Phong Nguyen

Phong Nguyen

Foothill Ranch, CA, US




I am currently employed within the architectural field as a designer for over the last 10 years

 Here are a few of my significant capabilities:

            ► Outstanding design and solving problem skills with the ability of quickly handle the changing works orders and shifting work priorities.

            ► Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with the flexibility and experience required to remain highly focused and self-possessed in fast-paced, demanding environments.

            ► Proven the capacity successfully architectural rendering works in a professional-grade from the both hand-drawing skills and computer software rendering skills.

            ► A hands-on team member and critical thinker who can quickly learn new office systems, develop useful expertise, and produce significant contributions.

            ►Product management skill and experience in multi architectural project completion at all phases.


THE ORANGE COUNTY ARCHITECTURAL COLLABORATIVE, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Designer - Project Coordinator - Consultant

Schematic design
Design development
Marketing and client relations

Oct 2011 - current

OWEN Group, Irvine, CA, US, Construction Administrator/Project Coordinator

Manage project – related contracts
Responsible for budgets and cost tracking
Coordinated the bid process and track project schedules
Tracking the cost estimates, order changes, work authorizations and invoices
Making site observation and reports
Review Change Order – Field Change Order regarding to the change of Material cost, equipments and construction methods.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Nadel Architects, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Designer

Plan, design, manage, and coordinate all phases of Design Development
Create conceptual designs for site plan, elevation, and entitlement project
Preliminary design proposal packet
Liaison between production manager and design/site plan department
Design architectural view and rendering with 3D software and/or hand draw
Client relations

Feb 2005 - Nov 2008

AXCESS ARCHITECTS, Huntington Beach, CA, US, Project Manager/ Designer

Prepare 2D presentation drawings and 3D renderings
Construct models
Site plan design and elevations
Industrial material coordinator
Conduct site analysis and feasibility analysis
Conduct Working draws / Construction Documents / Bidding set
Marketing and client relations

Feb 1998 - Feb 2005


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Environmental Design

Jun 1997 - Jun 2001

UNIVERSITY OF HOCHIMINH CITY PHILHARMONIC, Hochiminh city, VIETNAM, Bachelors, Classical Performance

Classical Music

Sep 1987 - Jun 1992



Environmental Design Department Senior Project Competition