grew up in northern Sumatra island, Indonesia. In school got nicknamed as "cartoon drawer" due to spend most of the time drawing in class, instead of listening to the teacher. Later migrate to Australia in 2002. He graduated from the Monash University in 2007 in Multimedia and digital arts and currently works full time as a freelance artist in Melbourne.
Darwin began drawing Storyboard images for Kids animated TV show in Melbourne, and has since become actively involved in various animation production studio and digital agency around Melbourne and Sydney.