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Work Samples

  • Ad Art

  • Decorative Bottles

  • Drawings

Work History

Casey Kroger Caseywkroger@gmail.com PERSONAL STATEMENT I am a creative minded individual looking for an opening in a customer oriented company. I would like to use my past experience and skills to encourage, create, and effectively advance my company in any way possible. I am passionate and driven to achieve goals and maintain company philosophies. I would like to further myself within the company in the areas of visual design and merchandising. KEY SKILLS Misc Office support tasks; filing, copying, emailing, scanning, document preparation, and data entry Basic bookkeeping, invoicing, and payroll Maintaining a budget and ordering supplies Computer literacy in Microsoft, Quickbooks, E-empact, and Adobe Ability to work well under pressure in accordance to a deadline Effective time management with the ability to multi-task and prioritize key tasks Use of power tools and hand tools to implement floor sets Merchandising supplies as appropriate for current promotions and floor sets Planning and implementation of design aspects to promote and sell a product or service Organizing and motivating staff and team members to achieve goals Work as part of a team to achieve a weekly and monthly sales goals Think creatively to solve problems and work toward innovative techniques that improve efficiency EDUCATION University of Kansas- Interior Design 2006-2007 Metropolitan State University- Industrial Design 2008 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Home Depot- Specialty Sales, Display Art/Advertising Jul 2011- Jul 2012 Advise customers about product selection of special order merchandise Successful merchandising of stocked goods Implementation of excellent customer service Maintain the specialty showroom to set standards in playbook Plan, develop, and execute displays and signage to corporate and district standards Plan appropriate displays to effectively promote sales and entice customers Consult with upper management in product selection and display specifications Arrange merchandise and crafted displays according to plan sketches Collaborate with management to acquire items for displays within budget limitations Work with hand and power tools to set floor to planogram as needed Set ad according to weekly and biweekly promotion kit Take photos of displays and signage to submit to district manager Manage customer accounts and follow up Inform customers of special order policies and Schedule deliveries of special order merchandise Assist with appointment scheduling of kitchen designers Communicate with vendors to handle customer issues regarding inventory Summit Staffing- Administrative Assistant Jan 2007-Apr 2011 Assist with bookkeeping and payroll duties 1-9 Audit preparation and acquisition of all necessary components Manage and screen calls for up to 5 administrators Upkeep of filing for both on site and electronic applications Run drug screens, background checks, and pull motor vehicle reports Organize supplies and maintain office in a clean manner Manage daily scheduling and interviews Assist with screening of job applicants daily Copy, fax, and email maintenance for upper management Invoice clients and prepare correspondence in a timely manner Order supplies as needed Misc errands including a daily bank run to deposit incoming revenue Represent company at trade event and responsible for design of booth Create graphic templates and designs for marketing and advertising material JK Mullen HS- Head Cheerleading Coach Apr 2008- Nov 2009 Manage Assistant coach and Junior Varsity coach for seasons 08-09 and 09-10 Choreograph routines for numerous public appearances Educate athletes on proper stretching, technique, skills, nutrition and balance of schoolwork Ensure safe protocol of sport activities Oversee athletes appearances at competitions, games, camps, and tournaments Collaborate with administration and parents to ensure program needs were met Maintain entire Cheer program budgeting, invoicing, and ordering of supplies Implement scheduling of athletes and coaching to ensure all training was completed Run daily practices with athletes and oversee JV team and coach Host parent and coaches meetings to keep effective communication REFERENCES: References available upon request


University of Kansas- Interior Design