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Sunja Culley

Visual Designer

New York, NY, USA
Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
Dec 2013Present
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.
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Nov 2012Dec 2013
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.
New York, NY, USA
May 2012Oct 2012
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.
New York, NY, USA
Nov 2011Aug 2012
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.
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2011Apr 2011
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.
Cayman Islands
Jun 2010Aug 2010
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.
Education
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2007May 2011
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Illustration Major
Illustration works chosen, and featured in senior show exhibition.
Technical Skills
 
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