Soojung Rhee

Soojung Rhee

Brooklyn, NY, US




MAC Cosmetics Store Design, New York, Associate Design Director

_Design and development of MAC Flagships, Free Standing Stores (Tiers 1 and 2), Shop-in-Shops in North America, UK, and Military locations. Oversee design from concept through construction via 2D and 3D visualizations, coordination/collaboration with various design entities including Creative Director, Visual Merchandizing, and Creative Services, and construction site visits.

_Manager for UK Market: Oversee implementation of MAC design standards, aesthetics, and spatial planning to new and existing UK stores through day-to-day correspondence with UK team

_ Prototype execution and installation: Research and development for new concept stores (temporary and permanent installations), furniture (one-offs and collections), and feature walls

Mar 2013 - current

Martha Schwartz Partners, London, GB, Senior Designer

_Lead designer for competitions, Conceptual, Schematic Design, and Design Development phases for small to large scale landscape and urban planning: furniture design, street front design, central parks, urban plazas, masterplans, city planning

_Designer for Solidere’s Beirut Waterfront Park competition; Lead designer for Tirana New Mosque and Museum in collaboration with BIG architects (win); Designer for SOHO Wangjing Park (win); Lead designer for Dalian Olympic 66 park and mall; Lead designer for Office/Residential Parks with Studio Daniel Libeskind in Yongsan, S. Korea masterplanning

Jun 2010 - Jan 2013

Office of Metropolitan Architecture OMA, Rotterdam, NL, Intern Architect

_Coordinator in charge of office towers in SD/DD phase for Koningen Juliana Plein, The Hague (residential and office mixed-use building)
_Concept Design phase for residential, hotel, office mixed-use complex and master plan in Tunis
_Concept Design phase for Omniyat Towers, Dubai: design, 3D modelling, 2D drawings for high-end residential and hotel

Aug 2008 - Jun 2009


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, US, Bachelors, Studio Art/Biochemistry

Sep 2000 - Jun 2005


CLIO Image Award, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization