Textiles Surface Design Graphic Design Fine Art Photography
Innovative, resourceful, and award-winning creative professional with comprehensive educational background, demonstrated talents in textile design, and top-performing sales record.
Strengths include leading projects from inception to finalization and collaborating effectively with team members to ensure quality, accuracy, and on-time completion. Highly knowledgeable in the latest design software and trends. Additional background in sales and customer service with excellent leadership abilities, sound business and financial acumen, and goal-oriented mindset. Recognized for exceptional creativity, work ethic, and willingness to go above and beyond to deliver outstanding results. Skill set includes:
Wovens & Knits Color Correction & Separation Concept Development Dye & Finish Chemistry Jacquards Hand Weaving & Knitting Drawing & Painting Floor Set Design Print/Pattern Repeats Visual Merchandizing
Provided expertise in various areas for Delia’s, Inc. encompassing CAD styling, print design including motifs and repeats, bedroom and apparel textile concept art, floor set and visual merchandizing, cut and sew knit
merchandizing, and vendor package design. Selected to devise floor and merchandize layout in mock store; provided detailed specs and instructions for implementation of concept in all stores nationwide.
Attended fashion shows and monitored other resources for latest color and design trends.
Enabled team to meet all deadlines and readily completed last-minute corrections.
Developed and introduced new organization system for design studio and earned reputation as go-to
technical resource for fixing computers and printers.
Held temporary freelance role with Charming Shoppes/Catherine’s, using Photoshop to optimize color work and print design patterns for tops and dresses; produced line of Americana-themed screen tees and cleaned up
Strengthened skills in color separation, registration, and mapping for wallpaper designs during internship with
In present role as Sales Professional for Reedman Toll Auto World, consistently lead colleagues in front gross and back gross profits, maintain highest closing ratio (90%), and average 16 unit sales per month (exceeding quota of 8 units).
Winner, International Textile Market Association (ITMA) Magazine Cover Competition (2010)
View winning design here: http://philautextile.blogspot.com/2010/03/congratulations-jennifer-sulikowski-won.html
4th Place, Foamex Innovations (FXI) Competition (2010)
2nd Place, Virginia Jackson ITMA Competition (2009)
5th Place, Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association (AOBA) Competition (2009)
1st Place, Cotton, Inc. Research Competition (2008)
Adobe CS4 (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat) MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Apple iWork (Numbers, Keynote, Pages) Pointcarre E.A.T. WeavePoint 6 U4ia Mac OS