Susie Sahim

< Web Developer + Designer >     < susiesahim@paperdemon.com>

Profile

I’m a passionate web developer and designer looking for a position in which I can feel challenged to create interesting and user-friendly designs utilizing my broad skillset.

Portfolio

Please visit my website to see samples of my work.
http://www.susiesahim.com


Skills


Education

Technical

  • JavaScript (Closure, jQuery)
  • HTML, CSS
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Python

Visual

  • Web Design
  • Graphics + Iconography
  • Illustration
  • User Interface Design
  • User Experience Research

Software

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Corel Painter
  • Flash
  • Premiere + After Effects

San Jose State University
August 2001 to May 2007
BFA Animation/Illustration
Dean’s Scholar


Experience


Fun Facts

Google

Web Studio
Web Designer + Developer
Mar 2011 - present

  • Design user friendly microsites to inform users and businesses about Google’s products.
  • Work cross-functionally with marketers, architects, developers, product teams, researchers and engineers.
  • Design and develop reusable web components in JavaScript (Google Closure) to allow other developers to create rich and interactive pages.

Google

Graphics Team
Graphic Designer + Doodler
May 2006 - Feb 2011

  • Managed brand refresh, created hundreds of icons, and wrote style guides to ensure brand consistency.
  • Centralized and archived assets for maintainability.
  • Led weekly graphics team review meetings to ensure quality and consistency of graphics.

PaperDemon.com

Owner
Web Designer + Developer
Sept 2002 - present

  • Developed custom art, writing, and comics submission system with a user-friendly interface.
  • Developed user registration and forum systems.
  • Utilized “responsive web design” techniques.

Additional Experience

Dragon Mall Quest

Animated web series
Art Director, Producer
May 2012 - present

ShrunkenHeadMan Illustration Club

Volunteer Developer
June 2003 - present

High Five Comics

Webcomics
Web Developer
April 2005 - May 2006

Featured in iGadgetLife.com’s top 40 Geek Gals article.

Illustrated over 100 “Google Doodles” to delight visitors of regional and global Google homepages.

Conceptualized and illustrated the “failbot” on Google’s error page.


References

Available upon request.