Whitney P.

Design professional with 9+ years experience in Toys & entertainment

United States of America
English

Experienced Creative with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. Strong arts and design professional skilled in Conceptual Art, Storyboarding, Adobe Photoshop, Character Desi...see more

  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Games & Toys
  • Arts & Design

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

New IP + Doll Designer

Hasbro
1 year
Nov 2019 - Dec 2020
Developed new IP, designed limited edition Disney Princess dolls, mass market Disney Princess toys, and Baby Alive dolls + accessories

New IP Creator, Character & Toy Designer for CP + Animation

Spin Master
4 years
Current position
Jan 2019 - Present
Designer and Co-Creator on multiple properties + new initiatives

Co-Founder

Peekalo LLC
4 years
Current position
Dec 2018 - Present
We make stories that inspire kids to be confident, curious and creative for life! We focus on character driven concepts that organically translate well to consumer products and never fe...see more

Freelance Toy Designer

Moose Toys
5 months
Jul 2018 - Dec 2018
Helped out in designing Capsule Chix and several other toy lines.

Vice President of New Content & Design

Just Play
2 years
May 2016 - Jun 2018
Created Hairdorables with JP team. Directed the Spirit Riding Free line. Both brands were nominated for Toy of the Year in 2018. Created new IP w/ pitch bibles + style guides.

Fashion Intern - Spring 2017

THE BLONDS
2 months
Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
Assisted in sewing and learning about what goes into creating a cohesive couture fashion line based on trends, passion, and pop culture. The Blonds are pure magic.

Freelance Concept Artist/Character Designer

Spin Master
9 years
Current position
Apr 2014 - Present
Designed characters + props for Abby Hatcher Monster Catcher

Creative Director - (NCR) Nickelodeon Creative Resources

Nickelodeon
2 years
Jan 2014 - Mar 2016
Worked closely with Nick TV Animation and consumer product licensees to create innovative toy lines for Shimmer and Shine, Dora the Explorer, Dora and Friends, TMNT, and Sunny Day. Crea...see more

Freelance Toy Designer

TOMY
1 month
Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Designed toys for Pixar’s Inside Out

Freelance Illustrator

Mattel
1 month
Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Character art explorations for Ever After High

Freelence Illustrator

Disney Consumer Products
3 months
Oct 2013 - Jan 2014
Designed and developed new stylized character art for Disney Princess, Frozen and Fairies.

Freelance Character Designer

Hasbro
3 months
Oct 2013 - Jan 2014
Designed characters, fashions, style aesthetics and backstories for new Marvel concepts.

Freelance Artist

Cartwheel Kids
11 months
Jan 2013 - Dec 2013
Developed story and toy concepts for new and existing brands. Designed characters, fashions, pets, environments, playsets, props and pitches for new initiatives. Licensed brands includ...see more

Freelance Doll Designer

Jakks Pacific
7 months
Jan 2013 - Aug 2013
Designed new updated looks for Disney's Fairies along with refreshed looks for the Disney Princess Toddler and My First Princess dolls.

Freelance Illustrator

Nickelodeon
2 months
Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
Designed Dora and Friends fashions. Provided final full color character art for style guides.

Sr. Designer - Girl's Toys

Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International
1 year
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
Designed and developed toy concepts and character art for Disney Princess, Frozen, Disney Fairies, and Sofia the First.

Founder

Pixelle by Whitney Pollett
12 years
Current position
Nov 2010 - Present
STORY ㋛ DESIGN ㋡ TOY Clients include: MGA, Netflix, Mattel, Universal, Spin Master, Nickelodeon, Disney, Wacom, Hasbro, DreamWorks, Moose + more.

Freelance Illustrator

Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International
10 months
Mar 2010 - Jan 2011
Character and asset designer for PixieHollow.com as well as Teri Hatcher's GetHatched.com

Freelance Character Designer

Spark Studios
1 year
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
Designed characters and props for the online game "Frat Wars".

Character Art Apprentice

Disney Consumer Products
6 months
Jun 2007 - Dec 2007
Learned how to draw all Disney characters on-model. Created new styles, fashions and poses for the Disney Character Art team and Disney Digital Media Group for online fashion games. Mai...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Games & Toys
  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Entertainment & Leisure

Role experience

  • Arts & Design

Expertise

  • Illustration
  • Character Animation
  • Toys
  • Animation