Victoria Chen

Victoria Chen

Los Angeles, CA, US

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My name is Victoria Chen, I am born and raised in San Francisco CA. I had graduated with my Bachelors of Science degree in Interior Design at San Francisco State University and had been working in the design field for the past 5 years. Currently I am attending Cal Poly Pomona for my Masters in Architecture. I have 2 years of profession experience in the architectural field and had been accumulating my hours on NCARB.


Kluger Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

• Attend team meetings to resolve technical and project issues and review project schedules.
• Creating, printing and modifying drawings in AutoCAD and Revit.
• Contacting city and engineering municipals for property zoning, codes, and property requests information.
• Responsible for delivering and picking up building plan checks at Los Angeles Department Building & Safety.
• Assisting on updating marketing materials and conducting production administration.
• Communicating with job captain and team lead for daily tasks and responsibility.

Jan 2022 - Jun 2022

Vegas Builds, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Designer

• Coordinate structural, electrical, and mechanical consultants to correspond to RFI and Submittals on building conditions as provided by the contractors.
• Drafting necessary details per OSHPD standards and CBC.
• Drafting existing and new building conditions, calculating occupancy load zones, smoke barriers, and vendor’s site-specific drawings.
• Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements, existing conditions, and medical equipment, as necessary.
• Prepare contract, bidding documents and technical reports for specific projects under an architect's supervision.
• Prepare the necessary construction documentation for approval to OSHPD or city’s building department.

Jan 2020 - Feb 2021

The John Stewart Company, San Francisco, CA, US, CAD Drafter

• Drafting and developing elevations of existing space, ADA compliant layout per CBC, and construction documentations.
• Analyze building codes, by-laws, space and site requirements, and other technical documents and reports to determine their effect on architectural designs.
• Layout and plan interior room arrangements for residential buildings based on existing conditions.
• Collaborating with lead architect in developing preliminary exterior color schemes for existing building.

Jul 2019 - Nov 2019

HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates - Americas, San Francisco, CA, US, Design Intern

• Coordinate with team designers on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.
• Review and detail shop drawings for construction plans.
• Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.
• Assist with selecting fabrics and FF&E materials for the guest rooms, suites, and public areas.
• Render preliminary design concepts on Sketchup, Photoshop and other related software.

Feb 2018 - Dec 2018


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2021 - current

San Francisco State University, Bachelors, Interior Design

• Awards & Honors: Cum Laude

Aug 2014 - May 2019

Cañada College, Interior Design

• Awards & Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Home Staging Certification

Aug 2014 - May 2017

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