Lauren McLaughlin

Lauren McLaughlin

Los Angeles, CA, US



A results-driven individual who has achieved success by employing outstanding written and oral communication skills in order to find creative solutions.  Experienced in project management, administrative support, sales/ marketing, and customer service.  I have demonstrated the ability to solve problems, communicating and interfacing with all levels of management.    Additionally, I have acquired excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Quickbooks and social media outlets.  


Moura Starr International, West Hollywood, Showroom Coordinator

• Space planned showroom merchandise and executed product placement
• Created newsletters, e-blasts and online catalogues through use of Photoshop and online marketing program iContact
• Supported sales team through direct client correspondence

Aug 2012 - current

Kathryn M. Ireland Textiles and Design, Culver City, Design Intern

• Created PO’s, invoices and estimates using Quickbooks
• Performed product & material research for designers
• Assisted in the management of this design studios resource library
• Contributed to the design and implementation of two high end residential projects
• Supported design team on-site during final installations
• Assisted with creating presentation boards by pulling fabrics and images

May 2012 - Jul 2012

Studio Argente, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Assistant

• Management of purchase orders, created furniture specs, and project budgets using Excel
• Assisted principal designer with shipment of samples, correspondence between vendors, pricing, expediting & logistics
• Created Power Point Presentation Proposal for multi million dollar commercial projects

Aug 2011 - May 2012


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Architecture & Interior Design

Relevant coursework will include:
- auto CAD/ CAD/ Sketch-Up
- Revit Architecture
- Photoshop/ Illustrator
- Building Codes
- Color Theory and Application
- Design Communication I & II
- CIDA accredited
- Restaurant Design
- Furniture Design
- Project Management
- Business Strategies

Jan 2011 - current

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, US, Bachelors, History of Art and Architecture

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010


Athlete of the Year, Award

Outstanding Performance in College Women's Volleyball. Received again in 2009.


All Big West Conference Academic Team, Award

Given to student-athletes maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better. Received again in 2009.


Athletic Scholarship, Scholarship

Full Scholarship Recipient. (2005-2008)


Areas of Specialization