Skilled Visual Merchandiser/Designer

Posting ID : A1068470090
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Resumes Job Wanted

Highly skilled and experienced visual merchandiser. Creative and hard working. Looking for full-time, part-time or freelance. Currently going to school for graphic design.

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Professional Experience
Macy's
Visual Merchandiser April 2013 -- June 2014
Responsible for the arranging and maintaining attractive visual presentations within multiple departments including Men's, Young Men's, Men's Furnishings, Junior's, Children's, Intimates, Handbags and Shoe's, and Fine and Fashion Jewelry
Dress and accessorize mannequins and displays using items such as shoes, jewelry, perfume, area rugs and other props
Responsible for sign installation and other items required for store wide events and promotions
Execute in-department monthly promotional calendars
Responsible for inventory of all visual merchandise props and tools including mannequins, seasonal dcor, promotional signing materials,
Leveraged local demographics when executing and extending company directives to sell to target customers
Set-up and maintained fixtures using hand or power tools and repairing when necessary
Travel to assist stores with visual planning, merchandising, corporate events and visits
Visual designs were recognized as a key contribution towards driving highest sales in the district

Z Gallerie
Visual Merchandiser August 2011 -- April 2013
Responsible for visual design and stock logistics for Pembroke Pines store
Design and implementation of visual merchandising which drove 20% sales increases year over year
Recognized by district management for excellence in visual design
Responsible for implementing Z Gallerie credit card internal store marketing strategy which resulted in highest credit card account openings in the district
Consistently accomplished sales targets with a focus on customer satisfaction and return clientele
Responsible for company designated visual standards compliance
Participated in district seasonal floor planning
Travel to assist stores with visual planning, merchandising, and store openings
Implemented loss prevention plan which resulted in removal of "focus store" designation

Domino's Pizza, Inc.
Corporate Customer Service RepresentativeJuly 2009 -- April 2011
Responsible for daily operational preparations
Ensured proper store inventory and supply logistics
Food preparation on a contingency basis
POS customer service and related bookkeeping
Handled customer complaints to resolution -- focus on repeat clientle

Sur la Table
Stock Manager & Floor LeadJune 2007 - July 2009
Managed stock room and sales floor inventory levels
Opened and closed store on daily basis and performed bookkeeping functions
Handled all incoming shipments including weekly inventory deliveries
Packed, processed, and arranged delivery for all outgoing shipments
Maintained visual standards and assisted employees with changes to product displays
Trained new employees in stock management, sales, and store procedures
Ran weekly reports -- inventory, sales, and operational quality metrics
Participated in management policy tracking and implemented strategies for strengthening store weaknesses

Washington Mutual
Senior Bank TellerDec 2006 - Oct 2007
Processed customer transactions including deposits, withdrawals, and transfers
Opened client accounts and handled account maintenance
Supported and supervised other tellers and staff in all areas of customer service and product knowledge
Maintained financial files, cash on hand, various reports, and inter-office tasks
Processed all orders for office supplies and business merchandise
Handled community outreach programs and coordinated volunteer activities

Sheraton Suites
Accounts Receivable & Shipper ReceiverJan 2005 - Dec 2006
Processed financial tasks such as invoices, credit card authorizations, billing inquires, purchase orders and all payment documentation
Created new corporate billing accounts and managed existing accounts
Conducted bill collection inquires with other businesses and individuals
Acted as Manager On Duty on a contingency basis maintaining business continuity
Cross functional training and experience in all hotel departments
Worked in hotel restaurant with order taking and food running
Front Desk operations and customer complaints
Processed incoming phones calls and customer inquiries

Technical Skills
CRM account management (computer assisted tools)
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
Internet tools: Web Browsers, Email, basic network troubleshooting
Basic image manipulation using Photoshop and Gimp
Operating Systems: Macintosh, Windows (various), Ubuntu Linux
Financial operations, POS, and bookkeeping
Experienced Driver

Education

Broward College
*Pursuing Associates of Science in Graphic Design
Expected graduation 2017

Blanche Ely High School Class of 2005
*Completed early graduation, Winter 2004

Emergency Health Aid (CPR and Emergency training)
*Oct 2009 course and certificate from American Red Cross

Customer Care training -- weekend Sheraton seminar
*July 2006 Management training course

Customer Resource Management computer operations training
*Aug 2007 Washington Mutual week long operations course


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