Jimena Padilla was born in the Mexican Federal District. Since 1993, she has taken many courses, among others in comics, photography, traditional animation and drawing. She has contributed to alternative publications like fanzines (a.o. her own Comí-Comix and Perk 7), as well as magazines like Pusmoderna, Gallito Cómics, Sub, Número Blumpi and Complot from 1995. She has worked on animation projects with Héctor Pachecho and Carolina Esparragoza from 1996 to 1998, and in later years also on projects for universities and television. Padilla has done storyboards and illustrations for agencies like Walter Thompson, Guillermo Quevedo Publicidad, Cines 3, Valle y Asoc, and Diseño Quimera, has cooperated with the photographer Guillermo Kalho, and has participated in several animation projects.