Ben Kirby - Illustrator in Tokyo

Ben Kirby

I'm an illustrator in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English

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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.

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 2018

    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. Exploring Japan Part 2

    28 September 2018

    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)

  3. Radish Sama

    25 October 2018

    I love drawing really lazy cats. Who knew? Radish Sama, what does he offer? He'll never tell.

    I'm open to taking on work, part time or full time. Check out my portfolio.

  4. Hocus Pocus!

    6 January 2019

    Designing and Illustrating takes time, practice and of course a little magic.
    I'm back to work from my short break January and open to taking on more this month or so! Let's collaborate!