Summary

My primary experience is in decorating, retail and event coordinating. I am also an artist/ designer and apply these skills into each position held.

Looking to obtain a key leadership role within a challenging, creative design environment while contributing positively to the success and growth of a unique, forward-thinking company.

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

OWNER & VISIONARY

Gloss Events & Decor

Working one on one with clients to coordinate their wedding  or special event. Creating custom decor & design packages leading to full execution. In addition, a monthly blog  that brings local companies together for styled photo-shoots. 

2010 - 2015

VISUAL MERCHANDISER- Eastern Canada

Joe Fresh & Loblaw

Travel throughout Eastern Canada to train & educate staff on proper execution of planograms. Design custom displays to increase sales in store. Report to head office daily with images to show the visual impact made.

2009 - 2010

STORE MANAGER & IN-HOME DESIGN CONSULTANT

Mikaza Home

Manage Ottawa location, create visual displays and maintain product selection, while working directly with clients in-store as well as within both private homes and commercial spaces. Provide design consultations that feature furniture layout, colour & finish selection and other design related services.

2007 - 2009

VISUAL MERCHANDISER & IN-HOME DESIGN  

EQ3

Provide customers with design advice, style, colour and finish selection. Finalize sales while promoting contemporary design excellence within a retail environment.

2006 - 2007

SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER

Pizza Pizza (Special Events Division)  

Supervise and work with staff at concerts, shows, exhibitions, and other special events across southern and eastern Ontario. Responsible for set-up, customer service management, inventory control, and liaise with upper management.

Education

Education
2007 - 2008

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Algonquin College
2005 - 2007

INTERIOR DECORATING

Algonquin College

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