Speaker Gyimah Gariba

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Gyimah Gariba

Show Creator/Designer

Guru Studio

Growing up in Ghana, Gyimah discovered his love of drawing while bringing his favourite cartoon characters to life. His distinct style has been praised by Forbes Magazine, who named him one of “15 Young African Creative’s Rebranding Africa” in 2015. He has a self-published Children’s book,The Little Black Cloud, and an independent comic book published by Shortbox called Navel Gazing.

Gyimah’s career started before he graduated from Sheridan College, when he joined the character design team for Black Dynamite. Since then, he has worked on a variety of hit shows including Stephen Universe,True and the Rainbow Kingdom and Justin Time GO!, where he was the lead character designer.

Gyimah’s clients range from musicians to sports broadcaster ESPN. He has also designed covers for Marvel Comics and worked to create promotional content for clothing and sportswear brand Adidas .

He is currently working on the production of his original kids animated series, Big Blue, with Guru Studio and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto.

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