Susan Wu

Susan Wu

Brooklyn, NY, US



Hello! I am an Architectural & Graphic Designer with a professional background in Architecture. Design is my passion and I'm always striving to improve my craft and creativity in everything I do.



Self-Employed - Architectural & Graphic Design, New York, NY, US, Freelance Architectural & Graphic Designer

Provided architectural design services including surveying, drafting and preparing presentation documents. Provided graphic design services such as logo design for mobile applications and preparation of marketing presentations and pitch decks.

Aug 2014 - current

D S & F Architect, P.C., New York, NY, US, Project Manager & Architectural Designer

High-End Retail Store Design. Managed all design aspects of a project from concept to construction. Clients include Harry Winston, Tiffany & Co. and Hermes of Paris. Consulted clients on the feasibility of design intent and advised on potential design issues and conflicts based on review of LOD. Experience in preparing full construction document sets and in reviewing shop drawings, submittals and RFIs.

Nov 2014 - Aug 2017

William Garrison McNeil Architects & Planners, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer & Consultant

Provided Principal Architect with overall project support from design to construction including design consultation, drafting, surveying, client relations and construction administration. Assisted in firm management include bookkeeping, drafting proposal, preparing invoices, and maintaining office standards/libraries.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2014


City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, BArch, Undergraduate Architecture

I graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Spitzer School of Architecture at CCNY and the Macaulay Honors College. As a Macaulay Honors student, I fortunate to be able to participate in an array of study abroad opportunities that allowed me to expand my knowledge and perspective of other cultures, cities, people and lifestyles.

Sep 2009 - May 2014


SSA CityWorks Archive, Other

5 Selected design projects archived in the Spitzer School of Architecture annual publication.
(2009 - 2014)


AIA Certificate of Merit, Award

Awarded to the second-highest ranking B.Arch graduate by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as part of the AIA Scholarship Program.


Golden Key International Honor Society, Nomination

Nominated for entrance into the Golden Key International Honor Society for those graduating in the top 15% of his/her class.


Carol J. Weissman Kurth Women in Architecture Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded to a fourth year female student for high academic standing, a passion for Architecture, and a lifelong dedication to the profession.


Fred L. Liebmann Book Award, Award

Given by the New York Society of Architects, the award is given to students who have shown academic excellence in architectural studies. Each architectural college in the New York City area selects one student for the award. A collection of books is awarded to help start an architectural library along with a certificate of acknowledgement.


Robert E. Fox Scholarship, Scholarship

(2010 - 2014)

Establish in September 2005 by Robert's son, Larry Fox, in honor of his father. This $4,000 full tuition scholarship is for an incoming freshman preferable, from Brooklyn Tech High School entering the School of Engineering.


Peter Vallone Scholarship, Scholarship

2009 - 2011


Areas of Specialization