Meet Linchpin’s Junior Front-End Engineer, Shannon Malloy

While completing her degree at Johnson & Wales University, Shannon began working as an intern here at Linchpin. A few months down the road, Shannon joined our team full time as a talented front-end engineer.

Q: Where did you work before this, what experience do you have from there?
A: I was a student at Johnson & Wales University. During my time at JWU I studied Graphic Design & Digital Media and concentrated in Web Technologies.

Q: What do you believe your best strength is?
A: I’m a very good listener, I may not seem to have a lot to say at times but I am good at taking in information.

Q: How would describe yourself in three words?
A: Honest, Art-enthusiast, and Adventurer

Q: How would your friends describe you?
A: Patient, Perfectionist, and Sarcastic

Q: What is currently your computer background?
A: The background on my computer is a photo I took of Old Orchard Beach.

Q: If money didn’t matter, what would you do all day?
A: Travel the world.

Q: What is your biggest pet peeve?
A: The sound of something screeching, like nails on a chalkboard.

Q: What makes you bored?
A: Not having anything to do.

Q: Tell me about something you would happily do again?
A: Travel to Vietnam.

Q: What are your three most overused words or phrases?
A: “I want a snack”, “dude”, and “definitely”.

Q: What are two things you have with you at all times?
A: My phone and laptop.

Q: How would you define success?
A: Continuing to grow and learn more each and every day.

Q: What advice would you give to your 18 year old self?
A: Keep working hard!

Q: What is the first thing on your bucket list?
A: Traveling to Alaska.

Q: Favorite activities on your day off?
A: Hiking with my dog, relaxing or going on road trip.

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without?
A: My family and close friends.

Q: What does true leadership mean to you?
A: Someone who is a true leader works alongside their team and coaches them along the way.


Linchpin is a multi-disciplined digital agency that thrives on finding innovative ways to uncover opportunities, solve problems, and communicate with impact. We work closely with our clients to understand their motivations, their market and their audience’s expectations. The result is a uniquely memorable experience for their audience and measurable, incremental growth for the brand, business or product. Dedicated to connecting your audience with a great brand and visual experience that blends web, print, mobile and social media for a comprehensive and effective online marketing strategy.