Michael Archie "Mike" Dougherty (born March 28, 1980; age 41). He is currently a storyboard director on "SpongeBob SquarePants" as of Season 13, he started working on the show as a storyboard artist in Season 9. He also works on the spin-offs, "Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years", and "The Patrick Star Show".
Since 1996, he started as an animator in the preschool series "Blue's Clues" until 1998. In 2002, he worked in the MTV/Teletoon animated series, "Clone High," only as a background artist. Over time, he started working as a character designer and graphic script artist on the series Tak and the Power of Juju (TV series), T.U.F.F. Puppy, The Fairly OddParents, The Penguins of Madagascar, and Pig Goat Banana Cricket.