Innovative merchandising and branding professional experienced in high-volume, pop-up, retail, and business operations. Customer experience expert in branding, merchandising, and assortment planning. Combines strong business acumen with a uniquely diverse background spanning creative talent and analytical skills. Desires a high-level position in a professional corporate environment.
Brand Creation & Brand Management
Project Planning & Management
Retail Supply Chain Management
Client Account Management
New Product Delivery
Product Line Expansion
Negotiations & Cost Savings Efficiency
Market Research and Analysis
SUCCESS PartnersPlano, TXDirector of Merchandising
Achieved sales, gross margin and profit goals through the oversight of product creation, selection, pricing, and promotion by utilizing appropriate merchandising and management techniques to maximize the Company's return on inventory investment and space in stores and on an e-commerce platform.
Analyzed multiple product lines across all clients to ensure maximum profitability while maintaining an exceptional customer experience.
Lead a team of product designers, buyers, planners, merchandisers and store managers through the entire product lifecycle from conception to store design and execution.
Lead of a team in the execution of retail pop-up store planograms and visual merchandising plans from original conception inclusive of blank retail spaces to existing store space.
Created and pitched unique, concise and profit producing merchandising strategies for new prospective clients.
Hired, coached, and developed a team of designers, buyers, and store merchandisers while mentoring and inspiring them to achieve departmental goals.
J. Suzette & Co, Inc.Allen, TXSr. Designer & Merchandiser
Directed product development and merchandising across multiple categories.
Reviewed sales data and analyzed to ensure future development and merchandising was on track to increase profitability.
Built and maintained relationships with various outside purchasing teams while guiding them through the creative merchandising vision.
Designed new and innovative displays and fixtures to make the store experience engaging and customer-centric.
Remained current on trends and news in fashion, accessories, and retail in order to accurately direct merchandising and design.