Fashion and Textile Designer
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Location: Detroit, MI, USA
School: Wayne State University
Field of study: Design

Fashion and Textile Designer

LISA KIERZKOWSKI


OBJECTIVE

Fashion & Textile designer, Retail
Manager, Visual Merchandiser, fiber
artist and cosmetologist from Detroit,
Michigan. She is very passionate
about the future of sustainable
practices in the textile & beauty
industr ies . She is looking to expand
her career with a company that
shares her same ethos.
SKILLS

Planning, Project Management,
Leadership, Strong Communication &
Team Building ,
Proficient in Adobe Suite, CAD,
Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Graphic
Design

EXPERIENCE
ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER OF MERCHANDISING
FOREVER 21, TROY, MI
Apr 2013 – Present
Led a team of merchandisers at 3.4 -million -dollar store in luxury mall
Contributed to 15% growth in sales YTD
Participated in re -model and Grand Opening process
Provides leadership to store merchandising team & collaborates directly with General
Brand Manager , creating an exciting and enticing store ambiance that deliver s the best
in-store customer experience.
Skilled in leadership, coaching, training, sales generation, strategic planning, authentic
customer service, communication, conflict resolution, business acumen, and time
management
Led formal store visits with HQ Director of Stores, Regional and District managers
HAIRSTYLIST
ULTA BEAUTY, ROCHESTER, MI
Oct 2010 – Apr 2011
Built clientele in a c ompetitive selling culture
Educated in product knowledge & providing a full -service experience
STORE VISUAL SUPERVISOR
LOVE CULTURE, CLINTON TWP, MI
Dec 2007 – Apr 2013
Supported expansion team in 10 new store openings across North America
Supported Area Visual Manager in onboarding Store Visual Supervisors
Ensured maximum productivity, profitability, operational excellence and compliance
with company procedures to create the highest quality in -store experience.
EDUCATION
BFA IN DESIGN
Wa yne State University , Concentration in Apparel Design , Minor in Digital Textile
Design
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Fashion Design & Merchandising Org. Spring ‘18 & ‘19 Fashion Show
Produced & donated surgical hospital gowns to the DMC in partnership with Deviate
Clothing Brand during Covid -19 Pandemic