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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 experience

2015Present

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. 

20102015

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.

20092010

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.

20072009

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.

20062007

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

20072008

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Algonquin College
20052007

INTERIOR DECORATING

Algonquin College

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