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SARAH VASIL

333 E14th St. 12D, NY, NY 10003 · vasil.sarah@gmail.com · (646) 477-6266

 EXPERIENCE:

APRIL 2017 – NOVEMBER 2018

BLUE APRON - NY, NY

Senior Prop Stylist

· Responsible for bringing Blue Apron’s product to life and engaging audiences through visual storytelling

· Propped styled all online recipes, marketing content, campaigns and partnerships

· Helped to shape the look of the newly refreshed Blue Apron brand by building out the prop/surface library and creating new style guides

· Prepared shopping list, prop shopped, on-location preparation and styling

· Recommended looks, conducted run-throughs and helped to organize and execute shoots

· Stayed on top of current trends, new vendors, emerging artists to work with and prop houses

· Worked on creative initiatives from concept to completion for social media, print and video content

· Collaborated closely with the team to ensure that the look and feel of the BA brand was consistent across all communication channels and products

· Trained & managed a team of freelance Junior Prop Stylists

APRIL 2014 – JANUARY 2016

MARTHA STEWART LIVING, OMNIMEDIA - NY, NY

Style Dept. Coordinator & Junior Prop Stylist

·  Assisted 3 managers in administrative tasks such as: Scheduling, maintaining Travel, Expenses & Story Budgets.

·  Coordinated all product loans for photo shoots: direct communication with PR Firms, messenger/shipping logistics, archived credit information for story Editor.

·  Provided support on set for photo shoots: shoot set up & break down, set decoration, creative input & image consultation.

·  Prop styled shoots independent from managers, which included propping at prop houses & sourcing product loans.

·  Coordinated prop rentals & returns; maintained processing & payment of Prop Rental & Purchase Invoices.

·  Provided support for managers while traveling for photo shoots: car rentals & hotels, prop delivery on site & return, craft services on set.

·  Managed Dept. Interns.

 

JUNE 2013 – APRIL 2014

PROPHAUS - NY, NY

Prop Registrar & Order Processor

·  Worked to complete prop orders for photo shoots from an inventory of over 80,000 items.

· Packed props in an efficient & effective way for safe transport to shoot locations.

· Created custom invoices, maintained customer invoices & updated payment information.

· Tracked movement of inventory, updated new inventory & researched new styles/trends.

· Assisted stylists with identification of props, maintained stylist relationships & involvement in all aspects of customer service.

 

DECEMBER 2012 – JUNE 2013

DUSTIN YELLIN STUDIO - Brooklyn, NY

Collage Archivist

· Served as Collage Archivist for fine artist.

· Sourced, cut & cataloged collage material for large scale, 3D production.

· Greeted guests & provided tours of artist's studio & gallery space.

 

SEPTEMBER 2009 – DECEMBER 2012                              

TOM SACHS STUDIO, LLC - NY, NY

Assistant Office Manager & Fabrication Artist

·  Served as Assistant Office Manager, Production Designer & Registrar at Tom Sachs Studio, Soho.

·  Managed & maintained artist’s database art collection. Catalogued artwork and maintained inventory reports.

·  Implemented material & production research for artist’s works & projects.

·  Supervised all general studio/office upkeep, maintenance, filing, archiving & organization.

·  Acted as a liaison between gallery owners, clients and creative directors.

·  Coordinated shipping & receiving for artwork, including preparing consignments & loan agreements.

·  Maintained & updated website; fulfilled web-store orders.

·   Designed print & digital work for artist’s catalogues and publications.

·   Helped with the organization & installation of exhibitions, including team scheduling & food service.

·  Managed studio Internship program.

·  Assisted in fabrication & production design, including: wood burning, drawing, sewing.

 

MAY 2008 – DECEMBER 2008

GARDEN DISTRICT - Washington, DC

Store Manager & Visual Merchandiser

• Served as Store Manager for Garden District Inside Shop.

• Supervised all store maintenance, customer service/satisfaction, staff management & scheduling, and plant maintenance and health.

• Designed window displays, created all product purchase orders, recorded all sales reports, item reports and sale activity.

• Performed all buying for the store, including weekly plant orders, new seasonal items, new product lines and visual merchandising.

 

MAY 2006 – MARCH 2008
THE MINTBOX - Baltimore, MD

Assistant Art Director/Production Artist

• Served as art director and graphic designer for an on-line company specializing in personalized party favors including mint tins, chocolate bars, bath products, etc.

• Maintained personal interaction with customers to decide on custom and pre-made designs.

• Created electronic custom design proofs and final design layouts digitally.

• Specialized in designs including photos, use of PhotoShop extremely necessary; scanned, retouched and printed photographic designs.

• Implemented all print functions for designs utilizing knowledge of different printers, computer relations, ink replacement, label stock.

• Attended Trade Shows, interacted with clients/customers in a trade show environment, promoted products, made sales, & gained organizational travel experience.

 

MAY 2003 – JUNE 2007

OPEN EYE MEDIA - Baltimore, MD

Video Shooter/Production Crew

• Served as Videographer/Shooter for wedding events and corporate events.

• Implemented and coordinated event procedures through client consultations.

• Captured footage of events and assisted in all lighting and sound function during shoot.

 

MAY 2001 – JUNE 2004  

ÉLAN ARTISTS - Baltimore, MD

Administrative Assistant

• Assisted President/CEO in all start up functions for a multi-faceted entertainment and event planning agency.

• Maintained billing, scheduling, client records, client consultations, coordinated event procedures, attended and oversaw event functions.

• Designed promotional pieces, play lists, band brochures, and CD covers.

• Represented and showcased Élan Artists at bridal shows in the Baltimore/DC area and assisted with promotional networking for Élan Artists at public and private events.

 

EDUCATION:

2000 – 2004

MARYLAND INSTITUTE, COLLEGE OR ART - Baltimore, MD

BFA, Graphic Design