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Kristin Blair

SKILLS SUMMARY

|||More than 5 years of experience in Web Based Environments. Outgoing, friendly, comfortable in deadline-driven environments and self-motivated. Well organized, methodical and detail oriented, yet practical and efficient. Develops skills and learns new software applications quickly and thoroughly. Open to new ideas and influences.

WORK HISTORY

|||SPD Corporation
Web Administrator/ECOM Manger

06/08-06/09

  • Monitored daily operation and administration of www.prosalonshop-aafes.com, a specialty store operated under Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES).
  • Created, maintained and updated main company website, www.spdcorp.net.
  • Establish standard for content/navigation/graphics as well as gather, edit, proof and evaluate all material for online placement.
  • Added new merchandise to website, including product photography, creating original graphics and writing well informed copy/descriptions of each product.
  • Played a major role in ECOM inventory. This included order entry, pulling order, checking in new merchandise, designation of locations and quality control.
  • Processed orders for larger AAFES shipment to direct AAFES military stores. Coordinated shipment according to given parameters.

  • |||Cat Connection
    Web Administrator/Content Manger
    10/03-05/08

  • Monitored daily operation, valuable customer resources and administration of www.thecatconnection.com
  • Added new merchandise to eCom site, including product photography, creating original graphics, format and writing well informed copy/descriptions of each product.
  • Optimized website for better search engine ranking. SEO experience.
  • Maintained an inventory of over 500 different products.
  • Managed shipping and receiving of products, including order entry, pulling orders, processing new merchandise, inventory control, packaging and preparing outgoing shipments.

  • |||White Heat Ltd
    Graphic Design/Production Artist
    03/03-07/03

  • Worked on and off-site doing print production art and corrections for a variety of clients.
  • Oversaw and implemented a variety of print production tasks, including preparing files for digital and offset printers, developing final paste-ups, and optimizing image graphics.
  • Collaborated with writers, artists, photographers and other professionals.
  • Maintained high volume of production work under specific deadlines and criteria.
  • Assisted with setup of small scale photo shoots.
  • Implemented high-end color scanning, photo retouching, color adjustment, image composition, and typesetting for production of proof dummies.

    |||Rampage
    Retail Sales Associate
    11/01-05/02

  • Developed excellent communication skills while working with diverse clientele.
  • Responsible for visual merchandising of product.
  • Worked effectively in teams.
  • Met or exceeded weekly sales goals

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    Linens N Things

    Retail Sales Associate
    11/00-05/01

  • Achieved sales goals while displaying prompt, courteous, knowledgeable and professional customer service.
  • Ordered and restocked bedding department merchandise.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment for my assigned department.
  • Trained to cashier when needed.

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    Hobby Lobby

    Retail Sales Assoc ate/Seasonal Department Head
    02/99-08/99

  • Assisted with set-up of store for grand opening.
  • Ordered merchandise
  • Processed shipping and receiving.
  • Transferred merchandise to floor .
  • Responsible for the setting and stocking of all planograms for the seasonal department.
  • Ensured that every customer had an exceptional customer service experience.
  • Trained cashier when needed.
  • Implemented training for new floor employees.

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    MJ Designs

    Customer Service Representative and Sales
    08/97-03/99

  • Party Goods specialist
  • Processed receiving merchandise and transferring to floor
  • Implemented training course for new employees
  • Supported selling efforts by maintaining department through stock replenishment and good housekeeping procedures.
  • Displayed the ability to understand and execute planograms effectively and efficiently.
  • Displayed prompt, courteous, knowledgeable and professional customer service.

  • TECHNICAL

    |||General
    Customer Service, Product Display, Product Photography (Digital), Windows XP/Vista, MAC OSX, Web Server Management/Content Management

    |||Programs
    Photoshop, Miva, HTML/XHTML, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, StoneEdge, FishBowl, Illustrator

    EDUCATION


    |||The Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, TX
    A.A., Associates of Applied Arts - Graphic Design
    2002

    |||Walden Preparatory School, Addison, TX
    High School Diploma
    3.4 GPA, Graduated with Honors
    1999

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