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SARAH VASIL

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

 EXPERIENCE:

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 ARTISTSBaltimore, 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