Shayna Clark

Shayna Clark

Lake Elsinore, CA, US



I am a recent graduate from California State University, Chico with a BFA in Interior Design and a minor is Studio Art. I am originally from Lake Elsinore, and went to MSJC for 3 years and attained my AA in Liberal Arts and Humanities, before transferring to Chico State in 2010. I have developed many skills in design school, including drafting, sketching, model making, design development, creative, methodical, and analytical thinking, and presentation skills. My biggest passion in design is sustainability. My interests are sociology, psychology, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, cycling, photography, painting, cooking and baking.



Professional Tutors of America, Chico, CA, US, Tutor

Work with students individually and help them with specific subjects that they are struggling in.
Have improved communication skills through development of lessons and recounting mathematical concepts to students of varying education levels and learning styles. Work with students individually and help provide clarity in areas of struggle, as well as mentoring them on studying techniques and
high school/college preparation.

Aug 2011 - current

Big Square Interiors, Inc., Irvine, CA, Interior Design Assistant

Assisted the head designer/owner of this new company on residential projects. Was given minimal instructions, and followed through with the early design stages using SketchUp and Photoshop to develop presentation renderings for clients.

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

A.S. Dining Services-Chico State, Chico, CA, US, Baker

Bake from scratch in quantities large enough to accomodate 300 students per day. Introduced vegan baking to this company, and currently working with upper management on expanding the distribution of the products throughout campus. Specialize in creating vegan desserts that excel in both quality and presentation. Selected by management to assume a higher position due to strong leadership, organizational skills, and the generation of innovative ideas. Motivation is to spread awareness about veganism, one cupcake at a time.

Aug 2011 - May 2013

DRP International Design, Encinitas, CA, US, Intern

Assisted the head designer/owner in client meetings, as well as visits to construction sites. Supplied input on placement of light fixtures and furnishings, and contributed to the selection of fabrics, rugs, fireplace design, and materials for their current residential remodel. Captured images of completed projects for the company’s portfolio. Aided in modernizing the company’s website and expanding their social networking profiles, resulting in increased public exposure.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Multi Visual Products, Murrieta, CA, US, Product Designer

Worked directly under the owner, was assigned projects, and had full creative freedom from concept to execution. Developed proficient skills in Photoshop and other software created by the owner. Designed and implemented promotional and tutorial videos for the company’s client-based programs.

Mar 2008 - Jul 2010

Lake Elsinore Unified School District, Lake Elsinore, CA, US, Classified Substitute/Tutor

Gained experience in mediating disagreements and reaching mutually beneficial conclusions. Excellent exercise of patience and understanding that can be applied to both personal and professional life. Worked in the AVID classrooms and assisted the students in tutorial sessions. Spent time organizing fund-raisers and fieldtrips for the AVID program.

Nov 2007 - Jan 2009


California State University, Chico, Chico, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Related coursework for major:
2D Design
3D Design
Intro to Fine Art Photography
Intro to Digital Media
Intermediate Fine Art Photography
Intermediate Electronic Arts
Green Bldg Pract & LEED Cert
Graphics I: Arch Draft for ID
Graphics II: Design Dev & Comm
Creative Thinking & Design
CAD for Interior Design
Interior Materials & Finishes
Interior Lighting & Color
Graphics IV: Construction Doc
Residential Design
Corp & Institutional Design
Hospitality Design
Building Systems & Envir Technologies
Prof Practice & Portfolio
Senior Design Studio
Green Bldg Pract & LEED Certification

Related coursework for minor:
Intro to Fine Art Photography
Intermed Fine Art Photography
Intro to Digital Media
Intermediate Electronic Arts

Aug 2010 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization