Qualifications & Capabilities

  • More than 10 years of experience in the design industry
  • Well-cultivated aesthetic eye and creativity, developed through years of experience in the design industry
  • Strong customer services skills cultivated throughout a variety of positions in the customer service industry
  • Professional sales skills and knowledge developed through commission-based and sales leadership positions
  • Possess leadership and management qualities developed through in-office management experience
  • Advanced computer skills and experience with QuickBooks, Peachtree, Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated; highly skilled in generating business leads
  • Superior organizational and time management skills

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Present

Design Consultant

3 Day Blinds
  • Lead designer in my district in 2014, grossing the highest sales and generating outstanding customer feedback
  • #1 Design Consultant in the nation for drapery and soft shade salesĀ 
  • Provide high-quality, personalized design consultations
  • Work with clients and installers to complete projects in a timely and budget-friendly manner
  • Generate sales leads via client referrals and independent marketing to grow company revenue
  • Collaborate with internal department and installers to streamline projects
  • Use extensive knowledge of Hunter Douglas and Norman Shutters products to accommodate client needs and upsell various products
  • Train more than 15 design consultants annually
May 2013 - Feb 2014

Office Manager

Simon Property Group
  • Provided ongoing support to mall management staff
  • Assisted in onsite management of events, promotions and sponsorships
  • Obtained and process all monthly short-term leasing rent and tenant sales.
  • Managed and maintain monthly and annual budget. Prepare and deliver documents for corporate review
  • Managed accounts payable and receivable including purchase orders and service agreements.
Dec 2012 - May 2013

Project Manager

Makan Construction
  • Oversaw all aspects of site projects to insure they are completed in a time and budget-friendly manner
  • Inspected and reviewed projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.
  • Planned, organized, and directed activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of work sites
  • Hired and oversaw workers to ensure projects are being completed in compliance with safety codes
  • Provided detailed, daily reports to my superior regarding the status of more than a dozen projects
May 2009 - Dec 2012

Design Consultant and Office Manager

Rockland Window Covering
  • Prepared client and business partner project proposals and contracts
  • Planned, executed, and finalized projects according to strict deadlines and within budget
  • Managed daily office tasks including arranging client consultations and installations
  • Worked with clients to create and implement custom designs for their home or office.

Education

Education
2006

Associate of Arts

Art Institute of New York
2004

Business Management Certificate

SUNY