Jennie Shimkus

Associate | Business + Marketing

Jennie is responsible for the firm’s marketing and business development, business management, team culture, proposal and contract coordination, and project accounting. She has a strong background in design and has a passion for creating working partnerships to help our clients best achieve their goals.

Since joining the team in 2017, Jennie has become involved in interior design and provides marketing consulting to help our clients brand their buildings. Her experience includes involvement in interior design, branding, and signage design for Arbor Crest in Hillcrest. Her interest in architecture stems from designing and constructing art studio spaces for contemporary art Museums.

She researches emerging trends, identifies new opportunities and provides greater public awareness of SDA’s unique blend of custom residential, civic, and mixed-use architecture. Jennie has been a member of the Society for Design Firm Administration’s San Diego Chapter and SMPS since 2017 . She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State University San Marcos with an emphasis in Visual Arts in 2014. She has also completed an Interior Design Certificate program at Berkeley College in 2024.

Jennie has been involved as an Interior Designer in the following projects:

Jennie has been involved as a Signage Designer in the following projects: