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No active resumeOLENA SHABER

238 Daisy Ave, unit 3

Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Phone (619) 341-2404

email [email protected]

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OBJECTIVE:            I am looking for a challenging and creative position, with a commercial interior design firm specializing in retail facilities, merchandising and exhibit design. My knowledge of the fashion industry blended with my passion for creating and my interior design education will serve the design goals of my clients well.


EDUCATION: San Diego Mesa College         

                  Spring of 2009, awarded Certified Interior Designer

                  Honors Student GPA 3.8


                  College of Cinematographic Goskino of Russian Soviet Federal Socialist


Equivalent Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineer, emphasis on design of imagining equipment.

                  May 1990, Honors Student


EXPERIENCE:      Hotel Del Coronado                                          (Oct 2006 – Oct 2007)

                  RETAIL ASSOCIATE

                  Retail sales associate for a men’s wear boutique located in Hotel Del Coronado. Used my knowledge of fashion and client skills to become top sales associated during my first month of employment.  Remained top sales associate for entire length of employment.


                  L- Style Fabrics (August 1996 -  September 2004)



                  Established fabric and accessory store to sell high end fabrics, laces, buttons, zippers etc.  Ukraine has many excellent tailors without access to qualities sewing materials.  I traveled to Turkey, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Odessa to preview and purchase the finest materials and accessories.


                  L - Style                                    (August 1996 – September 2004)



            Founded company to design and make clothes on the leading edge of fashion.  Started business as a one-person shop and grew company to twelve employees.  I was responsible for all aspects of the business, from buying and servicing equipment, training employees, marketing, designing clothes, and purchasing materials.  I designed complete fashion style for my clients from casual to formal.  Among L-Style’s major accomplishments were hosting three fashion shows.  L-Style was hired to design and make garments for European and World hairdresser competitions.  L-Style was sought after and employed to design and make uniforms for premier restaurants and spa centers in Kremenchung, Ukraine.  In 2004, I sold L-Style and invested 12 months training the new owner in all facets of the business.  To this day L-Style is creating fashion for the elite of Kremenchung. 


COMPUTER      AutoCAD classes   2008



LANGUAGE           Can speak and write fluent English, Russian, and Ukrainian.



INTERESTS:      Decorative Arts , Art History , Painting,  Sewing.