Sarian Mobolade

Character Designer  &  2D Flash Builder

Professional Experience

SmashBits Animation Studios                                                                                                       August 2019- Present

Freelance 2D Flash Builder 


  • Created multiple character puppets with full turnarounds

  • Able to quickly produce full functional puppets in a short time frame

  • Worked through technical issues to create puppets of varying complexity

  • Kept characters on model and in proportion

SmashBits Animation Studios                                                                                                      March 2019-June 2019 Artist and Animation Intern                                                                     

  • Served as a technical artist on multiple animated productions and created 2D rigs, scene planning, storyboards, and breakdowns

  • Assembling assets, audio, and storyboards in Adobe Animate scenes

  • Reduced production time by 2 weeks

  • Provided general assistance to directors, head story, animation supervisor, and production supervisor

  • Co-led colleague training on a new system of layout creation and rig implementation for the studio’s production Through the Irish Fairy Door

  • Researched new tools within Adobe Animate

Freelance Character Designer                                                                                                         September 2015 - Present


  • Worked with clients to create logos, character designs, character turnarounds, and commissions

  • Clients include LowBrow Studios and In Touch Ministries on unreleased animated projects

  • Working from thumbnail drawings to final renders of character design

  • Created multiple iterations of designs based on my client’s specifications

  • Resubmitted design revisions based on client feedback



Computer Software

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk Maya, Box Sync, Moho 13, Storyboard Pro, Toon Boom Harmony


Professional Skills

Character Design, 2D and 3D Character Animation, 2D Builder, Storyboarding, Scene Planning




Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)                                                                                             June 2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation                                                                                      Cum Laude I GPA:3.54/4.0                                                                                                         

© 2020 Sarian Mobolade

My work is not to be duplicated or used without my direct permission