Julie Lin

Julie Lin

New York, NY, US



I'm a New York-based interior designer specializing in retail projects with a passion for the built environment and a strong skill set in design and implementation. My multi-faceted background - inclusive of academic and professional experience in retail marketing, branding, and insight into consumer behavior - makes me suited to approach retail design challenges from a unique point of view. I am exceptionally personable, with well-developed communication and organizational capabilities as well as a strong client service orientation. Above all, I have an affinity for collaborative problem solving and the creative process!


CBX Worldwide, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer (Consultant)

Retail Center for Confidential Client (Asia)
• Act as lead designer for 160,000 sf upmarket retail center, from concept design through design development
• Oversee selection of finishes, environmental graphic design elements, and production of presentation materials
• Assist with block planning and project renderings
• Manage small design team and coordination with consulting lighting designer and renderer

Saks Fifth Avenue (Beverly Hills, CA)
• Design and document new loose fixtures as part of 5,200 sf men’s department renovation; assist with production of design documents

Oct 2011 - May 2012

Design Republic, New York, NY , Interior Designer (Consultant)

Hyundai Department Store (Seoul, Korea)
• Concept and schematic design for renovation of 500,000 sf upscale department store, inclusive of retail floors and gourmet food+beverage experience

Lotte Department Store (Tianjin, China)
• Concept and schematic design for new 540,000 sf upscale department store

HBO (New York, NY)
• Design development for renovation of 8,000 sf production media center, with focus on material and furniture selection

Kate Spade (New York, NY)
• Research and production for visioning session presentations for design of new corporate headquarters

Apr 2011 - Aug 2011

Gensler, New York, NY and San Francisco, CA, Job Captain

TD Bank (New York - various locations)
• Develop feasbility packages based on prototypical designs, and drawing sets for design development and construction document phases for bank branch rollout
• Manage coordination with structural and MEP consultants

Princess Cruise Lines
• Develop and document design of on-board retail apparel and jewelry shops for new cruise ship
• Design and document millwork

PNC Bank (US - various locations)
• Develop drawing sets for design development and construction document phases for bank branch roll-out

Dylan’s Candy Bar Cafe (New York, NY)
• Develop construction documents for renovation of candy shop cafe and bar
• Collababorate with branding team to select finishes and design custom-fabricated features
• Design and document millwork
• Manage coordination with food service and MEP consultants

Las Vegas Sands Corporation (Macau, China)
• Develop and document design of interior, public spaces for luxury retail center on the Cotai Strip, a Las Vegas-inspired resort development
• Select finishes, assemble concept boards, and materials for design presentations
• Assist with project renderings

Church of Scientology International (Worldwide - various locations)
• Develop drawing sets for schematic design, design development, and construction document (US projects only) phases for adaptive reuse projects, incorporating assembly spaces with education and office facilities
• Select finishes, design and document millwork and custom furniture
• Manage overseas, outsourced team of architects/designers assisting in production
• Assist with coordination of MEP and structural consultants

Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Apple, Banana Republic, REI, Dockers, NAU (US - various locations)
• Produce construction document sets for retail store roll-out
• Assist with coordination of MEP and structural consultants, and with construction administration

Feb 2007 - Apr 2011


Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, Interior Design

Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, Bachelors, Marketing and International Business

Sep 1997 - May 2001

Areas of Specialization