Sunja Culley

Visual Designer

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience

Glow Interactive

Lead Designer

• Developing ideas and top quality designs for Glow clients.
• Adhering to timelines and schedules set in place.
• Collaborating with internal teams and clients.
• Translating creative direction into effective, engaging, and on-brand designs.
• Creating interactive design concepts.
• Balancing strategic design development with client business goals.
• Directly contributing to project design and development.
• Creating comps, storyboards, initial graphic concepts and final deliverables.
• Developing and communicating industry-leading creative concepts.
December 2013 - Present New York, New York, United States

Zing Revolution, LLC

Graphic Designer

• Collaborated with web developers to improve company website design.
• Built layouts for company website and promotional micro-sites.
• Designed for the licensed image of major corporations and music artists.
• Created illustrations for graphic vinyls with a high focus on typography.
• Researched client and target user and evaluated design solutions.
• Created graphics to be used by sales team in acquiring new accounts.
• Produced promotional marketing materials to bring in new consumers.
• Designed images for company website to help improve the user experience.
• Designed die-cut templates of new products.
• Developed products to accommodate for new electronics on the market.
• Generated packaging design samples for printed products.
• Produced specialty products under tight deadlines.
• Created mock-ups of new merchandise for advertising on website.
• Prepared artwork in digital form to work across media platforms.
November 2012 - December 2013 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Zaah Technologies, Inc.

Visual Design Internship

• Worked with Lead UI Designer to create iconography for user interfaces.
• Helped to composed logos and Graphic UI assets for mobile game design.
• Built assets for game animations in accordance with set style guides.
• Assisted in the development of wireframes for mobile applications.
• Illustrated character designs and turn-arounds for 3D modeling.
• Created screens that directed the user interaction.
May 2012 - October 2012 New York, New York, United States

Asher Levine, Inc.

Staff Illustrator

• Collaborated with design director on brainstorming the creative direction.
• Mediated design meetings to discuss the approach of the creative teams.
• Participated in overseas meetings with editors, buyers, and clients.
• Composed original graphics for promotional use, and brand exposure.
• Produced graphic templates for all printed items, including line sheets, look books, color cards, business cards, and invitations.
• Researched imagery for design inspirations, and prepared mood boards.
• Conceived original artwork for printed textiles.
• Drew original concept illustrations of performance costumes designed for
widely recognizable clients.
• Developed storyboards for video production.
November 2011 - August 2012 New York, New York, United States

New York Accesories Group, Inc.

Freelance Assistant Designer

• Designed graphics for embroideries, and appliqué.
• Created flat illustrations of garments designed.
• Conceptualized graphics to be used in garment design.
• Assisted Creative Director with design process, and updating artwork.
• Created graphics for accessories in Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.
• Built and prepared visual displays to boost sales to buyers.
January 2011 - April 2011 New York, New York, United States

Zombie Driftwood

Freelance Animator

• Created animation for the opening sequence of a full-length movie.
• Designed and illustrated storyboards for the animated sequence.
• Collaborated with animation team to develop artistic direction.
• Steered team to execute art quickly and meet tight deadlines.
June 2010 - August 2010 Cayman Islands


Fashion Institute Of Technology (FIT)

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Illustration Major

Illustration works chosen, and featured in senior show exhibition.
September 2007 - May 2011 New York, New York, United States


3D Modeling, Adobe Edge Tools, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Animation, Blogger, Cinema 4D, Concept Art, Creative Direction, Digital Painting, Dreamweaver, Facebook, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Graphic UI Design, Illustrator, Image Editing, Indesign, Instagram, Layout, Logo Design, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Mobile Application Design, OmniGraffle, Packaging Artwork, Photography, Print & Web Design, Storyboarding, Twitter, Typography, Windows,