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Summary A determined, creative and hard working individual in Fashion Business whose focus is on visuals and merchandising. Also possesses excellent communication and leadership skills and is knowledgeable with Microsoft Office as well as social media outlets including: Facebook, twitter, Instagram and blogger. Education Columbia College Chicago, IL Bachelors of Fine Arts- Fashion Business, Marketing Minor GPA: 4.0 Work Experience Creative Intern at Ralph Lauren, Chicago IL • Assist with all window and floor displays • Dress and style all mannequins throughout the store • Constantly coordinate display items to standards

Expected 5.2013

5.2012 to Present

Sales Associate at Anthropologie, Chicago, IL 5.2012 to 11.2012 • Handled customer transactions at cash wrap • Assisted and consulted customers at the dressing rooms and worked as a stylist • Prepared items for selling floor as well as maintained organization throughout store Visual Merchandising Intern at Anthropologie, Chicago, IL 9.2011 to 12.2011 • Determined which velocity items in the store were selling and why • Created window and store displays • Prioritized merchandise on the sales floor for new product • Consistently sought new fashion and product knowledge Visuals/ Sales Support Associate at Victoria’s Secret, Chicago, IL 4.2011 to 8.2011 • Rearranged store floor sets independently as well as in teams • Processed new merchandise and determined placement on sales floor • Led and supervised stock checks for customers and co-workers Volunteer Experience Fashion For A Cure 2012 runway dresser Style Max/ The Merchandise Mart set up volunteer Style Chicago event volunteer/runway dresser Memberships National Society of Collegiate Scholars Board member of Columbia College Fashion Association  

1.2011 to Present 9.2010 to Present


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