Giang Nguyen

Giang Nguyen

San Diego, CA, US



                                                                         GIANG NGUYEN

801 Paularino Avenue #C206                                                                                          (619)-204-1948
Costa Mesa, CA 92626                                                                              [email protected]

▫ 2D AutoCAD Drafting ▫ 3D AutoCAD Modeling and Rendering ▫ Edit final Renderings using Adobe Photoshop ▫ Created General Animation with 3D Max Studio ▫ Developed Preliminary Space Plans
▫ Developed Inter-Office CAD Standards ▫ Created CAD Detail Library▫ Conducted inter office CAD training ▫ General basic knowledge of Revit ▫ Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
▫ Knowledgeable in Acroplot-Pro & Blue Beam ▫ Organize Incoming/Outgoing E-mails Using MS Outlook ▫ Extensive Use of Internet Research ▫ Proficient with Windows Operating Systems

▫ Directed Project Team ▫ Prepared Project Work Plan ▫ Review and Coordinated Plans and Renderings ▫ Provided Quality Control for final submittals ▫ Produced Construction Documents  for International and Domestic Buildings ▫ Provided Onsite Field Installation ▫ General Knowledge of Building Codes ▫ General Knowledge of ADA Codes ▫ Prepared as-built drawings



GTN Designs- Freelance Contractor, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Job captain/CAD Designer/Drafter

*Produced construction documents for Architects, and General Contractor as a private Independent consultant for Tenant Improvement projects.
*Worked along project architects and senior designers on productions of conceptual and final design development.
*Able to transfer rough design sketches into full construction document plans, elevations, and details, while assisting in red line revision.
*Developed graphic presentations, 3D renderings, and construction drawings for preliminary and final submittals.
*Provided space planning for commercial office buildings to 3d Rendering Clients.
*Assisted and mentored 3d modelers regarding building inquiries.

Feb 2011 - current

Creative Design Consultants, LLC., Costa Mesa, CA, US, Job Captain/CAD Manager

▫Produced construction documents for International/Domestic commercial hospitality, and custom design for residential homes.
▫Provided space planning, A.D.A, due diligence, city processing, site survey, design, layouts and schematic designs.
▫Assisted project directors and project managers on material selection, color specifications, FFE specs, and space planning.
▫Constructed team management schedules to achieve daily project goals for junior and senior designers
▫Travel to project site for design installation and supervision.
▫Appointed as internal office CAD manager while conducting CAD training and resolving any internal office CAD inquiries
▫Created office CAD standards with complete project setup for Xref manager, layer manager, pen settings, plotting and paper configuration.
▫Developed and managed office CAD detail library.

Jun 2008 - Apr 2010

cass sowatsky chapman + assoc., San Diego, CA, US, Asst. Project Manager/Job Captain

▫Produced construction documents for Government/Military facilities and residential housing.
▫Responsible for all phases of project planning and design from initial site visit to as built and drafting
▫Assisted in project management through project coordination with client contractors and engineering consultants
▫Delegated duties and responsibilities for level I and level II drafters
▫Appointed primary contact in the initial phases of design development for overseas rendering consultants
▫Participated in project presentation for internal government review meetings
▫Traveled to project sites to oversee project status and punch list.

May 2007 - Jun 2008

Schuss Clark Architectural Corporation, San Diego, CA, US, Architectural Drafter

▫Produced construction documents for commercial restaurants, tenant improvement, and mixed-use buildings.
▫Conducted city submittals/permit processing for; Building, Planning, Design Review & Health Department Submittals. Able to secure permits & interact w/ city officials.
▫Researched code analysis and conducted on site field surveying while also in attendance of company and client meetings
▫Oversaw production and response to specifications, plan check process, and RFIs'
▫Develop schematic design and space planning

May 2005 - Apr 2007

Safdie Rabines Architects, San Diego, CA, US, 3d modeling Consultant

▫Assisted in the preliminary development of the UCLA student center
▫Produced preliminary plans and 3D models

Jul 2005 - Aug 2005

Public Architecture, San Diego, CA, US, 3D Modeling/Rendering Consultant

▫Produced working 3D models and final still renderings

Nov 2004 - Dec 2004


Woodbury University, San Diego, CA, US, BArch, 5 year

Sep 2001 - May 2005

San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA, US, 2 year

Associates in Architectural Science

Aug 1997 - May 2000