Carol(Liaoyuan) Zhang

Carol(Liaoyuan) Zhang

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Enthusiastic 3-Year Architectural Designer specialized in Commercial, Hospitality & Office design. Expert at translating brand spirit into spatial language. Strategic thinker understanding client needs & goals for a successful solutions. Capable of delivering a consistent spatial design package under pressure. Self-starter, fast learner, problem solver & team player, who is also sensitive to detail & materiality, precise & thorough on execution.


Colkitt Architecture, Brooklyn, NY, US, Job Captain & Project Manager @ Colkitt & Co Architecture

Pomellato | NYC Office Renovation: SD, CD, Filing, PM ( Complete, 2017)
CommonGrounds | San Marcos & San Diego, CA: PD, SD (TBC in 2017)
CommonGrounds | Carlsbad, CA: PD, SD, DD, CD, CA, FF&E, PM (Complete,Oct 2016)
PUMA Neutra Office | Los Angeles, CA: INTD, CD, CA, FF&E, PM (Complete, Sep 2016)
PUMA Outlet | Laredo, TX: PD, SD, DD, PM (Complete)
PUMA Outlet | San Clemente,CA: PD, SD, DD, CD, Permitting, CA, PM (Complete)
PUMA Outlet | TAMPA, FL: PD, SD, DD, CD, Permitting, CA, PM (Complete)
Fetch Concept Store | Nanuet, NY: Branding, PD, SD, DD, CD, PM
Cravory Concept Store | Carlsbad, CA: PD, SD, PM (Complete)
PUMA Outlet | St. Augustine, FL : CD, CA (Complete)
Melrose& Vine Hotel | Hollywood, CA: INTD, SD & FF&E Package
Parkview Eatery | San Marcos, CA: Furniture Procurement, Screen Design (Complete)

Mar 2014 - Jan 2017

HLW International, New York, Student Interior Intern

Assisted on a variety of projects in both base building design and interior architecture,
3D modeling and rendering, computer graphics, AutoCAD drawing and Revit modeling.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

Pratt Institute Materials Library, Brooklyn, NY, US, Teaching assistant

Sort Materials according to their type.
Input material information to the database of the library.
Helping student find materials for their projects.
Check in and out of materials.

Sep 2011 - May 2012

Tiande Furniture Co. Ltd, Taiyuan, Shanxi, CN, Marketing assistant

Daily office work, confirm orders, draw CAD plans.
Assisted 2 government furniture biding projects in China.
Attended 2009’s China International Furniture Fair in Guangzhou as a member of their buyer group.

Mar 2009 - May 2010

Redstar Macalline Furniture Mall, Shanghai, CN, Marketing Intern

Participated as an marketing intern in the new mall opening event. Assist everyday management work in the shopping mall.

Aug 2007 - Dec 2008


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

Sep 2010 - current


History and trend of furniture design and making in Scandinavian.
Design and make a 1 to 1 chair prototype.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2013

Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, CN, Bachelors, International Business

Micro and Macro Economics, Accounting, Auditing, Marketing

Sep 2003 - May 2007

Areas of Specialization