LEISHA graduated from Sheridan College's Animation program in 2010. After graduating, she completed work for such clients as Nickolodeon, Disney, Titmouse Inc., and Capcom. The majority of her work focuses on character design and visual development.

She is currently visual development on True and the Rainbow Kingdom with Netflix, Friends with You, and Guru Studio.

She is also a member of Dames Making Games Toronto, where she has worked on several independent games. She is also the creator of #PROJECTSOLACE, a feminist graphic novel initiative based out of Toronto. 

 

Experience

2D Senior/3D Generalist
Sinking ship Entertainment

Toronto, Canada · February 2017 - Present

Primary Artist on Giver150 for TVO, responsible for historical environments and assets.
Creating 3D Assets for Merchandising.

freelance artist

Toronto, Canada · August 2016 - February 2017
Short contracts, including Polarman for TIFF. 

CREATOR
Project Solace

Toronto, Canada · Present

Creator of Project Solace: https://tapastic.com/series/Project-Solace

LOCATION Designer
Guru studio

Toronto, Canada · February 2016 - August 2016
Location, Prop and auxiliary character Designing for True And The Rainbow Kingdom

Lead artist
Guru Studio

Toronto, Canada · May 2015-February 2016
Developing independent style games for @Guruarcade.

Design Supervisor
Guru studio

Toronto, Canada · April 2014 – May 2015
Managed a team of six Harmony Designers on Shimmer and Shine for Nickolodeon. 

2D Lead Artist
Gameloft entertainment

Toronto, Canada · February 2011 – April 2014
Managed a team of two 2D Artists, and eight 3D Artists on Disney's Magic Kingdom
Managed five 2D Artists on Epic: The Movie, the mobile game.
Contributed to UNO: And Friends, and several unnanounced titles.

Asset Artist
Beeline Interactive/CAPCOM

Toronto, Canada · October 2010 – January 2011

Asset Creation on Shrek's Fairytale Kingdom

Freelance Animator/Illustrator
Independent

Mississauga, Canada · May 2010 – October 2010