- Problem Solving- Visually Oriented -Meticulously Organized-Photo Standards-Creativity Driven-Multi-Tasking
Visual Merchandise Stylist, Quad Graphics- Pittsburgh, Pa
(June 2010-October 2015)
· Style apparel and accessories with brand standards to ensure a consistent merchandise aesthetic across Dicks Sporting Goods.
· Collaborate with fellow stylists, photographers, and image coordinators on the approval and retouching of daily photography to maintain branded photography standers.
· Proficient in multiple methods of merchandising product photography including on mannequin, table top and lay down, and on model photography.
· Correspond with Studio Manager, fellow stylists, photographers and image coordinators on the timely completion of items and ensure merchandise returns to proper point-person or location.
· Develop plans to maximize time to ensure all necessary images are delivered on deadlines, and in-line with creative direction.
· Oversee shoots to ensure image consistency and to keep team involved and on-task.
Assistant Store Manager & Visual Lead, Sears- Upper Saint Clair, Pa
(October 2009-Augusta 2009)
· Weekly Schedule of a staff of 80+
· Frontline, Sales, Loss prevention and Customer Service.
· Head of Visual set-up takedowns. Scheduling with vendors for staffing of plan-o-gram needs.
Visual Lead & Retail Sales, REI- South Side Pittsburgh, Pa
· Visual Lead of all store departments.
· Reading Plan-o-grams and implementing in correct departments with product for top store stores sales.
· Head of store floor moves at home store and off site location. (New store and existing)
· Sale signage preps and takedown.
· Organizing new signage and fixtures for staff use timely production needs
Assistant Store Manager, Wilderness Voyageurs- Ohiopyle, Pa
· Weekly Schedule staff 15 for sales floor.
· Store orders& working with Reps monthly.
· Hiring and Letting go of staff.
· Multi tasking between all store departments.
· Focused team building.
Education- The Art Institute of Pittsburgh- Bachelors- Interior Design & Bachelors- Fashion Design (September 2004)