New York School of Interior Design graduate seeking a full-time, entry-level position with a creative team in the field of design that will allow me to build upon my experience and knowledge of the industry and utilize my artistic and organizational abilities to help exceed company & client goals.
J.Crew, Chester, NJ, US, Sales Associate & Visual Merchandising Assistant
I have spent the past three years developing and managing customer relations to maximize service satisfaction and generate repeat and referral business with clients. I collaborate with our store’s merchandise manager on the visual merchandising of our store windows and the retail space to highlight product focus and enhance our customer’s shopping experience. Some of my responsibilities in this role include:
• Creating, executing, and maintaining interior visual displays and mannequin styling per the company visual directive
• Initiating visual and merchandising changes on the selling floor post-markdown in order to increase store profitability
• Collaborating with personal shoppers and management team to anticipate customer shopping needs and customize the store accordingly
• Organizing and maintaining the visual merchandising prop area
Neela Woodard Design, West Orange, NJ, US, Design Assistant
I worked with a boutique interior design firm on residential interiors assisting the designer with projects from conception to completion. Responsibilities included sourcing, quoting, and purchasing fabrics, finishes, and furnishings. I also created and updated client files, quotes, purchase orders, and invoices. Organized and maintained the office and resource library for ease to produce work more efficiently.
Matthew Patrick Smyth, New York, NY, US, Summer Design Intern
I worked with a prominent interior design firm on high-end residential interiors, assisting the designer with multiple client projects. Shopped for fabric and trim for room schemes. Contacted customer sales representatives to place and follow up on orders. Recorded and updated client files, purchase orders, and commission statements. Created furniture and finishes scheme books for projects. Organized and maintained the office and resource library.
New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, AAS-Interior Design
Elon University, Elon, NC, US, Bachelors, Major - English; Minor - Psychology