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Mu-Ping Cheng

Mu-Ping Cheng

San Francisco, CA, US

 

About 

Employment 

MBH Architects, Alameda, CA, US, Designer

+ Develop high-end merchandise display fixtures for global electronic department stores with the Apple Channel Design Studio
+ Produce both conceptual models and highly-detailed construction drawings for Apple and global manufacturers
+ Review manufacturer drawing sets to ensure worldwide fabrication aligns with original design intent
+ Conduct research on industrial hardware and material finishes to guarantee high-quality user experience in diverse types of retail spaces

Dec 2012 - current
 

MBH Architects, Alameda, CA, US, Designer

+ Oversaw a team of six junior designers in the Apple Channel Design Studio
+ Thrived in a very fast-paced environment as both a strong individual and team player
+ Created schematic design layouts to enhance user experience in hundreds of international Apple Premium Reseller spaces
+ Completed design kits consisting of site analyses, 2d drawings, and 3d renders for resellers to maintain the Apple brand within stores

Jun 2011 - Dec 2012
 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, College Peer Advisor and Publicist

+ Counseled a wide range of students on academic issues; planned and executed events for the college. + Designed customized flyers and posters, updated the college calendar, and promoted relevant events to the student body.

Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
 

MINIM Studio, Barcelona, ES, Interior Design & Architecture Intern

+ Completed a summer internship program at an interior design firm, producting architectural drawings and computer models for residential projects in Spain and Andorra
+ Shadowed professional designers in meetings and site visits.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Alphonse Berber Gallery, Berkeley, CA, US, Graphic Design Intern

+ Created advertisement posters, invitational flyers, and webpage layout design for a local contemporary art gallery
+ Transitioned into supervisory role almost immediately, managed reception and customer service desk, and assisted guests at gallery event gatherings.

Jan 2010 - Jun 2010
 

Education 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Bachelors, College of Environmental Design

Major in Architecture, Minor in Sustainable Design

Related Courses: Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Structures, Construction, Energy and Environment, Deep Green Design, City Planning, Visual Representation and Drawing, Photography as an Art Form

Aug 2007 - May 2011
 

Awards 

CED Berkeley Circus Studio Award, 1st Place

2011
 

AIA San Francisco Chapter Howard Friedman Scholarship, 1st Place

The Howard A. Friedman Scholarship, sponsored by the AIA San Francisco Chapter, is awarded each year to a junior undergraduate in recognition of scholastic achievement and commitment to the advancement of procedures and methods of architectural practice. The recipient is nominated by members of the architecture faculty, and is announced at the Department of Architecture prizes and awards ceremony at the end of the academic year.

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills