Chih Wei Su

Chih Wei Su

Los Angeles, CA, US

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A professional designer with over 9 years’ of proven experience in interior design and interior architecture, currently completing a Master of Architecture, seeking a role as an Architectural Designer. Creative, cooperative, and goal-oriented with a high-level of aesthetic design production experience. Able to work well with other team members, maintain relationships while collaborating within the design process to create drawings according to specification and within the timelines. Ability to communicate with diverse customers and teams in professional English, native Mandarin, and native Taiwanese.                                                                                                                                                                               


CO-AR Design, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Used ArchiCAD to produce digital model and construction documents for building permit

Jun 2019 - current

Azon Design International, Poulsbo, WA, US, Drafting

• Producing floor plans, sections, elevations, reflected ceiling plans, and renderings
• Performed onsite visits to complete measurements, gather dimensions, and taking drawings to the city planning departments for permitting

Nov 2018 - Jan 2019

Housing the Next 1 Million, San Diego, CA, US, Participant

• Created regional & neighborhood maps for schematic community designs

Oct 2017 - Dec 2017

Yofon Interior Design, Tainan, Taiwan, Assistant Designer

• Performed onsite visits to complete measurements, gather dimensions, and to edit AutoCAD
• Created designs, developed concepts, and producing free-hand sketches and physical models
• Used AutoCAD to produce floor plans and sketching to create designs
• Communicated with clients to assess their design requirements
• Supervised project construction and reporting construction progress

Jul 2006 - Sep 2011

Taiwan Military Army, Tainan & Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Engineering Soldier (Engineering Unit)

• Led a team of soldiers to design the interiors and exteriors of military facilities
• Used AutoCAD and Coredraw and prepared sketches to create engineering drawings
• Reported to lieutenants regarding construction progress, and coordinated communication between senior officers and construction workers
• Acted as a front line helper during disasters and participated in rescue missions

Jun 2010 - May 2011


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Thesis: City as the Curator of Art - The Street Museum in Tainan
2016 : Álvaro Siza, Santiago de Compostela Studio - Spain

Oct 2015 - Sep 2018

Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC, CA, Certificate, 3D Design

Sep 2011 - Jun 2014

Chinese Culture University (CCU), Taipei, Taiwan, Bachelors, Bachelor of Arts, Urban Affairs and Environmental Planning

Thesis: Land Use in the Vicinities of Rapid Transit Stations - A Case Study of
Danshui Line of the Taipei MRT

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010


Dean's List, Honorable Mention


Compostela Exhibition - Summer 2016, Other


Student Showcase - Fall 2015, Nomination


MS Arch 4+3 NSAD Merit Sch, Scholarship


Certificate in 3D Design, Grant


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