Helen Hyon

Helen Hyon

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Pressed Juicery, Santa Monica / Los Angeles, Architectural Designer

Conducted coordination and production of design and permit submittals for 6 commercial tenant improvement projects

Supervised local commercial construction progress to final walk-throughs and building inspection sign-offs

Worked on receiving Building and Zoning approvals in regulation intensive cities in California

Composed the cad-block library and sheet layouts for submittal acceleration for the development team

May 2016 - Dec 2016

MADA s.p.a.m., Los Angeles, Project Manager

Coordinated 3 residential projects throughout Schematic and Pre-Construction stages between principal, team, and client

Managed a team of 7 designers and interns at the Los Angeles office

Improved efficiency with multi-team management for two competition submittals [Soware Tower and University

Campus Competition in Xi’An] and one international competition proposal [Modular Hut for Jade Valley]

Tracked progress of milestones, enforced deadlines, and maneuvered continuous workflow

Dec 2015 - May 2016

Pressed Juicery, Santa Monica / Los Angeles, Architectural Designer

Produced 2D+3D design development and construction sets for 25 store developments [executed 19 in one year]

Lead discussions with City Building and Public Health Plan Check Engineers to expedite permit approval

Sourced alternative construction, equipment, and finish materials to lower costs

Designed variations of a double curved retail counter and developed the fabrication method in coordination with themillwork fabricator for the thermoformation of a seamless solid-surface counter

May 2013 - Aug 2015


University of Southern California (USC), School of Architecture, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2017

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Studied architectural design in the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley.
Also doubled in Practice of Art in the College of Letters and Sciences at UC Berkeley.

Aug 2005 - Dec 2009


John Parkinson Scholarship, Scholarship

Received John Parkinson Scholarship by maintaining Honors Status at USC


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