About Susan

Susan Harkins is a multi-disciplinary designer originally from the state of Maine. As the first in her family to pursue a higher education Susan knows that education is  a never ending journey and everyone has something to teach. Susan studied Graphic Design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh where graduated with honors and the privilege of becoming the student commencement speaker for the graduating class of December 2010.

In her home state, she started her career designing advertising and editorial layouts for a local publishing company where she soon rose to the rank of an art director. Since then she has become well versed in many areas including responsive web design, dynamic print and email marketing and packaging graphics.

With a healthy freelance career, she has worked with many small businesses to achieve and exceed their goals from branding and apparel design to mobile scheduling and payment platforms. With a passion for creative problem solving and the tenacity to turn ideas into reality; Susan is a force for inspiration and works to foster a well-rounded mindset.