Summary

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

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

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

 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

Hawaiian prints.

 Strengthened skills in color separation, registration, and mapping for wallpaper designs during internship with

Wallquest, Inc.

 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).

AWARDS

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)

COMPUTER SKILLS

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

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Present

Vehicle Xchange Specialist

Reedman Toll Auto World

I'm part of a revolutionary process in Auto Sales which offers complimentary service in appraising vehicles that come into Service. I provide information about their vehicle/asset value in todays market. Prospects receive extensive information in the form of a Carfax, a Kelly Blue Book Evaluation and an appraisal voucher of our dealerships Bid on their car. Simply a way to seek those who may be interested in trading or selling their vehicle.

Oct 2011 - Aug 2013

Sales Professional

Reedman Toll Auto World

In my 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).

Apr 2011 - Oct 2011

Wireless Consultant

Sam's Club Mobile

Educated our customer base about the basics of smart phone operating systems, proper use and care for mobile devices and accessory management.Launched brand new department as a part of Sam's Club/Walmart while achieving high sales results. Providing the above and beyond customer service.Lead the store to be #1 in a market of 21 stores.

May 2011 - Jun 2011

Freelance

Charming Shoppes- Catherines

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 Hawaiian prints.

Aug 2009 - May 2011

Freelance

Delia's Inc.

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-totechnical resource for fixing computers and printers.

Apr 2010 - May 2010

Intern

Wallquest Inc.

Strengthened skills in color separation, registration, and mapping for wallpaper designs during internship with Wallquest, Inc.

Aug 2002 - Feb 2009

Retail Supervisor

Sam's Club

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - May 2010

Masters in Science

Philadelphia University

Certifications

Certifications
Nov 2011 - Jun 2014

Mazda Sales

Mazda
Nov 2011 - Dec 2012

FIAT Sales

Chrysler
Nov 2011 - Jul 2012

Subaru Sales

Subaru