Full name

Marthe Strand Mourier


Visual Development and 2D Background/Layout


Oslo, Norway


I'm a Visual Development and 2D Layout/Background artist from Norway, currently working freelance.

I am always looking for new projects and creative opportunities, so please feel free to contact me! I do features, tv shows, illustration, commercials and whatever else is needed.



Key Layout Artist on 'Lego Monkie Kid'

Flying Bark

Sydney, Australia · 01.02.2020 – Present

Remote key layout artist on Lego's 'Monkey Kid' series

Layout Artist on 'Lego Monkie Kid'

Flying Bark

Sydney, Australia · 01.08.2019 – 01.02.2020

Remote layout artist on Lego's 'Monkey Kid' series.

Teacher and Mentor

Einar Granum Kunstfagskole

Norway · 01.08.2019 – Present

Part time teacher in drawing, perspective, digital painting, character design, animation and more, as well as mentor for graduating students.

Background and Layout Artist

Karrot Animation

London, UK · October 2018 – March 2019

Background and Layout artist on the TVshow “Night Zookeper”.

Background Painter


Oslo, Norway · December 2018 – December 2018

Background painter on short film “Miljøhovedstaden” for Oslo Kommune.

Concept Artist


Oslo, Norway · August 2018 – September 2018

Concept artist on feature film “Titina”.

Layout and Background Artist

Prima Linea

Paris, France · May 2017 – June 2018

Layout and Background Artist on upcoming feature ‘The Bears Famous Invasion of Sicily’.

Visual Development Artist

Golden Oak Pictures Inc.

Nanjing, China · August 2016 – May 2017

Visual Development artist on CG feature film ‘Harry and Garry’.

Cleanup Artist

Nexus Poductions

London, UK · December 2015 – December 2015

Clean up and colouring of shot for upcoming short ‘How To Build a Fire’.

Animation Intern


Viborg, Denmark · August 2015 – October 2015

2D animation inern on the Tvseries “Eddie of the Realms Eternal” for Cartoon Saloon and Amazon.

Visual Development Artist

Nexus Productions

London, UK · May 2015 – June 2015

Design for upcoming short “How to build a fire”

Visual Development Artist

Golden Oak Pictures

Nanjing, China · April 2015 – May 2015

Design and finished layouts for comic book project.

Director and Lead Layout Artist

Arts University of Bournemouth

Bournemouth, England · September 2015 – June 2016

Directing my gradfilm ‘Nonsens’ and a team of 15 people.

Designer and Asset Creator

Red Balloon Productions

Bournemouth, GB · December 2014 – February 2015

Design and production of characters and assets for animation related to the Magna Carta exhibition in Salisbury Cathedral.


Marthe Strand Mourier

Oslo, NO · August 2018 – Present

Freelance Illustrator, Background, Layout and Visual Development Artist.

2016 Best Student Animation , Royal Television Society
Film ‘Riflesso’, Layout Artist
2016 Best Non-Broadcast Production , Royal Television Society
Project ‘Magna Carta: Spirit of Justice’, Designer and creator of 2D puppet assets

First Class Honors, Bachelor’s Degree in Animation Production

Arts University of Bournemouth

Bournemouth, GB · September 2013 – June 2016

Classic Drawing

Einar Granum School of Art

Oslo, Norway · August 2011 – June 2013

Mediterranean Language and Culture

Haugetun Folkehoyskole

Fredrikstad, Norway · August 2010 – June 2011

2015 Magna Carta: Spirit of Justice (Project Leaders; Red Balloon Productions and Rock Paper Film), Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, UK
Designer and creator of 2D puppet assets
2013 PIKTOMANIA (Project leader, Juan Brito.), Deichmannske Hovedbibliotek, Oslo, Norway