Susan Collins serves as Art Director for TBS and TNT’s Digital Platforms group. In this role, she is responsible for managing the look of TBS.com, leading a team of web designers, as well as art directing any digital elements that promote the network or fulfill advertiser obligations.
Collins has been with Turner Broadcasting for thirteen years and began with the company as an intern working on the TBS web site. In 1997, she became an Interactive Designer for TNT’s Rough Cut online movie magazine. She returned to TBS.com as Interactive Designer in 2000, and was promoted to Senior Interactive Designer and then Art Director. Highlights of her time spent at Turner Broadcasting include receiving a makeover on TBS’ “Movie & a Makeover” and showcasing TBS.com on TBS’ “The Movie Break.”
Collins is an alumnus of Turner Broadcasting’s Turner Women Today KEYS program, an intensive mentoring program for upcoming leaders. She has served on the Art Institute of Atlanta’s Program Advisory Board and has been featured as a guest speaker at the University of Georgia’s New Media Institute.
In addition to her career at Turner, Collins has owned her own design business, SDC Designs, LLC, since 1996. She creates web sites, logos and digital promotional properties for a diverse set of clients, including TNT Latin America; Wolff Bros. Post, a post-production house; Careerbuilder.com, Hightower Risk Associations and Particulars Stationery.
Collins has won numerous online design awards, including a 2006 International Arts Award and two Silver Promax Awards. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, with a major in Advertising and a minor in Art. She is an avid tennis player, and has served as captain of mixed and women’s tennis teams in the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association.
TBS and TNT are networks within Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., which creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.