Ben Kirby - Illustrator in Tokyo

Ben Kirby

I'm an illustrator in Tokyo, Japan

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About me

Hey I'm looking for work! Part time, Full time - Lets collaborate!

I’m a designer, illustrator and animator from Sydney, Australia. Currently living in Japan. I have a Bachelor of Digital Media, Billy Blue College of Design, and a Certificate 2 in Printing at TAFE NSW.

I have worked at National Geographic and FX for FOX Networks Groups, Warner Bros, The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), and MOKU Digital.

オーストラリアのシドニー出身のデザイナー、イラストレーターそしてアニメーター。
現在日本に在住中。オーストラリア、ニューサウスウェールズ州にあるTAFE/ 専門学校、印刷、グラフィックアート科II修了証明書を取得。その後、ビリー・ブルーデザイン専門学校 のデジタルデザイン学士課程を修了。ナショナルジオグラフィックオーストラリア版、FOX・ネットワーク・グループスのFX、ワーナー・ブラザース オーストラリア 放送協会 (ABC)、MOKU デジタルなど諸々の会社で経験を積む。

My Creations

  1. Exploring Japan

    20 August

    One client I'd love to work for is Airbnb. Inspired by trips to Japan, this illustration's aim is to illuminate the excitement of travelling and living overseas.

    Generally I love working with strong geometric shapes and colours that pop. Sometimes I decide the colours before the content and vice-versa. The... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. Continuing my series on Exploring Japan, and tourism visual design.

    In this illustration I experimented with gradients. While walking around Sensō-ji temple, the subject matter was inspired by a spur of the moment visit to the cat shrine Imado Jinja, where they say the Maneki Neko possibly originated from. Couples... continue reading (0, 1 image)