• New York-based pixel artist, illustrator, character designer, and animator.

• SVA Animation Class of 2020 Alumni.


• Graduated in School of Visual Arts Animation Class of 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

• Loves drawing with all sorts of unconventional mediums and bright, expressive colors!

• Super-flexible with lots of experience in many different visual styles and tones.

• Long-time pixel artist and pixel animator, with experience in several shipped games!

Work Experience

Get in the Car, Loser!
Love Conquers All Games
Pixel artist, animator

Steel Assault
Zenovia Interactive
Pixel artist, animator, storyboards

Suits & Sandals
Character designer, animator

Let's Talk About Sonic!
Podcast co-host, video editing

Get in Touch!

• Got questions, work inquiries, or just want to say hello? I can be reached by any of the following:

Twitter | @mitsame_
Tumblr | miketona.tumblr.com

Character Design

Original Work

Designed created from scratch for personal projects or freelance

Visual Development

Various explorations for different design concepts

Derivative Work

Small-scale projects and fan art

Pixel Art

Original Work

Personal projects featuring designs I've created

Paid Work

Examples of paid work for clients

Derivative Work

Personal, small-scale projects and fan art



Thesis film created in final year at SVA - animated amongst a team of 6 in pixel art


Short film animatic produced in 3nd year animation class at SVA


Short film produced in 2nd year animation class at SVA - animated in rough pixel art

RhythmJam - Mario Kart

Animated in Adobe After Effects with hand drawn pixel art

Class Assignments

Short animations made for in-class assignments at SVA


Print Designs

Designed as posters, t-shirts, etc.

Commissioned Work

Examples of paid work for clients

Personal Work

Personal, small-scale projects and fan art