Aron Jean Shay

Designer | Illustrator | Resin Caster


Digital & traditional art, design, paper-craft, polyhedral resin-craft


Savannah, GA

The Savannah College of Art & Design; BFA Animation, Graduated 2006

WDI - Disney Publishing

Glendale, CA

Designer | July 2012 - Current

Designer and artist for Walt Disney Imagineering - Disney Publishing Digital. Role includes:

Illustration (Including pencils, inks, and color for additional storybook content)
Design (UI & Additional design)
Character Colorist
Reviewing use of artwork for International Licensees
Character Design

Freelance Digital Designer | June 2012 - July 2012

Freelance Illustration & Design

Additional Skills:

As an artist working for Disney, I am able to style-match a wide variety of artwork used in Apps, Disney Watch+Read, Disney/Marvel iMessage Stickers, as well as other projects. This includes paint style matching artwork from current Disney Storybook art back through older traditional storybook media styles. I have also created new styles of character designs for beloved characters, to be used in Apps. 

Cartoon Network

Burbank, CA

Title Card Artist | May 2015 - May 2018

Painting and design of the episodic title cards for the television series Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network (Fall 2016)

Background Artist | February 2016 - April 2016

Assisted as Background Artist with episode backgrounds and color cards for the animated television show Mighty Magiswords

Oddbot, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA

Cleanup Artist | October 2011 - December 2011 - Touching Blue: Storyboard Animatic; Revised, placed and created assets in Flash

Disney's Club Penguin: Never Wake a Sleeping Sensei Animated Short; Assisted in background cleanup and color, and animation elements

Frog Racoon Strawberry; Dumm Comics

Los Angeles, CA

Background Colorist & Assistant | March 2011 - July 2014

Colored and assisted with webcomic backgrounds for the weekly comic Frog Racoon Strawberry