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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: SMC
Major: Interior design

Resume

Fariba Cohen
------------ | ------------ | 2045 S. Bentley Avenue Unit 301, Los Angeles, CA 90025
OBJECTIVE
Full-time position as a sales representative utilizing my diverse and creative background to expand and provide profitable sales for the company I represent.
EXPERIENCE
F. Schumacher, Showroom Sales Representative, West Hollywood, CA 2/2016-Present
Responsible for developing strategies to increase sales and develop new business by presenting fresh design ideas.
Successfully managing, servicing and customizing client’s needs in timely manners. Product knowledge is often the key to becoming a trusted resource and to promote sales.
Manage in-house accounts and provide innovative services for architects and interior designers.
Forge and cultivate relationships with key designers and design firms to partner with them for fun projects and sales.
A sampling of clients include: Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Kelly Wearstler, Timothy Corrigan, Lonni Paul Interior Design, Elizabeth Dinkel, Madeline Stuart, Natasha Baradaran, Massucco Warner Miller, Smith Firestone Associates, 4C Design, among others.
Wattles Mansion Showcase, Interior Designer, Hollywood, CA 4/2016 & 4/2017
Primary Project Manager for designing two showcase rooms in the mansion to make eclectic, functional, and enjoyable settings according to the year’s theme. Photos of the final design rooms available upon request.
Collaborated with vendors to source and design custom furniture, fixtures, and accessories to bring the project together.
Negotiated costs and promoted the multiple vendors involved.
Daniel’s Design House, Interior Designer and Sales, Thousand Oaks, CA 5/2004 – 1/2016
Lead designer for 12 years in creating space plans, promoting fabric and furniture sales, attracting new and long-term clientele, and managing design sales ranging up to $50k.
Responsible for developing sales strategies and profit targets for the company and independent design projects.
Prepared sales presentations to clients with exceptional increases in sales; specifically with window treatments and drapery.
Thomasville Home Furnishing, Interior Designer and Sales, Agoura Hills, CA 3/2003 – 5/2004
Promoting sales by customizing furniture selections, space planning, color coordinating, and accessorizing clients’ homes for their desired look.
Bitton Design Group, Interior Design Intern, Agoura Hills, CA 2/2002 – 5/2002
First assisted head designer Eddy Bitton to coordinate and select materials for hospitality projects.

EDUCATION
Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA: AAS in Interior Design (June, 2004), GPA 4.00
Queens Borough Community College, Bayside , NY: AAS In Computer Programming (December, 1984)
SKILLS
Space Planning, Window Treatment expert, Excel, CAD, Sales Pad

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