Michael Geth

Freelance Drawer & Painter

Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 Skills
Michael O. Geth ____ Designer and Visual Merchandising Specialist ____ AREAS OF EXPERTISE Product placement Space planning Creativity Brand marketing Maximizing sales opportunities Cross merchandising Fashion retail merchandising Fixture layout STRENGTHS Visual Merchandising Techniques Store Product Presentations Time Management Team Leading Delegating Ability for combining color and styles and putting outfits together. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office. ART AND DESIGN SKILLS Display and Prop Making Painting, Pencil Rendering, Freehand Drawing and Cartooning, Draping, Balloon Display, Flower Arrangement, Paper Mache Making, Recycling, Styrofoam CONTACT INFO 115 Malcolm X Blvd Apartment 1st Floor Brooklyn, NY 11221 347.616.8986 blmyke@hotmail.com About Me I am confident that I have proven to be versatile, proficient and a innovative merchandiser with advance skills and knowledge in Window Displays, Communication and Leadership over the past decade. My personality and tenacity allow me to balance a good blend of risk-taking and safe-keeping attitude in any work environment to get work done with efficiency. I have been recognized to be a fast learner with six years of design and visual merchandising plus illustration. With over ten years in decorating and visual arts in fashion and design in New York, I have developed a keen eye and instinct that is modern and original. I recently was acknowledge for my contribution in a higher increase in sales from previous years in my stores little girls department. This increase outperformed Regional, District, and Country sales by about 25% in 2012. Professional Experience Hennes & Mauritz or H&M - (34th Street) NY, NY June 2005 – Present Visual Merchandiser •Organized the effective and efficient utilization of store space. •Worked closely with the management and marketing team to increase sales. •Worked with the VM Manager & Sales Teams to achieve commercial goals. •Involved in rearranging, merchandising & replenish new stock as it arrives. •Analyzed sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes. •Coordinated store display in line with brand guidelines and strategy. •Delivered weekly floor moves, window installations and mannequin styling. •Translated catalogues and promotion into real designs on the showroom f loor. •Produces props and set up promotional display, design packaging, posters, f liers & other print designs, and develops signs and signage systems. Michael K, (Soho) New York, NY September 2004 – June 2005 Visual Merchandiser / Stylist •Directed floor moves, merchandise placement and sales / event set-up on a bi-weekly basis. •Ensured merchandise presentation and replenishment. •Assisted management team daily in merchandising, loss prevention and visual presentation. •Assisted visual director with preparation and execution of windows. •Responsible for sale of merchandise monthly based commission. Education Virginia Commonwealth University - Major: Communication, Arts & Design - 1998 to 2001
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