SENIOR ILLUSTRATOR IATSE LOCAL 800
Born and raised in California, Daniel Hyun Lim is an artist who has successfully bridged the worlds of art and entertainment. His prolific career spans several years, demonstrating his incredible versatility as a concept artist and storyboard artist.
A testament to his dedication, Daniel earned High Honors in BFA Illustration from the esteemed Art Center College of Design in 2003, then went on to earn a Masters in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts in 2006. This period shaped his artistic trajectory, redirecting his interest from editorial illustration towards the more collaborative dynamics of the entertainment industry.
A pivotal moment in Daniel's career was his collaboration with cinematic icon, Robert Zemeckis, on storyboards for the film adaptation of "Pinocchio." This opportunity not only deepened his love for visual storytelling but cemented his commitment to storyboard artistry.
Balancing his professional drive, Daniel emphasizes the importance of family and a balanced lifestyle. His laid-back perspective on the industry is a refreshing contrast, fueling his passion without succumbing to its pressures.
Outside the artistic realm, Daniel reveals a competitive streak as a master-ranked player in Pokemon Unite, demonstrating his diverse skills and lighthearted nature.
Today, Daniel continues to captivate with his compelling visuals, contributing his unique talents to the entertainment industry and inspiring all who experience his work.
He has worked with companies such as CBS, Disney, DreamWorks, Apple, Blizzard, Riot, Netflix, Paramount, Universal, and many more. With projects spanning genres from sci-fi to pop culture, Daniel has worked on a wide scope of productions. Notable projects including: Goosebumps, Homecoming, Star Trek Discovery, Strange New Worlds, Picard, Orville, See, Atlas, We Can be Heroes, Witches, and most recently, Pinocchio.