123 Elm Street ▪ Miami, FL ▪ Phone 305.555.5555 ▪ firstname.lastname@example.org
Visionary Designer ▪ Kitchen and Interiors ▪ Sales Leader
“Design is a calculation; it is creating what has not been imagined yet.”
Results-oriented sales professional with extensive experience in product sales, showroom development and
merchandising. Visionary artist able to see the potential in ruined or flawed spaces to develop beautiful and
emotionally pleasing environments. Gifted professional with proven success in combining exceptional creativity
with comprehensive planning. Adept at identifying and capturing market opportunities to accelerate expansion,
increase revenues, and improve profit contributions. Problem solver, team builder and sales leader adept in
generating consensus and providing outstanding customer service. Excellent organization, planning and multi-
Accomplished in coordinating complex projects, developing business and minimizing overhead.
Experienced in designing interior and exterior spaces for residential and commercial projects.
Expert in collaborating with prominent architects, developers and interior designers.
Highly skilled in engineering and manufacturing custom cabinetry, furniture, case goods and millwork.
Strong business acumen with ability to seamlessly manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Exceptional presentation skills; proven ability to clearly communicate design vision and fabrication intent.
Experienced in drawing plans for new home construction and renovating properties for both modern
development and historical preservation.
ABC DESIGN, Miami, FL ▪ 20xx to 20xx
Kitchen Designer / Owner
Created and directed a highly successful kitchen and interior design studio that provides building design services
from concept through construction. Develop business, provide design solutions and coordinate large-scale home
design projects. Provide consultation and offer a complete spectrum of design services including concept
development, furniture design, material selection, construction and installation. Specify home furnishings from
vendors across the world. Provide supervision, specifications and layouts for residential and commercial
projects, both interior and exterior. Direct space planning, architectural details and color schemes. Design
custom mill work, specialty furniture pieces, and designer furnishings.
Became the leader in kitchen design in the Southeast Florida area, completing projects for high profile
Grew successful business strictly through referrals, based on outstanding reputation throughout Miami for
integrity, style and design innovation.
Maintained exceptional profit margins by keeping overhead below 5%.
Personally invited by Jane Dowe of HGTV to be featured in book The Kitchen Design Show.
Chosen from over 700 entries throughout the US, and placed within the top 50 entries by a panel of
prominent industry experts, to have a Sub-Zero kitchen design featured in the center pages of Great
Kitchens in the USA.
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BCD CORPORATION, Miami, FL ▪ 20xx to 20xx
Kitchen Design / Outside Sales
Sold cabinets and designed kitchens for a multi-million dollar cabinet manufacturer with an international client
base. Processed business reports and ordered products. Revived stagnant accounts and improved relationships
with previously dissatisfied clients. Sourced new vendors to better support popular client requests.
Created compelling visual displays, directed showroom design and merchandised products.
Implemented effective strategies for the Interior Designer and Architects Referral Program.
Gained extensive knowledge of the European kitchen industry and design techniques.
Implemented a design fee retainer which was modeled after throughout other divisions.
Entrusted with key celebrity account.
CDE KITCHENS AND INTERIORS, Miami, FL ▪ 20xx to 20xx
Kitchen Design / Sales
Reported directly to the President of a $5 million kitchen and interior design firm. Designed and sold associated
products and furnishings. Remodeled showroom, created marketable displays and developed successful new
products. Supervised personal assistant – a position created to assist with the massive sales volume that had been
Achieved highest sales in the company’s 25 year history as of 20xx.
Met or exceeded all monthly sales quotas for six consecutive years.
Established as a leading expert on kitchen design in Northeast Ohio.
Winner of “Sub Zero Design Sales Contest,” where sales staff competed to sell the most Sub-Zero
refrigerators. Awarded trip to Paris for selling 11 refrigerators within a three month period.
Bachelor of Science ▪ Merchandising ~ Minor in Business
Bachelor of Science ▪ Clothing Design ~ Minor in Fine Arts
XYZ State University, Miami, FL ▪ 20xx
▪ Kitchen and Bath Design News 20xx (Cover) ▪ Home Magazine April 20xx
▪ Chicago Home and Garden Magazine 20xx ▪ Great American Kitchens Magazine 20xx
Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer and QuickBooks Pro.
Adaptive to new technologies and applications.