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Yoon Chang

Yoon Chang

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

I am a visual person. I like to design things to give it’s own identity and functionality. 

Employment 

SAA (Shlemmer Algaze Associates), Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Design Lead / Job Captain

Highly experienced and skilled Interior Architect with a long and proven record of client satisfaction. Adept at working on multiple projects simultaneously ranging from 1,000 SF to 140,000 SF in various stages of design: Client Meetings - Schematic Design - Design Development - Construction Document - Coordinating MEP+S - Construction Administration.

- Managed and lead various commercial projects
• Work closely with clients to develop space plan or schematic of workspace
• Developed designs and using variety of media and graphic techniques
• Developed Construction Documents for City Permits
• Excellent in working as a team and also able to supervise and lead team members
• Strong ability to collaborate with various project consultants to ensure project is coordinated
• Experienced in permitting process and knowledgeable in various City Municipal codes.

Projects

• Career Care / 30,000 SF (SP/DD/CD/CA)
• PennyMac / 140,000 SF (SP/DD/CD/CA)
• Glendale Galleria Lobby / 2,000 SF (SP/DD/CD/CA)
• California Community Reinvestment Corporation / 5,000 SF (S/DD/CD/CA)
• West Brand / 20,000 SF (SP/CD)

Mar 2015 - current
 

M+D Properties, Buena Park, CA, US, Interior Designer

Responsibilities
•Develop color schemes for shopping mall exterior.
•Design development for parking structure exterior concepts.
•Develop layouts for hotel & condo units.
•Proposed food court design and furniture concepts.
•Worked with vendors to source estimates for food court FF&E.
•Create leasing plans and broker plans per BOMA standards.
•Create LODs per tenant's request.

Project

•The Source / 400,000 SF (DD)

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
 

URBANTAINER, Seoul, KR, Designer

Responsibilities
•Managed multi-scale interior space renovations and developments ranging from clubs, commercial and retail projects.
•Led multiple projects through all design phases including case study, concept design, prototyping, and construction.
•Prepared construction drawings in AutoCAD.
•Produced and presented 3D renderings for existing and potential clients.
•Supervised subcontractors and material vendors on and off-site.

Projects
•Dessert Lounge / 3,000 SF (SD/DD/CA)
•Incheon Asian Game 2014 Stage Design 15,000 SF (SD/DD)
•Clio Flagship Store / 2,000 SF (SD/DD//CA)
•Incase Flagship Store / 2,000 SF (SD/DD)
•Vinilo Lounge / 5,000 SF (SD/DD/CA)
•Club Octagon / 28,000 SF (SD/DD/CA)

Oct 2011 - Apr 2013
 

One Design. Inc, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Designer

Responsibilities
•Managed multi-scale interior space renovations and developments ranging from hospitality, commercial and retail projects.
•Led multiple projects through all design phases including case study, concept design, prototyping and construction.
•Prepared construction drawings in AutoCAD.
•Produced and presented 3D renderings for existing and potential clients.
•Supervised sub-contractors and material vendors on and off-site.

Projects
•Tora Seafood Buffet & Sake Lounge / 10,000 SF (SD/DD/CD)
•Genwa Korean BBQ / 2,000 SF (SD/DD)

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011
 

KS TECH GROUP, INC., Torrance, CA, US, Interior Designer

Responsibilities
•Prepared construction drawings in AutoCAD.
•Produced and presented 3D renderings for existing and potential clients.

Projects
•Cake House (FA/AB/SP/CD/CA)
•Lompoc Condo (SP)

Dec 2009 - Sep 2010
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Dean's List 2005-2009

Projects
•Residential - Live/Work space for artist (2006)
•Office - Glass Space (2006)
•Retail - Betsey Johnson Flagship Store (2007)
•Library - Millenium Library (2007)
•Retail - BAPE mixed-use retail store (2008)
•Thesis Project - TransFORM_ Live/Work Artist Residency (2009)

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Dean's List - Pratt Institute, Honorable Mention

2009
 

Dean's List - Pratt Institute, Honorable Mention

2008
 

Dean's List - Pratt Institute, Honorable Mention

2007
 

Dean's List - Pratt Institute, Honorable Mention

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills