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Shannon Locke

Shannon Locke

Yorba Linda, CA, US

 

About 

I am looking for a new opportunity in which I can align myself with a company that shares the same passion for design that I embrace. My goal is to be part of a team that promotes an environment of learning and professional growth.

In addition to my design and customer service skills, I also possess strong interpersonal skills. I have an exceptional ability to manage individuals in order to achieve success in a timely and productive manor, I am organized and detail oriented, efficient and takes initiative when working alone or in a team setting, and I am creative, forward thinking, and resourceful.

Employment 

Passione, Inc., Irvine, CA, US, Design Assistant

• project managed and designed for one commercial and three residential projects; actively involved in two other residential projects
• participated in client meetings; presentation boards; on the spot design ideas, sketches, sourcing; implemented revised design decisions
• assisted in construction job site meetings to review timeline, process, design expectations, and implementation; on site measurements; vendor installations; updated communication amongst client, contractor, sub-contractors, and architect
•sourced all project specifications including furniture, lighting, textiles, stone and tile, plumbing, and appliances while maintaining a strong awareness of client budget expectations; created schedules to manage items; worked directly with vendors on quotes, purchase orders, custom details, production, delivery, and installation
• responsible for creation of CAD drawings; floor, reflected ceiling, and electrical plans; interior, bath, and kitchen elevations, detail drawings for cabinets, stairs, casements, and moldings; provided contractor and vendors with updated drawings; ensured proper implementation of design ideas per drawings

Jun 2012 - Apr 2013
 

Hollywood at Home, West Hollywood, CA, US, Furniture Designer/ Showroom Director

• assisted in design development for client projects, furniture specifications, and textile line using autocad 2010 and photoshop cs3
• project managed production of all showroom furniture items and installations; created budget for new items in production; reviewed timeline for completion, oversaw execution details, compliance standards, and delivery schedules
• worked directly with product vendors to produce custom client pieces; provided sketches and approved mock-ups of furniture; oversaw all aspects of ordering, payment processing, and vendor accountability
• coordinated showroom events; oversaw and coordinated multiple vendor installations and set ups
• proficient with design manager se6 and pro 7 for overall project management, client and showroom purchase orders, quotes and order acknowledgements, invoices, and inventory accountability
• collaborated on exhibitions and showhouses with design team; participated in installations and photoshoots
• responsible for all aspects of showroom management for two locations and seven employees; sales increase of 47% for 2011 vs. 2010

Feb 2008 - Jun 2012
 

Peter Dunham Design, West Hollywood, CA, US, Design Intern

• assisted with design development of textile line using photoshop cs3 and autocad 2010
• drafted floor plans by hand and autocad 2010
• selected fabric samples from the pacific design center and various showrooms
• followed up on purchased items from vendors; ensured deliveries to the appropriate locations

Nov 2007 - Feb 2008
 

Anchor Blue Retail Group, Store Manager

• aided in the opening, re-modeling, and closure of several stores; coordinated consultants, created construction punchlists and construction schedule, supervised construction
• consistently recruited by corporate to collaborate on window and merchandise displays for mass deployment at stores nationwide; managed visual displays and implementation at various locations
• utilized community resources to enhance brand exposure
• collaborated with upper management to improve business initiatives

Sep 1998 - Feb 2008
 

Education 

The Art Institute of Los Angeles, Bachelors, Interior Design

Bachelor of Science for Interior Design

Sep 2007 - Sep 2010
 

Awards 

Best Portfolio for Summer Quarter graduates, Award

2010
 

Honor Roll, Award

Quarterly Honor Roll while enrolled at The Art Institute of California- Santa Monica

2010
 

Best of Quarter, Award

Recipient of “best of quarter” award for my work in intermediate autocad, lighting design, institutional design, presentation techniques, advanced corporate design

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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