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Wardobe & Still-Life Stylist
Lancaster, PA
Dynamic manager with nine-year history of directing and executing diverse range of creative production projects from conception through completion. Keen eye for detail and emerging trends; skilled in styling editorials, commercials, television shows, and e-commerce products to ensure brand and budget alignment. Proven success in organizing concurrent project timelines to meet demanding deadlines while collaborating with cross-functional teams to produce quality deliverables. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Competent and conversant in Japanese.
Experience
Leola, PA
Jan 2016 - Present
SENIOR STYLIST
Shadowlight Group
• Prop style for Lowe’s kitchens, bathrooms, and room scenes to be used for advertisements, website placements, and in-store signage.

• Produce quality deliverables based on client expectations and brand goals; collaborate with external agency on creative direction and stylistic elements while meeting critical deadlines and budgets.

• Manage numerous projects from conception to execution to completion while overseeing multiple photoshoots simultaneously.

• Assure that all necessary products are photographed accurately and align with Lowe’s brand standards.

• Organize and maintain prop closet; ensure all items are checked-in and accounted for at all times.
Lancaster, PA
Jun 2014 - Present
Style Director
Fig Industries
• Orchestrated complete life cycle of creative production for stylistic elements including photos, design concepts, and editorial to meet brand standards and business initiatives. 

• Produced and scheduled photoshoots for clients—discussing concept, securing locations and models, and gathering props—while art directing and assisting photographer on set.

• Strategized with Creative Director and art directed thematic front covers, editorial pages, and advertisements for six quarterly publications.

• Project-managed new Fig Industries website; worked with Lead Designer to produce assets to fit wireframe.

• Provided accurate and thorough notes for design, photography, and editorial teams to ensure the client’s vision was met and properly executed.

• Planned quarterly new issue release parties for Fig magazine; worked with business vendors to source event site, food, and beverage needs.
Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Las Vegas, NV
Jan 2006 - May 2014
Stylist/Market Editor
Freelance Projects
• Stylist and Assistant Stylist for Kelly Clarkson, Amazon, Corona, Reebok, Callaway, Samsung, TLC's What Not to Wear, NBC's The Today Show, CoverGirl, Pantene, OK!, Best Life, Russian Harper's Bazaar, Time Style & Design, Real Simple, and More.

• Located products for upcoming projects while shopping the market and attending New York Fashion Week, industry trade shows, presentations, previews, and market appointments.

• Scouted and acquired samples from PR companies, designers, and brands to fulfill editor and TV producer specifications. 

• Managed entire workflow styling processes to meet critical deadlines including pre- and post-production activities. 

• Prepared and styled looks on models and mannequins.

• Communicated client needs to styling team; managed and delegated tasks to styling interns.
Henderson, NV
Aug 2012 - Mar 2013
Creative Production Manager
Zappos.com
• Developed and managed all phases of creative projects to ensure consistency of brand image across all channels. 

• Planned, prepared, and oversaw production scheduling, resource acquisition, and project implementation to meet targeted budget and deadline goals. 

• Coordinated with multiple departments from styling to copy to visual design while synchronizing all process details. 

• Led production meetings and drove process improvements. 

• Accelerated turnaround time and reduced costs by streamlining workflow processes while simultaneously maintaining accuracy and quality workmanship.

• Coalesced creative production team to manage all special photoshoots, including scouting and securing locations, drafting shot lists, and booking models.

• Facilitated clear and timely communications by serving as primary liaison between creative services and marketing departments.

Henderson, NV
Sep 2010 - Aug 2012
Style Editor
Zappos.com
• Envisioned, sourced, prepared, and styled looks on models and still-life settings featured in national advertisements, airport bins, homepage heroes, email blasts, and lookbooks.

• Collaborated and coordinated with visual design, marketing, and copy teams to create visually engaging looks. 

• Consulted with buyers on customer preferences and internal merchandising teams on financials. 

• Researched, gathered, and assessed market trends and competitive intelligence to devise creative strategies. 

• Ensured achievement of project milestones by innovating and implementing a tracking queue to keep the Style Editing team updated on project status.
New York, NY
Sep 2009 - Aug 2010
Production Assistant
Susan Lawrence
• Managed factory compliance to ensure timely production flow and delivery to retailers.

• Communicated and followed up with local and overseas factories on lab-dip/strike-off approvals; confirmed fit, design, color, and trims on samples with design team; provided feedback and corrections to factories. 

• Streamlined approval processes by organizing and maintaining library of prior lab-dips/strike-offs, samples, and trims. 

• Supported production department in completing day-to-day business activities and meeting crucial deadlines.

• Swiftly communicated any changes in delivery schedule by tracking and verifying factory production.
Education
New York, NY
Aug 2005 - May 2009
BSc; Fashion Merchandising Management
Fashion Institute of Technology
Achieved Dean’s List to Graduate Magna cum Laude.