Alan Simmons has over 21 years of experience as an Illustrator, Environment /Background Designer/Colorist, Prop Artist and Graphic Artist. He was the Lead Background Designer on popular TV shows like Batman vs. Superman and Batman Beyond as well as a Prop and Background Designer for Marvel Superhero Animation shows. Alan also designed graphics, toys and apparel displays for Mattel. He was an Environment and Prop Designer on the Skylanders game for Activision, developing environments and props for VFX Game Design.


Batman vs. Robin (video) (Background key designer)
Doctor Strange (video) (Background designer)
Ultimate Avengers II (video) (Background designer)
X-Men Evolution (TV series) (Background designer)
Jackie Chan Adventures (TV series) (Background designer)
Batman Beyond (TV series) (Background key designer)
Superman: The Animated Series (TV series) (Background key designer)
The New Batman adventures (TV series) (Background key designer)

Work Experience

Visual Developer, Elijah Rock Productions
Background Designer, Ellation Animation
Visual Development, 41 Entertainment
Background Designer, Dream East Pictures
Environment and Prop Design, Activision/Blizzard
Environment Design, Warner Bros
Background/Prop Design, Marvel Lionsgate Productions


BISHOP’S Stortford College, England, Animation and Physics
Ruskin School, Oxford University, art History and Animation