Ronald Chang, Architect 1116 N. Beverly Glen Blvd., Los Angeles (310) 709-3805
SUMMARY Licensed architect with progressive responsibilities in Project Management Project Design, Project Production, CAD Management, and CAD Design and Self-employed Architect with experience in Architectural Design and Production, Code Compliance, and Production Management. Ronald Chang Architecture Provided Architectural Residential and Commercial Design Services to private clients from Design through Construction Administration. Provided Design and Construction Administration Services for High end residential homes, remodels, and additions. Tenant improvement work on major film studio and film post production company. Architectural consultant for KOVACS & Associates Interior Designers for the Las Vegas Hilton Paris Resort Hotel and for MCA on the Universal Theme Park Project in Japan. Project Manager for HARBOR UCLA MEDICAL CENTER. Responsible for the Architectural design, medical planning, and production of contract documents for a $5 million hospital renovation project as part of a $65 million joint venture project between JGM, HKS, LAD, and BTA. Company representative at all Project Management, Medical Planning, and Project Design meetings with client for JGM. Analyzed all code related regulations and met with all regulatory agencies including OSHPD and OFSM to determine and confirm code compliance. Coordinated the work of outside consultants including Interiors, Lighting, Structural, Medical Equipment, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, and Security. Daniel, Mann, Johnson, & Mendenhall(DMJM) Western Region CAD Manager Successfully Implemented DMJM's first CAD system that was utilized by all A/E disciplines for the production of working drawings. Managed CAD Department's annual operating budget. Prepared feasibility and equipment analysis studies of CAD vendors for corporate needs. Prepared annual capital budget requests for equipment. Established CAD libraries, layering conventions and CAD procedures for Architectural/Engineering disciplines. Conducted cross training sessions for professional staff in state of the art computer technology. Worked closely with all levels of executives and employees. Participated in strategic planning and marketing of CAD as a corporate resource including presentation of CAD facilities and CAD work to clients. Project Architect/Job Captain Managed an Architectural/Structural team for a series of Fast Track construction in joint venture between DMJM and TURNER Construction. The client, NORTHROP Corporation, converted an existing automobile manufacturing plant to an aerospace manufacturing plant. Generated Architectural Production drawings for projects including schools, airports, industrial buildings, and hotels. Project Designer Design Architect under the auspices of Anthony J. Lumsden FAIA. Projects included the Hyperion Water Treatment Plant, Ontario Airport, and the Ojai Inn and Country Club.
Albert C. Martin & Associates(ACMA) Project Designer for Architectural Design Projects. Master planning studies for the investment arm of McDONNEL DOUGLAS and PARKER-HANNIFAN companies. Architectural design of commercial buildings for KOLL Company, McDONNEL DOUGLAS Corporation, CANADIAN INDEMNITY Company, and NICHOLS LABORATORY. Projects include KOLL CENTER IRVINE. Interior Designer for Architectural Design Projects. Space planned furniture and equipment layouts for offices, banks, and libraries. Projects include the 60,000 sq. ft. interior of the THOUSAND OAKS LIBRARY. EDUCATION MASTERS OF ARCHITECTURE CALPOLY, Pomona San Francisco State University University of Colorado, Boulder AFFILIATIONS Licensed Architect State of California American Institute of Architects Asian American Architects and Engineers, National Trust for Historical Preservation