Eve (Yifan) Li

Eve (Yifan) Li

New York, NY, US

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My name is Eve (Yifan) Li, an architect and interior designer. 

I graduated in May 2020, from the University of Southern California with a Master of Architecture and got my Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree majoring in Interior Architecture & Design from The George Washington University. 

Upon graduation with my M.Arch degree, I worked in Shanghai, China for 2 years, gaining professional experience in the architecture & interior design field as I work on multiple project types including cafes, workspaces, gyms as well as mixed-used commercial projects.

Currently, I’m looking for an architecture/ interior design/real estate development firm located in NYC. I am interested in working on different types of design projects including residential, commercial and hospitality projects. I enjoy working with in a team environment where I can communicate efficiently with team members to inspire and challenge each other. 


hcreates interior design, Shanghai, CN, Junior Interior Designer

-Build mood board & pitch presentation to convey design concept to clients for hospitality & office projects.
-Make spatial layout models in Revit.
-Set up Revit model & sheets.
-Make tender sets & CD sets by creating 3D models, families, 2D annotations, revisions according to design change & site conditions.
-Communicate with FF&E venders on price quotations, turn-over time, etc.
-Create FF&E schedules in both excel and Revit Keynotes.
-Set Up standardized Material Library for long-term collaborating brands such as Lunuers.
Project Leadership & Time Management:
-Understand project timeline and manage own time accordingly to make
project milestones (submissions & approvals).
-Check-in with project manager in a timely-manner about project progress.
Client Management:
-Record & translate meeting minutes to help communication between English-speaking design studio and Chinese clients.

Projects Participated:
Bold Gym
(Shanghai, May-July 2022)
Silver Fern Farms
Shanghai Office
(Shanghai, March-June 2022)
Luneurs Gubei
(Shanghai, April- July 2022)
Pacific Prime
Hongkong Office
(Hongkong, June-July 2022)
Rongqiao Office &
(Fujian, March-June 2022)
La Bottega
(Hangzhou, March 2022)

Mar 2022 - Jul 2022

Dushe Architectural Design, Shanghai, CN, Architect

Conceptual & Schematic Design Phase:
-Design architectural & Interior spaces for mix-used and office buildings.
-Create analytical diagrams, schematic plans, elevations and sections.
-Make FF&E selection for interior projects.
Design Development Phase:
-Produce quality-control facade elevational drawing sets.
-Communicate with façade specialists and construction contractor.
PR & Media:
-Curate company portfolios, yearbooks & posters.
-Create English subtitles for Yancheng Wetland Museum Promo Video.
-Create and run the company Instagram account.
-Write, edit, and translate articles to promote company WeChat account.

Projects Participated:
Yancheng Railway TOD Complex
Lot C5 - Keyue Center
(Jiangsu, CN, 2020-2021)
Lot C7 - Kexing High-Rise
(Jiangsu, CN, 2021)
Yancheng Wetland Museum
(Jiangsu, CN, 2021)
Weihai Green Axis Lot C2-03-04
(Shandong, CN, 2021)
Dushe New Office Design
(Shanghai, CN, 2021-2022)

Nov 2020 - Jan 2022

Curtis Su Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

• Produced permit and construction documents using AutoCAD.
• Checked and revised general notes for construction drawing sets.
• Contacted and communicated with City of Los Angeles departments for building permits.
• Modeled in SketchUp to create renderings to review with clients.
• Produced 3D models for customized furnitures and fixtures in Rhino to generate detail 2D drawings
for editing in AutoCAD.
• Selected FF&E material and produced FF&E spec sheets and schedules.
• Contacted and communicated with manufacturers to order standardized equipments and hardware,
get specifications and customized finishing details for FF&E materials.
• Translated project brief and FF&E spec sheets from English to Chinese for Chinese clients.
• Organized textile & interior finish material library.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Doris Leslie Blau, Washington, DC, US, Showroom Intern

• Helped organizing and set up stage for Washington Design Center Fall Market event venue in showroom, as well as setting up rug & carpet display arrangement at window display space at lobby area in Washington Design Center.
• Organized showroom samples.
• Labeled incoming samples.
• Contacted clients for orders and organized existing client files.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2017


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture I

Aug 2017 - May 2020

George Washington University, Washington, DC, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture & Design

Aug 2013 - May 2017


Merit-based Scholarship, Scholarship

Received $11,450/ year Merit-based Scholarship for all 3 years at USC M.Arch I program between 2017-2020


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