2D Animator/Illustrator

Resume posted by KimBus in Generalist.

Desired position type: Any
Location: Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa

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I am a 2D animator/illustrator located in South Africa. I have been working in the industry for 10 years and have experience in various areas, including training, animation, storyboarding and character design. I have worked for both local and international clients.


2016: Successfully completed Assessor’s Course with Chartall Business College. Certified to asses in OBE.

2015: Professional qualifications in Toon Boom Harmony & Storyboard Pro from Toon Boom Animation

2012: Week Long course in Cape Town on ‘Acting in Animation’ with Alex Heboyan (Animator on Kung Fu Panda/ Monsters VS. Aliens)

2012: Week Long course at Toon Boom, Montreal Canada (With Patrice Blais)

2012: Associate Qualification in Toon Boom Harmony (Certified Trainer)

2011: Week Long course at Toon Boom, Montreal Canada (With Stacey Eberschlag)

2005: Damelin Education Group Diploma in Media Design and Technology with merit

2004: Damelin Education Group Certificate in LiveDesign – Bauhaus


Animation Specialist for Toon Boom Animation (Montreal)
January 2017 – Current
Training studios and schools in the software (both online and on location)
Doing demos
Creating training videos and material
Assessing certification exams
Consulting studios
Working on rigs

Lecturer in Concept Art and 2D Animation – Learn3D
April 2011 – November 2016
Tasks – Educating in:
Drawing skills, Colour Theory, Character Design, Storyboarding
Principles of animation, Acting in animation
Adobe Photoshop (Various versions)
Storyboard Pro (Various versions)
Toon Boom Harmony (Various versions)

2D Animator – Papercut Studios
February 2010 – December 2010
Character design (highly adept)
Rigging (2D)
2D ‘Cutout style’ animation
2D Traditional animation (highly adept)
Voice acting
Layout and scene setup

DTP and Assistant Editor Jobs
August 2006 – May 2009

November 2016 – Digital colour on Vhutshilo illustrations
March 2016 – Character designs for MIFA pitch: Spider & Bot
January 2016 – Direct Rewards 1 Minute 2D animated Advert through No Sweat
March 2015 – Explainer edits for Popcorn Training through Goodfoot Productions
December 2014 – 2D Animator on Yebo Yethu Vodacom explainer
October 2014 – Black & white colouring illustration for Glow TV
March 2014 – 2D Animator on game assets for Toon53 Productions
2014 & 2015 – Character & graphic designs for Monster City sweet company
December 2013 – 1 Page illustrated for Velocity collaboration
2013 & 2015 – Mascot and design for Kincon cosplay convention
January 2012 – Digital colour on Vhutshilo illustrations


  • Toon Boom Harmony (10 years experience)
  • Toon Boom Storyboard Pro (9 Years experience)
  • Adobe Photoshop (18 years experience)


    cutout animation, illustration, paperless animation, rigging, training

Spoken Languages

    English (Full proficiency)

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