Savith Wadasinghe, finished his BFA in Graphic Design in 2012 and he is now in full time employment with Brandspank, a boutique creative agency. He started freelancing with them in January this year, and they offered him a full-time position in March and of course he didn’t say no.
What he loves about his new job is that he gets to do what he enjoyed most at Whitecliffe, from graphic design work to 3D animation and everything in between. Savith is also Brandspank’s go-to guy for storyboarding so he is doing a fair bit of drawing, Savith finds that “pretty much every day is different.” He is finding the work exciting and challenging and being part of a small team means that he can be involved in every project they do. Savith says “I know I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for Whitecliffe and I am really excited to see what’s next on the horizon!”
One of his first projects at Brandspank was to create the brand identity for the new Sky channel, Jones!. Savith was a key animator and storyboard artist and he worked with the senior designer and art director throughout the project. He had creative input into the design of the brand and felt it was a great team effort and a fantastic experience to be involved right from the start, from pitch to final delivery. The link to the project is here: http://brandspank.com/projects/jones/
The Jones! branding has recently been named as a finalist in the New Zealand Best Awards. The awards will be announced on 11th October at the Viaduct Events Centre.
Right: JONES! branding