Susana Sanchez joins The Times as an art director

Portrait of Susana Sanchez
Susana Sanchez will work with the creative team on the launch of the new Envelope magazine.
(Suzy Leanos)

The following announcement was sent on behalf of creative director Amy King, design director Taylor Le and senior deputy design director Steve Banks:

We are excited to announce that Susana Sanchez has joined the Los Angeles Times as an art director. She will be working on the launch of the new Envelope magazine with the design director and creative director to help explore the visual possibilities for both print and digital.

Previously, Sanchez was an art director at the Washington Post and a features design editor at the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Her work there garnered her multiple awards from the Society for Newspaper Design.


Most recently, she has been operating her own consulting and design firm, the Designing Chica, from her home base in Walnut Creek in Northern California. She is a L.A. native and was even a summer intern at The Times, working in the Creative Services Department. She is ready to dig in with the Envelope team in her temporary role and explore the L.A. entertainment and pop culture landscape. She started Monday.