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About

Sky White's Resume, CV & Contact Information.


Designer and Art Director based in NYC specializing in playful graphics, products and experiences.


Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago SAIC

Bachelor of Fine Arts May 2014

Emphasis in Visual Communication Design    

Merit Scholar Fall 2010–Spring 2014

SAIC AIGA Board Member

Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014 Semifinalist

 

Pratt Institute

Continuing Studies Summer 2016

Product Design

 

Skills

Adobe Suite Microsoft Office & Keynote

Publication, Type & Visual Identity Design

Production & Art Direction

Digital Photography & Imaging

3D Modeling (Rhino),  Printing, & Laser Cutting

Packaging Design

Exhibition Design, Installation & Curation

Motion Graphics / Sound & Video Editing

Proficient with HTML / CSS & UI / UX

 

Experience

littleBits | Senior Designer

New York, NY  Spring 2015 - Present

lead visual design on Lucasfilm/Disney partnerships

manage in-house photographer/videographer

design of packaging & printed materials

user testing, research & quality assurance

collaborate on product development

photo shoot production & art direction

art direction & production for in-store displays/collateral

 

Staten Island MakerSpace | MYF Residency

Staten Island, NY  Winter 2014/2015 - Spring 2015

Developed projects/products of personal interest

Experimented with 3D printing/scanning technology

 

 

 

F reelance Graphic Designer 

New York, NY  Fall 2014 - Winter 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, IL  Summer 2014

Reported to creative director Tracy West

Designed presentations, campaign materials & ads

Conducted visual research for brand positioning

 

SAIC Communications | Designer

Chicago, IL  Spring 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, IL  Fall 2013–Spring 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

 

Exhibitions

Typeforce

Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL Winter 2016-17

Interactive Installation

 

The Design Show

Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL Spring 2014

Product / Packaging Design

 

Spring Undergraduate Exhibition

Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL  Spring 2014

Product / Packaging Design

 

Creativity in the Workplace

Leapfrog Online, Chicago, IL Spring 2014

Photographic Prints

 

IN/STUDIO

Rational Park Gallery, Chicago, IL  Fall 2014

Sculpture / Graphic Design

 

SET OFF 2013 Graduate Design Show

Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL  Spring 2013

3D Printed Kinetic Sculpture / 3D Design

 

NADA Art Fair

New York City, NY  Spring 2013

3D Printed Kinetic Sculpture / 3D Design

 

The Great Refusal

Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL  Fall 2012

Installation Design