Susan M Leong Senior Graphic Designer
Welcome to my personal website! I am a Finnish designer with around 20 years of design experience now based in Finland where I run my own design company Osuva Design Oy. Whether you need help with your web design, web banners, video edits, photo editing, brand visuals, small or large print products, motion graphics, branded merchandise, etc. just reach out, and let’s talk about our collaborating possibilities! I communicate both in FINNISH and ENGLISH languages.

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SKILLS

Print Designs

Ads, stickers, posters, business cards, leaflets, booklets, magazines, catalogues, product labels, packages…

Websites

WordPress and HTML5 websites structural and visual design, installation, building, and maintenance (webmaster).

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Animations

Stickers for social media e.g. Instagram stories, GIF animations, HTML5 or GIF animated web banners, 2D animations, AR content and web presentations.

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Branding

Creating not just logotypes or logomarks but larger-scale visual guidelines to keep Your brand framed and implementations safe for various usages safe and easy.

Editing

Video editing, motion graphics, video presentations, AR content and video ads and commercials.

Other

Brand apparel and business gifts branding, window stickers, exhibition and booth designs, photo editing and retouching, illustrations…

I’ve worked with

Just some of the brands I was trusted with.
Hover on or tap brands in order to read what kind of work was done!

Frequently used

the usage percentage at the moment according to most current projects

  • Wordpress 100% 100%
  • Adobe Photoshop 100% 100%
  • Adobe Indesign 60% 60%
  • Adobe Illustrator 40% 40%
  • Adobe Lightroom 100% 100%
  • DaVinci Resolve 82% 82%
  • Adobe Premiere 30% 30%
  • Adobe After Effects 10% 10%
  • Adobe Dreamweaver 100% 100%
  • Google Web Designer 100% 100%
  • Adobe Fresco 20% 20%
  • Adobe Acrobat/Distiller 60% 60%
  • Motion 5% 5%
  • Final Cut 5% 5%
  • Adobe Animate 30% 30%
  • Figma 54% 54%

CAREER

My career as a timeline with some random highlights.

Entrepreneur

Present.

Iglu

I worked for many years in this company in Thailand. Helping their marketing team in addition to many other clients and projects globally. During these years I was honored by a large-scale and long-term collaboration with RYHMÄ Creative Agency and the other danish guy.

MTV Uutiset

Graphics and illustration production in the broadcast company's newsroom.

Valve Group

Marketing and communication agency. More significant projects were mainly in the international B2B sector —also bulk projects with local well-known consumer brands.

Faster Horse Oy

Advertising agency projects, mostly digital.

Mainostoimisto Konsepti Oy

My longest employment relationship was in Helsinki's well-reputed advertisement and marketing agency. I started as a multimedia designer by creating motion graphics and video presentations for big global corporations and national state agencies. Also websites, banners and general digital graphics and animations.

Some highlights from those years in addition to amazing workmates and clients was a project about the UN exhibition in New York, designing its interior and digital visuals.

Also be sent to the creative agencies alliance's annual workshop and contest held in Bratislava to work with international teams for a globally well-known brewery brand.

During these years I was also rewarded as an employee of the year.

Freelancer

Various clients from different sectors. I designed packages, websites, furniture brochures, shop exterior branding, office interior branding, logos, window tapings, and a game UI for example.

SEK Pro

Biggest advertising agency at that time. Worked mostly in Nokia teams, both in print and digital side. Phone package layouts and web graphics and content management. Illustrations and animations.

Machine Tools

In-house webmaster and graphic designer. Product catalogues, newspaper ads and selling materials. New key visuals and refreshing the brand by creating visual guidelines.

Edita Oy IT Press

Marketing assistant, designed exhibition materials, product catalogues and newspaper advertisements, and also brand visuals for both digital and print materials.

Multiprint

Pre-print production, layouts and graphics design.

Glimpse of some works

Some snapshots of various projects. To maintain a relatively lightweight page, animations and edits are presented as static images here. And naturally, all webpages were made responsive, i.e. mobile device friendly. Swipe on!

PS. I have a SHOWCASE REEL of my motion graphic animations and edits in VIMEO.
Ask for more details!

Prints

Websites

Animations

Brandings

Edits

Others

REVIEWS

"I recommend her with full confidence if you are looking for a hard working designer who is capable of maintaining quality even when schedules get tight."

Anitta R.

Head of Digital Production

“Susan is a dedicated and skillful designer, always up to date with the latest applications and willing to find out new solutions. A hardworking and helpful team mate, always a pleasure to work with."

Sari H.

Production Manager

“Susan is all-rounder designer and can produce whole palette of marketing and brand materials starting from visual business identity and ending to digital and printed media, large-scale or small-scale – but always on time."

Cemo T.

CEO

“Her reliability is not just keeping the schedules. She has ability to understand technical enhancements in different formats. To design layouts and ideas in a format that is easy to tell and sell. In more than 10 years we have been working with several international and domestic clients, and I never had to give promises that we couldn’t keep."

Marko L.

Art Director

“Very diligent and dedicated to her work, thanks to her positive spirit and kind personality. Nice colleague to work with."

Pia L.

Project Manager

“A very nice and talented person – and excellent work!!"

Esa H.

Digital Media Director

“I worked with Susan on a variety of web projects and she was both quick, creative and detail oriented. She also has a wonderful sunny personality to complement her professional skills, so I would gladly employ her for any project in the future."

Anna K.

Copywriter & Project Manager

“Susan is a reliable worker who has a visual insight for Web design."

Juha O.

Development Director

In person

Few lines about me. I was born in Finland as a Malaysian citizen. When I started school I got Finnish citizenship. So I guess I have a relatively positive and broad perspective of the world, its variety of cultures, and people. After my offspring had flown from the nest, I found a job opportunity at IGLU Thailand and decided to follow my lifetime dream, and in 2016 I moved to South-East Asia. Juggling between work and my leisure passions was quite easy to accomplish there and after almost seven wonderful years in Thailand, I became a returnee in 2023.

Susan M Leong

As a counterbalance to this work, I’m a passionate scuba diver and love to take underwater photos. I just simply love being underwater! I also like long walks, forests, and also racket and ball games. Since my social and professional networks are globally spread, I keep my visual diary on INSTAGRAM – check it out and see what’s happening around me underwater and surface while I’m not working.

Contact

You can hire me! For regular-based service or for one-time projects. I run a company in Finland, physically around Southernmost Finland, Metropolitan area. If you want to buy my skills and services, please contact me for further discussions.

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Elsewhere

You can naturally catch me on LINKEDIN as well. My company site Osuva Design Oy.

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