Connor Smith is a Chicago Animator, Game Designer and Illustrator. Spending his free time skateboarding. His personal brand "dieselraptor" has gained over 25K followers on Instagram and his passion for skateboarding has gained him a steady position as a Freelance Animator in the Skateboarding Industry. His creative and unique Vector Animations and Illustrations have pushed him to learn new techniques and always progress his style. His first two years at Columbia College of Chicago as a Graphic Designer developed his skills with composition and creative direction, but lacked enough stimulation and challenge Connor needed to become more fulfilled in a future Career. Thus, After Studying Abroad in New Zealand in 2013, Connor fell in love with Game Design and Skateboarding, Even Designing the Award Winning Game "The Last Tree & I". Connor came back to Chicago to finish his BA in Game Art at Columbia College of Chicago, and uses all the skills he gained to become a more proficient and well rounded artist. He continues to push his skills as a Freelance Animator/Illustrator and is currently developing a Skateboarding Mobile Game set for 2019.