Sheryl Wardlow

Sheryl Wardlow

Algonquin, IL, US




The Gap Outlet, Huntley, IL, US, Head of Visuals/ Sales Associate

• Resetting the layout of the store for roll out of new merchandise from planograms from Gap corporate.
• Rearranging fixtures for better customer flow
• Responsibilities included inventory restock, fulfilling customer and manager requests, gained experience in loss prevention, training new employees in visuals, mark downs, and promos
• Managed window and in store changes of mannequins and visuals

Aug 2002 - current

Adecco - Sears Holdings Corporation, Hoffman Estates, IL, US, Store Planner

Real Estate
• Research general and financial background of stores to develop competent space plans for possible tenants
• Evaluate the extra square footage to determine the necessity of remaining departments based on their productivity

2011 Beyond Beauty for Sear Stores
• Responsible for incorporating new Cosmetics and Fragrance department into Sear stores in the following states CA, IL, NJ, NY, IL, and VA.

DMA Project
• Accountable for incorporating new layout of top departments: Home Appliances, Home Fashions/Household Goods, Home Electronics, and Apparel Transformation to give the customer a better shopping experience in Sear stores in the following states.

Apr 2010 - Jan 2012

Gettys, Chicago, IL, US, Interior Design Intern

• Won 1st place for The Gettys Group Restaurant Design
• Worked closely with project team members to successfully complete hospitality related projects consisting of Interior Design, Interior Architecture and Procurement
• Prepared floor plan and elevation renderings in Photoshop for client presentations
• Researched mood imagery and design style for schematic design and client presentations
• Implemented and maintains a more efficient firm material library
• Prepared client booklets into In-Design
• Managed weekly interaction with sales representatives
• Covered front desk duties: answering phone calls and sending out packages

Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

Design For You, Chicago, IL, US, Interior Design Intern

• Assisted the designer on kitchen and bath projects
• Implemented and maintained more efficient material library
• Prepared floor plan and elevation renderings in Photoshop for client presentations
• Researched kitchen and bath products, placing orders, scheduling orders, on site measurements
• Prepared Personal Style Book and Design Option Book for clients in Publisher

May 2009 - Aug 2009


Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Jan 2007 - Aug 2009


2008 Getty's 1st Restaurant Design, 1st Place

Leed Green Restaurant Design


Areas of Specialization