I would like to apply for the position of casual Sales Assistant for blue illusion I am a mature worker and have excellent interpersonal skills where my my ability to deal with people of all ages. My experience in delivering exceptional customer service and I have shown myself to be self-motivated, committed and determined in achieving my goals providing a supportive and efficient workplace. I have also demonstrated negotiating and organising skills a sense of responsibility and my capacity to work hard under pressure.
Designer & Pattern Maker, Alterations, DRESSMAKER - 20 years
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Seven Birds Takeaway Kingston Shopping Plaza - Customer Service Assistant - Assistant Manager Till operations, handling cash, serving customers, food handling and arranging special orders.
Measured clients with tape measure to make patterns and modifications.
Designed dresses, coats, suits following clients' requirements such us material and style.
Researched fashion trends and forecasted future trends.
Designed and arranged the window and store displays in the most attractive way for clients.
Explained and demonstrated products to customers to help them to make purchases.
Dealt with the cash register, returns and exchange requests.
Assisted customers and answered all their questions about our products.
Determined where and how our products had to be displayed within the store to sell as much as possible.
Developed ideas into final products by making sketches of ideas, selected fabric, colors and patterns that worked together in both a creative and functional way.
Education and Training
TAFE Hobart College of Fashion, Hobart, Tasmania Certificate of Patternmaking and Construction, Fashion Design and Patternmaking, 1999 Undergraduate degree in Fashion Design Certificate II in Retail Operations