Richard Li

Richard Li

Brooklyn, NY, US




Barneys New York, New York, NY, US, Store Design Coordinator

- Oversee project budgeting, millwork and construction schedule to be completed on time and within budget
- Develop project drawings and provide oversight for detailing and finishing work; implement CAD and Millwork standards to streamline information with consultants
- Complete RFI responses, drawing revision process, and change request processing.
- Coordinate with merchandising team, operations, and loss prevention for renovation turnover

Completed Work
Barneys New York: Madison Avenue 2 & 3FL, Beverly Hills 5FL, San Francisco Men's Store and 5FL Salon Shoes, Woodbury Commons, Chelsea Flagship, Philadelphia, Beverly Hills Fred's Restaurant

Mar 2014 - current

Self-employed - Freelancer, New York, Designer and Renderer

- Assist Art Director of VP+C Marketing in designing lounge areas, entrance treatments, exhibitor booth packages, and retail concept displays for menswear trade show, MAGIC at the annual TENTS@ PROJECT event
- Design new retail concept, merchandising fixtures, and security plan for NYC’s Ripley’s Believe It or Not Gift Shop in Times Square

Completed Work

May 2009 - current

O'Neil Langan Architects, New York, Assistant Project Manager

- Coordinate with Limited Brands in its launch of Victoria’s Secret first retail stores in the Middle East; create overall standards based on international building codes and cultural awareness
- Design and issue set of construction documents for various domestic and international retail stores from SD to CD
- Collaborate with vendors, engineers, and consultants to fulfill overall store design from schematic phase to punch list

Completed Work
Victoria's Secret: Middle East (2013) Istanbul, Dubai, Beirut
Vince (2013) Bloomingdales NYC, Tanger Outlets Seattle
St. Johns (2013) Beverly Hills
NARS (2013) Macy’s State Street Chicago

Dec 2012 - Mar 2014

Barneys New York, New York, Sales Associate / Rag and Bone Sales Specialist

- Communicated with buyers and vendors for merchandise arrival time, future fashion trends, sales reports, and upcoming events
- Oversaw a 9.3% sales increase for Rag & Bone W12 collection as the Rag & Bone DSA
- Assisted managers, buyers, and visual display team in merchandising the selling floor to showcase seasonal merchandise

Apr 2004 - Apr 2013

AWA Lighting Designers, New York, Design Intern

- Compiled full set of lighting plans, fixture details and construction documents for outsourcing, installation, and construction
- Rendered high quality renderings for international projects used in workbook presentations, publication, and design competitions

Mar 2008 - Sep 2009


Aug 2005 - May 2009


Areas of Specialization