Shannon Locke

Shannon Locke

Yorba Linda, CA, US



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.


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


The Art Institute of Los Angeles, Bachelors, Interior Design

Bachelor of Science for Interior Design

Sep 2007 - Sep 2010


Best Portfolio for Summer Quarter graduates, Award


Honor Roll, Award

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


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


Areas of Specialization