Will Wiggins III, otherwise known as Black Oni, is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator, and Action-RPG focused video game content creator, heavily influenced by Black and Japanese culture. "Born, and protector of sacred land," reflects his views of art and gaming as sacred forms of exploration & expression.
As an artist, Will is a passionate, results-driven, creator who strategically utilizes creative problem solving to push the boundaries of excellence in visual story-telling. His decade + of creating these stories and providing visual solutions for clients worldwide has been a driving force for his artistic endeavors dating back to his early childhood. His technical skill was developed and refined through his apprenticeship at Artists for Humanity, his collegiate career at Elmira College, 7 years as a graphic designer at Teach Plus, and his expansive freelance experiences.
He has created brand identities, websites, social media campaigns, reports, video production overlays, apparel, book illustrations, game art, motion-graphics, infographics, instructional content, and more. Clients include, but are not limited to the following: David Hayter, Snoop Dogg, Into the Motherlands, Groma, Northeast & Co, Laced Boston, Poiised, Twitch, Roxas, Teach Plus, Artists for Humanity, CRED, and more. Notable accomplishments include creating and moderating one of the most physically and virtually attended Creator Camp panels for Twitch, being included in a BET special on Into the Motherlands, and having his work presented at US Congressional briefings.
Strengths include medium and software versatility, project management, visual design, and art direction.