Emily Chen

Emily Chen

Brooklyn, NY, US




Empire Cabinets & Marble, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Millwork Drafter

 Prepare estimates of mill work and stone work for commercial and residential projects. Review all estimates and pricing with the principles prior to sending out.
 Perform field measurement and stating all the problems. Prepare shop drawings for the Architect’s approval. Following project approval, prepare cutting list of items with materials and hardware purchasing.
 Assist in oversee the process in productions and making sure each job finish on time for delivery and installation or pick up by clients.
 Tracks and monitors inventory of cabinet hardware, accessories and wood shop materials.

May 2012 - current

Phoenix Antiques., New York, NY, US, Manager Assistant

 Consistently reached out to client base to address needs including reply emails and follow-up calls.
 Maintain a clean and well organized showroom space and antique displays.
 Manage showroom databases and administrative paperwork. Assist in Designing advertisement Ads for Architecture Digest and New York Spaces Magazines.

Nov 2009 - Apr 2012

H2 Consulting PEPC, Engineering, New York, NY, US, Architectural Drafter

 Developed schematic furniture layouts to determine practical requirements and standard rules for building department’s approval.
 Developed construction documents. Assisted in developing engineering shop drawings and plumbing plans.
 Sourced materials and track orders.

Feb 2009 - Jun 2009

Lu Concept Interior Design, Ltd., Taipei, TW, Senior Designer Assistant

 Performed field surveys and precise measurements of existing conditions before the project development can be started
 Utilized the existing conditions to develop conceptual furniture layouts
 Assisted in selecting furniture, finishes and equipment. Produced specification books for client’s approval before the construction phase started
 Developed elevation, perspective and detail sections.
 Participated in client meetings and recording minutes

Nov 2006 - Jul 2008

Kohnke Architects, Associates, New York, NY, US, Entry Level Architectural Interior Designer

 Performed field surveys and precise measurements
 Developed construction documents, including demolition, Construction, lighting, electrical, furniture and detail sections.
 Researched and updated of Furniture, fixtures and equipments in resource library

Mar 2006 - Nov 2006


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior design

Sep 2002 - Jan 2006

Areas of Specialization