Amy Chan

Amy Chan

San Francisco, CA, US



Interest in community and sustainability design. LEED Green Associate certified. Enjoys learning different languages and culture. Bilingual in English and Chinese. Willing to relocate and interested in gaining experience of working in a different city location.

Work well in team and as an individual. Participated in the 2010 USGBC Natural Talent Design Competition in a multi-disciplinary design studio. During 2005, working with a group of 5 people, won the Special Award for Amount of Work in the Project Pull Design Competition. During 2011, volunteered as the Design Village Competition Outreach Coordinator and was a member of Cal Poly's Emerging Green Professional.

Currently working at the Print Center of Office Depot, handling different projects at a fast-paced and deadline-based environment, while attending night time Revit classes.



Office Depot, San Francisco, CA, US, Customer Service Specialist

Ensured that client files is prepared for printing. Answered questions and provided design program assistance and troubleshooting in Adobe Creative, Publisher, Word, and Excel.
Performed print center services in a fast paced deadline-based environment, including but limited to: printing and faxing, making business card, printing oversize blueprints and posters, lamination, board mounting, and shipping preparations.

Jan 2013 - current

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Kennedy Library Circulation Desk Student Assistant

Assisted users in general library and campus navigation, which included researching books, filing lost book claims, and informing visitors about the campus environment.
Looked for books under Course Reserve in the library's web search engine.
Sorted and shelved books into order using both Dewey Decimal Classification and Library of Congress classification.

Apr 2010 - Sep 2011

Asian Neighborhood Design, San Francisco, CA, US, Cal Poly Student Intern

Presented design alternatives and drawing documents using AutoCad, SketchUp, and Adobe programs.
Improved usability of AutoCAD library by adding and modifying drawing elements.
Assisted in site measurements, photos of buildings, and document organization in both paper and electronic formats

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Pull Summer Intern for Department of Public Works

General office works, included copying, printing, and document organizations.
Document labeling through Microsoft Word and Excel.
Participated in annual Design Competition in a team of five.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Pull Summer Intern for Bureau of Architecture

General office works: copying, printing, phone call, document organizations.
Assisted in site research.
Graphical computer works: Microsoft, Adobe, and AutoCad.
Participated in annual Design Competition in a team of five.
Team won Special Award for Hardwork (2005).

Jun 2005 - Aug 2005

San Francisco Communities Restoring Urban Environments, SF-CRUE Summer Employee

Worked as part of the summer youth employment program, San Francisco Communities Restoring Urban Environments (SF-CRUE).
Cleaned and beautified San Francisco Presidio area through projects such as landscaping, gardening, litter removal, and recycling.
Final team presentation to the local residence of Presidio district. Presentation included area analysis and improvement proposal for the environment.

Jun 2004 - Aug 2004


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Francisco, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Also minored in Art History.

Part of the San Francisco Internship Program in Fall 2009 and the Interdisciplinary Studio that participated in the USGBC Natural Talent Competition in Spring 2010.

Sep 2006 - Jun 2011

Abraham Lincoln High School, High School, High School

Relevant classes includes: Art and Architecture, Advanced Architecture, AP Art History, and AP Environmental Science. Language class includes 3 years of Japanese, the later 2 being Honor Japanese.

Participated in the 2006 Architecture Foundation Design Competition.

Participated in ACE (Architecture Construction Engineering) Mentor Program (2004-2005, 2005-2006) and later received the 2006 ACE Scholarship.

Aug 2002 - Jun 2006


Project Pull Design Competition, Award

Special Award for Hardwork for the design of a school for people with disabilities or special education needs.


ACE (Architecture Construction and Engineering) Scholarship, Scholarship

Scholarship from the ACE Mentor Program of America.


Areas of Specialization