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Jan 2000Mar 2008

Interior Designer/Event Coordinator

Exquisite Designs
  • acquiring key information about potential projects, discussing requirements in more detail with clients, and setting project schedules;
  • understanding individual clients' needs, generating aesthetic ideas based on these, and establishing final briefs;
  • negotiating project fees;
  • conducting feasibility studies for projects;
  • influencing clients' decisions; 
  • researching, recording and analysing information;
  • considering materials and costs according to set budgets;
  • preparing detailed working drawings and designs, plans, models and schemes, often using computer-aided design
  • providing samples for clients;
  • placing contracts; 
  • identifying new business and selling my services;
  • keeping up to date with new developments in the design industry.
Oct 1999Aug 2005

assistant sales manger

Levitz Furniture.
  • direct the actual distribution or movement of product orservice to the customer, coordinate sales distribution byestablishing sales territories,quotas and goals.
  •  analyze sales statistics gather by staff to determine salespotential inventory requirements and monitor the preferenceof customers. 
  • answer customers questions about product,prices,availability,product uses and credit terms arrangeand direct delivery and instillation of product andequipment 
  • contact regular and prospective customers todemonstrate product,explain product features and go licitorders  estimate or quote prices,credit or contract terms,warranties and delivery dates 
  • forward orders to manufactures 
  • identify prospective customers by using business directories 
  • following leads from existing clients
  • attend trade shows and conferences
  • monitor market conditions product innovation and competitors product priceand sales 
  • negotiate details of contract and payments and prepare contracts and order forms 
  • prepare drawing,estimates and bids that meet specific customer
  • provides customers with product samples and catalogs
  • recommend products to customers based on costumers needsand interests 
  • order product from manufacture check stock level and reorder merchandise as necessary 
  • consult with clients, offer sales or contract singing in order toresolve problems and to provide ongoing sales
  • perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budges andreports keeping sales records and filling expanse accountreports  plain assemble and stock production displays inretail stores 
  •  monitor customers preferences to determinefocus of sale efforts  resolve customers complaintsregarding sales and services needs 
Mar 2004Jul 2005

Event Coordinator

Continental Caters
  • Directs the work of contract personnel including ushers,security guards, caterers, decorators, and functionallysupervises all event support staff including setup crews;
  • Explains policies and procedures for use of the hallAdvises clients on setup options and types of materialsneeded to achieve desired results; 
  •  Calculates and provides clients all estimates of potential costs incurred incompleting an event;
  •  Resolves problems or complaints fromclient in accordance with established policies andprocedures; 
  •  Inputs, retrieves, and updates event setupinformation and produces event reports through acomputerized event management system; 
  •  Finalizes lessee requirements including table arrangements and number andnature of support personnel needed, such as ushers, securityguards, caterers, and decorators; 
  • Ensures that setup of chairs, tables, stages, decorations or other equipment is inaccordance with lease requirements and with safety standardsand fire and health codes; 
  • Makes or arranges for last minute adjustments in room or equipment setup at the requestof lessee;
  • Opens and secures facilities before and afterevents; 
  • Takes beginning and ending inventory of concessionitems, such as souvenir programs, records, and posters andcollects appropriate fees; 
  •  Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times,streamline work processes, and work cooperatively andjointly to provide quality customer service

Education

19971999

Associate

Skills

Interior designing
Creativity and artistic flair   Great problem-solving and lateral thinking   Able to work independently   Great communication and organization skills   Furnishing and fabric selection   Color and texture theory   Fixture design

Summary

I am a talented interior designer with proven success creating beautiful, high-impact designs for residental, commerical, and retail spaces. Seeking to leverage strong skill set and hands-on experince in interior design, lighting, color, texture, floor-plans/store layout, and product souring/selection/mix to achieve career shift enabling full-time focus on these demonstrated strengths.

Objective

 Although I have extentive experience in the interior designing industry I love to learn, and im always up to a challenge. I am seeking a position where I can develop and excel at a high tech company. 

Achievement

  • Design entire office for maximum effeciency
  • Re-design residental homes
  • Design show-room display
  • Consult with clients and created memorable custom designs for homes and special event