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Brooke Darrow

Brooke Darrow

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Conceptual designer experienced in Product Design, Visual Merchandising & Fine Art fabrication with strengths including:

- Creative and visual identity
- Meticulous Organization and Planning
- Dependable team player with compassionate outlook
- Ability to problem solve effectively and throughly
- Managing multiple projects and people concurrently
- Acute attention to detail in sourcing, construction, and installation
- Strong verbal, written and visual communication

Skilled in  using Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, & Acrobat, Rhino 3D Modeling, Microsoft Office including Excel, Word & Exchange, BaseCamp, DropBox

Elsewhere:

Employment 

B&D Fine Art, Inc, Sun Valley, CA, US, Apprentice

B&D Fine Art, Inc
Apprentice, July 2012- Present
Concept
Create molds for jewelry pieces, bronze, brass, & silver decor through direct training from President of B&D Fine Art, Inc

Jul 2012 - current
 

Bottega Louie, Los Angeles, Director of Visual Merchandising

Bottega Louie
Director of Visual Merchandising, January 2010- Present
Concept
Create & design bimonthly merchandising brand guide with color palettes, Illustrator renderings, 3D spatial layouts, custom fixtures & props, marketing signage, window displays
Brand Identity
Oversee aesthetics of 10,000 sq. ft. space with attention to consumer behavior & experience, financial goals & brand direction using tools such as a weekly audit system & formal training
Management
Lead merchandising team to yield high productivity & cost effective results in timely & positive manner while working on/ organizing multiple projects in fast paced environment
Communication
Collaborate daily with various creative, operational & culinary managers/directors, & vendors to maintain brand vision

Jan 2010 - current
 

Anthropologie, El Segundo, CA, US, Sales Associate

Anthropologie
Sales Associate, May 2009- August 2009
Communication
Meet daily sales goals using various techniques while building client relations & maintaining selling floor, stock & fitting rooms

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Anthropologie, El Segundo, CA, US, Display Coordinator Intern

Anthropologie
Display Coordinator Intern , July 2008- May 2009
Concept
Team member who executed intricate displays while upholding high quality craft standards with resourceful materials

Jul 2008 - May 2009
 

Education 

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Product Design

Foundation Year
- Form & Space
- Color Theory
- LIfe Drawing
- Drawing I &II

Sophmore Year
- Product Design Studio
- Drafting
- Rhino 3D
- Product Drawing & Rendering

Junior Year
- Product Design Studio
- Intergrated Learning
- Materials & Methods
- Product Design History
- Rhino 3D

Senior Year
- Product Design Studio Thesis
- User Experience
- Media Design
- Rhino 3D
- Professional Practices

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Ben Maltz Scholarship, Scholarship

2008
 

The Group Scholarship, Scholarship

2007
 

The Hannon Scholarship, Scholarship

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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