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Deborah Zelniker

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsProducer - Consultant - Art Director - Creative Director


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About me

PERSONAL PROFILE Experience within the Retail Sales and Design sectors utilising my creative and commercial thinking, and solid educational foundation in design field. Fluent in Spanish and English, both spoken and written Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Adobe Package: Photoshop / Indesign and Design and drafting: AutoCAD. Confident, and immaculately presented, with a professional and proactive attitude to work. After graduating spent time travelling, and then moved from Montevideo, Uruguay to London in 2015 to develop and enhance life and career prospects. A strong flair for design, the arts, fashion and culture, and a good awareness of current trends. Able to multi-task and work well in a team or independently using own initiative, and has proved extremely reliable, focused, organised and flexible in an often pressurised and target driven working environment. Singer/songwriter, guitarist and creator of artistic promotional music material. Has also performed solo and with bands for concerts in Montevideo, Uruguay and in London. Has a well-balanced lifestyle, with a positive, sociable and friendly outlook.


  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Multi-media Artist
  • Customer Services
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Performng Arts
  • Artist Musician

Work history




Mar 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • DESIGN & SALES CONSULTANT - Furniture & lighting Responsibilities: Client facing role to assist on furniture interior design specifications, for both individual requests and also for larger projects. Clear understanding of how to assess, manage and deliver a tailored service for each customer. Use client feedback and knowledge to direct new product developments as required. Required to work independently and as part of a wider sales team to deliver on weekly, monthly and annual sales targets. Assist on shop floor and at promotional events as required. Key Achievements: Maintained a high standard of professional excellence and serviceability, centred around the expectations founded on the culture of the company. Worked directly with project and production teams as a key consultant for merchandising, and shop floor displays. Highly experienced in retail sales, customer order processing, and cash and credit card payment transaction management, consistently delivering over and above weekly and monthly sales targets Directly influenced store priority agreements, and a program of continuous in-store improvements, through active participation in Management meetings.


Sales Consultant


Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • PRODUCT DESIGN CONSULTANT Responsibilities: Actively participate as host in showroom hospitality events to ensure customer satisfaction. Providing sound product knowledge and excellent customer service to promote all product ranges and generate sales. Promote retail sales, and process customer orders. The ability to work independently without supervision and also work well in a team. Manage the storage and upkeep of all display props and materials. Perform routine showroom appearance maintenance and assist with other duties assigned by the Showroom Manager. Ensuring all standards are maintained to include tagging, hanging, steaming and folding. Attend regular meetings with Managers to discuss and agree store priorities and resolve issues. Key Achievements: Initiated new projects and trials to constantly improve the visual standards in store. Developed a strong working relationship with Area Manager/Store Manager/Assistant Manager. Highly experienced customer retail sales, order processing, and cash and credit card payment transaction management. Very organised in ensuring the high standards of the showroom appearance was maintained, and managing the sample stocks, and product tagging, hanging, steaming and folding.


Visual Merchandiser

Margara shaw

Jan 2011 - Jul 2012
  • Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay
  • Full Time
  • Visual Merchandiser assistant - MARGARA SHAW – FASHION RETAILER Responsibilities: Communicate with managers of department stores to determine the floor layout, traffic flow and optimum display points, as well as product selection. Researching lifestyle and design trends and making sure designs will appeal to the target audience. Execute weekly merchandise updates including clothing, accessory and mannequin updates. Maintaining high standards of presentation and cleanliness across the store. Dress mannequins and use appropriate lighting to display merchandise for the best possible presentation. Design window or internal displays based on a theme, style or trend of promotion. Use knowledge and experience to conduct teaching sessions with sales staff on visual merchandising.



Product Design

Escuela Universitaria Centro de Diseño (EUCD)

Mar 2011 - Dec 2014
  • Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay


Architecture and Interior Design

Universidad de la empresa

Mar 2008 - Dec 2010
  • Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay