Jiwon Rivera

Jiwon Rivera

New York, NY, US




Charles & Co, New York, Interior Designer / Revit Leader

- 520 Fifth Ave (multi family project, unit and amenity)

Dec 2019 - current

Handel Architects, New York, NY, US, Associate - Interior Design

- Halletts Point Astoria 2030 (multi family, unit and amenity)

Aug 2019 - Dec 2019

Clodagh Design, New York, Interior Designer / Revit Coordinator

- 696 Square DC (multi family amenity project in Washington DC)
- Six Sense Douro Valley (Villas, in Portugal)
- Six Sense Kaplankaya (guest room & public space, Turkey )

Apr 2017 - Aug 2019

Woods Bagot, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

May 2016 - Feb 2017

Saturday Architecture School, Busan, South Korea, Professor Assistant

Dec 2014 - Aug 2015

Silla University-BFA Archtecture, Busan, South Korea, Guest Lecturer, Jury

Dec 2014 - Dec 2014

Thompson Design Group Inc. Master Planning, Urban Design & Archtecture, New York, NY, US, Project Designer / 3D Renderer

- Mizumi Restaurant (proposed exterior facade design, revised cad drawings and produced parking lot layout)

- Medical Office building (produced elevations based on 3d rendering and floor plan)

- Retail Office building (produced exterior facade design with presenation board and 3d renderings)

- Spa Mahattan (produced and assisted with drawing sets and followed up with building architects comments letters)

- Shoe Store (produced presentation board and handled client meeting, provided 3d renderings)

- Condominium (assisted with design drawings for presentation)

- Webdesign and marketing assistance

Mar 2014 - Aug 2014

TL Engineering P.C., New York, NY, US, Junior Architect / 3D Renderer

produced permit drawings, site visit and measuring, exterior facade design and presentation boards,
scheduled DOB filing appointments

Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

ICRAVE, New York, NY, US, Consulting Interior Designer / 3D Renderer

Thompson Playa De Carmen (proposed exterior and interior renderings for both schematic and design development)

Dec 2013 - Dec 2013

Rottet Studio, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Rottet Studio NY Office (proposed furniture selection, cad drawings, coordinate with vendors and manufactures)
M. Klein & Company Office (suggested solutions, produced renderings, proposed art works and accessories)
Loews Regency Hotel (produced carpet design, cad drawings, presentation boards, coordinate with vendors)
Khimji Residence (rendered floor plans, created presentation boards, proposed upholstery and carpets)
Kimpton Condo (proposed finish selection, created concept and material board)

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013

BBGM, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Empress Suite (produced entry experience rendering, finish seletions, construction drawings)
New York Palace Hotel Dom Perignon Suite & Bar (produced and revised constrution documents with detail drawings)
Ascott Chengdu Dining area & Lounge (proposed furniture, upholstery selections, produced specifications)
Atlantis Sanya Competition (schematic renderings, space planning, geometrical drawings, material selections)

Jan 2013 - Jun 2013

Robert Archservices, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern / 3D Renderer

Soco Restaurant & Bar (space planning, funiture layout, site photographies, schematic to final renderings)

Jan 2011 - Dec 2011


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, BFA-Interior Design

Jan 2010 - current

Seoul Women's University, Seoul, KR, Bachelors, BFA Ceramic & Textile

Jan 2007 - current

Pratt Institute, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, BFA-Interior Design

Sep 2010 - May 2013


Most Creative Award & People’s Choice Award, Award

Pratt Student Union Redesign Competition
My team won two awards.


Nancy Mannucci Prize, Scholarship

NANCY MANNUCCI PRIZE for residential universal design

$2,500 awarded to Hyein Seo (Pratt)

** I had name change from Hyein Seo to Jiwon Rivera **


Areas of Specialization