Kim Whyte
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Kim Whyte

Designer & IllustratorIreland
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Kim Whyte
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Kim Whyte

Designer & IllustratorIreland
About me
Figgydoo is a purpose-led international design & illustration studio. We've worked in the branding and event design space for 15 years – mainly collaborating with charities, not-for-profits, and good social causes.
Projects
  • Shockabuku
    ShockabukuBranding for an Irish music agency that has expanded worldwide, hosting global techno club nights from Australia to Ibiza to Canada.
  • The Gate
    The GateIllustrated mural for The Gate Bar, a live music venue in Cork, Ireland. An elaborate logotype was created, extending across the bar ceiling.
  • Kimono Now
    Kimono NowCover and frontispiece design for Kimono Now – a book by Manami Okazaki, exploring the origins and evolution of the traditional garment.
  • Hackney English
    Hackney EnglishBranding for a community of English language learners based in Hackney, East London.
  • Iris Martin Interiors
    Iris Martin InteriorsBranding for Portsmouth-based creators of bespoke home decor accessories and soft furnishings.
  • She Inspires Art
    She Inspires ArtAn exclusive evening of installation, performance and fundraising – all to raise vital funds to support women survivors of war. Kyoto-based multi-disciplinary artist Kohei Nawa presented, for the first time in London, a major installation of his work at the She Inspires Art Gala. Working with Artistic Director & Curator Tamar Arnon, Figgydoo created the event identity – a custom logotype based on the transient fluidity of the Japanese artist's work to accompany his piece "Trans-Double Yana (Mirr
Work history
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    Founder & DesignerFiggydoo
    IrelandFreelance
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    Design Team LeadISF
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Supervised and managed the Design team • Monitored team performance, identifying and encouraging the development of skills and interests • Focused on, and responsible for, the Design team’s productivity and collective impact • Set strategic direction by looking ahead 12 months, identifying areas of greatest need, and creating an improvement plan • Ensured efficient team operation and effective collaboration • Provided expert advice and guidance to the Design team and clients • Consulted with project managers to advise and create solutions for illustrations, diagrams & infographics, and overall product design • Oversaw the creative process of all projects from conceptualisation to launch • Approved all work created by the Design team, rigorously quality checking all output • Provided creative direction on all events: creating visual identities, signage systems, promo videos, motion graphics, and brand application across all touchpoints • Managed all ‘business as usual’ activities of the Design department; including: – Department budget – Liaising with multiple suppliers and sourcing new suppliers – Leading weekly team meetings – Assigning and scheduling work streams
Skills
  • Branding
  • Illustration
  • Video Editing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Book Design
  • Events
Education
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    B.A. Visual CommunicationLimerick School of Art & Design
     - Limerick, Ireland