Five-year experience junior architect who has work experience in project proposals, conceptual designs, and detailed construction drawings and specifications as well as interior design

Best of Competition: '09 7th IIDA Sustainable Design Competition, Chicago

Master of Fine Arts: New York School of Interior Design, New York May 09 

Interior Architect Intern: HLW International LLP, New York Sep.08-Dec.08 

Junior Architect: Gansam Partners Inc, Seoul, Korea Nov.02-Mar.06


A junior architectural and inteior architectural designer position where I can combine my design skills, enthusiasm, and creative talents in architecture and interior design


Member Jan.09-Present: USGBC New York Emerging Green Builders, New York

Studying LEED-CI AP, participated in sustainable design projects and performance lectures

Teaching Assistant May 08-Present : New York School of Interior Design, NY

Assistant and school tutor for perspective drawings, AutoCAD, 3D visual programs

Volunteer Oct.08, Oct.09 : Volunteer Work of the Annual Openhousenewyork Weekend, NY

Guide of architecture, history, and NYC’s built-environment, Openhousenewyork, Inc.

Volunteer Dec.00-Feb.04 : Volunteer Work of the Sign Language, Seoul

Sign language teaching program, Korean Association of the Deaf

Work History

Work History
Nov 2009 - Present

Assistant Manager

Kyochon USA, Inc.

Assistant Manager of 319 Store Construction in Manhattan

Managed interior, package design and construction process for franchise restaurants' manuals in New York 

Selected furniture, materials, and design alternatives for franchise business and brand marketing

Kyochon 319 Restaurant on Fifth Avenue, New York -CD and CA

Kyochon Flushing Store, New York-CD and CA

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Interior Architect Intern

HLW International LLP

Interior Architect Team

Participated in design proposal, competition boards, and production of construction documents

JP Morgan Chase, NY-SD and Capital Master plan of the United Nations Premises, NY-CD

Nov 2002 - Mar 2006

Junior Architect

Gansam Partners Inc

Concept Designer: Strategic Development and Urban Planning Team

Created strategic concepts and schematic drawings, assisted RFP and design proposals

Analysis on the site and design strategy, designed office and commercial complex projects

Managed development and qualification process to meet budget and time constraints

Taebaek Safety Theme Park, Turn-Key, Winner-SD and DD

DMC Sangam Digital-Cube Complex, Project financing-SD

Pangyo Silicon Park-Techono Valley, Project financing, Winnter-RFP, SD, and DD

New Songdo City International School, Incheon, Consortium with KPF(NY)-SD and DD

Design Assistant: Design Studio - Housing and Urban Lab

Designed housing-complex projects and collaborated on brand-apartment manuals

Documentation: produced plan & detail drawings, managed city permits with consultants

Boheun Building, Seoul-SD, DD, and CA: Selected work of ‘05 Korean Architecture Award

KEPCO Hwayang Housing Competition, Winner-SD to CD: ‘07 Korean Civil Engineering Award

Best Western Gangnam Hotel, Seoul-DD and CD

Samsung, Hyundai Housing Elevation Design Proposals-SD

May 2001 - Sep 2001

Architect Intern

KYUNG Architecture Co.LTD

Architect Design Team

Participated in several competitions: Korea Institute of Registered Architects Headquarters


Sep 2007 - May 2009

Master of Fine Arts

New York School of Interior Design

The Rubén de Saavedra Fellowship all semesters

Thesis: Rodarte Fashion House as Experience

              Explorations of the Adaptability of Fabric Identity into Brand Identity

Mar 1998 - Feb 2002

Bachelor of Engineering in Architecture and Urban Design

Myongji University

Dean’s List all semesters, Valedictorian in the College of Engineering, President’s Honor Roll, 02

Korea Institute of Registered Architects Scholarship, Seoul

Committee award and scholarship $ 8000, Korea Institute of Registered Architects



Sketch up and 3D Program

Sketch-Up, Rhino, 3D-Max, Studying Revit.

Adobe Design CS4

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc

Auto-CAD for detail drawings, CD

Architecture and Interiors

Urban Planning Project