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Max Haig
Max Haig
Toronto, Canada


I am a animation industry veteran, illustrator and ameture comics creator living and working in Toronto, Canada.

▪Skilled at 2D animation, illustration, visual development, concept art, character design,
location design, prop design, visual storytelling and comic arts
▪ Skilled at various traditional illustration techniques including drawing and painting, pen and ink, marker rendering, and watercolour
▪ In depth knowledge of human and creature anatomy, architectural and mechanical design, historical and cultural motifs
▪ In depth knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Flash and Animate
▪ Some experience working in Adobe After Effects, Premiere, and InDesign
▪ Proficient at critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and thinking outside the box
▪ Able to work as part a team as well as independently (including working remotely)
▪ Able to adapt, learn quickly, and focus attention on details as well as the big picture

Bachelors of Applied Arts – Animation
Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, ON
September 2004 – April 2009

Work Experience

Posing Artist
December 2021 – Present, Elliott Animation, Toronto, ON
▪ Character Posing artist on the show Total Drama Island

Prop Designer
June 2022 – December 2022, House of Cool, Toronto, ON
▪ Prop designer on the show Freak Brothers

August 2020 – December 2021, Copernicus Animation Studios, Halifax, NS
▪ Character Animator on the WB show Teen Titans GO!
Concept Artist/Designer
August 2018 – August 2020, Epic Story Media, Toronto, ON
▪ Concept and visual development artist on multiple new IPs
▪ Character and location designer on multiple new IPs

January 2017 – August 2018, Solis Animation, Toronto, ON
▪ Character/prop designer on Gary and his Demons
▪ Animator on Gary and his Demons
▪ BG designer on The Champions season 2

Designer/Layout Artist
January 2016 – January 2017, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto, ON
▪ Character designer on Doki
▪ BG Layout on Cat in the Hat and Doki

March 2015 – October 2015, 9 story Media Group, Toronto, ON
▪ Animator on the Stanley Dynamic
▪ Character/prop designer on Nature Cat

Layout Artist
November 2014 – January 2015, Guru Studios, Toronto, ON
▪ BG layout artist on Ever After High

Designer/Layout Artist
August 2014 – September 2014, Solis Animation, Toronto, ON
▪ Designer and layout artist on Starboard and Stern

October 2013, Alterna Comics
▪ Illustrator on Bounty Hunter comic short story featured in Monstrosity comic anthology

September 2013 – August 2014, Titmouse Inc., Los Angeles, CA, USA
▪ Freelance animator on Moonbeam City
▪ Freelance animator on Turbo FAST

June 2013 – August 2013, Little Tugboat, Toronto, ON
▪ Animator on Napkin Man

BG Painter/Animator
December 2012 – June 2013, Augenblick Studios, Brooklyn, NY, USA
▪ Freelance BG painter on a Zoolander: Supermodel animated special
▪ Freelance animator on SNL short Cool Drones

October 2011 – October 2012 , Solis Animation, Toronto, ON
▪ Animator on Motor City
▪ Layout artist and animator on season 3 of Ugly Americans


Comic ArtStorytellingStoryboardingIllustrationConcept DesignCharacter Design2D AnimationTraditional ArtCharacter Animation

Software proficiency