Owner, NYC graphic designer, Sheryl Checkman

The Company

Sheryl Checkman Design is a full-service graphic design consultancy specializing in branding and creative marketing solutions for both the digital and print space. We help clients achieve their business objectives by creating the  right perception for them to send to their customers, prospects, investors, employees and strategic partners.

Established in 1992 and based in NYC, the firm is led by Sheryl Checkman, an award-winning designer with over 30 years’ experience in applying innovative yet pragmatic solutions to the full range of communications and design challenges. Take a look at our work and get in touch to see how we can help your business.

We have worked with small to mid-size companies, major corporations as well as not-for-profit organizations. Our clients have spanned just about every business sector from healthcare and hospitality to high tech, real estate, financial services and everything in between.

Sheryl Checkman

Over the course of her career, Sheryl Checkman has remained a hands-on designer, personally handling projects from initial meetings and concepts to final art files and production supervision.

Sheryl’s attention to detail and superior client service is an added value that sets her apart from the crowd. She remains current in new technologies, enabling her to offer clients the most creative and productive solutions available.

Prior to forming Sheryl Checkman Design, Sheryl was Vice President & Manager, Design Services, for the global public relations firm Burson-Marsteller from 1981-1992. Prior, she was an Art Director at the The Barton Gillet Company, a marketing communications firm.

Sheryl graduated from Cornell University and attended a Masters program in Communications Design at Pratt Institute as well as a three-month design program at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. She graduated from the High School of Music & Art in New York City.

Not Just Your Average Designer

Sheryl is an enthusiastic sportswoman. She is an avid skier and scuba diver. She swims, plays tennis, practices yoga and enjoys taking pictures, both above and below the water. She adds her inventive signature to her photographs by creating Digital Fine Art, which she exhibits in her online gallery and sells on Etsy. She successfully launched a line of inspirational sports-themed T-shirts under the name Life is Balance® which she sells online.

In addition to her design work, Sheryl also creates custom photomontages for a variety of corporate and consumer clients.