What about us ?

Qimono is a collective of directors specialized in animation. We are based between Paris & Lyon – France. Qimono gathers a bunch of creative designers and talented people such as motion designers, illustrators, sound designers, writers and many others well skilled dudes.

Qimono was co-founded by Maxdlr & Augusta Sarlin. Maxdlr is a freelance art director and motion designer for years and has worked for Dior, France TV, Euronews, etc… He is our particles and 3D stuff specialist. He’s a glitch and particles lover. Augusta Sarlin is a freelance art director and motion designer too. She has worked for Spotify, Grand Lyon Métropole, Coty, etc… She mostly works as art director and animator for Qimono. 

We can take entire projects, from briefs to final renders. Qimono works on a various scale of projects such as mapping shows, explainer videos, character animation, 2D/3D designs, title design and many more cool stuff. We always work with talented artists to fit with our client’s style, to create tailored projects and also to challenge ourselves sometimes. 

The BlaqBelts

Augusta SarlinDirector/Animator

Augusta Sarlin is a freelance art director and motion designer too. She has worked for Spotify, Grand Lyon Métropole, Coty, etc… She mostly works as art director and animator for Qimono. 

MaxdlrDirector/Animator

Maxdlr is a freelance art director and motion designer for years and has worked for Dior, France TV, Euronews, etc… He is our particles and 3D stuff specialist. He’s a glitch and particles lover. 

Mika Gnim'sWriter/Screenwriter

Mika is a freelance writer and translator. He bought his freedom working as an English-French technical translator for agencies & clients across 3 continents and now exercises it tackling the toughest creative projects with Qimono.

Romain LaforetDirector/Illustrator

Romain Laforet is a freelance art director and illustrator. He has worked for many clients in video game industry, advertising and communication. He is Qimono’s illustration director and our pixel addict.

Margot WhiteheadCommunication Manager

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Florent RibeyronDirector/2D Animator

Graduated from Emile Cohl school in Lyon (France). My influences are specially in japanese & european comics, and the world of animation cartoon, from its starts to then