Samantha Shenk

Samantha Shenk

Evanston, IL, US




Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), Chicago, IL, US, Design Intern

- Created material palettes for design development presentations
- Photoshoped floorplans, elevations and perspectives with specified materials
- Developed 3D models for clients
- Assisted Architects and Designers in locating products from the materials library that best
fit their project
- Assisted with addendums and construction documents
- Onsite visitation, field verification
- Developed testfits
- Organized and managed the materials library
- Worked with manufacturers reps to update current and new materials for the materials library
- Coordinated weekly “Lunch and Learns” and breakfast walk throughs
- Created submittals
- Ordered samples for projects

- Fresenius Medical Care - 45,000 RSF
- United Standards Booklet
- United Club Heathrow, Houston, Seattle - 10,000 RSF
- 399 Fremont
- Hub Group INC. - 150,000 RSF
- SCB San Francisco - 30,000 RSF
- Drexel

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013

Rode Brothers, Chicago, IL, US, Marketing Intern

- CAD drawings of floor designs and floor finish plans
- Administered “Meet and Greets”, vendor presentations and CEU presentations
- Calculated square footage for final orders
- Created call lists to market Rode Bros projects
- Conducted meetings with team members to formulate improvements

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, US, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

- Lead review sessions for exams
- Organize/Prepare materials used during class for demonstration
- Pre-grade homework/portion of projects/exams
- Conduct weekly office hours
- Supervise students on weekends

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Hickman Design Associates, Chicago, IL, US, Design Intern

- Project managed furniture installation
- Field verified design sites
- Organized office, materials and tear sheets
- Conducted meetings with sales representatives to learn about new products
- Contacted showrooms for pricing and availability

May 2011 - Aug 2011

David Sutherland Showroom, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

- Organized fabrics and tear sheets
- Organized inventory on excel
- Consulted with outside sales and inside sales to learn about new products
- Prepared showroom for Neocon

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Garrett Paschen Ltd, Evanston, IL, US, Intern

- Developed company web site
- Organized inventory on excel
- Photographed firm inventory for web site
- Contacted showrooms for pricing and availability
- Participated in client meetings
- Assisted with on-site installation

May 2009 - Aug 2009


Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Major: Interior Design
Minor: Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Aug 2008 - May 2012

Areas of Specialization