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  Susie Jin
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Children's author/illustrator/licensor, creating art for toys, children's books, packaging, social expressions industry and more. Fun, bright, kid-friendly art geared to kids and family market. Visit www.susiestudio to view portfolios.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Book Author 3 Years
Graphic Designer 10 Years
Illustrator 9 Years
Specialty
Education 2 Years
Books & Literature 10 Years
Consumer Products 7 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
10 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Legacy Publishing Group (11+), Harvest House Publishers (3-5), Compass Publishing (3-5)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Center for Movement (11+), Dollartree (Licensed Art) (3-5), Walmart (Licensed Art) (1-2)
Computer Skills
MS Office (Word, Excel, Frontpage, Powerpoint, etc.), Photoshop, Illustrator, Macromedia Dreamweaver, some Flash, some Quark
Equipment
digital camera, Wacom tablet, large format scanner and printer, Adobe Design Collection, MS Office Suite
Foreign Language Skills
English
some Spanish
some Korean
References
Upon request
Awards
Coyne Family Art Foundation Scholarship,2001
SVA, MFA in Illustration Scholarship, 2001
Benenson Art Grant, summer in Korea, 1998
B.N. Duke Leadership Scholarship, Duke University, 1994-1998
Associations
Society of Children's Book Writer & Illustrators
Children's Book Illustrators Guild
Graphic Artists Guild
Other
BA English, Duke Univ., 1998
MFA Illustration, School of Visual Arts, 2002
BA English, Duke University, 1998

Penguin Putnam Art/Editorial Intern, 2001-2002

NC Licensed Elem. Ed Teacher, 1997-1999
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Harvest House Publishers, 1/1/2012)
Illustrations/text for licensed gift board book series from Harvest House Publishers. GOOD TABLE MANNERS FOR LITTLE MONKEYS (Jan 2009); IT'S BEDTIME FOR LITTLE MONKEYS (Jan 2010); PLAY TIME MANNERS FOR LITTLE MONKEYS (Jan 2012)
(Piggy Toes Press / Dalmation Publishing, 9/1/2009)
Gouache illustrations for earth-friendly board book. Susie is represented in the children's publishing market by WendyLynn & Co www.wendylynn.com.
(9/1/2009)
Freelance graphic design work including logos, business cards and stationery, print ads, postcards, banners, signage, brochures, and html email blasts (Constant Contact).
(Online Portfolio, 9/1/2009)
Visit Susie's portfolio at the Children's Illustrators website, www.childrensillustrators.com Publishing clients include: Scholastic, Oxford University Press, MMH SRA, Pearson Educational, Bebop Books, Harvest House Publishers, and Piggy Toes Press. Susie Lee Jin is represented in the childr
(Design, Illustration, & Art Licensing, 9/1/2009)
Susie Studio licenses the art of Susie Lee Jin. Her bright, fun illustrations and designs are great for stationery, packaging, books, and more. Susie's licensing portfolio includes birthday, baby/kids, and seasonal themes. Susie Studio also creates custom art. For info, visit www.susiestudio.com
(Bebop Books, 11/1/2005)
Cut paper illustrations for PENCIL TALK by Anastasia Suen, published by Bebop Books (Lee & Low). Susie is represented in the children's publishing market by WendyLynn & Co www.wendylynn.com.
(Godiva Chocolatier, 3/1/2005)
Packaging illustrations for Easter egg, lunch box, and demitasse chocolates.