Sue's professional skills as a print designer have been utilized in a wide variety of publications__book covers, fliers, brochures, annual reports, catalogs, music CD covers, logos, business cards, and posters. Her work continues with an emphasis in print, though she has also produced web designs using WordPress. … Read More
Sue's professional skills as a print designer have been utilized in a wide variety of publications__book covers, fliers, brochures, annual reports, catalogs, music CD covers, logos, business cards, and posters. Her work continues with an emphasis in print, though she has also produced web designs using WordPress. In addition, she has utilized her organizational skills as a board member of the Washington, DC chapter of AIGA, first as Sponsorship Coordinator and secondly as Program Logistics Coordinator. She has also taught typography at the Art Institute of Washington. Read Less
experience and clients
-o Graphic Designer, independent, 1986-present
Design and produce a variety of art products for individuals and professional organizations. Projects entail consultation with clientele, quality control, financial responsibilities, and coordination with printers. Design CD covers, brochures, book covers, … Read More
-o Graphic Designer, independent, 1986-present
Design and produce a variety of art products for individuals and professional organizations. Projects entail consultation with clientele, quality control, financial responsibilities, and coordination with printers. Design CD covers, brochures, book covers, annual reports, logos, letterheads, business cards, posters, invitations, announcements, displays, T-shirts, and coasters. Create materials for promotional package, including magazine ad, postcard, and store display flat.
Redesign visual concepts of website while working with technical experts who put them into practice.
Produce and revise websites using WordPress templates.
-o Graphic Designer, Publishing Services, May 1988-September 1995
Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress, Washington, DC
Member of a two-person graphics team in the publishing office of a congressional research agency. Design responsibilities included producing books (for conventional printing and online dissemination) as well as a range of other products__brochures, letterhead, postcards, forms, fliers, manuals, catalogs, and materials for press conferences and hearings. Additional responsibilities included type specing; photo manipulation; inspection of blue lines, color keys, and chromaline prints; and on-site press inspections. Major accomplishments:
-oo Designed graphic elements for OTA's World Wide Web home page and prepared graphics files for online posting as part of OTA's successful electronic
-oo Designed, developed, and executed a complete catalog redesign. Worked with typographers to create templates for more efficient pagination of new book design.
-oo Worked to transform art department from manual-intensive operation to
fully electronic environment.
-oo Produced consistently high-quality, award-winning publications despite tight deadlines and conflicting priorities.
-o Board of Directors Member, June 2001-June 2004
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Washington DC chapter
Member of Board of Directors, serving first as Sponsorship Coordinator and secondly as Programming Logistics Coordinator. Responsibilities included coordinating the logistics between event coordinators, designers, printers and paper representatives in their support of the many design events hosted by the DC chapter of the AIGA, a chapter which serves over 700 active members.
-o Graphic Designer, lecturer, August 1996
AmAsia International, Incorporated, Fairfax Station, Virginia
One of two lecturers responsible for teaching U.S. design techniques to a delegation of Chinese design professionals from the National Packaging Import and Export Corporation, China Pack—an agency under the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade. Training sessions sponsored by AmAsia, an import, export, and consulting business specializing in trade with China.
-o Substitute instructor, 2003-2004
Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC
Graphic Design II
-o Instructor, summer and fall quarters 2004
The Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, Virginia
International Spy Museum
American Institute of Graphic Arts__DC chapter
Congress of the United States
Library of Congress
Department of Defense
Department of Transportation
Anton Design__working for its clients
-oo National Republican Senatorial Committee
-oo Republican Governors Association
-oo Republican Legislative Campaign Committee
United States Catholic Conference
University of Baltimore
The United States Court Tennis Preservation Foundation and
The International Tennis Club of Washington
Prison Fellowship International
Immanuel Bible Church
Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass
New Way Ministries
Noah's Ark Community Preschool
Sektor Solutions, Inc.
Vibrant Design Group__working for its client
-oo The University of the District of Columbia
Viet Nam Assistance for the Handicapped
and Health and Education Volunteers
Full Circle Communications__Paula Tarnapol Whitacre, principal
Joanne M. Lozar Glenn__writer. editor. educator
Robert F. Rhodes__independent writer
Steve Gladis Leadership Partners__Steve Gladis, principal
Leah G. Levy__event manager Read Less
education and awards
M.A., Publications Design, 1996.
University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
Alpha Epsilon Lambda.
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Several liberal arts and fine arts courses, 1987-91, 1993.
Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, Virginia
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Advanced Aldus PhotoStyler, 1993, Thomas J. Piwowar and Assoc., Washington, DC
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator, 1993, Thomas J. Piwowar and Assoc., Washington, DC
Introduction to Aldus PhotoStyler, 1993, Thomas J. Piwowar and Assoc., Washington, DC
Cost-effective 2-color Design, 1992, PrintFest '92, Washington, DC
Design Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts, 1992, PrintFest '92, Washington, DC
Micrografx Charisma 2.1, Concepts & Basics, 1992, Future Enterprises,
Avoiding Designer's Block, 1991, PrintFest '91, Washington, DC
Introduction to PageMaker, 1991, PrintFest '91, Washington, DC
Winning Presentations Using Computer Graphics, 1991, FOSE, Washington, DC
Micrografx Graph Plus Beginning, 1990, Egghead Software, Washington, DC
How to Manage Multiple Priorities, 1989, The National Seminars Group, Washington, DC
Design on the Desktop Seminar, 1989, PrintFest '89, Washington, DC
Diffusion Transfer's Special Effects Seminar, 1989, Adcom, Falls Church, Virginia
Zenographics, 1989, Zenographics, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia
Microsoft Internet Explorer
AWARDS | HONORS
-o 1996 E. John Schmitz Award for the Seminar in Publications Design Competition__Print Media Category.
University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland.
-o Poster design chosen to be displayed on the Mass Transit Administration buses of Baltimore, Maryland.
1996 Poetry Express Poster Design. Read Less