Claudio Naccari

Senior 2D Character Designer

Dublin, Ireland
Italian Character Designer & illustrator, currently working at Boulder Media/Hasbro's Studio for the animation series Micronauts. For info, questions and commissions, please e-mail me at

Work Experience

Brown Bag Films

Lead 2D Designer

November 2020 - Present Dublin, Ireland

Brown Bag Films

Senior 2D Designer/Character Designer

Creation of concept characters and props, turnarounds and colour rendering for 3D animated series.
March 2020 - Present Ireland

Toon Boom Animation

Character designer Consultant

Creation of concept characters and model sheets for training and marketing.
January 2020 - February 2020 Dublin, Ireland

Boulder Media

Character Designer / Lead Concept Character Designer

Creation of concept characters, turnarounds, posing layout, expressions,
hands and mouth charts for the Hasbro TV show “Micronauts”.

Exploration and creation of characters for a high profile property for a Hasbro's TV series.
May 2017 - January 2020 Dublin, Ireland

Freelance - Selfemployed

Illustrator/Character Designer/Visual development artist - Freelance

Creation of illustrations, characters design and concept design.
2011 - May 2017 United Kingdom

The Charactershop

Character Designer

Creation of character design concepts for an unannounced project.
September 2016 - December 2016 United Kingdom


Comic book colourist

Digital colouring of the comic pages of "The Passenger".
Tunuè Editions.
November 2015 - November 2016 Italy

Pearson Italia


Illustrator for didactic book illustrations for primary school.
November 2014 - January 2016 Italy

Wired Magazine - Italy

Comic book digital colourist of "Uno, nessuno, centomila migranti" - Wired n.63.

Digital colouring of the comics pages of "Uno, nessuno, centomila migranti".
Script by Marco Rizzo, drawn by Lelio Bonaccorso and lettered by Norrin
Wired Italy n.63
May 2014 - May 2014 United Kingdom

Ankama Editions

Comic Book Digital Colorist - Freelance

Digital colouring of the comics pages of "419 African Mafia".
Script by Loulou Dédola and drawn by Lelio Bonaccorso.
Hostile Holster collection, Ankama éditions.
March 2013 - January 2014 Birmingham, United Kingdom

Rizzoli Lizard Publisher

Comic Book Digital Colorist - Freelance

Digital colouring of the comics pages of "Jan Karski - L'uomo che scoprì l'Olocausto" with the collaboration of Chiara Arena and Giulio Rincione.
Script by Marco Rizzo and drawn by Lelio Bonaccorso.
Rizzoli Lizard publishing.
January 2013 - December 2013 Birmingham, United Kingdom

Centro ITARD Sicilia

Drawing tutor

Teaching classes of comic art and illustration for school students at Liceo "Francesco Maurolico" - High School.
February 2012 - April 2012 Messina, Italy

Grafimated Cartoon S.c.a.r.l.

Character study/Color Test/Reconstruction background for the short animation "I Vespri Siciliani"

Digital background reconstruction, characters' study, turn around and color test for the pre-production of the short animation movie "I Vespri Siciliani", created by Grafimated Cartoon in collaboration with Filmcommission Sicilia.
2011 - 2011 Palermo, Italy



Concept art and Character design

Workshop taught by Stephan Martiniere, Megan Brain, Shannon Tindle, Sylvain Marc, Nathan Fowkes, The Black Frog and Bobby Chiu.
October 2018 - October 2018 Dublin, Ireland

Stephen Silver

Character Design

Character Design workshop taught by Disney/Nickelodeon artist, Stephen Silver.
October 2016 - October 2016 Birmingham, United Kingdom


Painting with Light and Color

Online course taught by Pixar artists, Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo
January 2016 - March 2016

Scuola Del Fumetto Palermo/ Grafimated Cartoon S.c.a.r.l. (Comics Academy)

Professional drawer, Three year comics professional course

Anatomy, Prospective, Screenplay, Traditional and Digital colouring, Storytelling, Inking, Lettering, Page layout and Printing, Comics pages, Character design, Interior and Exterior design, Practical use of Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, Indesign CS5.
2008 - 2011 Palermo, Italy

Grafimated Cartoon S.c.a.r.l./Mathesis Italia S.r.l.

Animator no paper 2D (first level), “The image between reality and multimedia”

Animation in film and television; Storyboard; Videoboard; Layout; Screenplay; Interior and Exterior Design; Character design; Clean up; Digital colouring; Practical use of TOON Boom Animate and TOON Boom Storyboard Pro; CTP (Cartoon Television Project); Photoshop CS5.
2009 - 2010 Palermo, Italy


Italian (Native),
English (Fluent),


2D Design, Character Animation, Character Design, Clip Studio, Comic Book Illustration, Concept Art, Digital Colour, Digital Sketching, Illustration, Model Pack, Model Sheet, Photoshop, Procreate, Production Design, Sketching, Visual Development,