Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Operations management
  • Project Management
  • Business strategy
  • Negotiation
  • Strong Decision-Making Skills
  • Budgeting
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Processes Improvement
  • Conceptual Vision
  • Windows Displays Design
  • Styling
  • Media Production
  • Event Planning
  • Sales
  • VIP customer service
  • Microsoft Office
Professional Summary

Natural leader with over than 15 years of experience in Fashion Retail and ability to balance creativity and commerciality in order to achieve goals.

Strategic-thinking individual, experienced in turning low-performing accounts into top revenue performers, managing all operational activities, mentoring, coaching, styling, creating, researching, evaluating.

Strong decision-making skills and the ability to work effectively with vendors, employees, product developers, stylists, artists, and other industry professionals in accordance with the concept and mission of a brand.

Proven change-manager with extensive buyer experience in multi vendor environment, strong understanding of retail math and ability to manage profitability. Successful product sensibility from mass market to contemporary brands with full understanding of the Fashion Industry at large.

Offering engaging and pleasant personality with expertise improving customer relationships.

Expected in Master of Science | Statistic Analysis And Management Administration National Economic University, Odessa, GPA:
  • Member of Student Leadership Organization
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Economics National Economic University, Odessa, GPA:
  • Member of Student Organization of Culture and Art
Expected in Certificate | Luxury Management Bocconi University, Milan, GPA:
Expected in Certificate | History of Art And Fashion Art School, Odessa, GPA:
Work History
10/2018 to Current Managing Director/Buyer ODDS Concept | City, STATE,
  • Managed all aspects of store daily operations, including financial operations, merchandise selection to internal processes improvement, orchestrating forward-thinking strategies to accomplish profit and expansion goals.
  • Trained team members in successful strategies to meet operational and sales targets.
  • Researched, analyzed current market trends. Identified high-potential brands matching the concept. Prepared spreadsheets with inventory needs.
  • Monitored and analyzed sales performance, trends and economic conditions to anticipate consumer buying patterns to achieve and maximize revenue goals.
  • Created and growing loyal relationships with current and future suppliers, negotiated pricing and conditions to determine best deal and maximize profit margins.
  • Strategically managed resources, milestones and budgets. Increased revenue by 70%
  • Completed daily cash functions such as account tracking, payroll, and wage allocations, budgeting, and all types of cash and banking reconciliations.
  • Collaborated with a marketing specialists to ensure the band and mission of the company were honored.
  • Led projects, analyze data and identified additional revenue sources and opportunities for improvement.
  • Offered hand-on assistance to the customers and maintaining current knowledge of consumer preferences.
  • Improved brand awareness by developing relationships with stylists, influencers.
  • Consulted and were styling actors and artists for a music videos, photoshoots, film production shoots and other related projects.
  • Planned and organized events, including soliciting events sponsors, vendors, invited artists, hire production team and collaborating with marketing team to maximize advertising impact.
  • Trained and supported inventory managers, examined merchandise and Shopify database to verify correct pricing, quantity and on-line availability.
  • Collaborated with graphic designers and created a concept and design of the windows displays.
05/2012 to 07/2017 Founder/Managing Partner/Buyer KOTON + | City, STATE,
  • Introduced new matrix organizational plan with clear roles and responsibilities
  • Developed and implemented new strategies and policies in collaboration with executive partners to establish and achieve long-term business objectives
  • Continued traveling abroad on a monthly basis. Visited showrooms and met vendors regarding inventory needs.
  • Researched, analyzed current trends. Prepared spreadsheets with current inventory needs.
  • Reviewed annual performance and worked with leadership to improve processes, procedures and practices.
  • Aligned organizational objectives with company mission, increasing revenue, profit and business growth by collaboratively developing strategies.
  • Studied market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Interviewed, supervised and motivated 18 staff members to achieve optimal productivity.
  • Established, administered and controlled annual budget to prevent overages and support sustainability objectives.
03/2007 to 04/2012 Founder/Managing director/Buyer KOTON | City, STATE,
  • Traveled abroad on monthly basis. Visited showrooms, negotiated pricing with vendors and discuss inventory needs.
  • Researched and identified current market trends and prepared spread sheets with high-potential brands and inventory.
  • Created and monitored promotional approaches to increase sales and profit.
  • Created organization's mission and vision statements for use by all employees.
  • Supervised and motivated 7 staff members to achieve optimal productivity.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency and high-quality standards across operations.
09/2004 to 01/2007 Founder/Buyer Bizarre Showroom | City, STATE,
  • Developed and improved relationships with current and future suppliers.
  • Traveled abroad to meet with vendors regarding inventory needs.
  • Negotiated pricing with vendors to determine best deal and maximize profit margins.
  • Analyzed inventory usage and assessed trends to provide maximum coverage for each time period.
  • Forecasted purchasing trends and improved merchandising strategies.
Additional Information

2019 Istitutto Marangoni invited speaker

2021 Art Basel Miami participant as a strategist of an award winning artist "Les Panchyshyn"

2022 Hope Fashion Milano (MFW) participant as a marketing strategist and consultant of the Grie bags brand.

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