Gabriela Quarante Resume
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: FIDM
Field of Study: Merchandise Product Development, Business Management

Gabriela Quarante Resume

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
HIGHLY CREATIVE, ORGANIZED & DETAIL-ORIENTED INDIVIDUAL WITH EXPERIENCE IN:
• Visual Merchandising/Visual Display Installation
• Management/Collaborative Team Membership
• Understanding of the Retail Environment
• Excellent Time-Management
• Strong Problem-Solving Skills
• Trend Forecasting/Industry Research

PROFICIENT IN: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Mac OS

EXPERIENCE
ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER — FREE PEOPLE AUGUST 2019 - PRESENT — CENTURY CITY, CA
• Recognized for making highest personal sales volume in the LA District
• Contributed to store achieving +15% over bonus comp consecutively
• Analyzed weekly business reports to maximize all selling opportunities
Drove all store operational and compliance requirements
Reduced stock loss and improved stock accuracy by monitoring and coaching sales associates on shrinkage
Responsible for coaching, developing and training new hires and becoming leveraged in their role
Installed seasonal store visual display per brand directive

VISUAL MANAGER IN TRAINING — FREE PEOPLE DECEMBER 2018 - AUGUST 2019 — SHERMAN OAKS, CA
Maintained Visual Merchandising standards by using both creative and strategic methods
Partnered with other store managers to drive sales and facilitate growth
Recognized for consistently exceeding sales goals and high independent performance among team
Drove sales operations by optimizing customer services
Processed high-volume shipment weekly

VISUAL MERCHANDISER — BEELINE GROUP APRIL 2017 - NOVEMEBER 2018 — SAN DIEGO, CA
• Responsible for merchandising accessories for 24 retail locations
Maintained Visual Merchandising standards by presenting both strategic and trend-forward displays
Partnered with every store manager to drive sales operationally to facilitate growth
Communicated with District Manager and Sales Team to optimize service compliance
Created weekly reports and strategizes potential business opportunities
Responsible for coaching, developing and training new hires and becoming leveraged in their role
Recognized for maintaining high service compliance and consistently increasing sales

JEWELRY MERCHANDISING MANAGER — TOPSHOP/ DCK CONCESSIONS 2016 - 2017 — LOS ANGELES, CA
Lead accessory department by identifying and exploiting trading opportunities in order to maximize sales
Drove great performance out of the available stock package and managed with a profitable mindset
Partnered with Regional Manager and store management to maximize sales and growth
Maintained Visual Merchandising standards by presenting both strategic and trend-forward displays
Generated and analyzed weekly trend and sales reports for Regional Manager

EDUCATION FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & MERCHANDISING, LOS ANGELES
Bachelor of Science Degree — Business Management | 2015 - 2017
Associate of Arts Degree — Merchandise Product Development | 2013 - 2015

INTERESTS CREATIVE DIRECTING, VISUAL ARTS, GRAPHIC DESIGN, STYLING & MERCHANDISING

visuals, merchandising, graphics, styling, arts, creative