Adriana Simerly 5808 Community Dr. ? Houston, TX 77005 ? 832 205 2711 email@example.com
Qualifications for Design and Sales
Creative, goal-oriented professional equipped of success in design and sales. Excels in defining goals, developing action plans, and managing diverse teams to achieve deadlines, deliver outstanding results, and ensure customer satisfaction. Adapts quickly to change and views challenges as opportunities. Interacts easily with diverse personality types and strives to creative positive work environments. Is familiar with South American, Central American, and European Designs and social conditions. Bilingual: Spanish/English.
International areas of expertise include:
Strategic Planning • Sales • Sales Management • Team Leadership/Coaching/Mentoring
International Business • Corporate Communications • Proposal Preparation • Sketch Up
Interior Design • AutoCAD • Microsoft PowerPoint • Free hand drawing
Design Consultant Anderson Furniture, United States 2006-2011
Oversees all aspects of sales and business development. Establishes sales goals and holds design consultants accountable for their achievement. Manages customer accounts, including conducting needs assessments. Designs and introduces new furniture products and accessories, including couches. Organizes presentations for design fairs and shows. Maintains records of submittals, samples, and shop drawings and ensures they are reviewed by the appropriate team members in a timely manner; oversees team members in providing answers, drawings, and clarifications throughout each project phase. Coordinates the efforts of design and production teams.
Director of Sales DITEXCO (DESIGN & TEXTILES OF COLOMBIA), Colombia 2000-2005
Managed design efforts, multiple production lines, and national and international sales. Coordinated accounts for several multinational corporations. Managed a portfolio of ~500 corporate clients and 1,000+individual clients. Introduced new collections, personally supervising all finishing tasks. Produced patterns, grading, and trim. Coordinated the import of products from Italy, China, and India. Organized fashion shows.
Project Manager Assistant, FACCHINI DESIGN, Colombia 1998-2000
Worked with a renowned Colombian interior designer, managing decoration projects in medical centers, public institutions, hotels, and condominiums. Coordinated marketing and sales efforts. Oversaw the development of new products and product lines. Prepared project proposals.
• Developed the interior design industry’s most diversified product lines.
• Won “Best Design” honors from the Style Axxis magazine in 1999. Received a Special Mention prize, the “ICSID/Compiegne Industrial Design Award,” for the co-design of a design office project.
Javeriana University, Colombia
Postgraduate Major in Social Communication & Public Relations
Bachelor in Architecture and Urban Design
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