Key Qualifications

- 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                         

(September 2006-2009)

·       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                           

    (May 2003-2007)

·       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)

Computer Skills-   -Adobe Photoshop CS6-CaptureOne-Microsoft Office-Outlook-Windows/PC User-Mac User