Leidy Cotrina

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Book Designer

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Location:Miami, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/leidycotrina
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Leidy Cotrina
799 NW 52nd Street, Miami, FL 33127
(786) 458-0806 Cellular Phone
venecolombia@hotmail.com
EDUCATION
Miami International University of Art and Design – Miami, FL
Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design ¬¬– Expected Graduation Date: July, 2013

HONORS AND AWARDS
• United States resident (Nationality: Venezuelan)
• Travelled abroad in Madrid, Spain as an international student.
• Frequently named “Top Seller” while working in retail.
• Artwork featured in the Brivil University of Fashion and Interior Design

EXPERIENCE

SECRETARY – Autoworld Used Auto Parts, Opa-Locka, FL (April 2007 – September 2010)
• Responsible for a multitude of various tasks not typically associated with a secretary position.
• Conducted online car auctions.
• Kept detailed records of title information and transactions.
• Acted as a customer service representative, a cashier, and an accountant.
• Oversaw all billing and investigated late payments.
• Conceptualized logos, marketing plans, store design, and sales promotions.
• Trusted to train incoming staff as well.
• Use and knowledge of computers was a must.

RECEPTIONIST – Mercy International Corporation, Miami, FL (January 2006 – February 2007)
• Company dealt with travel, immigration, and import/exportation of clothing and other assorted goods.
• The receptionist position was synonymous with that of a travel agent: booked flights and completed all necessary paperwork to settle possible immigration issues.
• Worked as a cashier, kept records of all inventory, and organized the clothing.

SALES ASSISTANT – Rave Clothing – Mall of America, Miami, FL (July 2003 – August 2004)
• Worked on the floor as a retail clothing salesperson.
• Interacted with customers personally helping to find the correct style and fit.
• Arranged store sets and dressed mannequins to entice sales.
• Was frequently dispatched to associated stores to train and supervise recent hires.

SPECIALIZED SKILLS
• Fluent in English and Spanish.
• Adaptive to new technology – practiced with MS Office and database programs.
• Accustomed to working in retail and sales.
• Experienced in accounting and serviceable in an office setting.
• Involved in planning and executing store promotions.
• Briefly managed a small staff of employees.
• Artist and clothing designer. Also familiar with home décor and graphic design.
• Amiable personality – well suited to front desks, phone centers, and customer service positions.

References Available Upon Request
Leidy Cotrina
799 NW 52nd Street, Miami, FL 33127
(786) 458-0806 Cellular Phone
(978) 660-3433 Home
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Fashion Illustration
Book Design