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Wallace Wong

Wallace Wong

Teaneck, NJ, US

 

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WALLACE WONG                                                                                                                                                                      
582 Cumberland Ave.Teaneck, N.J. 07666
TEL. (646) 732-5743

Richemont North America / New York City, N.Y.:               May 2012 to Present
Store Planning & Construction Project Manager:

· Vacheron Constantin,   IWC International
· Dunhill, USA,    Chloe USA
· Piaget USA,      Jaeger Le Coulture

Coordinate and manage all phases of new or temporary store construction and remodels including design development, budget proposals and construction.
Manage architects, contractors, other consultants & retail partners for all store planning projects.
Track project deadlines, budgets, deliverables including owner supplied items.
Effectively implement and reinforce brand design, construction and maintenance project standards.

Project Manager Consultant / Various Clientele:               May 2011 to April 2012

· Swatch Group, USA / New York City
· Gem Lounge, Charlotte, N.C.
· “The Boutique” Apparel Shop, Stamford, CT.

Developed preliminary design intent, budget & construction schedule for projects.
Selected and negotiated contracts of architects, vendors and general contractors.
Supervised all phases of construction from “kick off” meetings to store opening.
Tiffany & Co. Headquarters / New York City, N.Y.             April 2006 to December 2010
Architectural Design & Project Manager:
· Developed design concepts for new “Hi Profile” flagship stores in Red Bank, N.J.,  Columbus, Oh. and Toronto, Canada.
· Produce Design Development Package consisting of all drawings and renderings displaying layout and design intent to be distributed to all necessary departments and vendors.
· Conduct Design Presentation for projects on all major aspects and progress through design and CD production.
· Work directly with internal Tiffany user groups in the development of Merchandise Plan for New and/or renovation store projects.
· Manage the efforts of all outside consultants and fellow team members on project, establishing and maintaining efficient and thorough CD production and scheduling process. 

Ann Taylor Inc. / New York City, N.Y.                                   September 2002 to March 2006
Store Design/Project Manager:
· Design development, including Proto-types for Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor LOFT and Ann Taylor Factory Stores.
· Responsible for negotiations between Landlords, Tenant Coordinators & Store Construction departments.
· Coordinate and maintain "Budget schedules" for construction and visual merchandise programs pertaining to all store programs.

Diesel USA Inc. / New York City, N.Y.                                      November 2000 to March 2002
Design & Construction Sr. Division Manager:
· Created, developed and supervised “New retail & wholesale” store planning division.

· Implemented “New Project Budget Format” to provide greater budget coordination & accuracy.

· Conducted lease negotiations between Landlords, Tenant Coordinators (retail) & VP Sales & Store Construction Dept. for department store “Shop in Shops” (wholesale).

· Established and structured library of architects, contractors and vendors.
      

Nine West Group Inc./ Headquarters, Stamford, CT.           November 1995 to October 2000
Corporate Store Planning / Project Manager:
· Responsible for design development in “ Wholesale”, “International”, & “Retail” Divisions.

· Developed construction installation schedules (All Contractors & Vendors) and budgets for all new projects.

· Performed and supervised field surveys (design and construction) for renovations and proposed new sites.

   
EDUCATION:
New York Institute of Technology, Westbury, New York
Bachelor of Architecture - June, 1987
Special Studies: Minor Degrees in Interior design & Industrial Design.
SKILLS:
· Proficient on AutoCAD and Photoshop.
· Accomplished in perspective drawings, renderings.
· Semi Professional Photographer with strong experience in retail store photography.

REFERENCES UPON REQUEST.

Employment 

Tiffany & Co., New York, NY, US, Architectural Design & Project Manager

· Developed design concepts for new “Hi Profile” flagship stores in Red Bank, N.J., Columbus, Oh. and Toronto, Canada.
· Produce Design Development Package consisting of all drawings displaying layout, and design intent to be distributed to all necessary departments and vendors.
· Conduct Design Presentation for projects on all major aspects and progress through design and CD production.
· Work directly with internal Tiffany user groups in the development of Merchandise Plan for New and/or renovation store projects.
· Manage the efforts of all outside consultants and fellow team members on project, establishing and maintaining efficient and thorough CD production and scheduling process.

Apr 2006 - Dec 2009
 

Ann Taylor Inc., New York, NY, US, Store Design Project Manager

· Design development, including Proto-types for Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor LOFT and Ann Taylor Factory Stores.
· Responsible for negotiations between Landlords, Tenant Coordinators & Store Construction departments.
· Coordinate and maintain "Budget schedules" for construction and visual merchandise programs pertaining to all store programs.

Sep 2002 - Mar 2006
 

Diesel USA Inc., New York, NY, US, Design & Construction, Sr. Division Manager

· Created, developed and supervised “New retail & wholesale” store planning division.

· Implemented “New Project Budget Format” to provide greater budget coordination & accuracy.

· Conducted lease negotiations between Landlords, Tenant Coordinators (retail) & VP Sales & Store Construction Dept. for department store “Shop in Shops” (wholesale).

· Established and structured library of architects, contractors and vendors.

Nov 2000 - Mar 2002
 

Education 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Westbury, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

New York Institute of Technology, Westbury, New York
Bachelor of Architecture - June, 1987
Special Studies: Minor Degrees in Interior design & Industrial Design.

Jun 1983 - Sep 1987
 

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