Roland Lamers

Illustrator   .   Concept artist   .   Animator

storyboarding, visual development, concept art, comic art, illustration and 2d-animation

Hi! I'm Dutch freelance illustrator and animator based in the creative Utrecht area.
I bring your ideas and concepts visually to life by storyboard, concept design, illustration, animation and design.
Having an established commercial background, so i know the  I collaborate with teams and think commercially aswell creatively.
Being a freelancer, my work ranges from individuals wanting a portrait to large animation work for big studios.

I'm passionete about concept art and animation and pride myself in creating various styles of art that are dynamic and have clear focus. Storytelling comes first!
If you like what you see or want to work with me, feel free to hit me a message.


Visual storytelling   .   Storyboarding   .   2d-animation  .  Concept design   .   Concept art   .   Character design   .   Comic art  .  Book covers  .  Album covers  .  Tabletop games  .  Card games  .  Splash art   .   Photo-manipulation   .   Visual design   .   Brand design

Software proficiency

Procreate   .   Abobe photoshop   .   Adobe Illustrator   .   TVPaint  .  Adobe After Effects   .   Adobe Premiere   .   Adobe animate (Flash)   .   Adobe Chacter Animator  .  Sketch   .   Adobe Indesign  

Freelance illustrator / concept artist / animator

2016 - present

Working as a freelance concept artist/ illustrator in commercial campaigns, animation, films and anything in between. 

2d-animator at Submarine Animation

okt 2020 - present

At Submarine I am working within a great team of various 2d-animators. I work within ink&paint and shade the roto-animations, do technical tracking animations like screens and paper . I also do the accasionally special ink and paint and additional roto animation.

Storyboarder at Ingredient Media

oct 2019 - feb 2021

I worked on concept designs for their various clients and making various storyboards for an exciting yet -to be announced- project for a client of theirs. I addition I made some key visuals to help the team and client find the right mood for their video.

Storyboarder at Media Monks

feb 2020

Media Monks asked me to help to help with their Star Bucks campaign by storyboarding and making concept sketches

Concept artist at Ideaology

dec 2019 - feb 2020

I helped a very creative innovator visualising their ideas and concepts for several clients.

2d-animator / designer at Kaliber Interactive

jun 2019

At Kaliber I helped realising a banner campaing for their clients

2d-animator at Submarine Animation

may 2018 - may 2019

At Submarine I worked within a great team of artist with various disciplines. I did ink&paint and accasional special i&p animations. I also worked on technical animations like tracking, screen animations and background charackters.

Storyboarder at Superheroes Amsterdam

jun 2018

2d-animator / storyboarder at Ingredient Media

feb 2018 - dec 2018

I worked with their creative team on a storyboard and hand-drawn 2d-animation for a short-animation for one of their clients

Animator / visual designer at Kaliber Interactive

2014 - 2016

As a visualiser and animator, I worked on a lot and varied projects. One notable is Brain Trip for which I did the storyboarding and 2d-animations. Brain Trip received various recognitions.

Visual Interactive designer at Rhinofly Interactive

2006 - 2014

Visual designer at Havas Worldwide

2005 - 2006

Visual designer at Qi-ideas

2000 - 2005

Assistant animator at Toonder Studio's

1999 - 2000


Golden Eurobest  .  Silver Spin  .  People’s Champ Pixel  .  Public Favorite Lovie  .  Bronze Lovie

Brain Trip . 2014

Animation for interactive installation


Golden Spin  .  Silver Cyber Lion

Volvo - Feel . 2006

Animation for online campaign


Golden Spin  .  Silver Cyber Lion  .  Silver ADCN Lamp  .  Bronze Eurobest

Nokia - 20 Lives . 2005

Animation for online game experience


Golden Spin  .  Silver ADCN Lamp

Heineken - Feestje . 2002

Animation for online game experience

"De combinatie van al zijn expertises maakt Roland tot een multi- disciplinair en fantastische collega!"

Nienke Van Heusden
Managing Director at Kaliber Interactive

"Roland weet concept en vormtaal om te buigen naar iets dat andere mensen wél begrijpen."

Matthijs Roumen
Strategy Director at M2Media

"Hij is in staat op creatief vlak het concept te verrijken en verduidelijken en weet deadlines te realiseren."

Sander van Pijkeren
Senior Marketingadviseur bij Ordina

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