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Janet Yang

Janet Yang

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Born Taiwanese & raised around the world,  Janet is a freelance interior designer / artist that resides in New York City.

She graduated with a business marketing degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas, and then further pursued her dreams to become an interior designer graduating from Parsons The New School for Design located in the heart of New York City.

A passionate designer, Janet incorporates the use of bold colors mixed with different patterns and materials,  giving her design a contemporary, comfortable and luxurious style. It's her ultimate objective that her clients love and feel comfortably optimistic with their surroundings. Janet is continually inspired by her travels around the world, which compliments her desire to push boundaries and find exquisite pieces for her clients. Her down to earth attitude and worldly view on design makes her all around a great designer to work with.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Lillian August Home Furnishings & Interior Design, New York, Front End Supervisor

• supervise and manage NY location overall daily purchase orders, inventory, pricing and schedule
• audit daily sales reports, payroll, income and deposits
• project manager for in-house designers to by organizing client data, building up orders, and coordinating sales strategies and ensuring optimum communication between vendors, designer and clients
• implement and integrate new technologies and strategies to company's daily operations to insure efficiency in pricing, information and client relations management

Nov 2013 - current
 

Decorilla, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Marketing & Operations:
• Publish biweekly for company website with relevance to interior design, design tips, trends and marketing articles
• Work with co-founders on improving operations on website and implementing social media marketing strategies
Interior Design:
• Compete with fellow designers by offering clients with presentations that including rendered mood boards and design concepts
• provide consultation on client's needs, budget and style
• generate 3D computer model and photorealistic renderings for suggested interior renovations
• provide final packet that includes final renderings, shopping list, paint suggestions, personalized budget, decorating tips and trips, and customer serviceexperience

Jul 2013 - current
 

Lazzoni Furniture Inc, New York, NY, US, Design Associate

• created compelling visual displays with design layout suggestions and photo realistic renderings for local clients
• developed sales strategies for customers which led to an average of $50,000 in monthly sales
• executed high-end residential staging projects for various real estate agencies including CORE and Yitzhak Loria Management
• supported administrative, logistics and marketing staff by handing customer issues,coordinating shipments and creating marketing material
•gained extensive knowledge in the process of european furniture manufacturing and resale procedure

Sep 2012 - May 2013
 

Michael Kors, New York, NY, US, International Store Design Intern

• assisted project manager with autocad technical drawing details for existing and new launching stores
• created and executed interior design standards guideline to provide for international store sites
• researched on materials & fixtures for international flagship stores, retail stores and wholesale locations

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Designer Hilary White & Liv Chic Furniture, New York, NY, US, Design/ Marketing Intern

• created residential design concepts for potential clients by developing design boards, drawings and presentations
• researched and implemented pricing strategies that were used in profitable projects
• provided copy writing for email promotions, website content, social media, marketing material and newsletters

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US , INTERIOR DESIGN

Associate's degree in Interior Design

May 2011 - May 2013
 

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, US, Bachelors, Business Marketing/ Advertising

Major is Business Marketing
Minor in Advertising and Chinese

May 2006 - May 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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