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Sorim Kim  is..

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a Visual development artist with years of hands-on experience in the animation industry. Involved in South Korea's

popular kids' animated projects: Multicultural team player with great organizational skills.

안녕하세요! 저는 애니메이션 업계에서 프로젝트 제작과 디자이너로 일한

경험이 있으며 프리랜서로 다양한 애니메이션과 게임 원화를 작업한 경험이 있습니다. 항상 도전하는 자세를 가지며 ‘소통형 인재’로써 함께 꿈을 만들어나가는 아티스트가 되겠습니다.


May 2022

Jul 2017~ Jun 2019

Dec 2014 ~ Aug 2015

<The Magical Grannies>

Visual Devleopment & Character Designer

Academy of Art University

 -  Worked on character design, environments, and props.

 - Scheduled the production of project and documented progress while meeting


 -  Consulted with professors, colleagues, and professionals for work feedback and

      made modifications according to suggestions.

Production and Development Team  (Project Management)

Choirock Contents Factory / Korea

 -  Managed work pipeline and schedules for <Ghost Mecard> and <Dino Mecard>

 -  Communicated with multiple departments to finalize animation series and

      collaborated with outside companies.

 -  Worked with pre-production department crews to create early character designs,

      outlooks and atmospheres, model packets and rough storyboards to develop new


Character Artist

Studio Vandal / Korea

 -  Worked as a sub-character artist, designed sidekicks and extra characters for Flash Animation <The Little Stone DODO>

 -  Involved in the main design production and direction for a

undisclosed project and collaborated with outsourcing


Participated in the BG work of producing promotional

animations of the local community.


Clients include : Ninetale Corporation, Pivot Games, Archosaur Games, MCOCOA Games, Damda, Terapin, Lone Coconut LLC

-   Created character design, model sheets, main cover illustration, background design, prop design and visual development for games and animations.

 -  Met with clients to identify ideas and develop concepts.

 -  Applied modifications to concept work according to clients' feedback while following deadlines.


Fall 2019 ~ May 2022

Mar 2016 ~ Feb 2019

Mar 2010 ~ Feb 2016

MFA Visual Development / Academy of Art University

Awarded in 2020, and 2022 spring shows.

MFA in Media Interaction Design / Ewha Womans University

> Thesis: A Study of Transformation Direction in Transformation Girl Animations

 -  Worked as a research assistant in the Animation Lab and supported visual exhibitions and education in the university

 -  Created a storyboard for Introduction to Animation (K-MOOC)

BFA in Ceramic Arts & Media Interaction Design

Ewha Womans University

Double Major



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