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Erika C Soza
Dedicated and resourceful interior designer with over six years of experience with residential interior designs. My diverse involvement on projects throughout South Florida, Windermere, New Jersey, and New York, has resulted in keen customer service skills and outstanding quality of work and performance.
EDUCATION Parsons School of Design New York, New York AAS Degree in Interior Design, May 2007 New Jersey City University Jersey City, New Jersey Art History, Studio, and Liberal Arts Courses CAREER HISTORY Interior Designer AREA interior design New York, New York 09/06- 4/09 Assist principal in all phases of residential projects, from concept to completion. Prepare and participate in client meetings Source antique dealers, showrooms and online vendors for materials, furniture, lighting and accessories Assist in project management of apartment renovations during construction phase Coordinate orders, purchases, deliveries and installations of furniture, drapery, and accessories Reconcile invoices and prepare client billing Assistant Manager Arthur's Steakhouse and Tavern Hoboken, New Jersey 02/00- 12/07 Assist in the managing of a 345 seat restaurant and staff force of 70+ staff members Active in creation of seminarsand meetings regarding selling techniques, MICROS computing systems and service methodoligies Inventory Processes Cost Analysis Reporting Employee Scheduling Prepare contracts and proposals for private events Conduct daily cash out and service reports Accounts Receivables Administrator Wayne County Foods, Inc. Irvington, New Jersey 09/04- 08/06 Daily Bank Reconciliations Data Entry and Preparation of client billing Process Purchase Orders Analyze aging of receivables Post and track all receivables entities in Quickbooks Research and solve all payment discrepencies SOFTWARE *AutoCAD *3D Studio Max *In Design *Photoshop *Illustrator *Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook *Powerpoint *Quickbooks
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