Sisi Qian

Sisi Qian

Chino Hills, CA, US




To obtain a position that will provide a challenging and rigorous environment, providing the opportunity to contribute to a professional architecture firm while increasing design aptitude.



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY: August 2012 - May 2013

Master of Architecture II (Post Professional Program)

Relevant Coursework Included: Design Studio I & II, Criticism I, II & III, Computation I& II, Fabrication I & II

Wuhan University, Wuhan, China: September 2007 - May 2012

Bachelor of Architecture

Relevant Coursework Included: Design Studio, Architecture History and Theory, Drawing, Architectural Physics


Professional experience:

Arianna Braun Architects, New York, NY, June 2015 - July 2016

Job Position: Job Captain

Responsibilities: Construction documents, digital modeling, photorealistic rendering, code research, project management and presentation.

Pure Architecture, Shanghai, China, August 2014 - May 2015

Job Position: Architect

Responsibilities: Conceptual design, 3D modeling, rendering, construction drawings and presentation.

Center Stage Productions, Fair Lawn, NJ, April 2014 - June 2014

Job Position: Designer

Responsibilities: conceptual design, 3D modeling, graphic design and presentation.

Courtney Sloane Design, Jersey City, NJ, December 2013 - June 2014

Job Position: Junior Designer

Responsibilities: Space planing, construction drawings, FF&E sourcing, field survey, graphic design and website design

SUMMAXIA, New York, NY: June 2013 - December 2013

Job Position: intern

Responsibilities: Modeling, presentation and website Design

SIADR, Shanghai, China: November 2011 - January 2012

Job Position: intern

Responsibilities: Modeling for design development and construction drawings

JSSADI, Nantong, China: May 2011 - November 2011

Job Position: intern

Responsibilities: Digital modeling for both conceptual design and design development, graphic design work and construction document production


Technical skills:

Fluencies: Adobe Creative Suite, Rhinoceros, Maya, Sketchup, Auto CAD, 3D Renderings, digital fabrication, fluent in both PC and Mac platforms

Abilities: Rhino Script, grasshopper, ZBrush, Revit, ArchiCAD, website design



YonYou Headquater: Haikou, China, August 2014 - Present

Yueda Complex Competition: Zhuhai, China, August 2014 - November 2014

Downs Residence Remodeling: Harlem, NY, December 2013 - June 2014

Weltz Residence Remodeling: South Amboy, NJ, Septemper 2013 - June 2014

Light Installation: Troy, NY, June 2013 - July 2013

Quanyechang Cultural Complex: Wuhan, China, March 2012 - May 2012

Ningbo Global Shipping Plaza: Ningbo, China, December 2011 - January2012


Publications and Exhibition:

Berlogos: The concept of “Sea Garden”

Women In Focus: 2015 International Women’s Exhibit

suckerPUNCH: Sea Garden City


Awards and personal experience:

Awards: 2012: Third Prize in Xiaci Translation Competition

              2009: Third Prize in Wuhan University Chorus Competition

              2007: Second Prize in Wuhan University Team Dancing Competition

              2006: Third Prize in First High school of Nantong Chorus Competition

International Travel: Extensive travel throughout Asia, North America, and Europe with a special interest in understanding the history, context, and cultural background in each locale.


Personal Interests:

Photography, Traveling, Singing, Billiard, Cooking, Harmonica, Violin


Volunteer Experience:

AutoCAD tutoring: New York, NY 2014 - 2015

Senior care center volunteer: Wuhan, China 2008 - 2011

Sketchup and Photoshop tutoring: Wuhan, China 2007 - 2009

Lian’s residence renovation: Nantong, China 2007 - 2008

Maths, chemistry and English tutoring: Nantong, China 2004 - 2007



Journal of Geotechnical and Transportation, New York, NY, US, Co-Editor

Mar 2015 - current

Arianna Braun Architects pllc, New York, NY, US, Job Captain

Jun 2015 - Jul 2016

PURE chitecture, Shanghai, CN, Architect

Aug 2014 - May 2016

Center Stage Productions, Fair Lawn, NJ, US, Designer

Apr 2014 - Jun 2014

Courtney Sloane Design, Jersey City, NJ, US, Junior Deisgner

Dec 2013 - Jun 2014

Summaxia.LLC, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, MArch, Post-profession programme

Aug 2012 - current

Wuhan University, Wuhan, CN, BArch, architecture

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

Areas of Specialization