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Ga Yong Kim

Ga Yong Kim

Leonia, NJ, US

 

About 

I have graduated from School of the Art Institute of Chicago with Bachelor degree in Interior Architecture and currently working full-time at JNJ Construction Inc. I am very well versed in all the details related with the architecture procedures and I possess excellent communication, organization, management and interpersonal skills. An excellent working knowledge of contracts administration/ field experiences is also one of my strong points.

Employment 

JNJ CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS INC., Designer

170 EAST 80 TOWNHOUSE, New York, NY
• Prepared shop drawings, specifications and submittals for construction materials, finishes, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment for architect’s approval.
• Reviewed architectural and engineering drawings to coordinate work of subcontractors working on various phases of the project.
• Conferred with supervisory personnel, owner, contractor, and design professional to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
• Reported to the owner and architect about progress and any necessary modifications of plans that seem indicated.
• Coordinated proper documentation and execution of LEED certification.
170 East 80 Townhouse is to be first LEED certified townhouse in New York City.

H-PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER, Great Neck, NY
• Designed retail and restaurant spaces upon client’s requests.
• Prepared shop drawings, specifications and submittals for construction materials, finishes, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment for architect’s approval.
• Assisted maintaining proper administration of construction contracts and obtaining all necessary permits and licenses.

Jun 2010 - current
 

KNOLL TEXTILES, Textile Assistant

• Kept the sample library stocked and organized.
• Selected samples and assisted design professionals with their projects.
• Helped the staff compile fabric rotations for new products.

Jan 2010 - Apr 2010
 

CITY OF CHICAGO, DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES, Architectural Assistance

• Worked with architects on staff, job entails CAD, drafting assistance, administrative tasks related to projects, filing, measured drawings and photos of existing facilities. (Projects: City Hall, 2nd & 3rd ward yards, various interior build outs, 30&33 North Lasalle St.)

Dec 2009 - Dec 2009
 

MORITDOL ACE, Design Assistant

• Researched city restoration and city planning projects (Projects: the harbor city, Pohang, restoration/ Chung-yang-ri New Town complex building/ Ansan Cathedral/ Hongdae, Seoul, historical railroad site restoration- Complex building design contest)
• Completed model building
• Prepared project portfolio booklet comprised of plans, sections, elevations, renders and concepts

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelors, Interior Architecture

Sep 2005 - Dec 2009
 

Awards 

FIRST YEAR JURIED SHOW; ARTBASH, Award

2006
 


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