Susan Landesmann founded her graphic-design company in June, 1997, and her roster includes such clients as the Getty Conservation Institute, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and UCLA. She was selected as a winner in the American Graphic Design Awards competition for her work for the Getty Conservation Institute. She has recently Art Directed UCLA Medicine magazine and The School of Theater, Film and Television magazine at UCLA for which she has just received a 2009 PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Her extensive experience includes designing print materials, such as brochures, posters, catalogues, annual reports, and childrenâ€™s packaging. She has also designed books â€“ both jackets and interiors â€“ for such clients as Santa Monica Press, M.I.T. Press, and University of Michigan Press. From 2004-2007, she worked as Principal Designer for UCLA Marketing and Communications, where she was key in the redesigning of UCLA Magazine (the launch issue of which was awarded the â€œbest entire issueâ€ prize by the Society of Publication Design). She also worked on other UCLA print projects, such as posters, brochures & invitations.
In 1997, she worked as an associate designer at Kimberly Baer Design Associates. She completed her degree in graphic design at Parsons School of Design, New York, in 1996, and has worked in the design and production departments of the Guggenheim Museum, New York, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York. She received her B.A. in Art History from Simmons College, Boston, in 1991.