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Work experience

Jan 2007Jun 2008

District Visual Merchandising Manager

Ethan Allen Inc.

Implement and maintain appropriate floor displays, in accordance with the Visual

Merchandising Guidelines and the current Ethan Allen branded projection. Provide functional guidance to Visual Merchandiser’s within District.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

§ Oversee and maintain the interior and exterior environment of the Design Center per the Visual Merchandising Guidelines.

§ Assist and work with Visual Merchandisers to ensure visual merchandising

Objectives are met based on corporate guidelines.

§ Assist Visual Merchandisers with managing obsolete and overstock inventory

and maintaining inventory levels within established Ethan Allen benchmarks

including assistance with the Discontinued Product Report, Available-to-Sell

report and the Rate of-Sale report.

§ Assist design consultants in accent home calls and presentations as requested.

§ Participate with training of design consultants to build accent sales.

§ Participate in all Visual Exchange Web Casts.

§ Attend Conventions as required.

§ Assist with cycle counts and tagging of merchandise.

Nov 2005Jan 2007

Randa Selling Specialist/Trainer

  • Move within the district to maximize sales in top doors.
  • Generates sales through creative selling techniques and fashion forward merchandising.
  • Assist Customers in product selection on the selling floor.
  • Develop relationships with store management, sales staff, and in store merchandisers.
  • Educate and motivate store associates on selling techniques, product features, benefits and new trends and arrivals.
  • Securing the best real estate for all products.
  • Replenish stock and merchandise by client specifications.
  • Provides Market Intelligence from the field
  • To increase sales through contact with retail customers by establishing a report and credibility with store management and associates.
  • Developed creative ways to sell our product and secure and maintain the best real estate for their product.
  • Communicated market intelligence directly to clients and secure information that helps their business grow.
Apr 2002Aug 2005

Sales Representative/Visual Merchandiser In Training

Rehired October 2008- March 2009      Sales Representative/ Visual Merchandiser

  • Assisted customers in selecting modern and stylish apparel and shoes.
  • Displayed amiable customer service skills.
  • Assisted visual merchandising director in various displays.
  • Cashier
  • Inventory
  • Stock
Aug 1997Aug 2002

Assistant Manager

Texas Snowstorm
  • Helped to promote an inviting atmosphere for customers as well as employees.
  • Shift-Leader
  • Cashier
  • Server
  • Stock
  • Inventory Control


Jan 2009Present

Teachers Certification

ACE program in Art Texas Certification for Education

Projected graduation date of May 2010

To become an effective Educator in Art K-12

Aug 1999May 2004


Lamar University


Customer Service
Providing Customers with excellent service while always representing the company by way of brand standards and expectations.
•Microsoft Word, E-mail, Outlook
•Microsoft Word, E-mail, Outlook
Wintergate Computer Program
Wizard Computer Program
•Macromedia Flash 2000
Macromedia Flash 2000
•Adobe Photo Shop
Adobe Photo Shop
•Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator
•Great Communication skills
Great Communication skills
• Strong organizational skills and attention to details
Strong organizational skills and attention to details
• Merchandising in Fashion forward environment
Merchandising in Fashion forward environment
• Merchandising in a high-end furniture retail environment
Merchandising in a high-end furniture retail environment


Brandon Mahatthy

Falisca Brown

Shamaya Teate

Rita Fuentez



  • Seeking a position as a Visual Merchandising Manager, Visual Merchandiser, Retail Manager, or Retail Sales/Customer Service Representative in which I can utilize my education and experience in order to assist productivity through creative design, exciting visual presentations, motivating management, and experience sales techniques that will represent the brand and meet brand standards.