Resume

Education

California State University, Long Beach

Bachelor of Arts, Fashion Merchandising

Long Beach, CA

The mission of the Fashion Merchandising and Design Program is to offer programs of study to develop professionals in apparel design, product development, production, and merchandising. Instruction, research, and service are combined to meet individual, family, and international community textile and apparel needs.

Fashion Merchandising concentrates on the planning, procurement, and promotion aspects of the fashion business. I learned to research target markets, analyze business results and develop strategies that effectively meet the needs of consumers in the international market. Also collaborated with international students to develop marketing strategies and global brand expansion plans.

Orange Coast College

Associates of Arts, Fashion Merchandising

Costa Mesa, CA

The Associate of Arts Degree prepare students for entry-level employment
as a professional and competent fashion merchandiser in the fields of
retail management, retail buying, special events and promotions, visual
merchandising, image/fashion consulting, and public relations

Certifications

LinkedIn

2021

Product Design: From Sketch to CAD

Sunnyvale, CA

LinkedIn

2021

Diversirty, Inclusion, and Belonging

Sunnyvale, CA

Google

2021

Google Analytics

Mountain View, CA

LinkedIn

2020

Advanced Branding

Sunnyvale, CA

LinkedIn

2020

Advanced Consumer Behavior

Sunnyvale, CA

LinkedIn

2020

Brand and Marketing Integration

Sunnyvale, CA

LinkedIn

2020

Color Trends

Sunnyvale, CA

LinkedIn

2020

Creative Inspirations: Margo Chase, Graphic Designer

Sunnyvale, CA

LinkedIn

2020

Managing Brand Reputation

Sunnyvale, CA

LinkedIn

2020

Social Media Marketing Trends

Sunnyvale, CA

Orange Coast College

2015

Professional Selling Certificate

Costa Mesa, CA

Orange Coast College

2014

Entry - Level Marketing Certificate

Costa Mesa, CA

Experience

February 2013 - Present

Visual Merchandiser Specialty Store Operations

The Walt Disney Resort and Park

Anaheim, CA

  • Create visual displays for multiple locations

  • Lead team members to improve visual merchandising

  • Maintain visual standards to inspire guest purchase

  • Enhance sales through direct sales trends, guest shopping patterns, pricing and promotion strategies

  • Collaborate with leadership to plan the weekly execution of visuals

  • Implement strategies to resolve merchandising shortages and adjust floor sets to maintain inspiring presentation

Merchandiser Specialty Store Operations

The Walt Disney Resort and Park

Anaheim, CA

  • Amplify overall sales of department from special events to expos

  • Stimulate sale of original art and luxury items

  • Sustain relationships with clientele to influence sales

  • Maintain knowledge of merchandise

  • Coordinate special events and product launches

  • Mentor new merchandisers

  • Deploy task to team members

  • Execute diamond standards of customer service

February 2020

Freelance Event Coordinatior NYFW '20

Ryan and Walter LLC

Beverly Hills, CA

  • Supervised production of both Walter Collection brand and Ryan Patros brand fashion show

  • Facilitated with designer the story-telling of fashion show

  • Directed models during all aspects of fashion show

  • Delegated all tasks to team members and interns

  • Curated line sheets of fashion show

  • Created music story-telling for fashion show

February 2020

Freelance Event Coordinatior NYFW '20

Ryan and Walter LLC

Beverly Hills, CA

  • Supervised production of both Walter Collection brand and Ryan Patros brand fashion show

  • Facilitated with designer the story-telling of fashion show

  • Directed models during all aspects of fashion show

  • Delegated all tasks to team members and interns

  • Curated line sheets of fashion show

  • Created music story-telling for fashion show

Awards

California State University, Long Beach

Spring 2019

Presidents Honor List 

Costa Mesa, CA

Certificate of Excellence through High Scholastic Achievement of 4.0 Academics

Orange Coast College

Spring 2015

Dean's Honor List

Costa Mesa, CA

Certificate of Excellence through High Scholastic Achievement of 4.0 Academics

Orange Coast College

Fall 2014

President's Honor List

Costa Mesa, CA

Certificate of Excellence through High Scholastic Achievement of 4.0 Academics

Skills

Professional Skills

  • Retail Operations

  • Branding

  • Luxury Apparel Production

  • Social Media Content Public Speaking

  • Trend Forecasting

  • Leadership

  • Time Management

  • Data Analysis

  • Project Management

  • Marketing

  • Public Speaking

  • Buying

  • Strategic Planning

  • Public Relations

Technical Skills

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Google Analytics

  • Google Suite

  • Microsoft Word

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • ​Microsoft Outlook

  • Graphic Design

  • Apple Pages

  • Apple Keynote

  • Apple Numbers

  • Squarespace

  • Wix

Language Skills

  • Fluent Spanish

  • Fluent English