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HR Assistant

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
May 07, 2019

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Highly motivated leader with superior communication and organizational skills Self-driven creative problem solver with the ability to take direction well.. Independent professional that can multi task while learning new skills quickly and efficiently.


•2003 Published in Stampington & Co. special publication, Return to Asia

•2004 Published in Stampington & Co. book, Artist Trading Cards

•2002 – 2006 Artist on Call for Inspirations, a quarterly magazine

•2012 Charlotte Venture Challenge Semi Finalist

•2012 & 2013 Bite if the Apple Art Educator’s Art Exhibit gallery show


02/2019 - present The Creative Soul Studio

Handmade special order invitations, announcements, guest books, etc.

01/2017 - 02/2019 Training and Revision Specialist

American Greetings

Develop weekly schedule to included recruiting, interviewing and training new hires, mentoring existing merchandisers and vacant account service

Responsible for Wal-Mart merchandiser onboarding as well as Harris Teeter, Rite Aid, etc.

Mentor existing merchandisers on new procedures and merchandiser mentality

Lead revisions and new store installations with a crew of 4-8

10/2015 - 12/2016 Merchandiser

American Greetings

Serviced card department in 7 stores, Named one of Wal-Mart’s top 2000 doors

Installed seasonal programs; reset endcaps, side caps, power wings; placement of free standing shippers and inventory replenishment of cards and non-card product

Acquired additional retail footage by cultivating relationships with management increasing seasonal sales and the purchase of special programs

Executed revisions as per plan-o-gram; updated displays, signage and fixtures

Administered quarterly inventory audits, removal of damaged \ outdated product, issue credits

04/2014 - 09/2015 Workshop Instructor / Vendor

Beadlush – Charlotte, NC

Developed artistic workshops, project samples, written instructions and supply kits

Instructed classes of 6-10 adults with various skill levels

Rented monthly retail space, Established a brand by creating a logo, displays, signage and packaging; increased sales with in store demonstrations of new product

06/2014 - 08/2014 Art Instructor

Cornelius Art Center – Corneilus, NC

Implemented developmentally-appropriate art curriculum addressing a variety of learning styles and abilities for kids aged 5-12

Established a safe and creative environment; Administered one-on-one instruction, while maintaining overall focus to a group of 10-20 kids

06/2004 - 06/2009 Artist on Call

Stampington & Co. – Laguna Hills, CA

Selected as one of eight artists to create samples for a quarterly magazine, INSPIRATIONS

Assigned 8-12 projects per issue including detailed supply list and step by step instructions

05/1999 - 5/2000 Receptionist / Test Facilitator

Express Personnel – Silverdale, WA

Answered multi line phone, scheduled appointments, guided new hires through application process

Liaison between new hires and recruiters. Preliminary screening, facilitation and assessment of testing, checked references, Assisted recruiters with temp placements; Entered new applications into database

06/1998 - 04/1999 Assistant Manager / Hard Crafts Buyer

Rose Crafts – Port Orchard, WA

Created employee break schedules, opening / closing procedures, prepared nightly deposits

Maintain inventory in hard crafts department, purchased new stock and create store displays

06/1994 - 02/1998 Sales Executive / Assistant to Vice President of Sales and Owner

Kikimo – New York, NY

Responsible for sales of all walk in clients: Cold call new clients to move excess inventory

Assisted Owner with weekly sales meetings; compiling inventory lists, excel charts and graphs. Led discussions on inventory reduction plans; Maintained showroom samples and visual displays.

Assisted V.P and Owner in preparation for sales trips, Prepared necessary reports, pack inventory and required visual sales aides

01/1993 - 05/1994 Design Intern / Sales Assistant

Wildlife Sportswear / Inclinations – New York, NY

Created sample & presentation boards; maintained showroom samples and displays

Assisted designer and owner in preparation for client meetings

Hired upon graduation as an assistant to the owner; Scheduled appointments, prepared showroom for meetings, liaison between production and buyers private label orders

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science: Fashion Design

State University at Oneonta – Oneonta, NY

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