About Lyla


If you’d like to get in touch with me please email me at lyla(at)lylawarren(dot)com





Skill Set

2D animation, illustration, character / asset design, art direction, animation direction, overseas supervision & skilled in a large variety of styles


Illustrator, After Effects, Adobe Animate (aka Flash), Photoshop, Toon Boom’s Harmony, Unity and a working knowledge of animating in Maya


California based animator, character designer and illustrator, Lyla Warren, has over 15 years of experience. Through her career she has worked on a large variety of titles in games, shorts and commercials. Her clients include: Disney, Cartoon Network, Facebook, Sony, Mattel, Zynga and Leap Frog. A self-taught artist, she was educated by late nights in the San Francisco animation industry and by wonderful mentors.

On a project, Lyla focuses on creating emotive art and bringing it to life. She has honed her storytelling skills to create art that is both communicative and delightful. She understands that each project presents a unique opportunity to discover new and engaging ways to tell a story. Additionally, Lyla is a prolific brainstormer, style chameleon, highly self-directed and an energetic team member.

In her down time, she enjoys exploring sculpture, consuming copious amounts of science fiction and jogging with her corgi, Titan.

Fun Facts:
Studied trapeze for 5 years
Traveled extensively in India and China
Space and science nerd
Originally from the South

Client List

  • Disney
  • Cartoon Network
  • Facebook
  • Zynga
  • Sony
  • Mattel
  • Popcap
  • Leap Frog
  • House Special
  • FreeRange
  • Ghostbot
  • Mondo Media
  • Playstudios
  • PocketGems
  • and many more…

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