Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Mark Evan Lim

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Mark Evan Lim

Mark Evan Lim | Story Artist


(941) 780-1666 mlim@c.ringling.edu 1130 Greensboro Lane, Sarasota, FL 34234


Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, BFA Computer Animation, 2019

Online Training

Radhowtoschool.com, Storyboarding for feature animation, 2016
Schoolism, Gesture Drawing with Alex Woo, 2014
Pixar Masterclass, Animation & Story, 2013
CGMA Academy, Analytical Figure Drawing, 2013
CGMA Academy, Digital Painting, 2013
Animation Mentor, Animation Basics, 2012

STORY ARTIST, Ringling college of art and design, sarasota, fl — fall 2016 – Present

Created, pitched and scripted stories based on criteria given by instructors. Actively participated in weekly class discussions and critiques followed with a final animatic.

All That Gallery, digital artist, Singapore — march 2015 – June 2015

Created and curated over 40 artworks that translate narrative ideas and inspiration from my childhood into re-imagined images. Independently managed the logistics and organization of the content and preparation of the gallery event with over 200 attendees.

National service, Singapore — February 2013 – February 2015

Military training and responsible for the content creation for the National Day Parade 2014 live telecast. Broadcasted on 4 channels, with approx. 55,000 audience members watching. Additional positions include spearheading the multimedia content team and managing their hours and tasks (see references)

freelance work, digital artist, Singapore — august 2012 – February 2015

Client work including the University of Kentucky and local organizations. Taking existing buildings of the campus and re-interpreting them into cinematic shots with an angular style.

character designer Trainee, xing xing animation studios, Beijing — June 2012 – august 2012

Mentorship training – character design.


Storyboarding, Animation, Character design, Layout, Photography, Graphic Design, Microsoft suite


Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, Pixar Renderman, Pixologic Zbrush, Maxon Cinema4D, Nuke, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Audition.


English – Spoke & Written (Native) Chinese – Spoken (Elementary proficiency)


Drawing, photography, badminton, cycling, movies, traveling and experiencing other cultures



  • Animation
  • story artist



Computer Animation at Ringling Collge of Art and Design

  • Animation, Art
  • Updated 4 years ago

To contact this candidate email mlim@c.ringling.edu

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