Gitanjali Venkatrao

Gitanjali Venkatrao

Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

Director of Fashion & Design

Golirious

  • Helped create iPhone application, Love It or Lose It, from the development phase to product launch
  • Responsible for social media marketing: blogging, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Create new marketing and advertising strategies
  • Develop press packets for media partnerships
  • Continuously thing of new ideas to update the app
Apr 2010 - Present

Wardrobe Assistant

Freelance Work for BEBE

Freelance Work Experience: Bebe/Macy Gray Photoshoot and Music Video

  • Assisted stylist, Tosh Yanez, on the shoot
  • Dressed the models in 5 different looks 
  • Accessorized the models according to the soccer theme
  • Offered wardrobe and accessory options to Macy Gray
Feb 2009 - May 2010

E-Commerce Web Studio Coordinator

GUESS, Inc.
  • Work with merchandisers daily with sample hand-offs and coordination
  • Prep merchandise for photoshoots
  • Trouble shoot websites, manage issue log, and fix any problems
  • Assist with management of all websites for the three GUESS brands
  • Style merchandise for flat shots or on model
  • Communicate special instructions to stylists and photographers for shoots
  • Review, make selections, and upload images
  • Relay messages between retouching team and merchandisers
  • Innovate new ways to shoot merchandise by researching competitors websites
  • Initiate improvements to make our sites more user-friendly
  • Led the photoshoot styling and file coordination for the third-party application Polyvore E-commerce implementation for GbyGUESS social marketing initiative. 

Nov 2007 - Sep 2008

Contemporary Women’s Wear Sales Associate

http://www.saksfifthavenue.com
  • Build clientele
  • Daily cash reconciliation
  • Experience in women’s contemporary and accessories
  • Rotation of merchandise
  • Inventory control

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Proficient in all Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.