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Fashions fade, style is eternal.

Yves Saint Laurent


DEBORAH T. WOLFF
178 Charles Avenue * Massapequa Park, NY 11762 * (516) 797-5542 / (516) 578-9085
* dw7bafcc@westpost.net
OBJECTIVE
Seeking an Assistant Fashion Merchandiser position in a reputable company or ret
ail store.
SUMMARY OF SKILLS

Strong Leadership abilities


Exceptional communication and
Interpersonal abilities
Strong Innovation and Self - Motivated
Intense interest in and enthusiasm for continuing education
Problem solver who acquires new skills quickly
Excellent Customer Service
Quality educational background
Critical and Creative Thinking
Creation of a Fashion Line From Vision to
Design
Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop 10
Adobe InDesign
Fashion Product Development
Fashion Trend Forecasting Ability
Strong Analytical Skills
Microsoft Office Suite
Keyboarding 70 WPM
Textile Marketing and Management
Strong Visual Communication skills
Conceptual Design Ability
Highly Organized
Sourcing Skills
Strong Artistically Creative
Strong Fashion Sense and Psychology of Color

FASHION DESIGN EXPERIENCE


Eva Blue, New York, NY February April 2005
DESIGN INTERN
** Co-designer of evening dresses and separates for Eva Blue; gained expertise w
orking in collaboration with the sales team, CAD artist, and President of Mercha
ndising.
** Learned to prepare and update spec sheets and packages for each garment, and
organized/helped maintain sample closets, boards, and development books.
** Successful experience co-creating innovative clothing lines using Illustrator
/Photoshop that drew inspiration from various sources using a range of fabrics;
able to assemble and provide deep creative input on designs including fashion fo
rward trend and an upscale taste level with design sensibility.
J.J. Basics, New York, NY April August 2005
DESIGN INTERN
** Played a key role in the design of specialty sweaters for J.J. Basics that we
re targeted for the lucrative teen market.
** Lent fresh creative perspective and expression to the overall design team and
learned every facet of the design process. Under direction of the sales mercha
ndiser, created fashion drawings using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
** Commented new showroom samples for designers use, updated sales data in suppo
rt of sales and marketing use, and prepared presentation boards and created colo
r cards
ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
J.P. Morgan Chase, Garden City, NY 2008 2010
CONSUMER COLLECTION REPRESENTATIVE/
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
** Successfully and dynamically interacted with customers to ensure positive ou
tcome for collections agreements; evaluate client finances, negotiate agreements
, heavy phone contact and follow through to ensure all requirements are met.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
J.P. Morgan Chase, Garden City, NY 2008 2010
CONSUMER COLLECTION REPRESENTATIVE/
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
** Successfully and dynamically interacted with customers to ensure positive ou
tcome for collections agreements; evaluate client finances, negotiate agreements
, heavy phone contact and follow through to ensure all requirements
are met.
FRR Recoveries, Melville, NY 2005 2007
MEDICAL COLLECTION REPRESENTATIVE/
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
** Presented heavy phone contact, effective customer service and support to exc
eed management expectations. ** Carefully examined medical claims from insuranc
e companies, number of denied and rejected claims and adjusted billing practices
to advance cash flow.
** Adhered to medical billing policies and cautiously followed HIPPA laws compli
ance.
** Saved time and money by reducing costs and increasing collections of delinque
nt accounts with in and outpatients. recovered expenses on health care, salary a
nd insurance on a daily basis.
J.P. Morgan Chase, Hicksville, NY
CREDIT CARD COLLECTION REPRESENTATIVE/ 1997 2004
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
** Directly worked with a Manager and assisted five Supervisors as well as the
Collection Representative IIIl Provided accurate and prompt documents and report
s, managed schedules, meetings and calendars. Maintained records, heavy phone co
ntact and assisted on Word, PowerPoint and Excel with special projects. Consiste
ntly followed the Chase Five Vision statements and earned a sterling reputation
for achieving excellence.
Advanced through two promotions
EDUCATION
B.S., BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION/ May 2007 May 2011
FASHION MERCHANDISING
Westwood College, Denver, C0
Deans List, 2007, 2008
A.A.S., FASHION DESIGN / ART 1994 2002
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, NY
High Bridge Couture - Concentration
CREDITED CERTIFICATES
Credited Certificate Katharine Gibbs Exec Secy/Admin Asst ** Credited Certif
icate Fashion Institute of Technology Haute Couture ** Certificate Christine
Valmy - Make-Up Artistry and Esthetician **
Certificate Xincon Technology Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop ** Completed Certif
icate Training Classes -
JP Morgan Chase - Interpersonal Relationships, Professional Development, Leader
ship, Management,
Communications and Computer Skills
PORTFOLIO
** Works in Progress