Julia Lyschik

Julia Lyschik

New York, NY, US





Qtrax Inc., New York, NY, Operations Manager

 Orchestrates seamless and efficient operations for a leading-edge, digital music company with a global scope. Spearheads process improvements to establish stability and turnaround performance in a constantly evolving industry.
 Exercises cross-functional leadership while coordinating business-critical initiatives and projects across IT, publishing, distribution, marketing, and accounting departments.
 Negotiates contracts and proactively builds and sustains relationships with vendors and consultants.
 Entrusted with assisting in coordinating multimillion-dollar transactions as well as billing procedures and budgeting preparation and execution.
 Hires, coaches, and manages new employees. Heads onboarding procedures and new hire orientation. Designs and delivers a hands-on training curriculum with an emphasis on consistently delivering world-class customer service with collaborative teamwork and interpersonal effectiveness.
 Provides highly responsive administrative support to c-level executive team including travel coordination, schedule management, meeting coordination, and business correspondence.
 Oversees mobile and desktop application development in preparation for a global launch. Eliminates inefficiencies, redundancies, and errors to ensure business continuity.

Jan 2012 - current

Center for Sustainable Design Studies, New York, NY, Research Assistant

 Authored a comprehensive report based on full lifecycle analysis of two luggage pieces with a focus on assessing sustainability and environmental impact.
 Gathered comprehensive data on raw materials, conducted competitive intelligence analysis, researched user experience, and implemented data into a database.
 Employed collaborative teamwork in the process of composing the report including the integration of light graphic design, formatting, and data presentation.

May 2011 - Dec 2011

RKTB Architects, P.C., New York, NY, US, Office Manager & Marketing Coordinator

 Fulfilled dual leadership responsibilities of office management and marketing coordination for a prestigious architectural firm.
 Created and sustained efficient operations by recognizing areas in need of change management and business process re-engineering.
 Controlled meeting calendars, scheduled and directed office events, enforced compliance to regulations and company policies, conducted mail mergers, and ensured optimal working order of office equipment.
 Performed executive business and email correspondence, travel planning, digitizing, and filing procedures while serving as the face-of-brand and primary point-of-contact.
 Exercised first-rate customer service to boost client satisfaction, retention, and repeat business.
 Administered support in preparing marketing proposals and awards submissions for firm to garner industry-wide recognition. Coordinated and participated in large-scale tradeshows.
 Managed multi-line phone system and conducted efficient front desk operations.

Jan 2008 - Jan 2010

COOKFOX, New York, NY, Project Coordinator & Administrative Assistant

 Demonstrated a high level of proficiency in drafting architectural computer documents (AutoCAD) while also coordinating the printing of drawing sets. Took initiative to serve as a key liaison between clients and consultants with expert communication and project management acumen.
 Ensured cost-effective practices for office supply ordering, answered multi-line phone system, and streamlined administrative agendas for optimal levels of office efficiency.

Jul 2007 - Nov 2007


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Planning

Completed Master's in Urban Environmental City Planning. The program focused on research and development of waste, water, and energy management at a local, city, national, and global scale.

Sep 2010 - May 2013

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, US, Architecture

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Minor in Environmental Design

Sep 2002 - May 2006