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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Highly experienced Landscape Architect well-trained in working with high-end residential clients. An extensive background in detailed residential landscape design, and a highly motivated and energetic individual with success in building and managing highly profitable landscape construction businesses. A strong designer who possesses a wealth of operational and strategic growth experience within the landscape construction industry. These skills will undoubtedly add to & enhance the next organizational brand.

Skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUP, & RealTime rendering suites
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Proficient in LMN & QuickBooks
  • Highly self-motivated, responsible, & dependable
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Highly analytical & think critically about site design to provide best end-user experience
  • Actively listen to both clients & coworkers
  • Keep up to date on current design trends in landscape
Work History
Landscape Architect, 08/2021 - Current
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Hauppauge, NY,
  • Implemented strategic goals to increase landscape construction revenue by 250%.
  • Developed operational goals with operations manager to increase construction efficiency.
  • Managed two construction teams by keeping projects on budget and ensuring completion on time.
  • Created and implemented variety of landscaping designs based upon residential and commercial customer specifications and budget.
  • Provided follow-up appointments with clients to confirm finished projects met expectations.
  • Created and implemented variety of landscaping designs based on residential and commercial customer specifications, climate, location and budget.
  • Prepared documentation for various regulatory approvals.
  • Calculated volume take-off and cost estimates for small to large landscape and hardscape projects.
  • Worked closely with clients in materials and plantings selection and made suggestions on best options for environment.
  • Researched land ordinances and partnered with zoning officials to meet municipal zoning codes.
  • Created concept designs and estimated projects for residential and commercial customers.
Landscape Architect, 03/2019 - 08/2021
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin South Burlington, VT,
  • Developed strategic design upselling to increase project revenues by up to 30% with additional work orders above and beyond original client construction contracts.
  • Worked with operations manager to develop standardized sets of building procedures for various elements of construction projects.
  • Created key relationships with architects and subcontractors to provide interior home remodeling & design services.
  • Worked closely with clients in materials and plantings selection and made suggestions on best options for environment.
  • Researched land ordinances and partnered with zoning officials to meet municipal zoning codes.
  • Created concept designs and estimated projects for residential and commercial customers.
  • Developed design deliverables that elevated, differentiated and functioned on-brand and on-strategy.
  • Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in materials and other marketing outreach.
  • Gathered and bought materials needed to successfully complete projects.
  • Provided follow-up appointments with clients to confirm finished projects met expectations.
  • Created and implemented variety of landscaping designs based upon residential and commercial customer specifications and budget.
  • Prepared documentation for various regulatory approvals.
  • Calculated volume take-off and cost estimates for small to large landscape, irrigation and hardscape projects.
Owner, 05/2013 - 03/2019
Kroger Happy Valley, OR,
  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Promoted business via social media to generate leads and maximize brand identity.
  • Trained and motivated employees to perform daily business functions.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts and costs.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Created and monitored promotional approaches to increase sales and profit levels.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial reports in QuickBooks.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Optimized team hiring, training and performance.
  • Remained up-to-date on current trends and attended industry trade shows and markets to view and order inventory.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency and high-quality standards across industry operations.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Oversaw business budget planning and administration, accounting functions, purchasing and bi-weekly payroll to handle financial needs.
  • Grew organization from $600,000 revenue in first year to $2,000,0000 at time of sale.
Education
Masters of Landscape Architecture: Landscape Architecture, Expected in 05/2012
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Ball State University - Muncie, IN
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Bachelor of Arts: English Literature, Expected in 05/2007
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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - Urbana, IL,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2003
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Jessicaley-Bourbonnais Community High School - Jessicaley, IL,
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School Attended

  • Ball State University
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Jessicaley-Bourbonnais Community High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscape Architect
  • Owner

Degrees

  • Masters of Landscape Architecture
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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