Natalie Shear

Natalie Shear

New York, NY, US



Branded Environments Designer

My online portfolio can be found here. Please contact me with any questions you have about my work.


CBX, New York, NY, US, Designer

Presently working with Creative Directors on ongoing branded retail environment projects, ranging from large drug and convenience store brands to specialty international luxury retail brands. Responsibilities include SketchUp modeling, Photoshop rendering, AutoCad design documentation, and conceptual exploration, as well as creating and maintaining client relationships from pitch to documentation.

Jul 2012 - current

HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern

Worked with designers on international luxury hotel projects in Europe and Asia. Reponsibilities varied, including material selection, direction of rendering in conjunction with other HBA offices, millwork, elevation and planning design, finish board arrangement, AutoCad revisions, specification revisions, and general preparation for client presentation.

Mar 2011 - Dec 2011

Chico's FAS, Inc., Fort Myers, FL, US, Store Design Intern

Worked under various supervising designers on the three brands within the Chico’s, FAS corporation - Chico’s, White House | Black Market, & Soma Intimates. Responsibilities varied according to brand, and included tasks such as preliminary store construction and fixture layouts, 3D store models for brand presentation, material selection and conceptual design and rendering.

Mar 2010 - Dec 2010

Park Place Interiors, Westlake, OH, US, Intern

Worked under an independent designer on residential projects. Responsibilities included finish exploration and selection, assistance in preparation for client consultation and presentation, and company marketing and networking

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Vocon, Cleveland, OH, US, Intern

Internship working in the materials library. Responsibilities included keeping materials organized and up-to-date for designers and communicating with vendors to keep library current. Also assisted designers when needed, including ordering specific samples needed or delivering drawings to clients.

Jun 2008 - Sep 2008


University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art & Planning, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

Areas of Specialization