JJ Shim, an award animator and motion designer with a Master’s in Animation from RCA since 2017, boasts 15 years of industry experience. They’ve garnered international acclaim, securing honors such as the Venice Biennale Virtual Reality Award in 2021 and the 2018 Design Week Award for Product Design. Their talent also shone at the Cutting Edge Film Fest in 2017 and earned them The Jury Special Award at Chitrakatha the same year, with a finalist position in LIAF’s British Showcase.
Proficient in diverse creative software like Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Maya, Blender, and HDR color grading, JJ is a versatile artist well-suited for crafting global promotional content. Known for their compelling visual storytelling, marked by meticulous attention to detail and adept sound management, JJ has been instrumental in projects spanning VR gaming, motion design, and contributions to acclaimed musicals such as The Lion King, Frozen, and Wicked.