Cum Laude  ●  Board of Regents Scholarship  ●  Design Excellence Exhibition 

COMPUTER SKILLS                        
AutoCAD ● Photoshop ● InDesign ● 3ds Max ● Revit ● MS Office    

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English ● Chinese ● Malay    


EXPERIENCE
01/13-Present   Freelance Designer / renderer

Contributing Excellence Design, CAD, and Graphic Presentation skills to projects as needed.  FIRMS: Global arch NY ● Eveleigh Architect CA ● Beyer Blinder belle NY ● E.A. Davidovits & Co. Inc. CA ● Joinery Structure CA ● SOM NY ● Design Corps CA.
        artist art students league Teaching Assistant / Chashama residency  New York, NY.
TUtor Providing architecture & Interior Design tutoring services for graduate & undergraduate students in New York Area.


06/09-10/12   Grigorian Design Architectural Designer  Shanghai, China.

Worked closely with the director to perform the duty of studio design leader overseeing a team of designers, production technicians, and renderers in the architecture studio.  Provided design ideas, concepts, and directions.  Performed quality control to ensure consistency and conceptual integrity for optimal project delivery on large-scale and fast-tracked projects.


05/06-08/08   Cetra Ruddy Inc. Architectural Designer / renderer  New York, NY.

Worked closely with design principal John Cetra to analyze zoning, program requirements and develop design concepts. Utilized hand-sketch, 2D & 3D computer tools to create design studies, visualizations and final presentations. Focused in front-end design process to Design Development phase, participated in Construction Documentation and Construction Administration to ensure projects consistency and conceptual integrity by providing alternate solutions, technical innovations, and value engineering processes.

  

01/03-12/05     Tom Eliot Fisch Architects Project Architect / Renderer  San Francisco, CA.

Participated in all design phases with the focus on Value Engineering of the Pier 1 1/2 Project.
Academy of art university  Lecturer in architecture & interior design San Francisco, CA.
●Teaching CAD, 3D Modeling, advanced Digital Imaging, and acted as an Advisor to graduate students at the Architecture Department at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA.   

03/00-12/02     Heller Manus Architects Architectural  Designer  San Francisco, CA.

Worked closely with design principals to develop design ideas and concepts. Utilized hand-sketches, 2D & 3D software tools to produce design studies, visualizations and final presentations.

08/98-03/00     BSA Architects  Architectural  Designer/CAD Leader  San Francisco, CA.

Participated in all design phases with the focus on Conceptual Design, Graphic Visualizations & Presentations.  Provided CAD Leadership in setting up drafting standards and file organization procedures to ensure smooth work flow throughout the design process.

01/95-07/98     RMW Architects  Architectural  Designer /CAD Leader  San Francisco, CA.

Assisted design principals in developing architectural/interior design concepts and creating graphics for visualization and final presentations. Provided CAD leadership in setting up drafting standards and files organization procedures to ensure smooth workflow throughout the design process.

12/93 - 12/94     Huntsman AG  Architectural  Designer  San Francisco, CA.

Tenant Improvement & Americans with Disabilities Act Upgrade.  

07/92 - 12/93     Skidmore Owings & Merrill  Architectural  Designer  San Francisco, CA.

Team member of the winning San Francisco International Airport design competition, and urban planning project that encompassed the entire city center of Changchun in far northeastern China.

  
EDUCATION
2009       Usgbc LEED Program Certification. Certified.
1992       The University of Michigan  Master of Architecture  Ann Arbor, MI.

Graduated with Distinction ● Teaching Assistantship: Freehand & Mechanical drawings ● Research Assistantship

1990       Arizona State University  BS in Architectural Studies  Tempe, AZ.

Graduated Cum Laude  ●  Board of Regents Scholarship  ●  Design Excellence Exhibition 

COMPUTER SKILLS                        
AutoCAD  ●  Photoshop  ●  InDesign          

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English  ●  CHINESE  ●  Malay
3ds Max  ●  Revit  ●  MS Office    

 

 

                    

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