Maureen Leahy

Freelance Drawer & Painter

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Location:Riverside, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/maureenleahy
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MAUREEN LEAHY

E-Mail: elizablue2001@yahoo.com

Professional Overview
Interior Designer and client-focused professional with over 15 years of providing solutions to customers.
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills combined with a strong attention to detail. Achieves sales goals to increase customer base. Demonstrates ability to evaluate and drive business by generating and implementing merchandising strategies. Optimize store sales through appropriate visual merchandising. Understanding and creativity of merchandising techniques. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Freelance artist specializing in oil and acrylic on canvas, faux finishing and specialty painting.

Key Skills
Quick Books Email/Internet
Microsoft Works Type 80-100 WPM
Microsoft Office Dictation/transcription 80-100 WPM
Excel Data Entry – 10 Key, 110 KSPM
PowerPoint
Outlook Express

Experience
August 2010 to January 2012
Model Interiors, Newbury Park, CA
Interior Designer/Sales

Home calls, in-store appointments, client presentations.
Develop and create complete scope of residential design.
Space plan, select furnishings, paint colors, textiles, carpet, wall coverings, window treatments, bedding and accessories.
Maintain monthly sales quota @65K, annual sales $780K.
Residential home staging, room rearranging.
Data entry, inventory control, clerical and administrative office support.

July 2009 to August 2010
David Caruso, Westlake Village, CA
Interior Designer

Develop and create design for prominent high end residential project.
Manage and coordinate crews, installers, contractors.
Render floor plans, specify furnishings, select paint, textiles.
Design window treatments and custom bedding.
Select carpet, wall coverings, purchase accessories

June 2009 to December 2009
PTS Furniture, Thousand Oaks, CA
Interior Designer/Sales Professional

Develop and create complete scope of residential design.
Home calls, in-store appointments and presentations with clients.
Space planning, specify furnishings, select colors, paint, textiles, carpet, wall coverings, window treatments, bedding and accessories. Exceed monthly sales quota @$80K.

March 2003 to September 2007
Model Interiors, Newbury Park, CA
Interior Designer/Sales Professional

Showroom visual merchandising.
Residential staging.
Develop and create complete scope of residential design.
Home calls, in-store appointments and presentations with clients.
Space planning, recommendation of specific furnishings, selection of colors, textiles, implementation of carpet, wall coverings, window treatments, bedding and placement of accessories.
Maintain monthly sales quota @45K, annual sales $540K.

September 2000 to March 2003
Ethan Allen, Inc., Westlake Village, CA
Interior Designer/Sales Professional

Extensive client contact involving house calls to guide, counsel and propose interior design concepts to homeowners.
Recommend furnishings, textiles, carpet, wall coverings, paint and accessories.
Space planning.
Design and oversee installation of window and soft goods treatments.
Prepare purchase orders, coordinate and monitor product delivery.
Maintain monthly sales quota @$45K.

Education

7/97 Interior Design Institute, Newport Beach, CA
Associate Arts Degree Interior Design

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Skills (2) Rating
Drawing
Painting