Working as a Product Merchandising Manager for an e-commerce jewelry design company, I have obtained many skills developing sucessful web content and managing product flow. I maintain a positive relationship with over 100 vendors and work quick on my feet with a multitude of deadlines. Additional strengths include project management and delegation,
budgeting, and creative problem solving.
My artistic background has provided me with a deep understanding of design, and mastery of many
different media which allows me to traverse several different departments to meet goals.
Microsoft Office (specialties include excel, word, and outlook)
NetSuite E-commerce Platform
Working with vendors from all parts of the world
Strong problem solving abilities
Excellent time management
Working within a budget
Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Painting - Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors
Drawing - pencils, Charcoal and Ink
Major projects include:
Managing the flow of content for two site updates over the course of 2 years.
Reorganizing data from "Simple SKU" items to "Matrix items"
Spearheaded the launch of over 35,000 products that optimize profitability. Working closely with Major Brands such as Swarovski Crystal.
07/2016 to Current
E-commerce Product Merchandising ManagerFusion Beads － Seattle, WA
Identified opportunities for new product and features, while supporting the business case to secure resources for opportunities.
Segmented the market and optimized all segment product mix elements, including product positioning, product bundling, and pricing.
Directed over 50 product launches and countless major re-pricing and re-positioning exercises.
Updated company style guide and enforced compliance with internal staff, partners and vendors.
Liaised with production companies, photographers, typographers, designers and printers.
Updated company website content including product descriptions, contact information, articles and services.
04/2013 to 07/2016
PurchaserFusion Beads － Seattle, WA
Changed many processes through excel and NetSuite to increase purchasing
efficiency drastically within the company in my first 6 months
- Promoted to Pricing Lead after 16 months of Employment Managed weekly orders to maintain product flow.
Create weekly reports to
track sales, stock levels, customer feedback, and pending order status.
track annual revenue, new product influx, and work directly with receiving to
ensure orders are uploaded in a timely manner.
Project management in the following areas:
- Pricing April 2014-Present : creating sales pricing based on competitor and
market trends to provide the company with the maximum amount of profit
versus the purchase cost.
Obtain new market information from vendors on a
delegation of tasks to the receiving team and retail location.
Sept-Dec 2013 Large scale vendor shift : Facilitated a product change (30% of
all sales) from one major vendor to another, delegation of tasks to receiving,
photography, retail, and customer service.
07/2012 to 03/2013
Sales AssociateFusion Beads － Seattle, WA
Provided excellent customer service while keeping track of the name, location
and function of over 50,000 individual products.
Aided in project design and
product education in a variety of medium.
09/2011 to 04/2012
EPiC Gallery － Denver, WA
Facilitated Student shows.
Created Advertisement elements in Illustrator and
Photoshop, prepared the gallery space for hanging, collected/stored the art
works and managed the events.
04/2011 to 11/2014
IllustratorGryphon Forge LLC － Woodinville, WA
Provided Illustration content and art direction for the Published Game Wizard's
Gambit and the unreleased project "Warlords".
Bachelor of Arts: Illustration & Fine Arts PaintingRocky Mountain College of Art and Design － Denver, CO, USAIllustration & Fine Arts Painting Graduated with a double major of Illustration and Fine Arts specialized in
painting between the time of August 2009 ad April 2012. Carried 18-21 credit
hours each semester.
Acrylics, Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, ad, Arts, art, art direction, budget, content, credit, excellent customer service, customer service, Dec, E-commerce, Drawing, Illustration, Illustrator, ink, market trends, market, excel, Microsoft Office, outlook, word, works, Painting, photography, Pricing, problem solving, processes, profit, project design, Project management, purchasing, receiving, retail, sales, time management