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MELANIE SCANLIN

ABOUT ME

One Saint Francis Place, Apt. 5105, San Francisco, CA 94107 t: 678.984.5038 / e: melanie.scanlin@gmail.com / w: flavors.me/mscanlin I am seeking a creative position with a company that will inspire my innovative side. I am a selfstarter and natural leader who works well with others. Problem-solving and organization are my core strengths.

EDUCATION

Brenau University, Atlanta, GA Master of Interior Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts - CIDA Accredited

EXPERIENCE

Design Consultant, Interface FLOR; Atlanta

April 2011 - Jan 2012

⋅ Assisted residential and commercial clients with the design of modular carpet through in-

store and in-home consultations. ⋅ Designed and installed in-store displays. ⋅ Managed daily showroom operations including clients’ accounts and sample library materials. ⋅ Communicated the company’s environmental efforts including Mission Zero to clients. Sales Coordinator, Maharam; Atlanta

June 2009 - April 2011

⋅ Assisted sales representatives and clients with product information and order entry. ⋅ Supported the company’s environmental policy (ISO 14001) through daily operations. ⋅ Maintained sample library materials and showroom appearance. Store Manager, KitchenAid Culinary Store; Atlanta

Nov 2007 - June 2009

⋅ Supervised retail staff, oversaw project completion and delegated responsibilities. ⋅ Merchandised store to create visual interest and optimize sales. ⋅ Tracked sales and maintained store inventory levels. ⋅ Created and managed in-store signage, social media campaigns and marketing programs. ⋅ Was responsible for purchase orders and maintaining inventory levels. Printing Consultant, Sam Flax; Atlanta

Nov 2005 - Nov 2007

⋅ Guided clients in both selection and design of invitations, announcements and stationery. ⋅ Coordinated, tracked, and received multiple client orders. ⋅ Maximized profits through product merchandising. Purchasing / Customer Service, City Living; Atlanta

Nov 2004 - Oct 2005

⋅ Was responsible for purchase orders and relationships with suppliers. ⋅ Managed daily showroom operations including opening and closing, client’s accounts, and

sample library materials. ⋅ Assisted clients with decision-making and selection of furniture, finishes and fabrics. ⋅ Increased product interest through merchandising. SKILLS

INTERESTS

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Office Graphic Drafting / 3-D Social Media

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook Adobe Illustrator and InDesign AutoCAD and Sketch Up Blogger, WoodPress, Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, et al

Reading, art, traveling, hiking, blogging, DIY projects, and maintaining an Etsy storefront (The Bells and Whistles).


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