Sarian Mobolade
Character Designer  

Professional Experience

NewScape Studios After Effects Puppet Animator| February 2021-Present

• Animated 2D assets in Adobe After Effects while working to ensure timely production
• Collaborated with colleagues to complete any needed illustrations and resolve design issues for rigs
• Designed characters for upcoming in-house projects
• Taught my team how to create and animate with 2D puppet rigs in Adobe Animate

Copernicus Studios Contract 2D Builds Artist | May 2020-August 2020


• Created 2D props for the show Curious George, as assigned by my Builds Supervisor
• Devised creative solutions to troubleshoot problems that arose with builds
• Reviewed storyboards for props that needed to be built or adjusted current props to fit the design

SmashBits Animation Studio Character Designer and Lead Builds Artist | March 2020-June 2020                                                                                                                                                       

• Worked closely with my art director to develop the look and feel of the characters
• Oversaw the creation of builds as the lead builder and ensured the builders followed all designs
• Edited designs as needed to keep characters consistent with the style of the production
• Designed a variety of characters, turnarounds, and pose sheets

DDLocks Studios Art and Animation Tutor |September 2019-Present

•  Tutored students of various levels and ages in character design, 2D character building, and animation

•  Taught a 4-week course on 2D animation for the Farmingdale State College STEAM program

DDLocks Studios Character Designer |September 2017 - Present

• Produced character designs, expression sheets, and cleaned character line ups for clients

• Aligned my style to that of the show and used references as needed to strengthen my designs
• Rigged 2D vector characters and made them animation ready while on a tight deadline
• Clients include Hero4Hire Creatives, Low Brow Studios, and In Touch Ministries

Computer Software

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Animate, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Box , Maya, Toon Boom Harmony




Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation | June 2018