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CV

Sky White's Resume, CV & Contact Information.


I’m an art director and designer in NYC. I’ve designed packaging systems, directed photo shoots, developed emerging tech. products and produced campaigns with both in-house teams and creative agencies. I thrive working cross-functionally with engineering and marketing teams to define, develop and refine brands and products.


Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Bachelor of Fine Arts 2014

Emphasis in Visual Communication Design

Merit Scholar 2010 – 2014

SAIC AIGA Board Member

Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist

 

Pratt Institute

Continuing Studies 2016

Product Design

 

Experience

littleBits | Art Director

NYC  2018 – Present

Lead visual design on all Disney licensed products

Manage Designers, Photographers & Videographers

Design packaging, collateral, merchandise & displays

User research, testing & quality assurance

Art direction & production of photo shoots

Consult on physical & digital product development

 

Previously:

Senior Designer 2017

Designer 2016

Jr. Graphic Designer 2015

 

Awards:

Creative Toy of the Year 2018

 

Staten Island MakerSpace | MYF Residency

NYC  2014 - 2015

developed projects/products of personal interest

experimented with 3D printing/scanning technology

 

Freelance Graphic Designer 

NYC  2014 - 2015

designed promotional, social & informational graphics

worked on brand strategy, positioning & identity

consulted on UI/UX using wire-frames and mock-ups

 

50,000feet | Design Intern

Chicago  2014

reported to creative director Tracy West

designed presentations, campaign materials & ads

conducted visual research for brand positioning

 

SAIC Communications | Designer

Chicago  2014

developed visual concept for SAIC’s Spring Art Sale

executed art direction & design for SAIC’s Spring Art Sale

designed materials (print & digital) for production

 

SAIC Campus Life | Designer 

Chicago  2013 – 2014

designed posters for student groups & events

designed visual identity for internal campaigns

developed signage for campus navigation

helped create awareness & a sense of community

 

Skills

Adobe CC & Keynote

Publication, Type & Visual Identity Design

Art Direction & Production

Digital Photography & Retouching

3D Modeling (Rhino) & Rendering (Keyshot)

 3D Printing & Laser Cutting

Packaging Design

Product Development

Exhibition Curation, Design & Installation

Motion Graphics / Sound & Video Editing

Proficient with HTML , CSS & UI / UX

 

Exhibitions

Typeforce

Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago  2016-17

Interactive Installation

 

The Design Show

Chicago Art Department, Chicago  2014

Product / Packaging Design

 

IN/STUDIO

Rational Park Gallery, Chicago  2014

Sculpture / Graphic Design

 

SET OFF Graduate Design Show

Sullivan Galleries, Chicago  2013

3D Printed Kinetic Sculpture / 3D Design

 

NADA Art Fair

NYC  2013

3D Printed Kinetic Sculpture / 3D Design

 

The Great Refusal

Sullivan Galleries, Chicago  2012

Installation Design