Kelwin Kwan

Game Artist

Singapore City, Singapore

Work Experience


Lead Animator

-Manage multiple projects for Barbapapa and Victorine Confiture franchises such as Interactive E-book publishing, animation production and game design for 10 titles.
-Assist Art Director in setting up work procedures since founding of the studio
-Manage a 3-persons animation team in various projects, including on-going Barbapapa and Victorine Confiture interactive e-book titles, children games production, graphic design for AppsGo web and social media, and animated youtube clips,etc.
-Train and mentor the team in drawing and animation when necessary to improve and maintain performance.
-Run studio when directors are occupied with their respective companies or unavailable while overseas.
-Report and monitor project progressions to Art Director and supervisors.
-Collaborate with Art Director in creating creative contents for AppsGo’s ongoing E-books, games, social media and website platforms, etc.
-Proof-reading and drafting copywriting contents for studio,
-Ad-hoc duties inclusive of administrative duties, voice-recording, procurement, etc.
January 2013 - Singapore, Singapore

Nonstop Games

Character Designer - Game Artist (Freelance)

-Created character designs and illustration for mobile game Heroes of Honor
-Brainstormed ideas and suggestions for Lead Artist
-Worked at home or onsite when required by client
-Collaborated with programmers, game developers and Lead Artist to review character designs.
August 2012 - December 2012 Singapore, Singapore

Escasoft Apps

Lead Designer (Freelance)

-Managed multiple projects inclusive of art direction and design for Hire-A-Zombie mobile game , Christmas animation clip, and UI design for a sound-recording mobile application.
-Created creative contents for Hire-A-Zombie mobile game, such as character designs and concept art, and UI design for sound-recording mobile app.
-Animated and directed a short animation clip based on Christmas.
-Collaborated closely with Lead Programmer and Director to review and discuss projects.
-Worked independently on most of the projects before weekly reviews.
January 2012 - August 2012 Singapore, Singapore

Scrawl Studios

Storyboard Artist (Freelance)

-Assisted Storyboard Director with storyboards for CLANK INVASION episode.
December 2007 - February 2008 Singapore, Singapore


DigiPen Institute Of Technology

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Production Animation

Animation Basics I
The Language of Drawing I
Tone, Color, and Composition I
Art and Technology
History of Film and Animation
Character Design
Perspective, Backgrounds, and Layouts
Introduction to 3D Animation
August 2008 - April 2012 Singapore, Singapore

Nanyang Polytechnic

Diploma in Digital Media Design

Communication Skills
Drawing 1: Fundamentals
Animation Fundamentals
Design Fundamentals
Visual Audio Storytelling
Art & Animation
Studio Project 1
Drawing 2: Figure
2D Animation
Color Theory
Introduction to 3D
Art & Film
April 2002 - May 2005 Singapore, Singapore


3D Max, Adobe Photosop, After Effects, Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Premiere Pro, Spriter,