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Billy Wong

Billy Wong

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

I am an architect who solemnly believes that design can improves the way in which things work in our lives. I thrive hard to analyze, understand, innovate and develop solutions to encounter the problematic conditions and needs (seen and unseen) of different projects.

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Employment 

Joel Sanders Architect, New York, NY, US, Architectural / Marketing Intern

Supervisor: Joel Sanders
+ Created, updated and verified working drawing, SD, CD and BID sets (using AutoCAD, Rhino and Adobe Suite).
+ Proposed different schematic spatial planning ideas with an Associate for an academic RFP package.
+ Proposed different spatial planning ideas with a designer for a residential project.
+ Researched client’s property and its surrounding conditions for prospect analyzation and desirable design strategies.
+ Researched, updated, and verified FF&E, window, door and material specs and schedules
(using AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office).
+ Proposed material and color palettes with designers for different projects.
+ Researched and visited several showrooms prior to the tour with clients.
+ Accompanied clients to showrooms for FF&E and material shopping.
+ Organized, managed, and assisted Principal’s schedules, meetings, press, outreach, registrations, travels and needs.
+ Coordinated with the Principal, an Associate and an external advisor to update firm’s outreach contacts.
+ Prepared University Outreach package with an Associate.
+ Prepared different RFP and RFQ packages with designers.
+ Updated firm’s CV and general marketing brochures with recent projects and awards.
+ Prepared client-specific brochures with relevant information and projects.
+ Updated office’s webpage and social media with inside news and events.
+ Created schematic graphic diagrams for design projects and presentations.
+ Prepared presentation boards for different projects and exhibitions (using Adobe Suite).
+ Expedited proposals and presentations.
+ Coordinated with vendors for budget monitoring and research.
+ Managed and maintained office’s material libraries, catalogs, supplies and mailings.
+ Supervised and trained new interns to meet office standards, regulations and schedules.
+ Maintained and updated project binders’ files and organization.
+ Archived and stored old projects’ files for off-site storage.
+ Recorded on-site conditions and measurements for a project.

Mar 2014 - Sep 2014
 

Garcia / Maldonado, Inc.-Architecture and Interior Design, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Feb 2014 - Mar 2014
 

Marc Thorpe Design, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Supervisor: Marc Thorpe
+ Researched and analyzed site conditions.
+ Created a site analysis diagram (using Adobe Suite).
+ Proposed different design proposals based on direction given by the designers and research studies
(using AutoCAD and Rhino).

Jan 2014 - Jan 2014
 

Yabu Pushelberg, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Supervisor: Caroline Meersseman
+ Created, updated and compiled working drawing, SD, CD and BID sets (using AutoCAD and Adobe Suite).
+ Designed the screen feature of a residential apartment’s lobbies !(using AutoCAD and Rhino).
+ Proposed spatial planning ideas for the model units of a residential apartment (using AutoCAD).
+ Created carpet design drafts for a hotel lobby (using AutoCAD and Adobe Suite).
+ Updated FF&E, finish specs and schedules (using AutoCAD and Microsoft Office).
+ Proposed and assigned materials with designers for different projects.
+ Prepared presentation boards (using Adobe Suite) and physical material palettes for different projects.
+ Expedited design teams’ proposals and presentations.
+ Coordinated with vendors for budget monitoring and research.
+ Researched initial and precedent design processes (drawings, images, materials, FF&E and presentations)
for personal knowledge of firm background.
+ Maintained and updated project binders’ files and organization.

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
 

Garcia / Maldonado, Inc.-Architecture and Interior Design, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Supervisor: Louis Garcia
+ Created and updated working drawing, SD, CD and BID sets (using AutoCAD and Adobe Suite).
+ Proposed space planning ideas for different projects (using AutoCAD).
+ Updated project schedules and proposals (using Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite).
+ Involved in FF&E research and coordination for different projects.
+ Coordinated with vendors for budget monitoring and research.
+ Recorded on-site conditions and measurements for different projects.
+ Reorganized and supervised material library, catalogs and storage.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Design forum, Jakarta, ID, Summer Intern

Supervisor: Budianto Halim
+ Updated working drawings (using AutoCAD).
+ Prepared presentation boards (using Adobe Suite).
+ Digitally rendered designers’ hand drawings (using Adobe Photoshop).
+ Proposed material selections for a project.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2010 - May 2013
 

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2009 - May 2010
 

De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2007 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Parsons' Dean's Scholarship, Scholarship

2010-2013

2010
 

Parsons' International Student's Scholarship, Scholarship

2010-2013

2010
 

Parsons' Dean's List Student, Honorable Mention

2010
 

San Jose State University's Dean's List Student, Honorable Mention

2009
 

De Anza College's Dean's List Student, Honorable Mention

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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