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CHEN SUN

CHEN SUN

Irvine, CA, US

 
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About 

Experienced designer with M.Arch and B.Arch degrees.
Strong design professional skilled in Revit, AutoCAD, interior design and architectural design. Within five-year working practice, having experience from schematic design through construction administration. 

Passionate, but not aggressive. Good communication with co-workers, and clients.


Elsewhere:

Employment 

Azure Design Group, Orange, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Proposed and developed designs from SD phase to CD phase, mainly with Revit.
Coordinated with City Planning Department and Building Department for plan check.
Administrated projects during construction, and inspected after finished.
Assisted group in communicating with Chinese Clients.
Took charge of graphic design for the office.

Oct 2016 - current
 

MAO, Shanghai, CN, Architect

Works
• Provided cultural and social translation to facilitate cross-cultural design projects
• Proposed and developed concepts as a lead designer
• Led and managed a team of 4 to design 2 zones of a commercial complex (120,000 M² of 180,000 M²)
• Collaborated to research and design specific modes for architecture and lifestyle based on big data,
implemented in 16 cities through North China
• Presented final designs to the clients and assisted director with presentation for local government
• Organized weekly creative salons to exchange ideas

Projects
• Longtan RBD, Urban Design, Guangzhou, China, 400,000 M² (site area), Schematic Design, 2012
• Zhongshan Plaza, Complex, Dingzhou, China, 120,000M², Under Construction, 2012
• Binchuan Meditation Center, Complex, Dali, China, 80,000M², Under Construction, 2013
• Puning Temple Village, Recreation, Chengde, China, 250,000M²(site area), Bid-Winner, 2013
• Baoxin Plaza, Complex, Ningde, China, 180,000M², Under Construction, 2014
• Baigou Community, Complex, Baigou, China, 211,000M², Schematic Design, 2014

Jun 2012 - May 2015
 

MAO, Shanghai, CN, Architectural Designer (Intern)

• Assisted in design analysis and development, selected to advance architectural designer position
Works

Jun 2011 - Oct 2011
 

New Era Real Estate Development Co., Ltd, Chuzhou, CN, PM Assistant (Intern)

PM Assistant (Intern)
• Assisted with communication and negotiation with the clients
• Collaborated to supervise on-site construction

Jul 2009 - Sep 2009
 

Construction Survey and Design Institute, Chuzhou, CN, Architectural Designer (Intern)

• Contributed to design and drawing of graphics for fianal presentation to clients

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture II

Aug 2015 - Jun 2016
 

东南大学(Southeast University) TOP 2 Best Architecture Univerisity in China, Nanjing, CN, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
 

Awards 

The Best New Awards (Nominated by the President), M.A.O, Award

2012
 

Excellent Student Award, Southeast University, Award

2011
 

Designer of the official poster of Tadao Ando’s lecture (Selected by Tadao Ando), Award

2011
 

Excellent Student Award, Southeast University, Award

2010
 

Designer of the official poster of the World Urban Forum 4, Award

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills