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Welcome to my design world.




I am an interior designer. 

Looking for the
opportunity to enhance life by space.




Jiaqi Gu  | DOB: 08/18/1995 | Born in China 



PRATT INSTITUTE                                                                                                                                 Brooklyn, New York

•Degree: M.F.A. in Interior Design                                                                                                       08/2017- 05/2020

•GPA: 3.6/4.0

TIANJIN ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS (TAFA)                                                                                                   Tianjin, China

•Degree: B.F.A. in Interior Design                                                                                                       09/2013 - 06/2017

•GPA: 3.8/4.0



Design Consultant and Marking & Sales                                                                                 Manhattan, New York

Yirental Inc.                                                                                                                                07/2020 - Now

I am responsible for helping tenants find suitable housing from the perspective of an interior designer and establishing

cooperation with local buildings. I also update housing information according to customer requirements, including

drawing of floor plans, inspection, and rearrangement of current interior conditions. My current work is based on the

investigation of the urban housing market and the concept of future housing design.

Graduate Design Assistant for School Planning + Design Department                                                        Brooklyn, New York

•Pratt Institute                                                                                                                                    01/2020- 05/2020

I got this on-campus job during my thesis year to practice my professional skill in practical programs. During this period, I updated the previous CAD and Revit files based on the existing space situation and also completed the Schedule list in Revit.

Design Project Mentor for Certificate of English Proficiency Program                                                         Brooklyn, New York  •Pratt Institute                                                                                                                                    09/2018- 05/2019

In this program, I am the mentor to assign and guide finish students to complete design project assignments. In three to four weeks’ project, I guided students and taught them how to finish their work in a critical way.

Interior Design Assistant                                                                                                                           Shanghai, China

•Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Decoration & Landscape Design Research Institute Co., LTD                     06/2018- 09/2018

During this internship, I coordinated the design group with the engineering group in two hospitality projects and also helped the main designers check and develop details in each project.                         


Golden-Creativity International Collage Students Space Design Competition                                                             07/2017

• Joined the 2017 Golden-Creativity Competition Awards& International Designers Forum

• Work “ On the Way to Kakuma” won the Architectural Design Bronze Award

Design Art Committee Nomination Exhibition of Nantong City Youth Artists Association                                             08/2016

• Joined the exhibition where I talked about my design works with the public from the designer’s point of view for the first time, enhanced my oral expression and adaptability, helped more people understand my works and spread my ideas about old city buildings and design concepts as well

• Received the Public Space Design Award in the youth design exhibition and the 10-minute TV live interview as well

Cross-Strait College Students Interior Design Hand-painted Competition, TAFA Finals                                                 06/2016

• Took part in the creative guest room design freehand painting contest between mainland colleges and Taiwan

• Won the Excellent Works Award in the TAFA Finals zone

Tianjin Illumination Association/Society Logo Design Competitions                                                                          06/2015

• Participated in the competitions and won Excellence Award on both occasions



Beijing 751 International Design                                                                                                                         10/2016

• Initiated and organized the 3-day visit to the design week, where all the Interior Design major students visited and listened to the forum and design exhibition held in Beijing

Network Information Division of Student Union, School of Environment and Architecture, TAFA                                 2013-2015

• Served as the vice-president of the division for two years

• Mainly edited school activities and provided related counseling for students, such as a summary of open lectures

Building space design coursework                                                                                                                       10/2015

• Led my team to select a more challenging project for the coursework: 2015 China Pavilion in Milan

• Added our own ideas into the internal form of the building and personally wove rattan canopy to ensure a high degree of similarity of the model with the building



• Skilled mastery of CAD \ Sketchup \ Enscape \ Revit \ 3Dmax\ Rhino \ Adobe PS \ AI \ID

• Proficient in Drawing

• Languages: Chinese (Native); English (Fluent)



• National Scholarship, China                                                                                                                            11/2016

• 1st-class Scholarship for Excellence in Comprehensive Performance, TAFA                                                             12/2015

• Excellent Youth League Member, TAFA                                                                                                               05/2015

• Excellent Student Leader for Brilliant Work in Media Department of Student Union, TAFA                                         01/2015

• 2nd-class Scholarship for Excellence in Comprehensive Performance, TAFA                                                            12/2014



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