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John Im

John Im

Newark, NJ, US

 

About 

Employment 

Guild Studio, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer / Project Manager

Concept Design + Contract Documentations + Construction Administration + Project Management

Responsible for concept design; Creating and reviewing all contract documents to uphold design standards, client requirements and contracted deliverables; Coordination, scheduling and liaising between clients, consultants and design team; Value engineering and oversight of project budget; Oversight for any required purchases as per contract; Site inspections and supervision for General Contractors and Fabricators.

Notable Projects:

+ Midtown Equities Office - New York, New York
High End Corporate Office for Midtown Equities Group

+ Oved & Oved Law Office - New York, New York
High End Corporate Office for Oved & Oved LLP.

+ Miguel Antoinne Retail - New York, New York
High End Retail for Miguel Antoinne

+ The Shipyard - Hoboken, New Jersey
Renovations for (3) Existing Lobbies + Fitness Center

+ CCDC Sales Center - Washington, DC
Sales gallery for the CCDC luxury Condo Complex by Norman Foster and Hines/ Archstone Development.

Mar 2010 - Aug 2012
 

David Collins Studio, New York, NY, US, Designer

Concept Design + Contract Documentations + Construction Administration + Assistant Project Management

Responsible for developing concept with studio team for The Charles and MahaNakhon projects; Creating presentations and design studies; Creating and reviewing contract documents to uphold design standards, client requirements and contracted deliverables; Coordinating vendors and fabricators; Assisted Senior Designer with coordination between client and client subcontractors; Review and responses to all RFIs and submittals; Site inspection and administration for NYC projects.

Notable Projects:

+ MahaNakhon Ritz Carlton - Bangkok, Thailand
High Rise Luxury Condo Units in OMA & PACE Development MahaNahkhon skyscraper.

+ MahaNakhon Ritz Carlon Sales Unit- Bangkok, Thailand
Sales Center for the MahaNakhon Ritz Carlton Sky Residence.

+ The Charles - New York, NY
High Rise Luxury Condo Units by Blue Rock Real Estate.

+ The Charles Sales Center - New York, NY
Sales Center for The Charles Residence.

+ SET Theatre - Kilkenny, Ireland
High End Theatre in Langton House Hotel

+ Scarpetta - Miami, Florida
High End Restaurant for Chef Scott Conant, located inside the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

Mar 2008 - Jul 2010
 

Tobin | Parnes Design, New York, NY, US, Junior Associate

Responsible for presentations and design studies; Creating and reviewing contract documents to uphold standards by designers, client requirements and contracted deliverables; NYC Code and ADA Accessibility analysis; Feasibility Studies

Notable Projects:

+ Le Pain Quotidien - New York, NY
Bakery Franchise

+ 701 7th Ave - New York, NY
Existing Theatre conversion to mixed use space with retail and theatre for BHT Corp.

+ 1501 Broadway - New York, NY
Existing Office Building to Residential conversion feasibility studies.

Dec 2004 - Mar 2008
 

GRO Architects, New York, NY, US, Fabrication Consultant

Digital Fabrication + Construction Administration

On-site & Mock up fabrication and digital pre-fabrication incorporating CNC routers.

+ Best Pedestrian Route - New York, NY
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Competition Winner

Aug 2007 - Dec 2007
 

Alexander Gorlin Architects, New York, NY, US, Freelance Designer

Concept Design + Contract Documentations

Responsible for presentations, design studies and creating contract documents.

+ Daniel Libeskind Apartment - New York, NY
High End Residence for Daniel Libeskind

+ Temple Sinai - Roslyn Heights, NY
Synagogue

Dec 2003 - Oct 2004
 

S. Russell Groves Architect, P.C., New York, NY, US, Freelance Designer

Presentations + Contract Documentations

Responsible for presentations and design studies; Creating and reviewing contract documents to uphold design standards, client requirements and contracted deliverables.

+ Giorgio Armani - New York, NY
High End Retail for Giorgio Armani Brand

+ Le Sport Sac - New York, NY
Retail Store & Store Concept design for Le Sport Sac Brand

+ Blanc De Chine - New York, NY
Retail Store for Blanc De Chine Brand

Dec 2002 - Oct 2003
 

Yusuke Obuchi, New York, NY, US, Fabrication Consultant

Digital Fabrication + Project Management + Construction Administration

Fabrication, Coordination and the Installation of The Wave Garden; at the Cooper Hewitt Triennial Design Exhibition.

+ The Wave Garden – New York, NY
Exhibit for the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

Mar 2003 - May 2003
 

Education 

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, Architecture

Oct 2001 - May 2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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