Suzie Jurado

Designer + Illustrator.
suziejurado.com

Email: suziejurado@gmail.com

Phone: (512) 839-6155


Working Experience

GitHub
2015 – 2017
(Remote)

Designer, Web + Visual + Creative

Worked with teams across GitHub to produce marketing materials, web properties, custom illustration and branding, apparel, print, and product assets.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Redesigned GitHub Services web property
  • Revamped and rebranded GitHub onboarding and new hire decks, swag, and digital templates
  • Created custom illustrations for GitHub user profiles
  • Designed Activity book for the GitHub shop, custom Octocats, apparel designs
  • Designed team apparel for Design and HR community
 

Djed, The Family App
2014 – 2015

Designer, Marketing + Product

Produced a variety of production graphics and illustrations. Applied and worked to grow branding guidelines. Designed and developed for the marketing website, responsive email campaigns, landing pages, Facebook ad campaigns, print campaigns and product UI.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Revamped Djed Marketing Website
  • Designed and Developed Product and Marketing Email Campaigns
  • Created Custom Product and Marketing Illustration and Iconography
  • Managed Social Media Campaigns and Content
 

Favor Delivery
2014
 

Lead Designer

Produced a variety of production graphics and illustrations. Developed and applied company branding and marketing initiatives. Designed and developed for the marketing website, responsive email campaigns, landing pages, print campaigns and product UI.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Revamped Favor Marketing Website
  • Designed and Developed Product and Marketing Email Campaigns
  • Created Custom Product and Marketing Illustration and Iconography

 

 

Happy Cog
2013 – 2014

Web & Graphic Designer

Produced a variety of in-house and client deliverables. Worked to establish a refreshed brand including typography, illustration, and iconography. Created internal assets for company summit. Worked on mobile solutions for AMC Theatres and a community driven website design for TEDxPhiladelphia. Also created illustrations for both online and print.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Revamped Happy Cog Brand
  • Branded Happy Cog Summit 2013
  • Designed Happy Cog Howdy campaign coasters
 

Volusion
2012-2013

Designer, Marketing

Produced a variety of production graphics and illustrations including editorial, infographics and iconography. Applied and worked to grow branding guidelines. Designed and developed for the corporate website, responsive email campaigns, flash ad banners, landing pages, print and tradeshow campaigns and product UI. Conceptualized, produced storyboards and mock-ups, and prototyped end-user experiences. Utilized rapid prototyping tools to quickly deliver high-fidelity, interactive interfaces.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Revamped Volusion's illustration style
  • Lead design on all social media channels
  • Lead design on Volusion's print work and collateral including various promotional events, trade shows and SXSW 2012
 

Freelance
2009 - 2014

Web Designer, Illustrator

Worked on multitude of web design and front-end development projects for a wide variety of clients and agencies. Deliverables include Web Design, HTML/CSS Development, Identity Design, and Custom Theme Design & Development for WordPress as a CMS Platform.

Clients & agencies I've worked with:

  • Def Jam
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Apptive
  • Cypress North
  • Jones-Dilworth
  • MDS Advertising
  • Equinix
  • Center for Child Protection
  • Warb Web
  • Flour Bakery
 

All American Photo
2007 - 2011

Graphic Designer

Worked on sports photography related print design projects. Deliverables included photo retouching, product templates, composite posters and custom promotional design.


Education

Austin Community College
Austin, Tx
Spring 2009

Visual Communication Design
Associates Degree, Interactive Design


Technical Skill

Responsive Web Design, Responsive Prototyping
Responsive Email Design and Development
Digital & Print Production

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, In Design, Premiere)
Front End Development (HTML & CSS)
Wordpress (Design, Theme Development)


Kind Words From Great People

"Suzie is an amazing, talented designer. She has a great eye for detail and comes up with great looks and designs. Whether is is creating icons, website look and feel, ideas for Office Design, Social Media Campaigns, taking Photos and editing - we could always could count on Suzie to do great with whatever task she was on. Suzie is awesome to work with and is always willing to help out to get the job done. Having Suzie as part of the team/company will definitely make them better."

Greg Storey
Happy Cog

"In my experience, Suzie is a very talented designer and I admire her range in ability. I have had the opportunity to work with her on a variety of projects from print to digital. As a fellow designer, I found her to be a great clutch player who can go from designing materials for a company summit to creating a friendly website very quickly. Suzie is very fast at what she does and getting to design each day genuinely makes her a happy person. You give her a direction and it’s done almost before you can blink. With Suzie’s help we were able to create a broad range of quality designs for Happy Cog that have already been a great asset to our marketing program."

Olga Kazakova
Volusion

"Suzie is such a valuable member of our team. She raises the bar for all around her with her incredible creativity and talent. She is an extremely hard worker, and never gets frustrated with modifying her designs to meet overall business objectives. She is an endless source of vision and is inspired by everything around her."

Bethany Weigl
AIA

"Suzie is an in-demand, highly talented web and graphic designer. I am always impressed with her style and graphic design concepts, and she's incredibly adept at providing clients with attractive, complex, and efficiently functioning website services. I look forward to working with her on many more projects in the future!"

Anna Alvarez
Luxe Apothetique

"You give her an idea and she runs with it. She completely understands what I'm asking for and knows how to put it in the most professional, creative way possible! Her work is amazing! I am so thankful to have met Suzie!"


Interests & Hobbies

Playing bass, baking, sewing, screenprinting