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YINGRU HUANG

YINGRU HUANG

New York, NY, US

 

About 

PERSONAL STATEMENT:

Interior Designer and Architect with around five years field experience in design and construction.  Versatile, creative and ambitious professional with experience and ability of managing the entire design process from programming to design installation. Diverse strength include, knowledge of architecture, sense of art and beauty, strong technical skills and inspiring personality.

I love design and architecture to my heart and I work my best on everything to ensure team's success in meeting client's needs. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Stephen B Jacobs Group, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer/Architect

Stephen B Jacobs Group is a middle scale architecture company who specialized in new construction high rises and hospitality design.

Project one – Trinity Church Staff Office Interior design

• Worked as a core designer (directly with project manager) transforming programming information into design concept

• Sourced ceiling system, partition system and architectural materials. Coordinated with manufactures, architects and engineers to develop interior and architecture together.

• Researched and specified materials and finishes. Created material and color palette based on general concept and LEED 4 sustainability requirements.

• Designed and detailed architectural millwork with specific materials to ensure that material has achieved its full potential.

• Coordinated with architect team to generate a complete CD drawing set.

• Structured and managed the team to produce presentation materials for client meetings.

• Communicated with Pelli Clark Pelli Architects to make sure the interior design smoothly works with the building core and shell.

Project two – Four Points Hotel Lobby renovation

• Site Survey existing space, collecting requirements from clients and end user. Created design solutions with an understanding of hospitality business.

• Attended client meetings and directly coordinated with them to adjust design to meet their needs.

• Created space plan, elevations and details through multiple methods such as sketching, drafting and modeling.

• Sourced and specified materials and FF&E items.

• Collaborated with vendors, lighting designers and contractor. Followed through design execution through reviewing proposals, spec sheets and shop drawings.

• Worked with low budget and short time frame. Generated finish schedule, FF&E schedule with cost and time calculation.

• Placed and tracked purchase orders. Scheduled and managed delivery and installation at construction site by coordinating with GC and client.

Jan 2017 - current
 

Iain Campbell Design, ltd, New York, NY, US, Interior Architect

Iain Campbell Design, ltd is a small scale design and build company with a specialty of luxury residential interior design and construction. Experience included over 10 projects in different scales from schematic design to construction administration.

Accomplishments:

• Increased the amount of clients by providing schematic design proposals and space plans. Smoothly communicated with clients on design suggestions and changes.

• Completed site survey and measure independently. Precisely drafted existing plans and electrical conditions.

• Developed and refined proposed space plans and elevations. Designed and drafted details for millworks.

• Generated complete construction drawing sets for NYC DOB inspections and modified revisions by personally cooperating with the expeditor.

• Researched FF&E by visiting D&D building and showrooms. Selected color & material.

• Created presentation materials including 3D models, lighting renders and hand sketches.

• Reviewed shop drawings from vendors. Calculated material use and placed orders.

• Coordinated site walk-throughs with up to 8 subcontractors simultaneously. Supervised and managed construction sites through composing guidelines and punch-lists.

Projects Include: London Terrace Towers, 30 Lincoln Plaza, 2000 Broadway in Lincoln Square, 455 Central Park West Condominium, Imperial House, etc.

May 2014 - Dec 2016
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, New York, NY, US, Masters, interior design

Degree: Master of Science of Interior Design ( MS )
GPA: 3.77

Aug 2012 - current
 

Jiang Nan University, Wuxi, CN, Bachelors, environmental design

Degree: Bachelor of Art and Design ( BA )
GPA: 3.67

Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills