Lena Shepherd

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Interior Designer

Location:United States
2 Skills
Lena Shepherd
LEED AP, Allied Member ASID

To secure a position in the design industry that utilizes my professional and creative skills and fosters learning and growth through experience.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Saint Paul Minnesota
• Bachelor of Science, Major: Interior Design-Graduation May 15, 2010
Anoka Ramsey Community College
• General education requirements for transfer credit
Coursework in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, Residential and Commercial Design, LEED Standards, Hand Drafting and Sketching, Rendering, Space Planning, Knowledge of ADA and Universal Design

Furniture Manor-Osseo, MN, June 2011-Present Residential Interior Designer/Furniture Sales
• Assist clients with furniture, fabric and accessory selections
• Provide in-home design consultations and follow-up including drafting floor plans, specification of furnishings and accessories
• Utilizing design elements and principles to provide successful visual merchandising of store product
Environments/Goebel Fixture Company-Minnetonka, MN, August 2010-March 2011
Project Team Administrator
• Specify finish samples for high-end retailers including Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Sur la table and West Elm
• Assist Project Managers with project and installation schedules for corporate retail clients
Gabbert’s Design Studio-Edina, Minnesota-March 2010-May 2010
Design Intern
• Assist designers in specification of furniture, accessories and fabrics for various projects
• Draft floor plans based on designer’s preliminary sketches
Michal Crosby Interiors-Minneapolis, Minnesota-March 2009-September 2009
Design Intern
• Office duties including drafting quotes, purchase orders and client and vendor invoices using MYOB AccountEdge software
• Provide customer service to clients, vendors and contractors by phone and in person
• Assist lead designer with on-site installation of merchandise for home design and remodeler’s showcase tour
Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine-Maplewood, Minnesota-June 1995-June 2003
Medical Assistant/Coding Specialist/Business Office Position for Satellite Office
• Analyze physician notes to record ICD-9 diagnostic codes (medical office standard) downloaded from centralized dictation service
• Greet patients arriving for appointments and provide customer service by phone and in person

American Society of Interior Designers-Allied Member
American Society of Interior Designers-Student Chapter President 2009-2010, President-elect 2008-2009
• Organize department wide student events including membership drive, professional speakers and presentations, charity and fundraising campaigns
• Manage operations of student chapter board
• Attended Chapter Leadership Conference (July 2009) with professionals and students from chapters nationwide
• Assisted in coordinating Student Day at IMS with ASID students and professionals as a members of the Student Advisory Committee
Skills (2) Rating
Interior Design