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Aug 2011Present


Shadow PR

Organize and implement new inventory systems for showroom merchandise. Work on media and celebrity gifting. Perform general showroom tasks such as sample tracking and showroom merchandising. Assist in press events, social media research, and media outreach. Responsible for clippings and media recaps for client placements. Calculate and record impressions for various print, broadcast and online outlets. Assist in developing pitch memos.

Jun 2007Present


Lana Fuchs Couture

Developed a firm understanding of all phases, cycles and duties of a fashion house. Designed a collection of “Bum Suits” and prepared samples for assessment. Assisted in the preparation of line sheets to include in buyer’s packages.

Jul 2008Jan 2011

Legal Secretary

Ikhilov & Associates, PC

Developed and organized a system of active and closed files that enabled prompt responses. Created a system of computer file scans which implemented better management of files and corresponding documents and increased accuracy. Improved overall customer satisfaction by thorough relationship building and effective communication skills. Assisted clients in understanding their case, provided daily updates, and worked efficiently to meet all of their needs. Administered weekly schedules to maintain constant upkeep of cases. Corresponded with medical offices and insurance adjusters to maximize settlement opportunities, benefits, and results.

Jul 2007May 2008

Junior Designer

Lana Fuchs Couture & Billionaire Mafia

Oversaw all phases of a thriving clothes design business. Designed fashion collections by researching latest trends and working closely with head designer. Managed full cycle of production by interacting and communicating with vendors/manufacturers. Coordinated runway shows and other fashion related events, and assisted in the planning and execution of public charity event, “The Emerald Dream Ball.” Conducted thorough research in market trends, demographics and psychographics.

May 2004May 2007

Dining Room Manager

Brothers Pizza & Restaurant

Managed and trained the staff to successfully work in a very time sensitive and demanding environment. Resolved customer complaints and issues by utilizing effective communication skills. Implemented a variety of sales promotions, including coupons, contests and price discounts.


Aug 2008Present


The Fashion Institute of Technology

Major: Advertising and Marketing Communications

Minor: Psychology

Knowledge and experience in the fields of advertising, marketing, public relations, social media, event planning, integrated marketing communications (IMC), brand building, communications, fashion design, digital communications, journalism, psychology and creative writing. 

A few influential courses: Advertising & Promotion, Advertising Copywriting, Journalism, Sales Promotion, Principles of Public Relations, Publicity Workshop, Workshop in Direct Marketing, Cross Cultural Studies, Special Events & Marketing, Multimedia Communications, Digital Layout, General Psychology, Strategic Planning, Mass Communications, Research Methods for Integrated Marketing Communications.


Wildly Creative. Professional. Technologically Savvy. Goal Oriented. Ambitious. Highly Persistent. Great Sense of Humor. Extravert. Proactive. Organized. Detail-oriented. Efficient in Multitasking. Articulate. Good Writer. Leader. Take Risks. Team Player. Deadline-oriented. Social. Honest. Dependable. Driven. Adaptable. Original. 


To obtain a position that utilizes creativity and excellent communication skills, while offering the opportunity to grow professionally.


Proficiency in PC and MAC OS. Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel. InDesign Software. Cision. Fluent in Russian. Working knowledge of Spanish and French. Effective communication skills. Excellent social and people skills. Good business and creative writing skills. Knowledge and experience in event planning. Familiar with Cision. Skilled in social media platforms for Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.