Jose Lopez

Art Director / Character Designer Los Angeles, CA

Jose Lopez is an Emmy award winning animation designer working in the Film, TV and Video Game industries. He cultivated his signature style early on, working on such animated series as “Godzilla”, “Men in Black” and “Jackie Chan Adventures”. His work on “The Batman” and “Green Lantern: First Flight” (Warner Bros.) earned him critical praise. In 2015, he launched the video game Secret Ponchos (Switchblade Monkeys) which he art directed and co-created for Playstation. Clients who continue to request Jose’s work include Imagi (TMNT, Gatchaman), DreamWorks, Cartoon Network (Generator rex), Nickelodeon, Lego, Google, Activision, Mattel and DC comics to name a few.

He has published four books “Mariachi Samurai Vol. 1 and Vol. 2”, “4:00 am”, and “Lines Adorable” showcasing a collection of sketches and designs.

In 2014 Jose’s work as Art Director / Characters & Props for Hasbro Studios “Transformers: Prime” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Character Design. 

You can enjoy his latest projects: The animated series Transformers: Robots in Disguise on Cartoon Network, the video game Secret Ponchos on Sony’s PS4 and the soon to be released “My Little Pony” feature film.

Currently, Jose is designing for the upcoming Big Hero 6 tv show for Disney TV Animation and Disney XD.



Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Character Design, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences


Disney Hasbro Studios Cartoon Network Google Warner Bros. Nickelodeon Mattel Activision Sony Imagi Original Force Mili Pictures Switchblade Monkeys