Julie Lin

Julie Lin

Los Angeles, CA, US

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LA-based award winning senior-level interior designer with a combined background in marketing, design and interior architecture. A recognized leader in the design world with 10+ years of experience – conceptualizing, developing and executing dynamic branded environments across multiple industries including lifestyle, wellness, and luxury retail.


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


The New School, 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