Designs by Susan Gill was informally formed in 2009 when a move necessitated leaving a steady paycheck. Even after that steady paycheck was found once more, Susan couldn’t give up doing small projects, mostly pro-bono, for friends and acquaintances. Client work has ranged from website illustration, personal and non-profit logos, marketing and branding materials, and invitations. Susan is up for a challenge, so if you have digital or print design needs, give Designs by Susan Gill a holler!
Success! I created my first website from scratch using HTML and CSS coding. I built a website for my husband’s geology lab group, Sedimetary Geochemistry Group. I used tutorial notes from the three Dreamweaver classes I took through Virginia Tech’s FDI courses, and I heavily utilized w3schools for answering my questions (I want to do :this: so what’s the code?).
I’m going to work now at making it a bit more sophisticated, perhaps more “designed.” But it’s functional, which is the most important part.
After my poor portfolio was relegated to another site, I’m bringing it back home. Keep up with the progress here, or use the navigation to the left.
I had a meeting at work the other day that got me thinking about graphic design. I don’t get to do much of it these days because I’m doing a lot of web content support. I really miss being able to lose myself in an illustration, especially one that can incorporate a lot of textures. I’m trying to embrace typography again, too. Continue reading
I started a new job last week, and one of my duties will be to work with WordPress sites. This has inspired me to take a look at the functionality of this site, as well as to tackle the problem I’ve had of incorporating my design portfolio into the site itself. If you’ve navigated through, you’ve noticed that you have to visit my outside Behance portfolio. Now, I love how easy it is to navigate through my clips, but they should really be housed within this site. I’ll make that happen. Continue reading