Susana Sanchez

Name: Susana Sanchez

Professional title: Designer / Visual Journalist / Illustrator

Email address: thedesigningchica@gmail.com

Portfolio link: http://thedesigningchica.com

City: Walnut Creek

State: California

Bio: Hello! My name is Susana Sanchez-Young and I’m a visual journalist, designer and illustrator with over 15 years experience in newspaper design and graphic/photo illustration. My design work has covered everything from presidential inaugurations to Spanx for men to nudist camps in South Florida. My designs and illustrations have been recognized by the Society of News Design and the Virginia, Florida and California Press Associations. 

I currently work for Advance Digital, INC., a design studio were we design 25+ newspapers. Before that I worked as an art director at The Washington Post for eight years. I have traveled across this country designing newspapers and freelancing logo and print design projects for independent clients. 
I also illustrate and design greeting cards and posters with positive vibes: https://society6.com/thedesigningchica

It would be an honor to help an organization fighting for the rights of the disenfranchised.

Languages: English, Spanish

Primary area of expertise: print design

Secondary area of expertise: vector illustration

Third area of expertise: typography / type designer

Any additional skills or areas of expertise you would like us to know about: I am a great photo illustrator and I am fast.

Experience Level: Senior