Muriel Blanche Arfi
concepting | design | project management
Greater New York Area
French, native speaker
Spanish and Hebrew conversational
Eighteen years’ experience working effectively with senior executives, experience managing people and complex relationships.
Broad vision of the environment marketing including public relations, merchandising, interior displays, outstanding customer service, coordination and supervision.
Capable of acting with supreme discretion handling diverse projects, assignments, and work schedules.
Highly capable of dealing with high pressure situations, resolving multifaceted problems, handling difficult personalities, and working in a multicultural environment (European and American markets).
BNP Paribas (European banking and financial services) | New York, NY
Firmenich (Perfumery and flavors chemicals) | New York, NY
L’Oreal USA (Cosmetics and beauty company) | New York, NY
Vacheron Constantin (Swiss manufacturer of fine watches) | New York, NY
Private professional workers and families | NY - NJ
Provide language training in French in private lessons and small group prior knowledge and the objectives of the students.
Language Consultant | Translator
2008 - 2009
Mac & PC proficient
Adobe CS5 Premium: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Muse, Flash, Dreamweaver
Advertising Creative Director.
Copywriter. Artist. Photographer. Over 18 years experience on advertising and marketing.
Positioning | Visual identity | Graphic charter | Advertisement | Editing | Press release | Event | Translation.
2010 - present
Interior Design / Visual Merchandiser Consultant (living and commercial)
2004 - 2006
Makeover specialist. Created window and interior displays for retail stores (pharmacies, optical, travel agencies), boutiques (fashion). Performed full-scale redesign, ornamental furniture ranging from structural alterations to the choice of furnishings, curtains, wallpaper and lighting.
Cryptone-Marketing & Distribution (Advertising Agency) Production coordinator / traffic | Nice, France
Beaufour Ipsen Laboratories (Pharmaceutical group) Communication executive assistant | Paris, France
Sab Wabco Westinghouse (Equipment’s railway industry) Human Resources and Financial Assistant | Sevran/Paris, France
Schlumberger Industries (R&D, division Cards & Sytems) Database administrator| Montrouge/Paris, France
Grey Paris (Global Agency Networks) Assistant Account Executive | Boulogne Billancourt, Paris, France
United Factories Corporations (Children’s trades wear Kid Cool) Direct marketing supervisor / Sales representative | Paris, France
Marketing - Communication
1987 - 2004
Space design programs
Nice, France 2005 - 6 months
EMP, School of Management | Group EFAP (Journalism, Press Release)
Marketing and Mass Communications, graduated in Advertising
Paris, France 1986 - 1989
Design - Project Management
2007 - present
Yamahachi Dental Products
New York Dental
The Voice of Justice
The Bridge Project
Gourmet GSM | The Original Soupman
Fashion (lingerie, swimwear)
Cryo Bio System
Biomedical | Consulting