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Sarian Mobolade
Character Designer  

Professional Experience

Cognitive Leap Solutions Inc. Animation and Illustration Consultant | February 2022-Present

•  Created 2D Vector Assets for educational animated content

•  Collaborated with my team lead to troubleshoot possible issues within the pipeline

•  Workshopped solutions with Unity team to create assets for educational app games

•  Animated shots using vector rigs in After Effects

NewScape Studios After Effects Puppet Animator| February 2021-December 2021

• Animated 2D assets in Adobe After Effects while working to ensure timely production
• Collaborated with colleagues virtually to complete any needed illustrations and resolve design issues
• 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
• Ensured the high quality and overall style of the show as outlined by my executive producer

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 a variety of characters, expression sheets, and cleaned character line ups for clients

• Captured the personality of my client's characters from written briefs and proved reference images
• Adhered to tight turnarounds on designs based on client’s schedules
• Clients include Hero4Hire Creatives, Low Brow Studios, and In Touch Ministries

Computer Software

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




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

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