Jongseob Choi

Jongseob Choi

Norwood, NJ, US



With over ten years of experience in architectural design, I have exceptional skills and experience in planning, detailing, designing, and coordinating projects both in the public and private sectors. My excellent communication, public relations, problem-solving, and leadership skills, combined with my deep knowledge of engineering and architectural codes, make me a highly valuable employee and team leader.


Advanced Facade, Far Rockaway, NY, Project Manager

• Attend contractor’s meeting at jobsite and coordinate with other trade for construction schedule
• Contact with field superintendent or person in charge of job site for field schedule, material delivery and all necessary works to have flawless work condition
• Process all paper works of manufacture invoices and payments
• In charge of the submittal documents for all of the project and contact with GC for the coordination while pre-construction
• Develops design concept, shop drawings, details, and elevations, field drawings such as embed anchors, mullion layouts
• Responsible for the design and details of aluminum, curtain walls, claddings, doors and windows

Selected Project
- 43-10 23rd St. LIC - Vanguard Construction
- 645 Madison Ave - Vanguard Construction
- 10 south street - Veracity Partners
- 275 W 96th street - Legacy Builders
- Stewart International Airport - J. Kokolakis Contracting

Apr 2019 - Jun 2020

KPA Façade Technology, Richmond Hill, NY, Project Manager

Project Manager
• Visited and solved on site problems and shop problems on numerous instances
• Leads and manage a team in the project, guiding the design team and drafting personnel in the preparation of detailed drawings and fabrications
• Comprehensive understanding & accurate interpretation of architectural drawings and project specifications, contract, cost estimate, and contract drawings
• Develops design concept, shop drawings, details, and elevations, field drawings such as embed anchors, mullion layouts
• Responsible for the design and details of aluminum, curtain walls, claddings, doors and windows
• Checked all technical details and submission of drawing on time for approval

Selected Project
- 810 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY - Broadway Construction Group
- 47 Hall Street, Brooklyn, NY - RXR Realty
- 108 Leonard Street, New York, NY - New Lines Structures
- St Michael's Villa at Englewood Cliffs, NJ - Cauldwell Wingate Company
- 101 Pennsylvania Ave - Cauldwell Wingate Company

Apr 2018 - Apr 2019

HAAK ARCHITECTS, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Associate Project Manager

• Directed planning, coordination, scheduling, design, development, and execution of construction projects, leading each assignment from the conceptual design stage through final construction.
• Developed and coordinated presentations as needed to obtain building permits and necessary zoning
• Produced, coordinated and delivered full sets of drawings
• Reviewed shop drawings with design/build team and subcontractors
• Quality control and ensure work is performed as per contract specifications and Architectural drawings.
• Manage Architectural/Structural/MEP/Civil consultants in the development of construction documents

Selected Project
- Vernon Blvd Residential rental buildings development (483,000 sf) in Long Island City, NY
- 49 th Avenue Residential building (façade, interior design and landscape design – 132,500 sf)
- 2100 extended stay hotel and residential mixed building (300,000 sf) in Fort Lee, NJ
- 36 Hudson Hotel Canopy design in Manhattan, NY
- Korean Presbyterian Church (36,000 sf) in Queens, NY

Feb 2016 - Mar 2018

Sargenti Architects, Paramus, NJ, Architectural Designer

• Developed construction documents for national retail clients such as Foot Locker, Nike, and Puma
• Created base plans and gathered the information for new projects - including code research
• Coordinated multiple projects simultaneously
• Design coordination with structural and MEP engineer

Oct 2014 - Feb 2016

LUMEN Architectural Engineering, P.C., Paterson, NJ, US, Junior Architect

• Applying engineering principles to the construction planning, building designing, and equipment selection
• Prepare the necessary documents for the permits and implement the requirements for the permits
• Developing brand identity, engineering report and AutoCAD/Revit drawings
• Coordinate with franchiser, landlord’s architect and mall tenant coordinator to prepare plans, spec sheets, designs, specifications and various reports for construction projects

Selected Project
- Frozen Yogurt Store for several franchise chains in more than 80 locations
- Apartment Development: 4 stories, 21 units of apartment in Palisades Park, NJ
- Townhouse Development: 3 stories, 5 units of apartment in Palisades Park, NJ
- Restaurant renovation for several franchise chains

Feb 2010 - Sep 2014

KIT (Kumoh National Institute of Technology), Korea, Research Assistant for Laboratory of Architectural Design

• Involved in the KIT landscape design process
• Developing building envelop design for Ne-Dang commercial building
• Assist Dean of the Graduate School

Mar 2007 - Feb 2009

Hangaram Architects, Korea, Internship

• Sangmo Public Library Model maker

Sep 2007 - Dec 2007


KIT (Kumoh National Institute of Technology), Gumi, Korea, BArch, Architecture

Mar 2001 - Feb 2009


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