With over 17 years of experience as an architectural lighting designer, CJ has also served as a theatrical designer, lighting installer and controls programmer, sales agent, and art lighting specialist. She has been leader of a large design studio, and has won over eighteen illumination awards with the IES in the USA and in China. She has served as an adjunct instructor of Lighting Design at Cornish College of the Arts, and currently teaches as part of the University of Washington College of Built Environments.
Having managed her own interior design business for 30+ years, Susan’s expertise ranges from client relations to practice management. She is a color specialist and space planner who brings her strengths to SparkLab’s organizational management.