Education

University of California at Irvine

Bachelor of Arts: 1990

Major: Studio Arts with an emphasis in sculpture GPA: 3.8

 

Work Experience

 

Head Designer/Judith von Hopf Inc.

8750 Prestige Ct.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA. 91730

909-481-1884

06/10/2010-03/26/2014

 

-Head designer for Judith von Hopf in charge of all new product development

-Oversaw a staff of over 30 people

-In charge of designing, making and executing Global Shop trade show booth for 4 years

Worked closely with brands such as Disney, Guess Jeans, Neiman Marcus, Gap, Sephora, JC Penny, Bebe and other too create original and unique products for their stores

-Oversaw production, and rollout of new products

 

 

Store Manager/Head Designer, Soolip Paperie & Press

8646 Melrose Ave.

West Hollywood, CA, 90069

310-360-0545

02/16/2007-04/05/2010

 

-Plan, execute and maintain all interior and window displays

-Over saw a staff of 20 on daily store operations

-Planned, designed and executed a booth for DIFFA

-Developed marketing plans with other local retailers along Melrose Ave to create a special shopping night event

 

 

Office Manager, Terra Nova Medical Group

9201 Sunset Blvd. Suite 414

West Hollywood, CA. 90069

310-246-2270

05/31/2001-02/15/2007

 

-Maintain key relationships with vendors, merchants, team members and clients

-Move between a variety of computer platforms and programs to produce and keep revenue consistent

-Quickly assess and prioritize multiple clients’ needs in a high stress, precision required environment

-Apply unique and out of the box thinking to find solutions to complex and unusual situations

-In charge of advertising, direct mail and media placement

                                         

 

Head Designer, Crate and Barrel

1608 Redwood Highway

Corte Madera, CA. 94925

415-9249-5412

07/05/92– 05/31/01

 

-Coordinated store construction - planning, layout and execution - of an entire store in a one-week period

- Maintained an increase of revenue in excess of 35% over a 3-year period

-Quarterly, designed and executed complete remerchandising of each department

- Implemented simultaneous merchandising changes under strict time restraints

-Analyzed, prepared and executed monthly and yearly corporate sales goals

-Created an atmosphere for the staff to promote original thinking, and mentored their design training

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

-Honorable mention for 2009 DIFFA table and environment design

-2011 voted Outstanding Booth at national Global Shop trade show by VMSD

-2012 voted Outstanding Booth at national Global Shop trade show by VMSD

-2012 voted Best in Show at national Global Shop trade show by DDI

-2013 voted Outstanding Booth at national Global Shop trade show by DDI

-2014 voted Outstanding Booth at national Global Shop trade show by VMSD