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Kelly Pierce

Kelly Pierce

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am currently looking for a full time, entry level job in Manhattan in a creative and dynamic atmosphere.  Most of my experience has been in the realms of fashion, interior design, and graphic design.  Working within these industries' has taught me great communication, time management, and people skills as customer service is paramount. I enjoy working with people and making them feel comfortable in a business environment, I also understand the value of teamwork.  

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Madeline Weinrib, New York, Marketing Assistant

May 2014 - current
 

Schurco, Independent Graphic Design Consultant

-Developed novel web interface, retooled logo, international trade show marketing campaign and multiple print and web advertisements
-Managing client expectations through active communication with in-house correspondent, building a trusting relationship resulting in numerous one-off projects with fast turnarounds

Sep 2012 - current
 

Van Jean, Columbia, SC, US, eCommerce Coordinator/Sales Associate

-Maintaining and updating eCommerce site for high end boutique, preparing shipments for online orders
-Building relationships with and assisting customers in all of their needs
-Calculating daily revenue and transactions for end of day report
-Assisting with merchandising responsibilities, creating new displays weekly for the store

Sep 2013 - Mar 2014
 

Taylor Burke Home, Columbia, SC, Creative/Administrative Assistant

-Managing multiple projects simultaneously for designer’s interior decorating business and boutique to-the-trade furniture company
-Assistance with sourcing and selecting fabrics/materials, paint and patterns in addition to offering knowledge and insight on trends, color schemes and fabric pairings for Taylor Burke Home’s line featured at High Point Market
-Prepare and design marketing outreach efforts to editors, interior decorators, and furniture showrooms
-Creating a new modern website design for Taylor Burke Home, as well as Interior Designer’s professional website
-Liaise between design department and managers in the departments of manufacturing, production, shipping and sampling

May 2013 - Mar 2014
 

Alvin Valley, New York, NY, US, Creative/Design Intern

-Oversaw and contributed to design for renowned fashion designer’s eCommerce site launch, offering insight and knowledge that helped to create a user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing shopping experience
-Created interface designs and provided photography for company web page, social media platforms, business presentations, etc
-Managed product inventory and shipments as well as trafficking garments

Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Anna Sui, New York, NY, US, Design Department Intern

-Worked quickly to create logos, merchandise illustrations and line sheets for retail/clientele use
-Gained essential knowledge of the fashion industry through on-site research and experience
-Maintained ongoing communication with clients, manufacturers, contractors and suppliers
-Upheld quality control of garments, and other tasks including hand stitching and garment trafficking

May 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, US, Bachelors, Visual Communications

Aug 2007 - Dec 2011
 

Awards 

Life Scholar, Scholarship

The Legislative Incentive for Future Excellence (LIFE) Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship

2007
 

Skills