Sarah R Smith
College of Family and Consumer Sciences
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Bachelor of Science||Fashion Merchandising and Design||Georgia Southern University||2009|
Prior Professional Positions
|Organization||Title||Years of Service|
|Janie and Jack||Senior Merchant||2016 - 2019|
|Gymboree||Merchant||2013 - 2016|
|Sephora||Merchandise Coordinator||2012 - 2013|
Current graduate student at the University of Georgia, pursuing a Master of Science degree in Merchandising and International Trade. Prior to her academic career, Sarah worked in the San Francisco Bay Area as a merchant in corporate retail managing multiple teams to hit deadlines and sales targets for departments responsible for +$250M in annual revenue.
Her professional merchandise background includes product line development for children’s apparel, children’s accessories, and beauty. Sarah's experience includes building seasonal product strategies and leading cross-functional teams (design, planning, sourcing and production, product development, marketing, and web) to execute deliverables impacting the bottom line. She possesses a great passion for quality design, commitment to the consumer, and drive to contribute to the betterment of retail globally and in her local community.