Robert N. Skir is a writer best known for his work in television animation on shows including Beetlejuice, X-Men, Gargoyles, Batman: The Animated Series, and Spider-Man. He co-created and served as Story Editor on programs including Transformers: Beast Machines, Extreme Ghostbusters, Godzilla, and Dino Squad, and co-developed the series X-Men: Evolution.
His work on the series Transformers: Beast Machines, was highly controversial, gaining favor among new viewers but polarizing longtime Transformer fans. His short story "Singularity Ablyss" was published in the anthology Transformers: Legends.
Skir's work on the Pocket Dragon Adventures episode "Festival of Lights" earned him a nomination for the Humanitas Award.
Skir has taught numerous classes in Animation Writing at UCLA's Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media.