Ian Jones-Quartey

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Ian Jones-Quartey
Ian Jones-Quartey.jpg
Jones-Quartey in 2016
Born Ian Jones-Quartey
Nationality American
Alma mater School of Visual Arts
Occupation Writer, storyboard artist, animator, voice actor, supervising director, storyboard supervisor, revisionist
Years active 2007-present
Organization Cartoon Network Studios
Known for Steven Universe, Bravest Warriors

Ian Jones-Quartey is an American writer, storyboard artist, animator and voice actor. He is best known for his webcomic RPG World and his work on Steven Universe, Adventure Time, and Bravest Warriors.


Jones-Quartey has served as a storyboard supervisor and revisionist for Adventure Time and storyboard artist for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome. His first job in the business was on The Venture Bros.. He supplies the voice of Wallow in Bravest Warriors and was the supervising director and co-developer of the Cartoon Network series Steven Universe. He also is the creator of Lakewood Plaza Turbo, the pilot of which has been pitched to Cartoon Network Studios for its shorts development program. The short has been retooled as a mobile game entitled OK K.O.!, which was released on Cartoon Network's Anything app in February 2016.

He is the creator of multiple Web Cartoonists' Choice Award-winning webcomic RPG World.[1][2] He was also a founding member of the now-defunct "bagofchips" group, a collective of web cartoonists including Aaron Farber, Meredith Gran, Josh Mirman, and David McGuire.

Personal life[edit]

Jones-Quartey is a grandson of Theodosia Okoh, the designer of the flag of Ghana; he based the Steven Universe character Nanefua Pizza on her.[3]

Jones-Quartey was raised in Columbia, Maryland,[4] and he attended Long Reach High School.[5]

As of 2016, he and Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar have been in a relationship for more than eight years.[6]



Animation/mobile game[edit]

Voice work[edit]


  • RPG World
    • Jones-Quartey, Ian. (2004) RPG World — The Comic That's in a Video Game, Volume 1: Unlikely Hero Out for Adventure. Publisher: Keenspot Entertainment. ISBN 0-9722350-4-3


  1. ^ "The 2001 Cartoonists' Choice Awards". Web Cartoonists' Choice Awards. Archived from the original on 2010-04-21. 
  2. ^ "The 2002 Cartoonists' Choice Awards". Web Cartoonists' Choice Awards. Archived from the original on 2009-12-08. 
  3. ^ Jones-Quartey, Ian (2015-04-17). "IAN JQ dot com". Tumblr. 
  4. ^ Barnhardt, Laura. "Young students find television acting gives them a new look at themselves". The Baltimore Sun. August 6, 1995.
  5. ^ "You're invited to help address school tragedies". Howard County Times (Howard County, Maryland). May 3, 2001.
  6. ^ Jones-Quartey, Ian (February 13, 2016). "[Y]eah! We've been together over 8 years now". Jones-Quartey Twitter account. Archived from the original on July 8, 2016. Retrieved July 31, 2016. 
  7. ^ Meet Ian Jones-Quartey as Wallow from 'Bravest Warriors'!(YouTube video), Cartoon Hangover

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