A creative and resourceful retail and event designer with a knack for detail who exceeds in following skills:

• Experienced in all realms of coordination and management including sourcing, event planning, social media and content creation, budget tracking and vendor coordination

• Knowledge of fashion and marketing trends, retail design and visual communication

• Experienced in visual display, fixture design and development, merchandising and styling techniques

Can legally work in both the US And Canada


2008: The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) Los Angeles

Visual Communications Professional Designation Degree

2006: Simon Fraser University (SFU) Vancouver, British Columbia

Bachelors of Arts Degree Communications


2016-2017: Unique Inc. Senior Event Producer, Los Angeles

• Creates strategy and implement execution of National and International growth

• Live event management including show execution, design, risk management, budgeting, labor and contract negotiation

• Establish brand identity. Produce all marketing collateral and ad materials

• Work with Sponsorship Director to help secure sponsorships and work with sponsors during events

• Manage and produce all content for website and social media channels, track analytics

2012: Forever 21 Corporate Senior Retail Design Manager, Los Angeles

• Oversees six teams within the Retail Design department including: Seasonal Windows and Events, Sourcing and Development, New Store Openings and Graphics and the Los Angeles Visual Production Warehouse

• Works closely with the Marketing, Global Creative, Purchasing, Interior Design, and Visual Operations teams to ensure cohesive visual presentation in over 600 stores worldwide

• Responsible for the creation of company wide directives and participates in company wide training and new store openings and event production both domestically and internationally

• Responsible for conceptualizing and execution of cohesive design themes for windows, fixtures, mannequins and interior elements

2009: Forever 21 Corporate West Coast Visual Display and Merchandise Manager, Los Angeles

• Responsible for a team of 6-8 display artists and the overall visual presentation of 16 stores in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Las Vegas

• Conducts research in fashion, design and visual communication trends in order to create window and in store displays every 6-8 weeks in high profile stores

• Mentors in-store Visual Managers, Merchandisers and Field support to ensure display and placement standards are understood and translated correctly

• Responsible for writing, photographing and creating the merchandising directives for over 300 hundred stores worldwide

• Works with buyers to develop trend and merchandising strategies for upcoming seasons

2008: Neiman Marcus Visual Stylist, Topanga Canyon CA

• Opened the Topanga, CA store in 2008

• Responsible for floor and window displays, mannequins, and merchandising in the Fine Apparel, Designer Sportswear and Personal Shopping departments

• Prop design, creation and construction for various projects including vinyl application, floral arranging, and event and trunk show setup