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Jiwon Yoo

Jiwon Yoo

New York, NY, US

 

About 

JIWON YOO // 635W 42ND ST. #4B // JWYOO807@GMAIL.COM

 

EDUCATION

YALE UNIVERSITY // MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE // 180 YORK STREET NEW HAVEN, CT // 2005
PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN // BFA IN ARCHITECTURE// 66 5TH AVE. NEW YORK, NY // 2002


EXPERIENCE

ROCKWELL GROUP  ASSOCIATE, NEW YORK // 2007 - PRESENT

PROJECTCS COMPLETED AS PROJECT MANAGER
Act as primary contact for clients and consultants
Hire consultants and review contracts
Provide design direction to project team and consultants
Manage project team and staffing
Act as design contact for general contractor
Manage design budget with contractor and client

//Andaz Wailea Hotel & Villas, Hawaii, May 2010 - Present (opens March 2013)
//Hotel Bel-Air, California, June 2009 - May 2012 (completed)
//Whitney Musem of American Art Cafe and Retail, New York, April 2010 - Jan 2011 (completed)
//Nobu Matsuhisa Restaurant, Athens Greece, October 2007 - November 2009 (completed)
//Belvedere Hotel, Mykonos Greece, November 2007 - May 2008

PROJECTS COMPLETED AS PROJECT ARCHITECT/DESIGNER
Provide design direction and concept
Presentation to clients
Coordinate with consultants
Provide conceptual sketches, renderings and construction documents

//Nobu Beijing, Beijing China, April 2008 - June 2009 (completed)
//Nobu Hotel, Tel Aviv Isreal, November 2007 - (on hold)

STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS  SENIOR DESIGNER, NEW YORK // 2005 - 2007

//W Chicago City Center, Model Room and Lobby Renovation, March 2006 - June 2007 (completed)
//W Atlanta, Guestroom Renovation, October 2005 - October 2006
//W Atlanta, Lobby Renovation, November 2005 - March 2006
//W New York Tuscany, Audrey Bar, July 2005 - December 2006 (completed)

JOEL SANDERS ARCHITECT, DESIGN INTERN, NEW YORK // SUMMER 2003

//Rye House, Concept Design
//FIT Competition
//Joel Sanders: Writings and Projects

LANGUAGES

Fluency in English and Korean

SKILLS

Auto CAD, Microsoft Projects, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, 3D Studio Max, Excel, Rhino, Quark Xpress

 

portfolio available upon request

Employment 

Rockwell Architecture Planning, and Design, P.C, New York, NY, US, Associate

-Act as primary contact for clients and consultants
-Hire consultants and review contracts
-Provide design direction to project team and consultants
-Manage project team and staffing
-Act as design contact for general contractor
-Manage design budget with contractor and client

Oct 2007 - current
 

Starwood Hotels & Resorts, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer

-Design and manage all capital expenditure projects
-Provide design and design documentation for all in house projects
-Liaise between W General Managers and Starwood Corporate Design Team
-Design FF&E and manage vendor relationships
-Present design proposals to VP and President of W Hotels
-Manage budget and schedule for renovations
-Review submittals from third party design firms

Jul 2005 - Oct 2007
 

Education 

Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, MArch, Architecture

M.Arch I

Sep 2002 - May 2005
 

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

Bachelor of Fine Art in Architecture (BFA)

Sep 1998 - May 2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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