Suzanne Coolbaugh-Walker

Suzanne Coolbaugh-Walker - Designer

Indiana, USA

Freelance graphic artist and photographer specializing in fresh, whimsical design.

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Overview

I am an enthusiastic, and occasionally irreverent advocate of the semicolon. I love learning new ways to be creative; I'm a photographer, designer, and software developer. I'm called to connect with people, and to help them see their strengths. I also make a fabulous key lime pie.
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Fantasy
Holiday
Humor & Comedy
LGBTQ (Fiction)
Mystery & Crime
Picture Books
Romance
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller & Suspense
Women's Fiction
Young Adult
Non-Fiction
Inspirational

Work experience

Owner, Artist

Pajama Press
September, 2012 – Present (about 8 years)

Freelance graphic design
Typeface design
Illustration
Branding and identity design

Recruiting and Placement Coordinator

Purdue University Aviation Technology
October, 2010 – Present (almost 10 years)

• Designed branding, print and digital materials, including web-based and print informational content, videos, logos, and multimedia presentations
• Launched Aviation Ambassadors program
· Recruited 80 undergraduate student Ambassadors with an online application process
· Created a print, video and digital media training program for student ambassadors
• Developed 2 IOS (iTunes) Applications for mobile devices to increase brand visibility and share recruiting information
• Maintained Aviation Technology department website content, photography archives, and media
• Initiated social media branding campaign, growing followers from 0 to 2,000 in 18 months

Graphic Designer, Photographer, Instructor

Digital Scrapbook Place, Inc.
April, 2003 – September, 2012 (over 9 years)

• Co-Founded, launched, and grew the largest online Digital Scrapbooking company
• Created original graphics products, fonts, and digital scrapbooking media
• Developed 3 4-week online photography courses, and instructed for 2 years

Owner, Photographer

Suzanne Coolbaugh-Walker Photography
March, 2003 – Present (over 17 years)

• Capture meaningful lifestyle portraiture of infants, children, families, seniors & weddings
• Edit images and prepare for professional print lab
• Create original display, album, greeting card and announcement products
• Manage client relationships and financial records

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