Molly Heady-Carroll
Molly Heady-Carroll
2D Character Designer & Animator
Bussum , Netherlands

About

Molly Heady-Carroll is a Dublin-born 2D Character Designer & Animator. She graduated from the University of Arts Utrecht, The Netherlands, with a Masters Degree in Game Art in 2014. Since then she has freelanced for companies such as Universal Pictures, Night School Studios, Motion Logic Studios, The Lost Initiative Show, Señor Wooly, Candle Lighters and Caprice Des Dieux. She is the co-founder of Arcane Circus, a two person video game studio based in the Netherlands and the creators of award winning mobile game "Crap! I'm Broke: Out of Pocket". (crapimbroke.com) Molly currently lives in Bussum, the Netherlands, with her partner and two leopard geckos.

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Skills

2D AnimationConcept ArtIllustrationCharacter DesignCharacter AnimationCreature Design

Software proficiency

Illustrator
Illustrator
Photoshop
Photoshop
Flash
Flash
Inkscape
Inkscape
GraphicsGale
GraphicsGale
Traditional Art
Traditional Art

Experience

  • Illustrator "Reggie, his cousin, two scientists and much likely the end of the world" at Degoma Games
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    January 2017 - Present

    Sample Illustrations: http://mollyheadycarroll.com/projects/8qQ0O

    Join Reggie on his bizarre adventures through space and time, and experience the sensation of turning gravity upside-down in a classically-cut platform game full of surprises on every level!

    http://www.degoma.games/

  • Art Director, Assets and Animation "Kaijack Card Attack" at Arcane Circus
    Bussum, Netherlands
    March 2017 - Present

    An upcoming Kaiju-themed digital card game from Arcane Circus.

    http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/Arcane+Circus+news/news.asp?c=75580

  • Illustrator, "The Mummy: Dark Universe Stories" at Universal Studios/Night School Studio/Studio Motion Logic
    Burbank, United States of America
    February 2017 - September 2017

    Game avaiable on iOS & Android: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-mummy-dark-universe-story/id1238336704?mt=8

    The developer is Night School Studio, of Oxenfree and Mr. Robot fame, and will be an episodic, supernatural adventure where players take on the role of Nick Morton, Tom Cruise's character from The Mummy, in a story with multiple narrative options and dynamic comic-style illustrations.

  • Art Director, Assets and Animation "Crap! I'm Broke: Out of Pocket" at Arcane Circus
    Bussum, Netherlands
    August 2015 - October 2016

    Crap! I’m Broke is a hectic life management game with a Cubist art style for iOS and Android. Do mini-game style jobs (like scrubbing dishes and flip burgers) to avoid eviction and keep starvation at bay.

    http://crapimbroke.com/

  • Pixel Art Character Animator on "La Rocola del Sr. Wooly" at Señor Wooly
    Evanston, United States of America
    January 2016 - Present

    Run Cycle Samples: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/e7f6gw95l6ps93l/swruncycles.gif?dl=0

    Animation Samples: http://creaturefreakshow.tumblr.com/post/150454042948/special-moves-for-the-se%C3%B1or-wooly-video-game

    Señor Wooly is a series of Spanish lesson music videos with funny, creative, and absurd stories with unexpected twists. Music videos include Billy la Bufanda, ¿Puedo ir al baño? Guapo, Las Excusas, and Sé Chévere, among many others.

    "The Señor Wooly Video Game" is an expansion of the universe that introduces a karaoke style game with all the characters, charm and absurdity you have come to love from the music videos.

    https://www.senorwooly.com/

  • Character Designer on "Vision SR" at BetaShark LTD
    Canton, United States of America
    May 2016 - July 2016

    Character Design Sample: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7zecagzcbblltj4/sherivice.jpg?dl=0

    Vision Soft Reset is a 2D action-adventure platformer that lets the player perceive the future. From this fundamental concept comes a plethora of unique and empowering possibilities in combat and exploration.

    https://visionsrgame.com/

  • Short Film Animator for Marketing Campaign "la Minute Caprice" at Caprice Des Dieux
    France
    February 2016 - April 2016

    Pixel Art Gifs: http://mollyheadycarroll.com/casdecapricegifs.html

    Animated Short: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1GMLU7oZvA&feature=youtu.be

    la Minute Caprice was a viral marketing campaign promoting the new packaging for En Cas de Caprice. A one minute film festival ran online for 24 hours, bringing the number of films shown to 1140.

    https://www.laminutecaprice.com/intro

  • Character Animator on "Melancholy Republic" at Cloud Runner Studios
    Oxford, United Kingdom
    January 2015 - December 2015

    A cinematic story driven JRPG game with incredible music. Set in the beautiful city state of Lorna, uncover the conspiracies and broken souls within.

    http://store.steampowered.com/app/436240/

  • Character Designer/Animator on Animated Show "Kimono and Chibby Chan" at The Chibby Channel
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    September 2013 - Present

    Momo Character Design: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jx0fqwbn14h02mn/momoart.jpg?dl=0

    Peter Carey Animated Sequence: https://youtu.be/0j5uJA7lzkk?t=24s

    Kimono and Chibby Chan is an animated web series following the psychedelic adventures of everyone's favorite luchador mask doting dynamic duo.

    http://chibbychannel.com/

  • Promo Art Colourist, Pixel Art Character Designer & Animator on "Brock Crocodile" at Brock Crocodile
    Twickenham, United Kingdom
    November 2014 - March 2015

    Brock Crocodile is a platforming adventure game in which the player takes on the role of a walking and talking red crocodile. The character Brock has two abilities that allow him to combat his foes and overcome obstacles such as using his whip to help him swing of chasms and pitfalls and his long distances attack in the form of his fruitgun, loaded with one of your five a day!

    http://brockcrocodile.com/