Dakota Light-Smith is an LA-based, multi-disciplinary designer from Jacksonville, Florida. She received her BFA from Otis College of Art & Design and studied art and cinematography at NYU Steinhart and USC School of Cinematic Arts. Her work is research-based and socially critical, with an emphasis on intersectional feminism, experimentation, processes and tools. Her projects often reconcile research and aesthetics using humor and empathy. Dakota frequents design studio Public-Library and post-ad agency Imprint Projects. Her clients include Nike, Machine Project, The Honest Company, MOCA, and has worked on campaigns for Google Play, Levi’s, Redbull, Calvin Klein, and Annapurna Pictures.