Resume

Sarah Shurgin

+1 (512) 736-5770

badmoodleather@gmail.com

Leather Skills

Leather selection and identification, tooling and stamping, 3D embossing, dyeing/painting, skiving, stitching, hardware setting, armor making, pattern making, wet molding, braiding, and more.

Other Skills

Social media managing: Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, Youtube and Twitch live streaming. Adobe Photoshop, Video Editing with Adobe Premier, Google Docs, Shopify Storefront, Etsy Marketplace, OBS, Streamlabs OBS,  Event Vending Experience.  Square, Shopify, Etsy PoS.

Experience

January 2021 - PRESENT

Firebird Leather: Los Angeles, CA - Leather Goods Maker

  • Select, cut, and prep leather 
  • Create leather goods requested
  • Track inventory 
  • Design and hand paint leather for limited specialty items

March 2014 - Present

Bad Mood Leather, USA - Owner/Artisan

  • Design and create leather goods such as wallets, journals, bags, costumes, armor, clocks, collars,  wall art, etc.
  • Manage all social media accounts.
  • Teach leather techniques via live stream on Twitch.
  • Build and maintain shop website through Shopify and Etsy
  • Track finances and ship orders.
  • Set up display and vendor booths at many events nationwide.
  • In person sales and customer service.
  • Taking custom commissions for and repairing various leather goods and costumes.

Education

August 2000 - August 2005

University of Texas at Austin