By Martina Palladino
Mahmoud was born in Amman, Jordan, in 1977, and is currently living and working in Amman. He got his BA in French literature and language from the University of Jordan, in 2001.
He started his professional career as an artist during his studies. Mahmoud was responsible for illustrating the Arabic language books used for teaching. He then started to work as a 2D artist and animator for many animation studios. Mahmoud published his cartoons in daily newspapers and on various cartoons sites. He is also a main member in the Jordanian Cartoonist League.
In 2004, Mahmoud starting working for ‘Rubicon Group Holding,’ a global transmedia company who specializes in animated-themed entertainment. This company has a large presence in Jordan, as well as in the Middle East. During his work there, he was allocated as an animator for the “Pink Panther and Pals” series, as well as other famous MGM animated shows.
Today, is working as an art director and storyboard artist for several animations shows and TVC.