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EXPERIENCE: 

Black On Black - Owner/Creative Director (2015-Present)  
Clothing, Accessories and Home Decor - Check it out here www.blackonblackbk.com.

estudio39 - Co-Owner/Chief Creative Director (2009-Present) Artist, Art Publishing, Home Accessories

Painting is a long time passion of mine. Turning that passion into a brand has been as well. That’s why I started estudio39, an art publishing and licensing company that reproduces my art for commercial sales via wall art, home accessories and a clothing and fashion accessories line called Thirty Nine.
Check it out here www.rodney-white.com.

Y&R/VML - Associate Creative Director/Designer: Freelance (10/14-6/15)
Social, Television  | Dell Computers

Publicis Modem - Associate Creative Director/Designer: Freelance (9/13-6/14)
Social, Print, Televison, Web  | Vicks, VapoRub, DayQuil, NyQuil, Tri-State Honda

TribalDDB - Associate Creative Director/Designer: Freelance (8/13)
Facebook App Design  | ThermaCare

Walton Issacson - Associate Creative Director/Designer: Freelance (5/13)
Social, Print  | Verizon

Sapient - Associate Creative Director/Designer: Freelance (1/11-1/12)
Print, Televison  | Foot Locker, Hunts

BBDO NY - Senior Art Director (2/06 - 1/10)
Print, TV, OOH  | AT&T/ Cingular, M&M’s, Armstrong Flooring, GE Appliances, Bank of America, MARS, AIG

Brighthouse - Designer/Art Director (7/03 - 3/05) 
Print, Branding, OOH  |  Delta Airlines, Georgia-Pacific, Brown-Foreman, Home Depot, Estee Lauder, Avon

Comgroup - Designer/Art Director (11/01 - 7/03)
Print, Branding, OOH | ADT, Comcast, Georgia Horsepark

MLT Creative - Designer/Junior Art Director (10/98 - 9/99)
Print, Branding, OOH  | AutoTrader, Manheim Auction, Goldkist Farms

NTB : National Tire and Battery - Tire Tech (Late 90’s)
My dirtiest job ever. I may have had black lung for a short period of time.

Advanced Auto Parts - Salesman (Late 90’s)
I became a stellar Certified Battery Tester.

Old Country Buffett - Bus Boy (Late 90’s) 
Tipping wasn’t customary but I made out pretty good anyway.

Augusta Regional Hospital - Food Courier/ Incinerator Manager/Operator (Mid 90’s)  
I also developed a smoke signal language before Cell phones and after Beepers.

Hardee’s - Chicken and Biscuit Station - (Early 90’s)
 Finger lickin’ good. Wait that was KFC.

 

EDUCATION:

Dekalb Tech - Visual Communications - Advertising and Design. Was hired before I finished school. (Fall ‘99)

Southern Polytechnic University - Mechanical Engineering/Sleep (Fall ‘97- Fall ‘98)

Glenn Hills High School - High Schoolness (‘92-'95)

Morgan Road Middle - Came of Age. (‘89-’91)

Glenn Hills Elementary - Drew a lot (‘83-’88)

Levi White Elementary 1st Place Spice Sales. Won a B&W TV. Was caught enrolling in school too soon. Had to start over. Funny story. (‘81-’82)

 

AWARDS:

Cannes - Gold

Cannes - Shortlist

One Show - Gold

One Show - Merit, 

D&AD - Wood Pencil

International Andy - Silver, Bronze

Art Director’s Club - Silver, Bronze x 3

London International - Silver

New York Festivals - Silver World Medal

Addy - Gold

#5 TV Ad in Time Magazine’s Top 10 Everything of 2008 list

FWA - Interactive Public Shortlist 2010