From Tehran and lives in New York

EDUCATION:

                           Professional Program

                           Flower School New York |New York, NY | 2016

                           M.F.A. Photography, Video and Related Media

                           School of Visual Arts | New York, NY | 2016         

 

                           B. F. A. Photography

                          Tehran University of Art | Tehran, Iran | 2013    

                                                                                                     

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION:  

                  

                          Proficiency in different floral design styles
                          Able to replicate floral arrangements precisely
                          Sales experience
                          Understanding of inventory needs for a floral shop
                          Excellent customer service skills
                          Knowledge of standard procedures in sustaining life and durability of flowers Advanced Lighting Techniques
                          Studio | Location Photography
                          Adobe Photoshop 

                        

WORK EXPERIENCE:

                        Floral Designer and on-site coordinator | Julia Testa | July 2017 to present

 

                       Designed the orders requested by our clients

                       Conferred with clients regarding price and type of arrangement desired, date, time, and place of delivery           

                       Handled flower care for all the florals

                       Filled special orders for holidays or other occasions

                       Created lobby and weekly arrangements for restaurants and residentials

                       Handled on-site setups to install florals and make sure the clients is fully satisfied

                       Managed the inventory orders for our weddings and events; ordered hard goods

                       Coordinated logistics of the events (freight instruction, COI submission) with the clients

                       Maintained relationships with vendors

                       Worked with a team of floral designers

                         Floral Design Assistant | Gatherings Flower Design

                        Responsible for making arrangements

                        Conducted onsite flower arrangements for events

                        Organized daily deliveries
                        Interacted with walk-in customers

                        Worked with suppliers
                        Demonstrated creativity through appealing floral designs 

                         Floral Design Assistant | Stellar Style Events

                   Conducted onsite flower arrangements

                        Collaborated with the head designer

                        Executed the design in a timely manner

                         Freelance Floral Design for the Family Farm Dinner Event 

                        (A collaboration with Alicia Walter and Emilie Baltz)

                        Created the storyboard based on the concept of the event
                        Executed the idea using wild flowers from the garden and organic material such as stones, barks and boar skull 

                         

LANGUAGES:

                    

                      Farsi/Persian: Native language

                      English: Fluent

                           

                           

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