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Objective: Seek the Position of Floral Designer
SUMMARY: Highly gifted Floral Designer with more than six years experience in artistically arranging real and artificial flowers, leaves, and other decorations; making corsages, bouquets, wreaths, wedding decorations, and other kinds of floral designs.
Summary of Qualifications
Exceptionally independent, organized, positive, and open- minded.
Uncommon knowledgeable about a wide range of flowers, foliage, and potted plants, their names, seasonal availability, and how long they will stay fresh.
Great ability to keep up-to-date on the current fashions and styles in floral design while at the same time understand the traditions of using certain flowers for weddings, funerals, and other occasions.
Profound familiarity with a variety of floral design's concepts, practices, and procedures.
Remarkable ability to plan, perform a variety of complicated tasks and accomplish goals.
In-depth ability to direct and lead the work of others.
Uncommon degree of creativity and latitude.
Exceptional ability to multi-task and work in a team environment.
Great ability to confidently approach and interact favorably with the public, to ensure excellent customer service.
Strong verbal skills, including the ability to speak and interact with large groups of people.
Profound sales and marketing knowledge.
Floral World, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Select the appropriate flowers and cut the stems to the proper length.
Strengthen flowers with wire or wooden sticks.
Arrange flowers in a base of Styrofoam or other material.
Create visually appealing flower arrangements.
Make traditional corsages, bouquets, wreaths, and wedding decorations, as well as other kinds of original designs.
Decorate and supervise the decoration of buildings, halls, churches, and other facilities for parties, weddings and other occasions.
Fulfill flower orders and prepare arrangements for both standard and special order bouquets.
Keep an efficient and controlled work environment in the flower shop.
Wait on customers and give advice about floral purchases.
Arrange potted plants and terrariums and work on seasonal decorations.
Wire together small pinecones for use in floral designs for winter.
Unpack flowers and prepare them for storage.
Water potted plants and cut flowers.
Help prepare attractive window displays.
Floral World, Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Floral Designer Trainee (under supervision)
Conferred with clients regarding price and type of arrangement desired and the date, time, and place of delivery.
Planned arrangement according to client's requirements, utilizing knowledge of design and properties of materials, and selected appropriate standard design pattern.
Watered plants, and cut, conditioned, and cleaned flowers and foliage for storage.
Selected flora and foliage for arrangements, working with numerous combinations to synthesize and develop new creations.
Ordered and purchased flowers and supplies from wholesalers and growers.
Wrapped and priced completed arrangements.
Trimmed material and arranged bouquets, wreaths, terrariums, and other items using trimmers, shapers, wire, pins, floral tape, foam, and other materials.
Performed office and retail service duties such as keeping financial records, serving customers, answering telephones, selling giftware items and receiving payment.
Informed customers about the care, maintenance, and handling of various flowers and foliage, indoor plants, and other items.