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Ruishu Wang

Ruishu Wang

New York, NY, US

 

About 

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To inhabit means to design one's own individuality but it also entails entering into relationships with others  - Giulio Giorello

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Employment 

BAM Architecture Studio, New York, Interior Designer

- Source and specify interior finishes, specific FF&Es for healthcare projects.
- Prepare design presentation, attend meetings, and write meeting minutes.
- Participated in project initiation, schemetic design, design development,
construction documents and construction administration phases.
- Answer RFIs and approve finishes thru submittals with contractors.
- Maintained office wide product presentations and materials library updates.

Nov 2016 - current
 

Ovoid Inc., New York, Freelance Interior Designer

Ovoid Inc. opened up the first high-end private cafe in Downtown Manhattan. The cafe caters towards E-Sport gamers both locally and international wide. My job is to assist the found with delivering his vision into design and construction of the space. The business right now runs under the name Alien Gang, and it has received popularity on Yelp.

- Visualization for the client for the first E-Sport gaming cafe in New York.
- Planned the space renovation schedule, and calculated estimated costs.
- Selected and purchased interior finishes and decors among local shops.
- Establish visual identity for the company thru producing promotional materials.

May 2017 - Nov 2017
 

Wid Chapman Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer

- Worked construction documents for an ongoing high-end residential project.
- Attended construction meetings.
- Worked with architects and expeditors for an Irish Pub renovation project.

Aug 2016 - Oct 2016
 

Viacom Inc., New York, Design and Planning Intern

- Assisted with the Nicklodeon office and MTV Network renovation.
- Coodinated between the design and planning team with end users.
- Prepared finishes and furniture package for private offices.
- Acted as liason between furniture vendors and end users.
- Organized the materials library and updated vendor list.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2016
 

Mark Mack Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

- Archived and organized over three hundred design-built projects.
- Created computer renderings from architects’ sketches.
- Produced a drawing set for an apartment renovation in New York.
- Prepared design proposals with FF&E selections.
- Collaborated with UCLA students on building a mobile housing unit for Truck-e-tecutre exhibItion and Burning Man.

Feb 2014 - Jan 2015
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Jan 2013 - May 2016
 

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architecture/ Landscape/ Interiors

Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
 

Hofstra University, Long Island, NY, Liberal Arts Studies

Sep 2011 - Dec 2012
 

Awards 

Student Speaker at Parsons SCE Graduation Ceremony, Other

2016
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills