Judy Hsieh

Judy Hsieh

New York, NY, US




Guerin Glass Architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Interior Architect

Interior Design Lead/ Project Manager
Managing high end residential and hospitality projects from concept to completion.

-Established interior design concepts and high-level design directions for all projects with interiors scope
-Developed design presentation packages for clients, owners,marketing team and operations team
-Collaborated with project architects throughout project phases to create consistent design transitions from exterior to interior spaces
-Managed and issued interior architectural drawing sets to ensure the design intent is translated through construction documentations
-Specified interior materials, plumbing fixtures, decorative lights/ hardware, and FFE
-Coordinated with all trade consultants to ensure execution of project is streamlined
-Managed construction administration by reviewing RFIs, shop drawings, and submittals
-Overseed construction through site visit and providing final punch lists
-Performed value engineering by providing alternate design and specification

Mar 2015 - current

Yabu Pushelberg, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

-Collaborated with Design Team Leaders and Project Managers in all post documentation stages of a project
-Created estimated budgets aiming to meet artistic design intent as well as client’s financial allowance.
-Execute construction administrations including submittal review of shop drawing, specification, and finish management
-Performed value engineering by interfacing manufacturers/ vendors, sourcing materials, reviewing construction techniques, and negotiating costs Participated in weekly coordination meeting and site visits to coordinates with trades.

Major Project Involvement:
• Queens West Parcel Residential Tower, Long Island City NY
• Park Hyatt New York, New York NY
• Four Seasons Downtown New York, New York NY
• SLS Lux Miami Hotel, Miami FL
• Four Seasons Mumbai Residence, Mumbai India
• Ko Shan Road Residence Model Unit, Hong Kong China
• Ardmore Penthouse Residence, Singapore

Sep 2013 - Jul 2014

Own Entity, Brooklyn NY, Interior Designer

-Explored design concepts and ideas with project designer to create project lookbooks
-Sourced furniture, fixtures, and equipment based on developed design concepts; assembled FF&E designs and selections into visual and material packages for clients
-Prepared furniture plans and elevations for use in client presentations and construction documents
-Collaborated with various vendors and manufacturers to design and fabricate custom fixtures and furnishings
-Executed FF&E purchases by specifying items to vendors, negotiating costs, organizing purchase orders, processing payments, and tracking entire order process
-Managed project budgets and schedules
-Provided on-site presence during installation; supervised and coordinated installation process

Major Project Involvment:
• French Residence, San Francisco CA 5,400 SF
Gut renovation of a 5 bedroom single family residence; work included complete architectural design and full decoration

• Mulberry Soho Model Apartment, New York NY 2,500 SF
Full furnishing and decoration of 3 bedroom model unit.

• Bean Residence, New York NY 1,500 SF
Renovation and furnishing of 2 bedroom Nolita loft

• Johnson Residence, New York NY 2,500 SF
Renovation and furnishing of high end 2 bedroom SoHo Apartment

Jun 2012 - Mar 2013

Own Entity, Brooklyn NY, Intern

Responsibilities included visual research, material, furniture, lighting, and hardware sourcing, CAD drafting of custom FF&E items. Established relationships with various vendors and manufacturers; visited showrooms and coordinated purchases.

Major Project Involvment:
• Super Linda & El Jocky Restaurant & Bar, New York NY 3,000 SF
• Clinton Street Residence, Brooklyn NY 4,000 SF

Jul 2011 - May 2012


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY, Bachelors, Interior Design

Jan 2009 - May 2012

Areas of Specialization