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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Currently in my career as an Interior Decorator I actively maintain knowledge of local and international vendors in the tabletop and home accessories and furniture design arenas.  I am organized and adept at multi-tasking and developing creative solutions.  I am looking for a change but enjoy sales whether it is in interior design, clothing, jewelry, or other accessories.
Skills
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Complex problem solving
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Space planning methodology
  • Motivated team player
  • Employee relations
  • Personable
  • Luxury furniture sales
  • Retail sales
  • Credit card transactions
  • Customer-oriented
  • Active listening skills
  • Computer literate
  • POS systems knowledge
  • Merchandising
  • Stocking
  • Detail-oriented
  • Goal-oriented
  • Excellent customer service skills
Work History
02/2007 to Current
Owner - Interior Decorator Banfield Pet Hospital Reno, NV,
  • Originated and developed creative design concepts.
  • Facilitated requests regarding product information, installation methods and product upgrade options.
  • Specified proper products and materials for each project.
  • Assisted clients with budget considerations regarding products and materials.
  • Helped clients purchase furniture, paint, wallpaper, flooring, rugs and installed everything in a timely manner.
  • Consulted with clients to determine architectural preference to meet overall design goals.
2001 to 07/2006
Owner Self Employed City, STATE,
  • Created a wholesale business in women's apparel and accessories.
  • Opened a retail shop that included clothing, jewelry, handbags, and accessories.
  • Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business.
  • Contacted other store locations to determine merchandise availability.
  • Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
  • Engaged with customers in a sincere and friendly manner.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on their needs and preferences.
  • Set and recommended mark-up rates, mark-down rates and selling prices for merchandise.
  • Organized store merchandise racks by size, style and color.
  • Answered customer questions regarding store merchandise, department information and pricing.
1989 to 08/1991
Associate Interior Decorator & Sales Associate Kunzmann Interiors City, STATE,
  • Assisted clients with budget considerations regarding products and materials. 
  • Assisted clients with color selections, wall paper, flooring, and furniture placement.
  • Consulted with clients to determine architectural preference to meet overall design goals.
  • Originated and developed creative design concepts.
04/1988 to 07/1992
Retail Sales - high-end store selling art, jewelry, furniture, sculptures, tabletop accessories all hand crafted. Discoveries City, STATE,

  • Achieved high customer satisfaction for (sales and delivery of goods purchased).
  • Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Greeted customers and ascertained customers' needs.
  • Maintained records related to sales.
  • Prepared sales slips and sales contracts.
  • Helped customers with questions, problems and complaints in person and via telephone.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays.
  • Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.
  • Assisted in the buying of merchandise.
Education
Expected in 1968 to to
Associate of Arts: Psychology & Social Work
York College - York, Pennsylvania
GPA:
Expected in to to
: Interior Design
Philadelphia College of Textile and Science - Philadelphia, PA
GPA:

Certifications
  • Certified Interior Decorator
  • Certified Reiki Master Teacher
Affiliations
  • I am a member of the Junior League of Dallas.
  • A past member of the Board of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League.
  • Member of Highland Park Methodist Church.
  • Member of IARP - International Association of Reiki Practitioners.
  • Member of the American Reiki Association.

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School Attended

  • York College
  • Philadelphia College of Textile and Science

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner - Interior Decorator
  • Owner
  • Associate Interior Decorator & Sales Associate
  • Retail Sales - high-end store selling art, jewelry, furniture, sculptures, tabletop accessories all hand crafted.

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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