Summary

Schematic to conceptual computer generated drawing methods transferring art, design, interiors and architecture Attention to details of pattern, through composition and psychology of color Resourceful use of materials and solutions to space planning, object placement and interior finishes Versed in Microsoft Word, Photoshop, AutoCAD, Excel, OneNote, Acrobat, PowerPoint Programs Intrinsic use of textile application with respect to thread construction and texture Effective communication and writing skills, language aptitude and efficient organization skills Continuous research of design industry and market trends through workshops and seminars Art mediums include ink, acrylic, oil, charcoal, pencil, digital graphics, hand-constructed creations

Work History

Work History
Oct 2005 - Present

Design:Art:Graphics

scd=design

Poster Entry, Miami Beach Festival of the Arts Contest, Miami Beach, Florida; July 2009

Gallery Walk, Coral Gables, Florida; January 2009

Exhibit, Uva Restaurant and Lounge, Coral Gables, Florida; February 2009

Member/Graphic Design, U.S. Green Building Council, Miami, Florida; August 2006

Set Design, MCM FILMS, Washington, D.C.; February 2004, October 2003

Exhibit, Art by Architects, Washington, D.C.; November 2003

Watercolor design/menu, Yanni’s Restaurant, Washington, D.C.; 2003

Graphic Design/Poster, LadyFest, Washington, D.C.; July 2003

Fashion Design/Charity event and auction, International Interior Design Association, Washington, D.C.; July 2001

Sculpture/ Pottery design, Made By You, Washington, D.C. August 2000

Calligraphy, Zinner-Schiele Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio; August 1995

Graphics/painting, Health Data Services, Cleveland, Ohio; January 1994

Design/Illustrations/Print, The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland, Ohio, March 1989

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs
Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

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Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs
Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Department Manager

Euromarket Designs

Maintained area department and assisted with general design<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Modeled company standard of attentiveness to customers<o:p></o:p>

Guided sales associates with display changes<o:p></o:p>

Educated staff to new and current product at daily meetings<o:p></o:p>

Increased productivity of transfers and backorders through prioritizing by volume<o:p></o:p>

Coordinated uprights and shelves to seasonal schematics<o:p></o:p>

Related competitors’ promotions and merchandise versus market demands<o:p></o:p>

Contributed and analyzed weekly sales reports and achieved monthly goals<o:p></o:p>

Jul 2009 - May 2010

Manager

HMR Group

Daily Duties of opening store, cash drawer count, checking inventory, and stock, toverifying the sale of expensive items

Advised staff in product replacement, receiving, processing, entering, pricing merchandise into database

Discussed scheduling with owners for part-time employees and gave updates for special orders and shipment

Coordinated displays in groupings of color, texture, and graphics as needed for newproduct visibility

Greeted and attended to customers regarding specific item requests and learning from and observingpurchase patterns

Communicated to product representatives exclusive premier of emerging novelty and accessories trends

Continuously attracted customers into store reversing and altering semi-permanentwindow designs

Sep 2008 - Jun 2009

Manager

W Wine Boutique

Arranged and co-hosted weekly tastings to introduce new styles and offer an understanding of

Educated customers about grape distinctions and procedures

Scheduled appointments with current and prospective clients to view 100 point vintages

Responded to inquiries with area hotels and visitor centers regarding menu selection for events

Contacted vendors and prepared cases of wine for local delivery and national shipment

Sep 2008 - Mar 2009

Visual Display & Sales

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Reviewed and arranged displays based upon management overview and seasonal culinary selections

Developed relationships with prospective international and local chefs

Demonstrated safety methods and recipe pairings

Promoted and assigned interested customers for complimentary limited capacity technique classes

Achieved goals of quarterly sales contests

Feb 2007 - Jul 2007

Visual Specialist/Manager Interim

Victoria's Secret/Limited Brands

Responsible for fourteen window displays and five rooms in 11,200 square foot historicretail space

Referenced corporate visuals manual to achieve consistency of national standard

Assessed options for alternative display and sell- down strategy upon merchandisedepletion

Educated sales associates about maintaining abundant cabinet and shelving for customer accessibility

Achieved fifty thousand dollar weekly goal through efforts with management team

Aug 2003 - Feb 2004

Senior Interior Designer

HNTB Architecture, Inc.

Researched 680,000 square foot historic government facility for modernization

Converted standard units of measurement from original floor plans to Metric system

Assigned graphic signage to corridors of seven levels in accordance with federal regulation

Computer-drafted interior elevations and floor plans in compliance with historic room designation

Evaluated sustainable floor and wall systems of District building and Akron-Canton, Ohio airport for LEED Platinum certification

Nov 2002 - May 2003

Designer

Maryland Office Interiors

Estimated renovation of commercial interiors through meetings and surveys at Potomac Electric Power

and Knoll Furniture

Optimized space planning and furniture, minimizing cost to Airline Pilots Association and the

Department of Education

Maintained quarterly schedules via transfer and exchange of computer drafted revisions

Sep 2000 - Oct 2001

Project Designer

Total Office Interiors

Updated seating and finishes using Allsteel for Department of Defense

Assessed needs, ergonomics and budget for software firm Opion using Haworth product

Offered workspace solutions to Department of Health and Human Services, Lockheed-Martin and Department of Education

Provided computer-drafted installation drawings and schedules for over 60 projects

Promoted positive rapport with clients for future business development

Education

Education