Mike Yamada is a multidisciplinary problem solver with 12 years of experience across film, animated movies, games, and themed spaces. He is Production Designer at Walt Disney Animation and the illustrator of eight children’s books.
He has spoken or taught at some of the biggest colleges, design firms and animation studios, including Art Center College of Design, Continuum, Disney Interactive, and many more.
He currently resides in Los Angeles with his cat. In his spare time, he enjoys the challenge of brewing the perfect cup of coffee, reading, and writing about himself in the third person.