Audrey Christine

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SUMMARY 

An Apparel Industry Management professional seeking challenge and development within an international merchandising and merchandise buying market. Passionate about lifestyle brands and revolutionizing the apparel market through innovative trends and technology.

 EDUCATION

FIDM / The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles, California 
Degree: Apparel Manufacturing Management Spring 2011 


        Apparel Process I & II                                                            Technical Flat Sketching
        Merchandise, Specification, and Costing                               Production Cost & Cost Control
        Textile Science & Testing                                                         Global Trade Dynamics
        Apparel Management Technology                                          Ownership and Finance

PROJECTS / Related Works to Merchandising and Production

Brand Creation: Designed Spring/Summer 2011 line, sourced vendors, produced production time line
Merchandise Plan: Create line distribution plan for department stores, per budget and sales plan

CSULB / Long Beach State University, Long Beach, California
Bachelor of Arts Degree: Communication Studies, Fall 2005

EXPERIENCE

Arbonne International (June 2013- current)
District Manager  (Independent Consultant)
  • Sell and promote Arbonne health, wellness, and skin care products 
  • Educate clients and furture clients on product knowledge 
  • Grow current and organic business through network marketing strategies 
  • Meet monthly sales goals 
  • Build and create sales and events to meet monthly targets

QS Wholesale Inc.  Huntington Beach, California (December 2007- July 2013) 
Global Logistics Manager
 
  • Managed Americas supply chain operations and imports, all brands (Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoes) 
  • Implement cost savings strategies; analyze and negotiate international rates with service providers 
  • Monitor and support communication between production, factories, and origin service providers 
  • Provide visibility to WIP from PO upload to warehouse delivery, 90% on time (US, CA, MX) 
  • Central hub liason between Sales, Merchandising, Logistics teams, Brokerage and 
  • Warehousing Implemented EDI between all service providers with 70% compliance rate 
  • Analyzed business for process improvements and efficiencies resulting in 48% reduction of airfreight

Maersk Inc. Costa Mesa, California (April 2006 - December 2008)
Contract Coordinator (April 2006 - November 2006)
Logistics Analyst (November 2006 - December 2008

  • Assist Sales to set up and maintain customer contracts
  • Trace and track imports for major accounts: BCBG, Kellwood Inc.
  • Assist in project management for FOB Yantian migration program: BCBG
  • Responsible for communicating globally to ensure customer SOP compliance 

PHILANTHROPY
  • Surf Aid International: Swim For Life
    • Raised over $1500 to improve health care in isolated regions of the world
  • St. Judes Children’s Hospital: Up ‘til Dawn
    • Recruited over $2,000 in event sponsorships and donations 
  • Team World Vision: Fundraising for clean water in Africa and training for the LA 13.1 half marathon
REFERENCES UPON REQUEST