Jaime Catania Garaway

Jaime Catania Garaway

Summary

To obtain a visual position where I can contribute to the organization and grow as an employee.

Work History

Work History

Pilates Instructor

Conejo Recreation and Park District

  • Created and started successful ongoing Mat Pilates Classes at Hendrix Park facility
  • Design, lead and instruct mat pilates classes
  • Instruct clients on proper form, technique, stabilization to help improve strength, balance and flexibility.
Oct 2009 - Present

Retail

Pottery Barn-Oaks Mall

Assist on floor with customers and staff, fulfilling stock needs, customer carry-outs, furniture and some display.

Jul 2012 - Present

Visual Merchandiser

Lorna Jane
  • Execute company strategy within home store and throughout the state of CA to promote new collections alongside new campaigns
  • Adapt VM direction to suit home store and every new store within CA with a customer-centric approach
  • Implement in-store stock management procedures and ensure the maintenance of back rooms are up to standard
  • Provide feedback and advice  to management to increase stock liaison and VM efficiency
  • Communicate effectively to relevant key stakeholders to align with marketing directive
  • Receive and analyse reports on VM executions and standards, ensuring cohesion of the VM direction and report to my direct report
  • Have the ability to develop and execute VM training programs
  • An eye for detail, being extremely organised and time efficient
  • The ability to work autonomously and be self-motivated
Aug 2010 - Present

Pilates Instructor

Gold's Gym
  • Design and instruct Mat Pilates classes.
  • Instruct clients on proper form, technique, stabilization to help improve strength, balance and flexibility.
Aug 1998 - Feb 2005

Visual Merchandising Manager

Ethan Allen
  • Managed overall "interior/exterior environment" of 18,000 sq ft showroom,ensuring consistent projection of Ethan Allen proto.(Won national award for best vignette 2003) 
  •  Managed over $1 million in store floor inventory ensuring movement of all product, keeping inventory levels within benchmarks, achieving 36 months consecutive best inventory with the least amount of shortages in district, utilizing resources provided through corporate systems.
  • Ordered all hard accents,softgoods,furniture and upholstery for store floor
  • Kept track of all discontinued items
  • Oversaw maintenance of floor signage and product tags
  • Guided Shipping/Receiving Manager, ensuring neat and orderly stockroom . 
  • Managed in store cleaning crew
  • Tracked rate of sale on accents, furniture and upholstery
  • Attended yearly International Convention, ordering new products for showroom staying within budget.
  • Coordinated painters and contractors for floor moves.
  • Participated with training design consultants to build sales
  • Worked side by side with designers on client presentations and housecalls.
  • Performed any other duties as required

Education

Education

Associate

Moorpark College