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Event Designers develop and maintain the overall look of events like weddings, shows, exhibitions, galas, festivals, conferences, and product launches. These professionals use a variety of elements to create a pleasant environment: flowers, balloons, fabrics, lighting, candles, pyrotechnics, fireworks and so on. Those seeking to work as Event Designers should be able to highlight in their resumes assets such as creativity, event design experience, time management, multitasking, teamwork, attention to details, and budgeting. Based on our collection of resume samples, no formal qualifications are required and design process expertise is more important.

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Event Designer

Consulted with clients to collaboratively design corporate and social events

  • Designed creative and sophisticated menus and proposed plans in line with clients' varying needs, timelines and budgets
  • Negotiated and managed contracts with outside vendors based on client needs
  • Directed service staff, independent contractors, and vendors onsite
  • Ensured fulfillment of contracts by liaising clients and operations departments
  • Established and managed client base to meet sales budget
  • Created event collaterals that respond to clients' needs
  • Designed marketing gifts to present to existing and potential clients to generate new business
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AAS
Hospitality Management
BBA
Business Management & Organization
2

Event Designer/planner

  • Facilitated the planning, logistics and coordination for events of all types
  • Negotiated vendor contracts to ensure the best interest of the client was upheld
  • Developed contingency plans to anticipate potential unforeseen circumstances
  • Managed event budgets in excess of $25K; ensured all events adhered to prescribed timelines
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Organizational Communication
3

Event Designer

Prospect, build, and maintain a diverse client base using strong interpersonal skills and sales techniques.

  • Create menus, décor, and themes to develop and execute clients' visions at unique venues including
  • Partner with internal departments (staffing, culinary, warehouse, etc.) to plan/coordinate event logistics.
  • Actively up sell during tastings, walkthroughs, and meetings.
  • Cultivate relationships as a preferred vendor with prominent Destination Management Companies, Venues, and Event Planners.
  • Manage events on-site to deliver outstanding client experience using leadership skills, sound decision
  • Provide feedback to management on challenges encountered and partner with internal departments to develop solutions.
  • Generated over $594,000 in sales in 10.5 months from established relationships, new business prosecuting, and cold calls.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
4

Entertaining Delights - Independent Event Designer/owner

Consult with clients about party decor, favors, foods, and menus for wide range of events

  • Seamlessly plan and execute social events
  • Integrate current trends with event design and planning
  • Create centerpieces, pennant flags, and other decorative items
  • Rent tablecloths, centerpieces, and miscellaneous items to clients
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Geography / Environmental Studies
MA
Curriculum And Instruction
5

Event Designer

Work with clients to develop their ideas and bring them to life.

  • Coordinate elements of events such as lighting, centerpieces, flowers and tableware.
  • Establish creative ideas complimenting the client's taste.
  • Create balloon art for kids birthday parties.
  • Design backdrops and table décor.
  • Manage expenses according to client's budget.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Human Services
6

Owner and Senior Event Designer

  • Fulfilled entrepreneurial goal by opening company during down economy to network and make contacts while looking for a permanent legal position.
  • Collaborate with clients to identify their priorities and plan event type, budget, theme, and scope accordingly.
  • Organize and oversee events including weddings, showers, meetings, conferences, symposia, and corporate parties.
  • Plan and manage all aspects of events in advance and onsite at events including vendor selection, contract negotiation, menu choices, creating floral and room design, ceremony order, and client relations.
  • Strengthen contract drafting and negotiation skills by creating a specific internal contract for each client and negotiating with vendors on client’s behalf.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Literature-theatre
JD
Criminal Law Certificate
7

Event Coordinator & Event Designer

  • Plans and coordinates weddings, formal parties, graduation parties, and non-profit fundraising events.
  • Listens to and executes the wishes of the client in keen detail and in a timely manner.
  • Organizes and facilitates the logistics and timeline of events.
  • Manages labor and delegates tasks to ensure proper execution and timely event flow.
  • Conceptualizes and realizes design and décor element ideas to create the desired look and feel of each event.
  • Effectively negotiates and collaborates with vendors to ensure a functioning timeline and customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborates with caterers on food selection, arrangement, presentation and delivery.
  • Designs and composes invitations, and controls guest lists and RSVP notifications.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Event Management
BS
Hospitality Management

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