EXPERIENCE

Webtoon Entertainment Inc.
Art Lead
2021 - Present
Sourcing, hiring, and directing freelance and in-house artistsCreating storyboards, concept art, and graphics for in-house productions
Storyboard Artist
2019 - 2021
Drawing layouts and panel sketches for production of vertical scrolling digital comicsCreating concept art and graphics
HexComix
Contract Artist
2018 - Present
Visualizing key story points through panel sketches based on a written scriptFlatting comic panels
Girls Make Games
Summer Fellowship
2018
Mentoring students throughout a game development summer campLed a team of girls ages 9-11 to create a playable game demo that was selected to pitch at Demo Day
Kawahara Nurseries
Digital Marketing Assistant
2018 - 2019
Designing visual and editorial contentOptimizing website and social media profiles


EDUCATION

Otis College of Art and Design
2014-2018
BFA in Digital Media
Game and Entertainment Design


Maria Li (she/they) is from San Jose, California, and made her way down the coast to Los Angeles where she currently works as a storyboard artist at Webtoon. She spends her days reading vampire myths and playing with her cat, Moomoo.

Contact: mariali.myl@gmail.com