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Lester Li

Lester Li

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Hello! The name is Lester. I like to design, create, and make things! Whenever I get the chance to, I enjoy to travel, draw, and snap photos for the gram. Click here and check out my portfolio that shows my architectural work! https://issuu.com/lesterli/doc...

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Employment 

Studio Monteleone and Associates, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

-Worked on multiple high-end residential projects: (1) three apartments / penthouses in NYC, (2) 4600 ft² residence in Dallas, (3) addition to a home in Great Harbour Cay (Bahamas)
-Project manager for a three-story 2000 ft² penthouse in Chelsea
-Created presentation drawings and renderings for clients, construction documents, millwork packages, reviewed shop drawings, and coordinated with contractors and subcontractors using Vectorworks, Rhino, V-Ray for Rhino, Photoshop, and InDesign

Aug 2015 - Jun 2017
 

AMPOPS, New York, NY, US, Freelancer

-Collaborated with two architects during the schematic design phase and helped prepare preliminary pricing packages for two schemes of a 2500 ft² residential building in Staatsburg, NY with Revit

Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
 

Domingo Gonzalez Associates - Architectural Lighting Design, New York, NY, US, Intern

-Assisted lighting professionals with various lighting design based tasks
-Built 1:1 mock-ups to understand the relationship between space and our lighting designs
-Evaluated projects under construction (near finish) to ensure the installations precisely meet our designs

Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, College Now TA

-Co-taught a group of bright high school students to develop architectural design solutions, process, and architectural vocabulary in an intense 5 week (Mon-Fri) program
-Helped tailor an ‘Introductory to Architecture’ curriculum

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Sociological Research Assistant

Conducted ethnographic and sociological studies on panhandling as a part of a labor market in collaboration with Gwendolyn Dordick, Department of Sociology, The City College of New York, and Brendan O’Flaherty, Department of Economics, Columbia University.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Education 

City College of New York. The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Major: Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)
Minors: (1) Public Policy & Public Affairs, (2) Sociology
GPA: 3.71

Aug 2011 - Jun 2016
 

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