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Microsoft Office Design

Charlotte, NC
October 15, 2018

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Candace C. Holcombe

***** ******* **** ***** *********, NC 28273 704-***-****


Primarily work as a Seasonal Visual Space Planner/Store Planner. Employs professionalism, great problem solver skills, works well under pressure and with others.


Microsoft Office



Power Point

Access Database

PhotoShop and Illustrator

10 years experience





Work with IPE in creating fixtures

Under guidance of Kevin Barnhill

Created Planograms

Fashion Bath



Auto CAD 2012

7 + years experience

Drawing updates

Space Planning


Guiding third party Contractors with Seasonal blueprints

Assist others in how to field resources from store level


Family Dollar April 2017 to Present

Store Planner

Matthews, NC

Work on the Renovation Team

Update store plans to the New Prototype

Design the Merchandise, Fixture and Electrical Plans in AutoCad

Work closely with management to assure Stores are merchandised correctly per prototype

Work with stores to validate Space

Work with the Visual Merchandise Team to make sure all planograms are accounted for on the plan.

Coordinate with project teams and vendors as necessary to successfully execute moves and space planning projects.

Conduct space programming and provide planning activities in house.

Responsible for ensuring space planning documentation and records are up to date.

Evaluate and approve all new requests for moves, adds, and changes submitted and coordinate all services to execute the request.


Lowe’s July 2013 to February 2017

Visual Space Planner

Mooresville, NC

Designed Planograms in JDA

Calculate and validate space allocation

Work on Seasonal and Fashion Bath Blueprints

Work with Trend and Design (CX) with Floor Displays for Patio and Trim a Tree.

Worked closely with Merchants on Seasonal and Fashion Bath resets.

Update stores drawings in LCM

Work with stores to validate Seasonal and Fashion Bath Space.

Manage contractors on Seasonal Blueprints.

Strategic Staffing Solutions/Lowe’s February 2011 to July 2013


Mooresville, NC

Designed Planograms in JDA

Calculate and validate space allocation

Work on Promotional database rotational entry

Update stores drawings and Promotional maps thru coordination of plans between Northlake and Wayfinding imitative to assure plan accuracy

Work with stores to validate Promotional Endcap placements

Target March 2009 to February 2012

Planogram Specialist

Charlotte, NC

Visual Merchandiser

Develop planograms at store level

Help improve space through communication of concepts

Report Inventory

Springs Global Industries March 2005 to February 2009

CAD Designer

Fort Mill, SC

Created Merchandising Planograms of design projects

Designed bedding, shower curtains, bath towels, rugs in Photoshop and Illustrator

Customers: Wal-Mart Corporate, Springmaid Brand, Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, Kohl’s, Wamsutta Brand, and K-Mart

Manually (hand drawn) technical specs for bath accessories

Designer who organized boards and fabrics for presentations


Art Institute of Charlotte


Interior Design


Charlotte, NC, USA

Graduated February 2004 Cumulative GPA: 3.5

Surry Community College 2002

Associates in Art

Associate of Arts

Dobson, NC, USA

Professional References

Kathy Phillips

Design Director, JLA

Charlotte, NC


Cathie Therrell

Trend and Product Design Sr. Specialist

Lowe’s Corp

Mooresville, NC


Additional References available upon your request.

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