Helen Kim

Helen Kim

Los Angeles, CA, US





Lifescapes International, Newport Beach, CA, US, Landscape Architecture Project Manager

• Conducted with the Senior Project Managers and Principals, overseeing the design of variety of projects including master planned communities, site production, urban redevelopment, parks and streetscapes to successfully meet timelines and budgets
• Collaborated with various levels of management, consultants and developers on a range of landscape architectural design and master plan projects from conceptual through construction documents
• Effectively managed a support team and personal time in a high production deadline driven environment toward enhancing contract profit margins
• Calculated accurate project cost estimates to ensure design concepts is within clientele budget
• Implemented schematic/design development sketches, preliminary color presentations, grading studies and planting design for client and agency approval
• Prepared and accurately produced detailed plans and working drawings, including setting up sheets, construction details and specifications for the projects using Auto CAD
• Selected and organized construction specifications with project teams and site contractors to achieve consistency between the approved documents and built environment
• Ensure project record, project updates and RFI’s are completed, updated and archived
• Contributed to office standard for presentation graphics and AutoCAD drafting to promote consistency and accuracy for increased productivity

Jun 2006 - current


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

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006

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