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David CW Jiang

David CW Jiang

Hoboken, NJ, US

 

About 

Brief summery about myself:

  • 10+ years of work experience within the architectural profession
  • Experienced in the following project types: single-family residential, commercial, hospitality, education, transportation and furniture design
  • Worked closely with principles to asses project priorities
  • Meet with clients to asses project objectives, needs, expectations and budget
  • Provide zoning analysis and consultation to the clients
  • Review local building codes, zoning codes to ensure the project falls within all applicable code constraints.
  • Overseeing architectural design by developing concepts and design solutions.
  • Prepared documentation from programming/ schematic design to construction documents and construction administration
  • Supervised and coordinate with project team on production of rendering for presentation, construction documents and specifications for architectural projects, from start to finish.
  • Coordinated design work between various consultants; quality control of consultant documents
  • Worked with contractors to create a construction schedule and bring the designs to realization
  • Shop drawing review
  • Monitored construction to ensure project meet deadlines, budget and conform to the approved construction documents and the original vision for the design
  • Site visits
  • Resolved issues that may arise during the construction phase. 
  • Proficiency in both Window and Mac operating system.
  • 2D application: AutoCAD, VectorWorks, Revit
  • 3D application: Rhino, Sketchup, VRay
  • Other software: Adobe CS6: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom; MS Office: Excel, Word.
  • Self-disciplined; motivation comes from greater challenge and responsibility.
  • Graduated with Master of Architecture in December 2005 from Washington University in St. Louis.

These experiences gave me a broad range of perspective on how to work and organize an architectural project, from schematic to detailing. I am confident that my experiences would give me full advantage to work well with any on-going projects at a fast-paced environment. By the same token, I am always looking for more challenges.

Employment 

WCA - west chin architect, pllc, New York, Project Architect

During my 6 years with West Chin Architect, I worked as a project architect on numerous high-end residential projects in New York City, East Hampton & Rhode Island area. Project includes both renovation/ extension to ground-up. My work scope includes the following:

• Worked closely with principles to asses project priorities
• Meet with clients to asses project objectives, needs, expectations and budget
• Provide zoning analysis and consultation to the clients
• Review local building codes, zoning codes to ensure the project falls within all applicable code constraints.
• Overseeing architectural design by developing concepts and design solutions.
• Prepared documentation from programming/ schematic design to construction documents and construction administration
• Supervised and coordinate with project team on production of rendering for presentation, construction documents and specifications for architectural projects, from start to finish.
• Coordinated design work between various consultants; quality control of consultant documents
• Worked with contractors to create a construction schedule and bring the designs to realization
• Shop drawing review
• Monitored construction to ensure project meet deadlines, budget and conform to the approved construction documents and the original vision for the design
• Site visits
• Resolved issues that may arise during the construction phase.

Dec 2012 - Oct 2018
 

Gabellini Sheppard Associates, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

During my one and half year of employment with Gabellini Sheppard and Associates, I am serving as a project architect for a major retail project in New Jersey (project name confidential). The scope of work includes working with design principle on developing retail space planning and design, project managing, coordination and completion of DD package. I also worked on details for two other hospitality projects.

Mar 2011 - Sep 2012
 

Bizhan Home and Projects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager/ coordinator

I worked at a four person furniture design and production company, Bizhan Home & Projects, as project manager/ designer for a hospitality project and two residential building; Hotel Gansvoort Park New York; 525 Borden Ave New York; and 323 Park Ave. South New York. The scope of works includes project proposal, contract documents and reports; weekly meeting and discussion with clients; project budget revision; project milestone for design and production; shop drawing review and quality control; field investigation; administrative work; managing the New York office.

Jan 2009 - Mar 2011
 

Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, architect

In my three years with RVA, I worked on two institutional building, Bard College and Penn State University; an international airport in Montevideo Uruguay; project size range from 19,000 square foot to 260,000 square foot. My involvement with each projects span from the end of SD to completion of CD; In addition, I spent eight months on CA for Center for Science and Computation at Bard College. The scope of work includes design studies and analysis, construction drawings, 3D modeling, punch lists, shop drawing reviews, ASI, PR, RFI responses, FF&E, coordination with consultants and contractors, oversees construction and administrative works.

Mar 2006 - Dec 2008
 

Education 

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, MArch, architecture

I went to Washington University in St. Louis for my master of architecture degree.
During 2+ years at Washington University, I had the opportunity to spend one full semester studying in Tokyo Japan with the local University, as well as one summer in Barcelona Spain. Both experiences gave me a broad perspective on how culture effect our thinking in making architectural design.
In addition, I also served one semester as a TA for lighting and acoustic design.

Aug 2003 - Dec 2005
 

Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, CA, Bachelors, Architectural Science

Received my Bachelor or Architectural Science at a four year program with Ryerson University in Toronto Canada.

Aug 1998 - Jun 2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills