I am an entrepreneur offering 8 years in retail experience, seeking to pursue a sales/buying career or position within a luxury retail environment; one that is stable yet challenging and rewarding with creative opportunities for growth and advancement. Throughout my years in retail and fashion i have developed a rich sense of personal style and a keen eye for quality and detail. I am a determined team player with proven ability of thriving within a diverse and fast paced work environment. I have a strong repetition for reliability, integrity and determination.
MS Office proficiency Team player
freelance designer, clothing line owner, 04/2014 to Current H2NYC – New York, NEW YORK
H2 is a street-wear varsity brand that's suitable for both men and women.
Develop the line of color, fabrics and kinds of materials.
Set prices for products based on materials used and labor for production.
Identify target markets for designs, such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status
Provide sample fabrics and products to factories and sale representatives.
sales associate, 11/2012 to 03/2014 NEW YORK & COMPANY – New York City, New York
Helped customers select items that best fit their personal needs.! Assist customers with trying on items, finding appropriate sizes,! Met incoming customers and provided immediate assistance.! Completed purchases with cash, credit and debit payment methods! Gave input as well as put together store visuals and mannequin displays! Answered incoming telephone calls with professional and knowledgeable responses.! Developed and executed sales promotions.! Worked as a team member to provide the highest level of service to customers.
Sales Associate, 03/2012 to 09/2012 ELIE TAHARI – New York City, New York
Met incoming customers and provided immediate assistance.
Created seasonal clothing displays including dressing mannequins and arranging floor and window displays Assisted customers with fitting rooms, including bringing and exchanging sizes when needed and outfit suggestions.! Managed the cash register including customer returns and exchanges.! Reviewed purchases for fraudulent activities.! Trained, mentor and oversaw new associates ! Arranged items in favorable positions and areas of the store for optimal sales.! Helped with inventory management to better organize shipping/receiving distribution.
Played key role in company reorganization, including revitalizing sale products, reconstructing the product mix.
sales associate, 06/2011 to 08/2011 ACHSAH FASHIONS – New York City, New York
Set up showroom, merchandise and inventory the floor! Organized and handled showroom samples! Personal shopper - gave advice to customers and suggest products that may suit their needs.! Organized and located inventory and updated store spreadsheets.! Maintain calendars for upcoming meetings and appointments.! Upheld stock levels and proper pricing for multiple product lines.! Managed vendor charge backs and follow ups! Printed various labels and tags for all merchandise.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: FASHION MERCHANDISING, 2012 Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA FASHION MERCHANDISING Top 15% of class. Minor in fashion marketing and management.!
Textile, Apparel, Merchandising & Management (TAMM) accredited.
Designed costumes and participated in production for fashion shows. 2012 homecoming Kerojo Modeling Agency fashion show! 2013 on campus TAMM fashion show