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Brooke Darrow

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience designer with background in product design, branding & identity, visual merchandising, project management, prop fabrication, 3D modeling, 2D rendering, spatial layout & design, packaging, marketing, vendor communication, photography styling
Work Experience
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jul 2013Present
Art Director
Design vital experience elements for hospitatlity & retail clients through branding, visual merchandising, & marketing platforms
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Apr 2013Present
Mathis Brothers Furniture
Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jan 2010
Director of Visual Merchandising
Bottega Louie
Director of Visual Merchandising, January 2010- Present
Concept
Create & design bimonthly merchandising brand guide with color palettes, Illustrator renderings, 3D spatial layouts, custom fixtures & props, marketing signage, window displays
Brand Identity
Oversee aesthetics of 10,000 sq. ft. space with attention to consumer behavior & experience, financial goals & brand direction using tools such as a weekly audit system & formal training
Management
Lead merchandising team to yield high productivity & cost effective results in timely & positive manner while working on/ organizing multiple projects in fast paced environment
Communication
Collaborate daily with various creative, operational & culinary managers/directors, & vendors to maintain brand vision
Sun Valley, CA, USA
Jul 2012
B&D Fine Art
Apprentice
B&D Fine Art, Inc
Apprentice, July 2012- Present
Concept
Create molds for jewelry pieces, bronze, brass, & silver decor through direct training from President of B&D Fine Art, Inc
El Segundo, CA, USA
May 2009Aug 2009
Sales Associate
Anthropologie
Sales Associate, May 2009- August 2009
Communication
Meet daily sales goals using various techniques while building client relations & maintaining selling floor, stock & fitting rooms
El Segundo, CA, USA
Jul 2008May 2009
Display Coordinator Intern
Anthropologie
Display Coordinator Intern , July 2008- May 2009
Concept
Team member who executed intricate displays while upholding high quality craft standards with resourceful materials
Education
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug 2005May 2009
BFA, Major in Product Design Graduated with Honors
Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles CA
B.F.A. Majoring in Product Design 2005-2009
Graduated with Honors
Skills
 
Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Basecamp, Branding & Identity, Brass, Dropbox, Fabric, Furniture Deisgn, Interior Design, Laser Cutting & Engraving, Marketing, Materials, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Packaging, Paper, Photography Styling, Plastic, Product Design, Project Management, Prop Fabrication, Rapid Prototyping, Rhino 3D Modeling, Styrofoam, Vendor Communication, Visual Merchandising, Wood
Awards
2006
Ben Maltz
Ben Maltz Scholarship
2007
Hannon
Hannon Scholarship
2008
The Group
The Group Scholarship