Ray Chung

Ray Chung

New York, NY, US



Designer/Project Manager with broad experience in all aspects of architecture as well as web design, from the conceptual to the technical. Interested in hybrid programs and unique, culturally significant projects. Determined to merge technology and architecture in a meaningful way.

See "Elsewhere" contact links below for digital portfolio, pdf resume and recommendations (LinkedIn).



Tihany Design, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer/Senior Project Manager

Responsible for leading design and execution for large-scale, luxury hospitality projects. Act as primary contact for client and consultants. Lead multidisciplinary design teams from concept to punch list and advise firm-wide on architectural practice and technology matters. Projects include 100,000 sq. ft. luxury cruise ship interior (restaurants, bars, theaters, lounges, pools, shops, spa and cabins).

Jan 2014 - current

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate

Project Manager, Project Architect, Multidisciplinary Designer. Responsible for maintaining project design vision through detailing, budget & schedule analysis, coordination with engineers and fabricators, shop drawing review, site visits and regular meetings with the client. Typically manage teams of 10 to 20 designers and draftsmen plus MEPS, lighting and specialty consultants. Frequently advise on cultural and historical context of design directions and advise teams on graphics, packaging, furniture and interactive design.

Sep 2004 - Jan 2014

Kyu Sung Woo Architects, Inc., Cambridge, MA, US, Designer

Designer, modeler, IT/CAD director, webmaster. Led competition teams for Nam June Paik Museum (Second Prize) and two new construction projects: Nerman Museum for Contemporary Art and The Heller School at Brandeis University. Developed designs for multiple museums, university residence halls, office/conference/classroom buildings and high end residential renovations. Wrote and edited copy for proposals and marketing material. Rejuvenated existing computer infrastructure. Responsible for all computer-related tasks: hardware purchases, software installation and support, server maintenance, website design and employee training.

Jan 2002 - Sep 2004

Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA, US, Studio Instructor

Taught first (A1 semester) design studio, M.Arch program.

Aug 2002 - Jan 2003

ditherdog, Boston, MA, US, Lead Mechanic

Multiple roles as Programmer, Project Manager, Art Director, Animator, 3d Modeler. Managed marketing and contracts. Designed application interfaces, rich media web pages and stand-alone interactives for both start-up and corporate clients. Acted as code mechanic, working on multiple platforms and browsers with html, css, javascript, Director/Lingo, Flash/Actionscript, ASP, PERL and other languages. Clients included: Boston Architectural Center, Colliers International, Harvard Business School, Houghton Mifflin, MIT Sloan School of Management, Puma, Thomson Marketing, Timberland, Z Corporation, Zildjian.

Jul 1996 - Jan 2001

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Instructor

Instructed high school and college students in a six-week introductory architecture studio.

Jun 1999 - Aug 1999


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, M.Arch I

Graduated with distinction in thesis project. Co-created and wrote for "chit" (humor web-zine for the GSD), as well as The Blowfish List.

Sep 1995 - Jan 1999

Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, Bachelors, Architecture (major)

Graduated cum laude, with distinction in the Architecture major.

Sep 1990 - Jun 1994

Areas of Specialization