John Song

John Song

Saint Louis, MO, US



An optimistic builder of spaces and relationships with a background in architecture and construction management. Excellent organizational skills. Efficient communication among team members and consultants for optimized productivity to promptly meet deadlines. Mindful of details. Dedicated to developing lasting professional relationships. Ability to quickly learn new concepts.

Experience in most phases of architectural design from request for proposals to construction documents. Exposed to project scopes ranging from 1,500 sf - 260,000 sf renovations. Prepared and presented designs to clients.  Coordination with MEP and structural consultants. Developed permit and bid packages. Assisted with specs and submittals. 


Esocoff & Associates | architects, Washington, DC, US, Summer Architectural Intern

-Designed elevations for a new construction apartment complex in northeast D.C.
-Engaged with local community to determine appropriate materiality and scale.
-Studied brick coursing types, wall and window sections.
-Drafted bid sets for pricing.
-Assisted in lowering brick estimate by adjusting brick patterns and coursing.

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Bates Architects, Frederick, MD, US, Winter Architectural Intern

Responsible for the design development and MEP coordination for a 142-car precast garage for DANAC Corp. Weekly meetings with structural and civil engineers to coordinate appropriate drainage and spot elevations at exits.

Dec 2011 - Jan 2012

DNC Architects, Rockville, MD, US, Architectural Designer

-Involved in a wide range of renovation projects from pre-design to submittals. Assisted in the renovation of the old Hechinger’s HQ into a 260,000 sf LEED Gold community college.

-Drafted multiple design concepts to present to client during the schematic phase of 160,000 sf core & shell renovation of an 8-storey office. Detailed finishes and approved submittals.

-Introduced 3D representation and spearheaded tutorials for teammates.

May 2008 - Aug 2011


Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Masters, Construction Management

-Cost engineering and estimating
-CPM Scheduling with Primavera software
-Legal Aspects in Construction
-Risk Management

Aug 2011 - current

Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2011 - Dec 2013

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2004 - May 2008

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